Recap : End Endo Fundraiser!

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On February 27, 2016, The San Diego Sisters of Perpetual Indulgence hosted an Endometriosis awareness fundraiser at Shooters Cocktails in Spring Valley, CA.  It was a 5-hour event at the local bar, hosting specialty cocktails and live music by The Scavengers.

Ms. Tanya Linda was the Bartender of Honor and she served up specialty drinks with flair!  For every drink sold, $1 would be donated to the fundraiser.  The Sisters also placed out donation buckets along the bar – available for anyone to drop a dollar or two into.  The specialty drinks were: The Moist Vagina (a shot), Heavy Flow (a bloody mary), and Yeast Induction (a beer with a shot).

But, after speaking with Sister Donatella Soul, I learned her two favorite highlights of the evening:

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  1.  Two young women came into the bar.  Donatella’s beau, Richard, was talking to them and learned one of them suffered from Endometriosis.  That she had never been to any type of Endo event and her best friend saw the event and encouraged her to come…so they did!  Richard introduced them to Donatella, and the three gals talked long after the event had ended.  Such a supportive group!  And just getting one more EndoSister to realize she’s got that support was what the night truly was all about.

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  1. Three men sat down at the bar, clueless as to what they had walked into.  They were told about Endometriosis, what it does, and the efforts of the fundraiser…as well as the three specialty drinks.  And these three gentlemen pitched right in!  They ordered 4-5 rounds of Moist Vaginas, enjoyed the music, and the good company.  Thanks guys!

The Scavengers played music from 2pm-4pm, rocking the afternoon away and the Sisters and attendees danced and danced and danced.  Good times had by all!

All in all, they raised $111 for the Endometriosis Foundation of America!  The check was mailed off to the EFA a few days later!  Thank you, Sisters, for helping raise awareness of Endometriosis, educate some folks about our disease, and bring the community together in such a wonderful and fun way!

Looking forward to future events!  Keep ’em coming.  And thank you so much for putting this on!!!

Yours,

Lisa

All photographs by Richard T. Reyes and used with permission

Endometriosis Fundraiser : San Diego!

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On Saturday, February 27, 2016, from 1pm – 6pm, The San Diego Sisters of Perpetual Indulgence will be hosting a fundraiser at Shooters Cocktails in Spring Valley!  Tanya Linda will be preparing special Endometriosis-themed cocktails for sale.  All profits will be donated to our Walk’s fundraiser, which are then given to the Endometriosis Foundation of America! And…admission is free! No cover charge!!!  You can RSVP on their Facebook event page here.

It’s a fantastic testament to a community coming together over our cause.  Several Sisters either have Endometriosis, or know of someone who does, and are willing to put this event together for us!

Live music, drinks, dancing, and great company.  If you can make it, wear yellow!  Come help out a great cause!

The San Diego Sisters of Perpetual Indulgence are very active in our area reaching out to the educate the community on safer sex practices, health services that are available,  LGBTQ support, helping the homeless, aiding the sick, suicide prevention, and so many other things.  And I’m so pleased they’ve offered to help raise awareness and funds for Endometriosis research. ❤

A huge thank you to our local EndoSister, and Sister, so very near and dear to me, Donatella Soul.  Thank you for helping put this all together.  You are a beacon of joy and a true inspiration.  You have been through so much with this illness, and I am so grateful for having met you and Richard.  I loves you both, you know.

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Sister Donatella Soul