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Bites for Rights
June 20, 2013 @ 12:00 am - 12:00 pm
Our most delicious fundraiser of the year! 2013 marks the 14th annual Bites for Rights Event.
On June 20th, 2013, restaurants, coffee shops, bars and bakeries around the state will donate a generous percentage of their day’s proceeds to Basic Rights Oregon. On this one day, you can feast to promote fairness for all LGBT Oregonians.
In 2012 we had our biggest year to date for Bites for Rights with over 100 restaurants state-wide taking part in Bites for Rights including the Astoria Coffeehouse in Astoria, Strictly Organic Coffee Co in Bend, Sweet Life Patisserie in Eugene, and Left Coast Siesta in Manzanita. Along with Byways Café, Cupcake Jones, The Gilt Club, Genoa Restaurant, Big Ass Sandwiches and Mother’s Bistro & Bar to name a few from Portland. We also had the biggest amount of buzz with our community via social media posts and photos and the most media coverage for Bites for Rights including our first ever television commercial on Comcast!
Take a stand for equality by going out for coffee, brunch, drinks, dinner and dessert. With your help, we can send a powerful message to business owners that supporting LGBT equality is not only the right thing to do, but it’s good business too! By dining out all day long, YOU can help sustain Basic Rights Oregon’s efforts in transgender justice, racial justice and marriage equality.
Are you a restaurant, bar, coffee shop, food cart interested in participating in this year’s Bites for Rights? Does your business, organization, or community group want to take part in Bites for Rights for your monthly meeting with a restaurant near you? Contact Joe LeBlanc at Joe@basicrights.org or 503.222.6151 x104 for more details.
Mark your calendars for this year’s Bites for Rights – Thursday, June 20, 2013.
We would like to thank our 2013 Sponsors: