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May 20, 2022

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Hey friends! We’re almost through May but that doesn’t mean we can’t continue implementing zero waste practices.

These are not new ideas. This not a trend.
Caring for our Earth is here to stay! Please keep recycling, up-cycling, sharing, reducing and reusing.

Skip the straws and say No to single-use plastics! Even the smallest effort makes a big difference. Join OKC – and together – let’s make sure Earth Day really is everyday!


May is my birthday month! Did you know that for the last 20 years I have been raising awareness and fundraising instead of celebrating with a traditional party?

In keeping with this tradition, the OKC is hosting a huge dance party FUNdraising event for my 48th, aka: forty grEIGHT, birthday!

With the pandemic shutting down our fun the last couple of years, we are ready to get back together and celebrate in-person!

Our goal is to raise $48,000 which will allow us – in partnership with Cal Recycles who is purchasing us an electric truck and trailer – to outfit our disaster relief rig with the necessary equipment to provide disaster relief and facilitate community engagement through education at the local level. The items we need to purchase are: refrigeration, solar, generators, stove/grill, etc.  As you can imagine, this is incredibly costly. But the impact, when complete, will be HUGE!

That said… join us on Saturday May 28th here at our main kitchen:
3302 Senior Center Dr.
Oceanside, CA 92056

Click this LINK for more info and purchase your tickets today!

And just in case you need some more incentive, let me share our menu with you:

Tray Passed Appetizers:
Elote Avocado Toast
Samosa Pockets with Churney
Crostini with Vegan Cheese & Homemade Preserves
Stuffed Mushrooms

Station 1:
Fysh Sliders with Tartar Sauce
Potato Wedges with Spicy Ketchup
OKC Coleslaw

Station 2:
Cauliflower Adobo Taquitos
Cilantro Rice
Black Beans
Pico de Gallo, Roasted Salsa and Crema
Pepita Kale Cesar Salad

White Cake with Whipped Cream and Strawberries
Chocolate Cake with Raspberry Filling

Full Cocktail Bar
Signature Drinks:
Aperol Spritz
Paloma Margarita
“NoJito” Mocktail

And listen, if sunshine, dancing, amazing food and cocktails shared with friends, isn’t your jam- no worries! You can show your support by donating via this LINK:
(simply click tickets and scroll to the bottom of the page).

I look forward to seeing you there friends!
Wear your dancing shoes!!

In gratitude,

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