Grand Street Fire Fundraiser

Posted on: May 11th, 2010 at 3:59 pm by

It’s really great to see the community come together amidst tragedy.  We just received information that there is a fundraiser week currently planned to benefit the victims of the Grand Street fire.  From May 17 – 21, a handful of Lower East Side restaurants will be graciously donating partial profits from sales.

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Per the press release:

The downtown community invite you to participate in a benefit for the victims of the Grand Street fire last month on Sunday, April 11, 2010.

A week of events and promotions begin and end with a Spring Clean sponsored by Hester Street Fair in collaboration with Seward Park Co-op.

Sunday, May 16 from 10am-6pm- Hester Street Fair Spring Clean Drop-off (accepting new and gently used items to be sold)- Hester Street at Essex Street.

During the week of May 17-21, participating downtown restaurants will be donating partial profits from the week’s sales.

  • An Choi- 85 Orchard Street
  • Barrio Chino- 253 Broome Street
  • Café El Portal- 174 Elizabeth Street
  • La Esquina- 106 Kenmare Street **if they reopen**
  • Lovely Day- 196 Elizabeth Street

Sunday, May 23 from 10am-6pm- Hester Street Fair Spring Clean Sale Event- Hester Street at Essex Street.

Sponsored by Lovely Day, An Choi and WylieLAW

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