July 21, 2016 @ 7:00 pm - July 22, 2016 @ 2:00 am
A number of local LGBTQ bars and businesses have joined together, along with Philadelphia politicians and community leaders, to organize a special fundraiser event called Philly4Pulse on the night of Thursday, July 21. The event will raise money for the families of the victims in the June 12 mass shooting during Latin Night at Pulse, a popular LGBT nightclub in Orlando.
Guest bartenders – including Mayor Jim Kenney and members of the Greater Philadelphia Gay Officer Action League, a fraternal organization for LGBT law-enforcement officials, as well as U.S. Rep. Bob Brady; state Sen. Larry Farnese; Philadelphia City Councilmembers Mark Squilla, Helen Gym and Blondell Reynolds Brown; executive director of the Philadelphia Commission on Human Relations Rue Landau; Philadelphia Police Captain Jack Ryan – will rotate among the 14 bars that are collaborating on this event.
It starts at 7 pm with each establishment staging entertainment at 9 pm The bars include Tabu, ICandy, Knock, Woody’s, Tavern on Camac, The Bike Stop, Stir, Boxers, UBar, Franky Bradley’s, Voyeur, Valanni, Bob & Barbara’s and L’Etage.
Philly4Pulse attendees can donate money throughout the event. All DJs and performers have donated their time and will have tip jars with them. The guest bartenders will also have tip jars.
Further information is available on the Philly4Pulse Facebook page.