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Angels at The Abbey: A Benefit for Pulse of Orlando

The red carpet event will begin at 7PM at The Abbey with performances by Orlando Gay Chorus, Evin, and headliner Brandon Parsons (hit song “Forty-Nine Times”). Original artwork from around the world will be auctioned off along with silent auction.

The Abbey in Downtown Orlando will host the fundraising event “Angels at The Abbey: A Benefit for Pulse of Orlando” on September 12, 2016 in Orlando, Florida. All proceeds benefit the Pulse of Orlando Fund, a local 501(c)(3) non-profit organization and currently the only organization distributing funds to victims’ families and survivors.

The event will be held on September 12, 2016, the three-month mark of the tragedy, and will feature performances by Brandon Parsons, singer of the hit single “Forty-Nine Times.” Other performances include Evin, singer of “Angels (A Song to Orlando)” and the Orlando Gay Chorus. Pulse entertainment manager Neema Bahrami will emcee the event and Pulse owner Barbara Poma will also be there.

Original artwork from around the world will also be showcased and auctioned off, with one piece being presented to Barbara Poma for the new Pulse location.

This is a red carpet event with limited tickets sold. Tickets are $50.00 and can be purchased at www.Ticketfly.com.

100% proceeds go to Pulse of Orlando Fund, the only organization currently distributing funds to survivors and victims’ families.  


Pulse of Orlando is a local, grassroots 501(c)(3) non-profit and currently the only organization distributing funds to survivors and victims’ families, with over $150,000 distributed to date.

Pulse of Orlando Mission Statement: to reach out with expeditious allocation of funds for the victims, survivors and families of the Pulse tragedy; to recover through local survivor navigation and advocacy; and to rebuild our united Orlando community.

To learn more about Pulse of Orlando Fund, please visit: www.PulseofOrlando.org.

Take a #StridesSelfie at Making Strides Against Breast Cancer Orlando!

We love selfies! We love seeing YOUR selfies!

If you’re walking in tomorrow’s HUGE Making Strides Against Breast Cancer Orlando  walk in Downtown Orlando, we KNOW we’ll see thousands of them! Expected attendance will be – get this – *at least* 60,000 people. It will be a literal SEA OF PINK, all for a great cause! The buzz on their Yelp Orlando event page is…

Put on your pink, grab some friends and join Making Strides Against Breast Cancer Orlando Presented by Lexus of Orlando at Lake Eola on Saturday, October 25th, 2014! Over 50,000 attended last year’s walk and we’re expecting even more new friends in the fight this year! Interested in volunteering or starting a team? Register for FREE at www.orlandostrides.com! Are you a breast cancer Survivor? Please make sure to register before the walk so we can save a space for your in our Survivor VIP Tent! Many goodies and surprises await…

Make sure to TweetInstagram and Facebook your #StridesSelfie and share your experiences before, during and after the walk using hashtag #OrlandoStrides! 

Click HERE for Parking information. Click HERE for registration information

EXCLUSIVE NEWS: A little Twitter birdie told us Orlando Strides will attempt to take the Ultimate #StridesSelfie minutes before the walk begins at 9am. Will they be able to fit all 60,000 walkers in ONE PHOTO?! We’re not sure but we can’t wait to see them try!

Some of the MANY things happening at tomorrow’s MSABC walk:

  • Lake Eola’s Fountain will be PINK!
  • Free refreshments from Athena Water, Starbucks, FreshPoint Produce, Dole (no DoleWhips?!) and more
  • Full Sail will have their own endstage setup near the start line
  • Give ‘Til It Rocks will have some AMAZING talent playing live, sprinkled throughout the 5k walk
  • All breast cancer Survivors will have a special VIP tent sponsored by Morgan and Morgan with a great view
  • Vanessa Echols from Channel 9 WFTV and Dana Taylor from Mix 105.1 will emcee
  • Lexus of Orlando will have a PINK car (and a few others) on display
  • Look for the big Florida Blue tent for another selfie opportunity using the hashtag #HereFor___!
  • We’ve heard a rumor too that Orlando Solar Bears‘ Shades may attend… [Update: CONFIRMED RUMOR!!]
  • Strides is not a race but you can keep up with your walk on MapMyRun/MapMyFitness, RunKeeper and Endomondo

AFTER THE WALK: At Noon, Musician Keith Lay will present “Distance Music” at Lake Eola. His YouTube Channel explains ‘Distance Music’ as, “A new kind of musical experience that creates a sonic sculpture in a 23 acre lake. The audience to walks around it to view it with their ears. WIth 30 musicians, 14 boat people and 7 train horns!” Like Making Strides, this event is also FREE and (obviously) open to the public.

SAVE THE DATE for Making Strides Against Breast Cancer Orlando’s VIP Party on November 11th, from 6-8pm at Lexus of Orlando!