From a press release:
“In the past week, the community of Parkland, Fla. and Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School (MSD) experienced a tremendous tragedy. Now the DC-area alumni of MSD are raising money for the Stoneman Douglas Victims Fund, established by the Broward County Education Foundation. Proceeds will provide financial assistance to the victims and families of their alma mater.
Since the tragedy, over 11,000 MSD alumni nationwide have come together to create the Mobilizing MSD Alumni group. The DC area group is one of 16 local chapters throughout the country that are planning fundraisers, vigils, rallies and calls to action. There are dozens of MSD DC alumni and this is just the start of their work, there will be more activities in the near future.
What: #MSDStrong fundraiser benefiting victims and families of Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School.
Who: Senator Bill Nelson; Mayor Muriel Bowser; DC area alumni of Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School
When: Tuesday, February 27, 2018; 6:00 – 8:00 p.m.
Where: Tony & Joe’s Seafood Place: 3000 K Street, NW; Washington, DC
Mobilizing MSD Alumni is a group of more than 11,000 alumni who have come together to support the students and Parkland community, and to advocate for change. The graduates of Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School are leaders in our communities with diverse resources and skills. We have already begun amazing initiatives nationally and regionally, including fundraising, raising awareness and advocating for legislative changes – and there are many more to come. The Eagle Nation is here and strong, and we stand together. Our hope is that the voices of thousands of our alumni will join and amplify the already loud cry for change by the students. This is just the beginning.”
General Public RSVP/More Information: If members of the public would like to attend, please RSVP here.
Donation: Suggested donation amount is $20. Donations can be made here; Donations will be accepted in advance and at the event.”