SHIRT OFF YOUR BACK will be hosted at Tapa La Luna November 18th 2018 at 3:00pm!
Tapa La Luna is so excited to be putting on this event to help our local Hope Haven and homeless population. Please join us on Sunday, November 18th at Tapa La Luna. Please bring donations from list below. There will also be a huge Raffle (items below), food, and other great events. Thank you all so much In advance for your support in helping our community become a better place.
HOPE HAVEN FILLS 45 to 50 BEDS A NIGHT WITH OUR LOCAL HOMELESS!!
(that doesn’t include those who don’t access services through Hope Haven)
DeKalb County’s population in 2017 was 104,733. Out of this number 15.8% were at poverty level. Almost 16% of our population
is at risk of being, or has become homeless at some point.
MUCH NEEDED ITEMS:
Clothing: NEW socks and underwear, gloves, hats, long underwear, jackets, long sleeve
shirts/sweatshirts, pants, thermals, and gift cards for shoes.
Sleeping bags and mats (yoga)
Pop top can goods (they all don’t have can openers)
Any Other purposeful items you think they can use.
**ITEMS CAN BE NEW OR USED**
We are also asking for new school supplies and Payless gift cards from$25-$40. To donate to Our school district.
Come wearing your clothing donations and walk Our Cat Walk! Take it off for the homeless!
(wear your clothing underneath y’all). Or just bring a bag of Donations. Gift basket to the best strut winner!
Enjoy some food provided by Fatty’s Bar and Grill and Pizza Pros. Sweet Dreams is providing dessert. Watch a heart felt movie with us. This was one of Rob’s favorite things to do.
Fundraising items will be available for Raffle:
$75 Tapa La Luna gift certificate
2-$50 bottles of wine from Tapa La Luna
2-$25 Eduardo’s gift cards
Studio One Salon and Spa
Dolce Vita Salon and Day Spa
DeKalb Park District
River Heights Golf Course
Ralph’s Car Wash
Red Roof Inn
$300 DeKalb Tattoo gift certificate
Fly America (DeKalb Municipal Airport)
Dough Brothers (Cortland)
Bilona’s Nails & Spa
Mardi Gras Lanes
Barb City Bagels
Mira Salon and Spa
Sorrento’s Restaurant Maple Park
Yen Ching Restaurant
Tom and Jerry’s DeKalb
Hair Cuttery (Annie Glidden)
Hairy D Tails
Kishwaukee Special Recreation Association
Many local food vendors have donated dinner including Rosatis, Vinny’s, Pizza Villa, Marco’s and many more. More raffle items still pouring in!!
AT ANY GIVEN TIME THROUGH OUT THE SCHOOL YEAR 6% of 6,600 STUDENTS IN OUR SCHOOLS IN DEKALB, IL ARE HOMELESS. THAT IS 200-300 CHILDREN FROM KINDERGARTEN THROUGH HIGH SCHOOL! (contact our superintendent for more information)
IN MEMORY OF ROB DESHAZER, TAPA LA LUNA WILL BE HOSTING THIS FINAL FUNDRAISING EVENT THAT ROB WAS WORKING ON!! WE WILL MISS YOU ROB DESHAZER BUT YOUR MEMORY AND IMPACT ON OUR COMMUNITY WILL ALWAYS LIVE ON!!
Thank you to The Northern Star for your support in the effort to raise awareness for our local homeless. Those who access Hope Haven, those who don’t retain services and those children that are homeless in DeKalb schools. We appreciate everyone at The Northern Star for your assistance in vocalizing this dire situation.
Please call Tapa La Luna @ 815-217-0990 or Amy Potempa @ 727-479-9758 of you can’t make it but still want to donate. We will figure out the best way to accommodate you.
**CASH OR CHECK DONATIONS WILL BE ACCEPTED**
**PLEASE MAKE SURE ALL DONATION ITEMS ARE CLEAN AND READY TO DISTRIBUTE**