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In the face of natural (and teenmade) disasters around the globe, these good citizens are coming together to host a variety of benefits over the weekend. From rebuilding efforts in light of the Eagle Creek fire, to the recent catastrophic earthquakes in Mexico and Hurricanes Maria, Irma, and Harvey, there are ways to give back to all causes. Plus, if you can’t show up IRL, you can pick from any of the vetted organizations to donate to.

FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 22
Benefit Concert featuring Year of the Coyote, Hair Puller, Law Boss, and Diaspora
Headbang to the sounds of crusty hardcore and sludgy metal at this show in support of the victims and survivors of the 7.1 earthquake that shook Mexico earlier this week. Funds will be collected and distributed to Topos México and as an added bonus, the law office of Steve Seal (who drums in Hair Puller) will be matching all donations up to $500. Twilight Café and Bar, 1420 SE Powell, 9 pm–12 am, $7 suggested donation


SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 23
Hurricane Maria Puerto Rico Donation Drive
Two local boricuas have teamed up to deliver supplies to the Caribbean in light of the tragic hurricanes that have left many of the islands destroyed and without power. A small fund will be set up to cover the shipping costs. Items needed include: first aid kids, canned food and non-perishable goods, toothpaste, deodorant, soap, clean clothing and shoes in good/new condition, blankets, candles, solar chargers, flashlights, and batteries. Broad Space, 425 SE 3rd, 11 am–6 pm, FREE


SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 24

Hurricane Maria Puerto Rico Donation Drive
Two local boricuas have teamed up to deliver supplies to the Caribbean in light of the tragic hurricanes that have left many of the islands destroyed and without power. A small fund will be set up to cover the shipping costs. Items needed include: first aid kids, canned food and non-perishable goods, toothpaste, deodorant, soap, clean clothing and shoes in good/new condition, blankets, candles, solar chargers, flashlights, and batteries. Broad Space, 425 SE 3rd, 11 am–6 pm, FREE

Ninkasi Showcase/Firefighter Fundraiser
For every keg sold in Portland and surrounding areas during the month of September, Ninkasi Brewing is donating $5 of all sales to the Portland Fighterfighters Association (PFFA) charitable fund. The local 43 chapter has been instrumental in aiding during the Eagle Creek fire alongside other groups of firefighters and they’ll be using donations to support a coat drive, the PFFA fallen firefighters memorial platoon, and the PFFA pipes and drums band. While you can enjoy pints at any location that sells ‘em, Loyal Legion has purchased several Ninkasi beers for their tap and have invited folks to sample a taster tray at special prices. Loyal Legion, 70 SE 6th, 12 pm–12 am, FREE


MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 25
Mississippi Ave Supports the Columbia River Gorge
You can shop, eat, and drink all along Mississippi Avenue in support of restoration efforts along the Columbia River Gorge. A portion of all sales on 9/25 will be donated to the Friends of the Columbia Gorge from the following businesses: Another Read Through, Beacon Sound, Black Wagon, Crow Bar, Ecliptic Brewing, Flex & Flow, Flutter, Gravy, Gumbo Gifts & Gallery, Gypsy Chic, The Herbe Shoppe, Interurban, Miss Delta, Mississippi Pizza Pub, Moloko, Paxton Gate, PDXchange, Pistils Nursery, ¿Por Que No?, Prost!, Radar Restaurant, The Rambler, ReBuilding Center, Samurai Blue, She Bop, Sunlan Lighting, Spin Laundry Lounge, Stash Tea, Stormbreaker Brewing, Trailhead Credit Union, Uchu, Verde Cocina, and Widmer Brothers Brewing. As No Bones Beach Club is closed Mondays, you can visit them on Tuesday 9/26 instead. Historic Mississippi District, N Mississippi, all day, FREE

The Spoiler Boys present Save the Last Dance for Me
Say goodbye to “Portland’s favorite good boy,” Sean Pierce, at this bon voyage that doubles as a benefit. The Spoiler Boys DJ crew will be spinning tunes and collecting donations to be distributed evenly amongst DACA protection funds and relief efforts for Oaxaca and Chiapas earthquakes, Hurricanes Harvey and Irma, and the Columbia Gorge wildfire. Beech St Parlor, 412 NE Beech, 9pm-2 am, FREE

PLACES TO DONATE:
• Brigada de Rescate Topos (via Paypal at donativos@brigada-rescate-topos.org)
Catholic Charities
Dominica-American Relief & Development Association
Dominica Hurricane Relief
Friends of the Columbia Gorge
Hurricane Harvey Relief Fund
Maria & Irma Puerto Rico Recovery Fund
Portlight Inclusive Disaster Strategies
Puerto Rico Hurricane Relief
Trans Disaster Relief Fund for Hurricane Harvey
UNICEF Disaster Relief
Unidos por Puerto Rico
United Way (Fondo Unido Mexico)


For even more events see the Mercury's RESISTANCE & SOLIDARITY calendar.