This spring Eyoalha was kindly invited to share about the Jump for Joy Photo Project at PeaceLove.org . PeaceLove is an amazing organization which is all about using art to improve mental health. Enjoy!
I love that there is a day of the year designated to celebrating romantic love. Not for the consumerism or false expectations built up around romantic love but because I love any opportunity to celebrate love. … romance is really just thoughtful, kind gestures and creative ways of expressing the beauty of your love to someone who holds your heart. Happy love day to all the romantic lovers out there.
I’ve joined the amazing team at Save On Meats for the month of December 2015 to save up for unanticipated Wall of Joy mural repairs. ALL TIPS I make while serving will go directly towards mural repairs.
Why am I doing this?
The Wall of Joy mural has a very special place in my heart. This project means a lot to people in the community and I want to ensure it will be around for as long as possible. Unfortunately, the wether has drastically started to take its tole and the mural has started to deteriorate at a much faster pace than anticipated. I didn’t want to do another crowd sourcing campaign, I wanted to come up with a fun interactive way to serve the community while raising funds for the repairs. I am a huge fan of the Token program at Save On Meats and all their amazing contributions to the community through A Better Life Foundation.
Last month I volunteered as a server at Save On Meats for their monthly fundraising event that raises funds for A Better Life Foundation called – Greasy Spoon Diner – if you haven’t been to this yet – GO! Its so good!
I had so much fun that was inspired to ask Mark Brand if he would like to collaborate on a serving fundraiser for the Wall of Joy mural repairs over the holidays. He very generously agreed 🙂 So, I’m in training and will be serving for the entire month of December!
ALL MY TIPS will go towards the mural repairs!! Please come in for a meal, a coffee or even just to say hello and leave a little tip for the mural – I will be happy to serve you. AND it gets even better! While you’re enjoying some yummy food, you can also purchase TOKENS for food / clothing for those in need – BEST GIFTS EVER! Hope to see you soon!
If you can’t make it in to the diner when I’m working, you can drop of a donations envelope with Jump for Joy mural written on it and you can also send an email transfer to email@example.com
Please share this post around on social media and invite your friends for a meal at Save On Meats 🙂
Thanks for your help and have a great day! 🙂
Jump for Joy Photo Project is delighted and honoured to be included in this year’s Heart of the City festival. The 12th annual Downtown Eastside festival is a cultural and heritage event that celebrates the neighbourhood’s emerging artists, rich and diverse cultural heritage, and history.
The festival runs from October 28 to November 8, 2015 and features 12 days of music, dance, poetry readings, story-telling, theatre, film, gallery exhibitions, workshops, history walking tours, and much, much more. Our very own Eyoälha Baker will be hosting an Artist Talk at the Jump for Joy wall on November 1st at 11:00 am. Meet up at the southeast corner of West Pender and Abbott street ( beside Tinseltown).
To view a complete list of events please visit www.heartofthecityfestival.com
We are looking forward to seeing you there!
When spring hits in Vancouver, the city comes to life… it’s a beautiful time to celebrate and get out and play. This is my super hero jump for joy photo 🙂 Enjoying the warm sunny weather… Life is good. Feeling inspired to do more jumps on my own… lets see what I come up with.
Have a fantastic day!
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From my romantic heart to yours… any chance to celebrate love and romance is a reason to jump for joy.
I love love. I love being in love. I love sharing love… and I LOVE romance 🙂
If you need a little romantic love inspiration for today… take a peruse through here: InspireLove
or here: Big Love Ball
Have a wonderfully joy-filled, love-full, romantic day!