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Bean’s Cafe Holiday Events Thursday and Friday

Upcoming events at Bean’s Café share, celebrate and honor

 The Beanie Box Distribution and Holiday Party is today, Thursday, December 19 from 2-4 p.m. at Bean’s Cafe, located at 1101 E. Third Avenue in Anchorage.

 Hundreds of “beanie boxes” which are festively wrapped gifts for the clients of Bean’s Cafe will be distributed at a combination client December birthday party and holiday party. 

The boxes have been donated by individuals, companies and charitable groups who support our programs.  Each box contains personal care items, small gifts, gloves, hats, candy, etc. 

Live musical entertainment will add to the festive environment.

The Candlelight Vigil is tomorrow, Friday, December 20 at 10 a.m., and is also at Bean’s Cafe.

The annual vigil will be held to remember clients and friends of Bean’s Café who have passed away in the past year. 

Community guests, staff and clients will take part reading names of the deceased.

Bean’s Cafe, a part of the Anchorage community since February 1979, maintains a center where the hungry and homeless are provided with hot nutritious meals, a warm and safe day shelter, as well as information and referral assistance to health and human service programs. Bean’s Cafe is open 365 days of the year, ensuring these services are always available to those who need it the most. For more information visit www.beanscafe.org.

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