Saturday, December 12, 2015
St Stephens Episcopal Church
66 St. Stephens Drive, Orinda, CA
It’s time to clear out our closets and donate to our friends and partners in Afghanistan.
For all suggestions on what to donate, click here.
Help anyway possible. You can donate, help pack, set-up, clean up.
9:00 AM-10:00 AM — Setup
10:00 AM – 12:00 PM — Donation drop off
10:00 PM-2:00 PM — Packing the donated items
2:00 PM-3:00 PM — clean up
Most Needed (The winters are long and harsh. These are the most sought after items.)
- Winter coats, gloves, hats and scarves
- Blankets, sleeping bags, pillows, hot water bottles, comforters
- Shoes and boots. (Please tie together or put each pair in a plastic bag, or they will get separated.)
Friday, October 30, 2015
Acalanes High School — 7:00 PM
Acalanes High School Students for the Advancement of Global Education Club (SAGE) is hosting a community screening for “Girl Rising”.
This film tells stories of nine unforgettable girls living in the developing world: ordinary girls who confront tremendous challenges and overcome nearly impossible odds to pursue their dreams. Prize-winning authors put the girls’ remarkable stories into words, and renowned actors give them voice.
Our own Budd MacKenzie will be there to discuss the challenges involved with bringing change to the right’s of women around the world.
Friday, October 30, 7:00 PM
Acalanes High School Performing Arts Center
Cost: $8 for adults, $5 for students – SAGE is donating proceeds to TIE
Friday, October 16, 2015
Lafayette Library — 7:00 PM
Founder of Animal Rescue Organization in Afghanistan to Speak
Trust in Education will sponsor a presentation by Royal Marine Sergeant Pen Farthing, founder of Nowzad Dogs (www.nowzad.org) and recipient of the 2014 CNN Hero Award on Friday, Oct. 16. Farthing, the author of three books (One Dog at a Time, Wiley, and No Place Like Home), will speak at the Lafayette Library about the difficulties and rewards of rescuing animals in Afghanistan, a country where dogs are not considered “man’s best friend,” and the Taliban remains a serious threat. Nowzad Dogs employs a specialist to regularly sweep for IEDs at the entrances of its two animal shelter in Kabul.
FEBRUARY 23, 2014
Budd is one of 51 ‘Unsung Heroes of Compassion’, to be honored by the Dalai Lama on Feb. 23rd in San Francisco
APRIL 19, 2014
UC Davis’s Afghan Student Association Cultural Banquet
6:00pm, at Freeborn Hall, UC Davis
San Francisco Green Festival 2012
November 10: 10am – 7pm
November 11: 11am – 6pm
SF Concourse Exhibition Center, Booth 952
Come visit the TIE booth! Green Festival, the nation’s largest and most diverse sustainability event returns in its 11th year to the SF Concourse Exhibition Center, located at 638 8th St. (at Brannan). San Francisco Green Festival will offer not only an incredible sense of community but also the largest, most diverse and most trusted place for learning, shopping and having fun!
Featuring an organic food court; an environmental film installation presented by the Sierra Club; hands-on DIY workshops; organic vegan and vegetarian cooking demonstrations; an organic beer and wine garden; live music; and an incredible Green Marketplace for all of your holiday shopping needs. For more information click HERE.
San Francisco Concourse Holiday Sale – November 24 & 25, 2012
November 24: 10am – 5pm
November 25: 10am – 4pm
We will be selling jewelry and handbags from Afghanistan. We will also have solar oven kits for purchase.
Mt. Diablo Peace Center– December 11, 2012 from 6 – 9pm
Budd is giving a talk at the Mt. Diablo Peace Center potluck dinner titled, “Afghanistan – What Now?”
Cost: $20 suggested donation and a dish to share
6:00pm – 7:00pm: optional pot luck
7:00pm: talk begins
Mt. Diablo Peace Center
55 Eckley Lane
Walnut Creek, CA 94596
Rice Packing Party
Faith Presbyterian Church
625 Florin Road
Sacramento, CA 95831
April 28, 2012 9:00am – 1:30pm
For more information about Faith Presbyterian Church: www.faithpresby.org
For more information about Stop Hunger Now: www.stophungernow.org
Another “Fun Raiser”–Save the Date!
Special Guest: Comedian Mark Lundholm
Veteran’s Memorial Building
3780 Mt. Diablo Blvd
Lafayette, CA, 94549
Friday 5/11/12 6:30- 9:30 pm
Call us for tickets 925 299 2010
Lafayette Art & Wine Festival
10 am – 7 pm Saturday
10 am- 6 pm Sunday
Downtown Lafayette, California (Google Map) – Off Highway 24, west of the I-680/Highway 24 interchange
Admission to the Festival is free.
Bioneers Conference 2011
Exhibit booth Friday-Sunday
Marin Conference Center|
San Rafael, CA
For more information on the Bioneers Conference, click here.
Patrick has performed at the White House and many celebrity parties.
Be part of the magic! Join our celebration event!
Budd MacKenzie will also update us with stories from his April trip to Afghanistan. He will discuss many experiences that he has not shared publicly before, including what has worked and what has not. Come and hear Budd’s ground level report of working for children in Afghanistan.
6-7:30 pm complimentary wine and hors d’oeuvres
Adults $60 Students $30
Veterans Memorial Building
3780 Mount Diablo Boulevard, Lafayette, CA