Hope for Haiti fundraiser, Akumal, January 24

On Sunday January 24th, fund-raising events will be executed simultaneously in Playa del Carmen, Akumal and Puerto Morelos to raise much needed funds for Doctors Without Borders who is helping the victims of the earthquake that wracked the small island nation last week. “Hope for Haiti” is a local, grassroots campaign whose mission is to raise badly needed funds to support the relief efforts.

“Hope for Haiti – Akumal” will be held on Sunday, January 24th 2010 from 2:00pm to 9:00pm on the stage in the center of Akumal. Live music, DJ, food and beer, a raffle for great prizes.

Proceeds from the event will be sent to Doctors Without Borders.

I hope you will all join us on Sunday to enjoy the live music, good friends, food. and help us help our Caribbean neighbors.

WHO: Akumal community and visitors
WHAT: Live music festival Akumal Main Stage
WHERE: Centro Akumal Plaza Ukana
WHEN Sunday January 24, 2010
TIME: 2 pm – 9 pm

2:00 – DJ
3:00 – Caribbean Soul Band
4:15 – DJ
5:00 – Video presentation on Haiti
6:00 – Mayan ceremony by Charlie and Maria for good prayers to Haiti
7:00 – Bandikoro

Raffle prizes include:
– 4 tickets to Xel Ha
– 4 tickets to Rio Secreto
– 4 day passes to the Day spa at Hacienda Vista Real
– Spa Services from Bahia Principe

THANKS to these businesses for help and support:
– Club Akumal Caribe, staff and some security
– Buena Vida
– LocoGringo
– Yoga Akumal
– Akumal Beach Resort
– Turtle Bay
-other contributors to be announced.

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