MASA's Mix & Mingle For the Love of Education
Tuesday, February 12, 2013 from 6:00 PM to 9:00 PM (EST)
New York, NY
MASA’s 1st Annual Mix & Mingle For the Love of Education is a unique fundraising event, combining a cocktail party with a Valentine’s themed raffle and art auction at Casa Mezcal, the enchanting Oaxacan cultural center in the heart of Manhattan’s Lower East Side. Occupying three levels on bustling Orchard Street, this restaurant and mezcal bar serves delicious Mexican fare, hosts visiting Latin American musicians and displays art from all over the world.
MASA’s Mix & Mingle brings together NYC young professionals and members of the New York Mexican and Latino community to support MASA’s educational programs. The evening will feature a cocktails, hors d’ oeuvres from some of the best Mexican restaurants in the city and a Valentine’s Day Raffle. Guests will also have the opportunity to bid on a fabulous silent art auction.
100% of the proceeds from MASA’s Mix & Mingle For the Love of Education will support the expansion of MASA’s educational programs in the South Bronx and beyond. MASA offers a range of programs in service of its mission of transforming communities through education.
For more information about this event or to learn how you can be part of it, please email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Tickets for Mix & Mingle For the Love of Education include the following cocktails and hors d'oeuvres from our sponsors:
- Patron--choice of 3 specialty cocktails
- Chavela's--Chef Arturo's Empanadas
- Rosarito Fish Shack--Chef Julian's Mezcal Oyster Shooters
- Toloache--Chef Julian's Tacos de Suadero
- LaNewYorkina--Fany Gerson's famous Paletas and confectionaries
When & Where
MASA provides academic resources to underserved youth of Mexican descent living in New York City. The organization operates a mentorship and after-school program for elementary school students at a community center in Mott Haven.
MASA is regarded as one of the most dynamic and responsive educational organizations serving underserved students in NYC, particularly students of Mexican descent. MASA has gained national and international attention for developing high-quality, creative programming that meets the needs of underserved youth and their families. The organization’s work has been featured in the New York Times, People en Español, as well as Telemundo and Univision’s media networks.
To learn more about how we are transforming communities and how you can be part of it visit www.masany.org.