Community Services Consortium

Serving Linn, Benton, and Lincoln counties in Oregon. Helping people. Changing lives.

Monday, April 9, 2012

Ed Dee to perform for We Care

Second Saturdays Benefit Concert Series for a better world
presents guitarist, singer/songwriter Ed Dee in a benefit concert for We Care,
Corvallis-Benton County Council of Religious Organizations
financial assistance to Benton County residents in need

Saturday, April 14th, 6-8pm
Sunnyside Up Cafe
116 NW 3rd St., Corvallis
We suggest a $5 donation at the door

Ed Dee is an acclaimed performing artist, singer/songwriter, guitar man in Corvallis, Oregon and in the San Francisco Bay Area. Ed Dee has produced over 60 original songs and 3 professionally-produced CDs. His CDs feature some of the best musicians in the San Francisco Bay Area. As a teenager, Ed was already recognized as an up-and-coming songwriter and musician by SF Chronicle entertainment critic, John Wasserman, and performers such as Country Joe McDonald, who performed one of Ed's songs on tour. For an evening of fine, local music for an excellent cause, please join us on Saturday, April 14th.

We Care provides one time assistance to Benton County residence who find themselves in urgent financial need, with more than 60% of available funds provided for children, our most vulnerable citizens. Although the greater percentage of assistance goes for housing needs, We Care also assists with medical costs, utilities, transportation, and other necessities. Requests are brought to the We Care staff from Community Services Consortium (CSC). 98% of funds go directly to those in need. We care is a non-profit agency with 503-(c) (3) tas status.

Second Saturdays Benefit Concert Series is sponsored by: Veterans for Peace, Linus Pauling Chapter 132, ( and Corvallis Alternatives to War

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