International Women’s Day with & for DEWC!

Feb 24, 2018

This March 8 for International Women’s Day, supporters all over the city are hosting events in support of DEWC. We invite you to join in the efforts by giving as you are able, spreading the word, and/or attending one of the events listed below. Celebrate this International Women’s Day by celebrating & supporting the women of the Downtown Eastside!

Photo of baked goods and a hot beverage.
Photo: Uprising Breads Bakery

International Women’s Day Cookies
by Uprising Breads Bakery

Proceeds to DEWC. Cookie sales on now!

Wake N’ Shake! at HiVE
6.30 am Yoga Session, followed by 7.30 am Dance Party • $10 tickets, with proceeds going to DEWC. Tickets include a 6.30 pm film screening of A Better Man • Facebook event | Tickets & more info

International Women’s Day at Bandidas
All day: 9 am – midnight, Bandidas Tacqueria • 100% of sales on March 8 will go to local women’s organizations, DEWC being one of them • Facebook event | More info

International Women’s Day Bake Sale at West Elm
12 – 5 pm, West Elm Granville • Bake sale, raffle prizes, and more in support of DEWC.

International Women’s Day Banquet
Presented by Young Women in Business UBC

6.30 pm, Telus Garden • $20 for UBC students, $30 for General Admission. Featuring keynote speakers, panel, banquet and afterparty. Event & silent auction proceeds to DEWC • Facebook event

International Women’s Day Benefit
Presented by Blank Vinyl Project
6.30 – 9.30 pm, Lev Bukhman Theatre Lounge (Top of the Egg in the Nest, UBC) • Entrance by donation ($5 suggested), with all proceeds to DEWC. Featuring 4 femme-driven musical acts • Facebook event

Voices of Women and Girls Concert
Presented by Crofton House School
7 pm, Crofton House School • All ticket proceeds to DEWC. Suggested entry $10 • Crofton House School Senior Choir and Crofton House School Chamber Choir will join with local Higher Ground Women’s Ensemble, Burnaby Central Women’s Choir, and York House Chorista Choir for a choral concert.

International Women’s Day Show
Presented by Nimbus School & Business Class Records
8 pm, Railway Stage & Beer Café • Featuring performances by: Sophia Danai, Molly Aspinall & Rachael Schroeder, She Dreams In Colour, Haley Blais. Hosted by Laura Smith of Rococode, St’agid Jaad, Audrey Siegl. All proceeds to DEWC • Facebook event 

Are you attending an event? Share your photos with us using the hashtag #IWDforDEWC.