UCC, Latino Arts, Pabst Theater Group and American Red Cross to Host Benefit Concert
‘Los Sonidos Unidos’ Concert to Raise Funds for Relief Support in Puerto Rico and Mexico
MILWAUKEE, Wisconsin – The United Community Center (UCC) and Latino Arts in partnership with the Pabst Theater Group, American Red Cross and many other community partners will host, “Los Sonidos Unidos,” a benefit concert for Puerto Rico and Mexico on Sunday, October 15 at Turner Hall Ballroom.
The concert will feature the Latino Arts Strings Program musicians, members of De La Buena, Bahia, Bombazo with Pandanza Dancers, Cache as well as other local bands. Restaurant vendors including Cubanitas, Café el Sol, Antigua Latin Café, WWBIC Coffee with a Conscience will also join, sharing their rich culinary talents. The evening will showcase the strength and unity of Milwaukee and its solidarity with friends and family in Puerto Rico and Mexico. The goal is to bring hope to those affected by the devastating earthquake in Mexico and Hurricane Maria in the US Virgin Islands.
A minimum $20 donation per person will be requested at the door (cash or check to “Red Cross” is preferred). Also available at the concert will be a “Text to Give” phone number. Guests who are unable to attend the event can donate online at, http://www.redcross.org/unitedcommunitycenter-pub. The American Red Cross will be the beneficiary of the concert.
WHAT: Los Sonidos Unidos – Milwaukee Benefit Concert for Puerto Rico and Mexico
WHEN: Sunday, October 15, 2017
TIME: 5:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.
WHERE: Turner Hall Ballroom, 1040 N 4th Street, Milwaukee, WI 53203
Community Partners include The American Red Cross, Carroll University, Catholic Financial Life, County Executive Chris Abele, Froedtert and the Medical College of Wisconsin, Hispanic Professionals of Greater Milwaukee, Housing Authority of the City of Milwaukee, Kapco Metal Stamping, La Casa de Esperanza, St. Anthony’s School, The Office of Mayor Tom Barrett, The Pabst Theater Group, UWM’s Roberto Hernandez Center, and United Way of Greater Milwaukee.
About United Community Center:
The United Community Center (UCC) provides programs to Hispanics and near South side residents of all races and ages in education, cultural arts, recreation, community development and health and human services in an effort to help individuals achieve their potential by focusing on cultural heritage as a means of personal development.
Mentioned in This Press Release
, Carroll University
, De La Buena
, Hispanic Professionals of Greater Milwaukee
, Medical College of Wisconsin
, Pabst Theater Group
, St. Anthony
, Turner Hall
, United Community Center
, United Way of Greater Milwaukee
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