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American Winter Benefit Reception for 211info
Sunday, February 17, 2013 from 5:00 PM to 7:00 PM (PST)
Filmmakers Harry & Joe Gantz invite you to a Benefit Reception for 211info
hosted by The Paul G. Allen Family Foundation
following the premiere of their film
When: February 17, 2013 @ 5:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Where: Fred & Suzanne Fields Ballroom | Portland Art Museum | 1119 SW Park Avenue, Portland, Oregon 97205
**Suggested Donations - Nobody turned away**
All funds will go to support 211info**
Donations will also be accepted the night of the reception.
*Reception immediately follows the Portland International Film Festival Premiere*
American Winter Film Festival Screening:
When: February 17, 2013 @ 3:00 PM
Where: NW Film Center, Whitsell Auditorium | Portland Art Museum | 1219 SW Park Avenue, Portland, Oregon, 97205
**Please note: Film Festival Tickets are separate, please visit the links below to purchase tickets:
Sunday, Feb 17 @ 3 PM - https://nwfc.spotlightboxoffice.com/purchase/step4?ticketID=3477
About the Film:
American Winter follows the personal stories of eight families struggling in the aftermath of the worst economic crisis since the Great Depression. Filmed over the winter months of 2011-12, American Winter presents an intimate snapshot of the state of the nation's economy as it is playing out in the lives of many American families who are seeking help through the 211 service. The film reveals the human consequences of cuts to social services, the decline of the middle class, and the fracturing of the American Dream. Woven into the film are interviews with economic experts, policy analysts, and religious leaders, as well as interviews with social workers on the frontlines of the economic fallout.
For more information, please visit: http://americanwinterfilm.com/
There's no manual for dealing with life's problems. That's why 211info, a local nonprofit, provides community services knowledge to those who need help. Every year, 211info makes more than 260,000 connections, either via the phone or the web, to vital services as diverse as foreclosure assistance, health care and basic needs. By 2013, every Oregonian will have access to 211.
For more information, please visit: http://211info.org/
About The Paul G. Allen Family Foundation
The Paul G. Allen Family Foundation's mission is to transform lives and strengthen communities by fostering innovation, creating knowledge and promoting social progress.