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Party with a Purpose Moms for www.Projecthood.org

Sunday, February 5, 2012

Calling all New Beginning Church Members and friends of Pastor Corey Brooks:

As you know Pastor Brooks has been on the roof for 75 days with the mission of bringing awareness of youth violence in the Woodlawn/Englewood area and funds to help bring a needed community center to bring

Thank you for those of you who have been with us, donated, prayed for the change we need. So far, we have raised $305,000 and we need $145,000 as of Saturday, February 4, 2012.

We still need your help. Recently, a woman from the north side who had read about Pastor Brooks reached out to her email list and planned a house party raising $1200 within a week. We are asking any of you who can to host a house party for Pastor Brooks and the community center-to-be on Saturday 2/25/12. All funds are to be turned on Sunday, 2/26/12. Those with internet access, can go online to www.projecthood.org to donate using a debit or credit card

It’s simple. All you have to do is email your friends, send a note on Facebook or call them. Tell them you are having a Party with a Purpose on one of those dates Set a three hour window of time and invite your friends to come over from 7 pm-10 pm or whatever time works for you. Ask for a $10 or $20 donation checks or money orders made out to New Beginnings Church Chicago, memo: Project Hood. Please give your guests New Beginnings Church envelopes to be completed and sealed and turned into the offering on Sunday, February 26, 2012.

You will help raise money for the community center and have an opportunity to socialize with friends for a good cause. Please sign up at the front desk to let us know if you can commit to this with your name, telephone number, and/ or email. Thank you.

Here is a sample email or phone script.

Dear Friends,
On Saturday, February 25, 2012, I am having a Party with a Purpose to help raise funds for Pastor Corey Brooks and the community-center-to be associated with New Beginnings Church Chicago. You probably have heard, Pastor Brooks has been living on a tent of a roof of an abandoned motel for 75 days to bring attention to the youth violence and other issues that plague the Woodlawn Community. I want to help Pastor Brooks come down off the roof and start work to get this community center to our area. Please join me at my house on 2/25/12 at 7pm. The only thing we ask is that you bring $10 or $20 for Project Hood. Pastor Corey Brooks will appear on the www.projecthood.org website for a live stream about 7:45 pm.

Thank you
Wendy Katten and Debbie Benjamin-Koller
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