Benefit For Haiti and Doctors Without Borders at Portfolio Coffeehouse

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The Long Beach community comes together this Sunday, January 24th from 4-6 pm at Portfolio Coffeehouse [2300 E. 4th @ Junipero, LB; (562) 434-2486] to raise money for the victims of the Haiti Earthquake, and specifically for Doctors Without Borders, the International Medical Humanitarian Organization.

Mingle with your neighbors, sip on a glass of wine or hot cup of java, and enjoy the The Naples Chamber Ensembles Playing Music From Pop (Colplay, Beatles, Santana, Rolling Stones) To Classical (Mozart, Vivaldi). All donations from the evening will go to Doctors Without Borders, or make a donation online:

About Doctors Without Borders, USA
Doctors Without Borders, USA (DWB-USA) was founded in 1990 in New York City to raise funds, create awareness, recruit field staff, and advocate with the United Nations and US government on humanitarian concerns. Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) is an international medical humanitarian organization that provides aid in nearly 60 countries. In 2007, MSF-USA raised $152.1 million and sent 200 aid workers to work overseas.

MSF has been working in Haiti for 19 years, most recently operating three emergency hospitals in Port-au-Prince, and is mobilizing a large emergency response to this disaster. Our immediate response in the first hours following the disaster in Haiti was only possible because of private unrestricted donations from around the world received before the earthquake struck. We are currently reinforcing our teams on the ground in order to respond to the immediate medical needs and to assess the humanitarian needs that MSF will be addressing in the months ahead.

About The Naples Chamber Ensembles
Established in 1980, the members of Naples Chamber Ensembles are professional musicians who have accompanied performers including Yanni, Rod Stewart, Yo Yo Ma, Celine Dion, Il Diva and John Tesh. NCE has over 1,000 selections in their musical repertoire, from “Pachelbel’s Canon in D” to the Beatle’s “Eleanor Rigby”.


2 Responses to “Benefit For Haiti and Doctors Without Borders at Portfolio Coffeehouse”
  1. Ken Jones says:

    I do not understand why Doctors Without Borders is not one of the organizations getting help through the Hope for Haiti benefit and why they had their planes turned away with needed medical supplies. I donate to them and believe they know better what is best for Haiti as they have been there so long. Why is the US military making life difficult for this wonderrful group and holding back the supplies it has at the airport as well?

  2. Loren Feldman says:

    Instead of sending 4,000 troops send 4,000 doctors