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B-Side ‘Gun’ Collection x Buyback Project

b side GUN project Page 01 B Side  Gun Collection  x Buyback Project

Living in NYC one cannot ignore the fact that  urban  gun violence sadly is alive and well. Instead of spending their energy on fear  and contempt Ken & Dana design created a jewellery  collection under their B-Side label using “this instrument that represents violence and re-frame it as symbols of non-violence.” The jewellery collection is  supported by a gun buyback fundraiser event. On the next page a closer look at the arresting collection and the supporting event.

 

Each work sold from this collection a contribution will be made to the NYC “Gun Buy-Back Program”.Through this program, the D.A.’s office and the NYPD partner with local churches to offer $200 bank cards for any firearm turned in at one of their one day events. “Since 2008, 5700 guns have been taken off New York’s streets. Jewelry This event will be your first chance to purchase the collection. We will be selling items at a discount (necklaces start at $50) with %20 of the launch sales go towards the fundraising effort. Thursday March 4th 2010. 7pm to 10pm,Venue STAY lounge, www.stay-nyc.com @ 244 East Houston Street [bet A and B] Open Bar 7pm to 9pm.

Funds Will be distributed to the NYPD & D.A.’s office – restricted to GUN buy back programTickets Each $20 – ALL net proceeds will be donated – Tickets will be emailed to you – Confirmation # is your ticket # – [DOOR tickets will be $40/ea]Donations If you are unable to attend but would still like to contribute select “0” tickets and add a donation to your cart (%100 of these funds will be donated)


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  1. If life deals you lemons, make lemonade…I love the idea behind this project!

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