Matinée & Dinner
3rd December Fundraiser

As we approach our 3rd Year Anniversary and get closer to obtaining our Official Federal 501(c)(3) Non-Profit Status we are working on the educational part of our mission. We hope to show the community that most of the people that are living on the streets are not unlike ourselves, other than life circumstances.

We will be presenting full length documentaries on individuals that have become homeless. Our first event is the award winning movie "Queen Mimi". This is not only an interesting and entertaining movie, it will be a day you will not want to miss.

Sunday, December 3rd 2017 - 3PM

North Berkeley Senior Center
The Berkeley Premiere of the award-winning film "QUEEN MIMI,"
followed by a Q&A with the director, Yaniv Rokah
Dinner follows, both vegan and meat lasagna, cooked by the famous CTH Chefs.

Marie “Mimi” Haist defied her adulterous husband and moved onto the streets in her 50s, living in parking lots and doorways until finding her “home” one stormy night between rows of washers in a Californian laundromat. Encouraged to stay by a more than generous laundry owner, Mimi’s ‘the past is the past’ philosophy endeared her to regular fluff and fold clients and, after more than 20 years, Mimi has made some unlikely friends, ranging from local loves to Hollywood A-listers Zach Galifianakis and Renee Zellweger. Filmed over 5 years by barista/actor/director Yaniv Rokah while he worked at a cafe across the street,

Queen Mimi is the story of an unlikely hero. Now 90+, Mimi reminds us to never give in and never give up, and that if you ever find yourself in the gutter, to never stop looking at the stars.

    Movie, Q&A and Dinner $45.00
    Movie and Q&A $25.00
    More if you can, less if you can't

PROGRAM (Times are approximate)
  3:00PM: Doors open
  3:30PM: Screening of the film, Queen Mimi
  5:00PM: Special Q & A with the director, Yaniv Rokah
  6:00PM: Dinner is Served
We are serving a meal prepared by the infamous chefs of Consider The Homeless' hearty soups. On the menu will be both Vegan and Meat Lasagna, seasonal fresh veggies and garlic bread.

  North Berkeley Senior Center
  1901 Hearst Ave (corner of MLK)
  Fully Accessible

Ask any of our fabulous Volunteers
Email: Barbara AT ConsiderTheHomeless DOT org
Call: 510-717-0181
Postal Mail: Consider The Homeless!
            PO Box 2771
            Berkeley, CA 94702
Please remember to
1) include a check made out to Consider The Homeless!
2) Let us know how many seats you are reserving.
If you are getting dinner,
3) how many ___vegan lasagna? ____meat lasagna?

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