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Charity Fund Raiser on Dec 5th

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Hello all,

We are delighted to invite you to our fund raising event for Philippines charity Preda!

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EVENT: Trad music, beer, Preda merchandise and a raffle for a great cause! Preda has been working with marginalised children and women in the Philippines for over 30 years and they need our help now more than ever (see below for some more details about the charity) so we’ve planned this event…
WHERE: Five&Dime, 62 Dame Street, Dublin 2
WHEN:
December 5th, 8.30pm – 10pm
WHAT:
With a suggested donation of 5 euro at the door (all of which will go to Preda) we’ll give you a beer and provide some brilliant trad music from Dublin-based traditional Irish musicians including Aoife Dermody, Christian Brady, Cormac McDiarmada and friends. If you would like to contribute some more money to this wonderful charity, there will also be a raffle and some lovely Preda merchandise on sale (all money made from these will also go to Preda).
Do your bit this Christmas and have a bit of craic while doing it – please join us and bring a friend or two!
 
ABOUT PREDA (taken from their website http://www.preda.org/en/):


PREDA’s mission is to promote sustainable development through fair trade and poverty alleviation. Preda means: People’s Recovery, Empowerment Development Assistance Foundation. 

PREDA’S IMMEDIATE MISSION: Winning freedom and new life for children in jails, in brothels, in hunger, on the street, abandoned youth, and those mired in poverty. Helping battered women, indigenous people and protecting the environment and alleviating poverty by micro-credit and fair trade. Preda is a Philippine human rights social development organization working for 34 years through fair trade practices to help the poorest and most vulnerable people in society and overcome injustice and poverty. CONTACT: Preda Center, Upper Kalaklan, Olongapo city, Philippines +63 47 223 96 29 to 30/ predainfo@preda.org

Thank you!
We hope to see you on Dec 5th,
The Five&Dime Crew

Five&Dime

62 Dame Street, Dublin 2
Ph: +353(0)87 063 9982
t: @FiveDimeDub

The Launch Party – November 5th 2013

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A huge thanks to everyone who came to our official launch party yesterday evening. We drank beer, chatted, laughed, made a wee speech, ate cream cakes, listened to lovely live music from Inni-K and got our pics taken by the fantastic Barbara Flynn

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Welcome to Five&Dime!

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We are open and the shelves are packed with gifts, music, books and other cool stuff…we have CDs and vinyl, DVDs, posters, notepads, t-shirts, fun gift items (something for everyone)…

Drop in to say hi. Thanks for all your support!

Here We Go – Countdown Starts

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Us with sign

More paint, more signage, more sweeping, quick!

We are almost ready to open the doors.

News will hit the streets today…

The ‘Before’…

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Dublin’s new gifts/music/books/stuff shop is being whipped into shape…

We’ve had a hectic couple of weeks. Lots of bleach. Litres of paint. Fun with hoovers. Sounds like a party right there. Well, we’re getting there.

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In a woman’s way-esque photo story, here’s ‘The Before’…

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You will not recognise it when you stop in to say hello next week. Vinnie, Claude and Karla look forward to seeing you then.

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