Watch this space for a list of events on or near the coordinated FUNdraiser weekend, May 29-31, 2015, as we work together to support Black, indigenous, and people of color organizing and community building with Nolose! And after that weekend, check back for pictures!
All profits/donations (minus expenses) from all events will go directly towards funding programming, venue costs, and food for Nolose’s first ever BIPOC only day on September 4th 2015.
Events so far include:
Nolose Welcome Home!
Saturday, May 30
10 guests, please RSVP with your food needs and to get the address to rwidom at ymail dot com.
A former board member has just moved back in to her former apartment and started doing a *little* Nolose work after a long break. Come celebrate both, eat some nouveau comfort food, and support Nolose’s BIPOC Day! (Where “nouveau” means created to taste delicious and actually leave us feeling comfortable, given our various chronic illnesses and allergies.)
Accessibility note: The apartment is up two flights of stairs and has a cat.
Order online (form coming soon!)
Pick up in North Portland, address provided with order
Do you love enchiladas and fat queer people of color? Want to support fat and queer people of color AND get to eat some delicious homemade enchiladas? Great news, we’re having a fundraiser that will make your fat-queer-BIPOC-enchilada-dreams come true. We’ll be selling gluten free enchiladas with meat, vegetarian, and vegan options!
Fatty Flirty Fun in the Sun!
By invitation only
Pizza Cupcake is having a beach blast in honor of their birth! Merbabes and merqueers will splish and splash. No prezzies please just donations to Nolose’s Friday Track for POC.
Online/in-person clothing sale
One of our community is moving from Washington, D.C. to a place with a much smaller closet. She is downsizing half of her wardrobe, 200+ items, and donating the proceeds to Nolose for the Black and Indigenous and People of Color Day!
Most of the items for sale will not be online, so if you’re in the D.C. area, contact fundraising at nolose dot org for her contact info.
Otherwise check out the fatlandia facebook group for an active sale thread!
Fat Artwork Sale
online (based in Cleveland, OH)
Will continue throughout the summer
Check back for more info soon!
Sunday, June 14; 1-3 pm
Join https://www.facebook.com/groups/StoneSoupBayArea/ or email fundraising at nolose dot org for location info
Stone Soup is a monthly fattyship event when people of all sizes enjoy cooking and eating together. In June, Marilyn will also bring homemade Scharffenberger double chocolate cookies to offer for a dollar apiece.
A member of the Fatlandia facebook group offered a sexy phone chat incentive to other Fatlandia members who donated to the BIPOC day over the weekend of May 31!
Deb Malkin donated the proceeds of May 30’s work to the BIPOC Day!
TBA events in Philadelphia, PA and Portland, OR!
Inspired? Want to hold an event of your own to help fund Nolose’s first ever BIPOC Day on Friday, September 4, 2015?? Take your inspiration from the events that have happened, or come up with your own idea, and contact email@example.com. We’d be delighted to support you through the process! We’ve got the summer to reach our goal!