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Honolulu benefit film showing of Visayan rebuilding documentary

/ 01:33 AM September 18, 2015


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.


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.


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.


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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