Thank you Mission Community for making this weekend’s block party such a blast and full of amazing Mission-based arts, music, food, and community organizations. All of the support and money raised helps start the Mission Community Market.
A great thank you to the restaurants and food carts that donated their earnings that day, to all of those individuals who bought raffle prizes and to the raffle prize donors from around the Mission.
Neighborhood restaurants and pastry maestros donating all receipts from the day include Escape from New York Pizza, Revolution Cafe and Sweet Constructions. Thank you also to food carts and vendors donating their profits from the day, including Lolo, Kika’s treats, Sweet Revolution. Mission Minis, as well as El Perol and Hidden Paradise Cafe from the Mission Market at 2590 Mission Street. And a special thank you to La Cocina businesses Dora’s Jugos, Delicias Salvadorenas, 3D Art Jello.
A special thank you to the musicians for their benefit performances:
Seth Augustus, Diana Gameros, Santos Perdidos , and King City, and to the Make Out Room for providing sound expertise.
Thank you for amazing performances from:
Abada Capoeira of 22nd Street, Sirron Norris Studio Puppet Show, and the Marsh Youth Theater for an incredible hip hop dance performance. And a special thank you for Vanessa Carias of 1010AM and Jet International Travel for their time, support and airline prizes.
And Thanks to all of our community participants: the Buddhist Center of San Francisco, El Refugio Family Daycare, Family Dog Rescue, Galeria de la Raza, Horace Mann Middle School, La Playa Music School, Metro High School, the Marsh Youth Theater, MISBA, Mission Beacon, Mission Local, SF Bike Coalition, SF Great Streets, the Women’s Initiative, and the YMCA Building Futuresmentoring program.
And Thank YOU! All those who came out to the block party, ate food, bought raffle tickets, danced, hula’d and painted the Mission Community mural.
More photos on Mission Local here: http://missionlocal.org/2010/06/test-market/ and here: http://missionlocal.org/2010/06/love-is-messy-murals-too/