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Philanthro Productions and Kickstart Int’l Pump It Up for Kenya!

Kicks and PumpsPhilanthro Productions, a non-profit organization dedicated to providing Los Angeles’ young urbanites with unique opportunities to give back, announces today its partnership with Kickstart International. Philanthro Productions along with Kickstart International, an organization dedicated to helping millions of people out of poverty by promoting sustainable economic growth and employment creation, will be hosting “Kicks & Pumps†on Friday, June 25th at V-Lounge in Santa Monica.

100% of event proceeds from “Kicks & Pumps†will go directly to Kickstart International. “In one night, Philanthro Productions hopes to build a long-lasting connection between young Angelenos to Kenyan families on the other side of the world,†says Co-President, Farhan Mahmood, “through KickStart’s innovations, 350 Dollars takes a family of 5 out of po verty forever.â€

“Kicks & Pumps†is sponsored by Xante liqueur and the Roosevelt Hotel. The evening will feature the live music of Road to Bremen, dancing to the remixes of DJ Nightlife, great giveaways, food trucks and a “Princess of Pumps & King of the Kicks†shoe contest.

V-Lounge is located at 2020 Wilshire Boulevard, Santa Monica, CA 90403. Doors open at 9pm. Tickets are $10 presale, $15 on the guest list, or $20 at the door. Order your presale ticket now at https://www.brownpapertickets.com/event/115431 while supplies last, or sign up for the guest list at http://losangeles.philanthroproductions.org/guestlistdirect.html.

About Philanthro Productions:
Philanthro Productions is a non-profit 501(c)(3) organization whose mission is to get more young adults involved in charity by hosting first-rate social events in partnership with leading non-profits. Philanthro’s goal is to eliminate the trade-off for young adults between going out with friends and giving back by creating unique opportunities for charitable giving where there were none before. As an all-volunteer organization, Philanthro is committed to transparency and efficiency in fundraising. Since its founding in 2007, Philanthro Productions has launched chapters in Los Angeles, San Francisco, and San Diego, which together have raised nearly $195,000 for partner charities.

.About Kickstart International:
KickStart’s mission is to help millions of people out of poverty. They promote sustainable economic growth and employment creation in Kenya and other countries. KickStart develops and promotes technologies that can be used by dynamic entrpreneuers to establish and run profitable small scale enterprises.

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