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Honolulu benefit film showing of Visayan rebuilding documentary

/ 01:33 AM September 18, 2015

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HONOLULU – A benefit film screening and cocktail reception will be held in downtown Honolulu, hosted by the Congress of Visayan Organizations (COVO) and COVO Foundation.

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The premiere of the COVO documentary “Atong Gitukod: We Built It!” will be on the September 25 at Café Julia in the historic YWCA downtown.

Portion of the proceeds will benefit the KOKUA for the PHILIPPINES disaster relief fund.

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The short documentary highlights the turnover of the two 20-home villages that the organization helped build for the survivors of the earthquake in Sagbayan, Bohol, and typhoon Haiyan in Dulag, Leyte, Philippines. It is also a measure to improve transparency and accountability in disaster fundraising efforts.

When:         Friday, September 25, 2015

5:30pm – Opening Reception

7:00pm – Film Screening

Where:        Café Julia in historic YWCA in downtown Honolulu

1040 Richards Street

Cost:            $100 donation per person, includes dinner, host cocktail.

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RSVP:          Call May Mizuno at 741-4503 or Eva Washburn-Repollo at 728-3089

There is a   limited number of tickets available.

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