Raise a glass for the children at North Light
MANAYUNK » Pints for North Light is the coolest fundraising event ever to benefit the kids.
On Thursday, Nov. 16, local breweries, including Conshohocken Brewing Co., Crime & Punishment, Evil Genius, Levante Brewing, Manayunk Brewing Co., Round Guys Brewing, Stone and Victory, will be on hand at the Mana- yunk Brewery & Restaurant, 4120 Main St., to pour tastings. Hom brews will be offered by the competitive brewers at Congregation Rodeph Shalom and St. Timothy’s Episcopal Church. You can also try some Liberty Gin, made right on Shurs Lane at the W. P. Palmer Distilling Co.
Area restaurants will offer food to enjoy with the beer. Try the wings from Baggataway Tavern, charcuterie from Bella Vista catering, pastries from Café Roma Bakery, a slice from the Couch Tomato, pulled pork sliders from Deke’s Carryout & Catering, sushi from Dream House Asian Bistro, charcoal-grilled chicken and roasted potatoes from Nolt’s Chicken BBQ, codfish fritters from The Spicy Belly, three kinds of tacos from Tavern on Ridge and cheesesteak eggrolls from Throwbaxx Bar & Grille. All this is included in the ticket price.
Addit ional income comes from the sponsors. This year’s event is being supported by Fountain Street Auto, Crime & Punishment, Inspire Energy, Law Offices of Peter L. Johnston, Lucky’s Last Chance, McGovern & Associates, Philly Tutors, Royal Bank America, Throwbaxx Bar & Grille and Tony’s Glassworks.
Since its inception nine years ago, the event has raised almost $100,000 of much needed funds for North Light to continue programs and services for more than 3,000 Philadelphians annually. This past year, the food cupboard provided more than 123,000 pounds of food to neighbors, summer camp encouraged 107 children to be “Superheroes” in the community, teaching respect and tolerance, and the teen program prepared and placed 36 teens in summer internships.
Raise a glass and help North Light provide critical services in our community. Get your tickets online at pintsfronorthlight.com and save before the price goes up in November.
North Light Community Center is a multi-service, community based nonprofit organization located at 175 Green Lane, Manayunk. Founded in 1936, North Light’s mission is to enable people of all ages and abilities in our communities, especially those most in need, to reach their full potential as productive and responsible citizens through initiatives that support and enrich children, teens and families. North Light’s vision is to support and strengthen our diverse neighborhoods by meeting the evolving needs of individuals and families, working to develop the whole person from educating to providing sustenance and, thus, cultivate a vibrant community. Current programs include year-round licensed childcare for school age children, tutoring, youth development programs, arts and recreation, emergency supports, parenting workshops, teen employment and neighborhood access to technology. North Light welcomes neighbors into our center through a dynamic outdoor play space and enrichment classes for children and adults. With 90 percent of the funding coming from charitable sources, North Light accepts and appreciates donations online and via mail throughout the year. For additional information about North Light’s programs and services, visit north lightcommunitycenter.org or call 215-483-4800.
Pints for North Light attendees can enter a raffle to win a case of all the beers being served.
The ninth annual Pints for North Light beer tasting will be held Thursday, Nov. 16, at the Manayunk Brewery & Restaurant.