Power to the People Fundraiser

18 Mar

It’s that time of year again, Power to the People, one of California Green Designs favorite charities, is having their 2nd annual Fundraiser this Friday. The event “Swirl for Solar” will be fund raising to bring sun- powered systems to rural Nicaragua. Play a bit of blackjack, enjoy live music, or participate in the silent auction. Sit back with a glass of organic wine and dine from any of the gourmet food trucks in attendance. Located at Traveler’s Bookcase 8375 West Third St. Los Angeles, CA 90048, this Friday, the 19th of March from 7pm to 11pm. It’s $40 if you buy the tickets in advance, and $50 at the door. Visit the Power to the People website for tickets at www.powerforthepeople.org

Power to the People is a non-profit organization that beings solar power to small rural communities in the developing world, installing  small solar electric systems on schools/community centers. Established  just two years ago,

Power to the People is mainly made up of eco-conscientious individuals in the solar industry. Volunteers help raise money to buy battery powered solar electric systems, and then escort the panels to rural communities and install the systems. Click here If you are interested in donating to Power to the People or becoming a volunteer.

To read about Power to the People’s solar installation on a school in El Predregal, Nicaragua  last year, see the article on Treehugger.


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