[Hpn] Meet Natalie Merchant Aug 28 in Boston (Auction for Give Us Your Poor)

William Charles Tinker wtinker@verizon.net
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           Meet Natalie Merchant at special recording session in Boston =
area and support Give Us Your Poor=20

                  Special on-line (e-mail) auction for Give Us Your Poor =
supporters.=20

                  August 28 in Boston Area.

                  Winning bidder and 1 guest will: (1) meet Natalie =
Merchant, (2) sit in on historic Natalie Merchant and homeless artists' =
recording session for 2 hours, (3) receive a picture with you & Natalie =
Merchant, (4) receive a personally autographed Natalie Merchant CD.

                  Recording star Natalie Merchant is contributing her =
talent, time, and heart to support the Give Us Your Poor initiative. =
Doing the same will be 7 homeless or formerly homeless artists that will =
be recording with Natalie in Boston in late August. To support the costs =
of this production, we are auctioning off a special look at the unique =
recording session. Never before has a CD with celebrity and homeless =
musicians been done before.=20

                  This unique music project aims to tap into the power =
of music to connect people at our most human level, regardless of =
economic status, and to smash the "illusion of separateness."

                  You can join us and help support Give Us Your Poor. =
This offer is only available to Give Us Your Poor supporters.=20

                  How to Bid

                  To place your bid send an email to Darla at =
GUYPAuction@hotmail.com. Bidding will close Wednesday, August 23rd, at =
5:00pm. Suggested minimum bid is $500 or best offer. You will receive =
word if you are highest bidder, or have been outbid, and what the =
current high bid is. Timing of 2 hour sit-in is flexible. Payment and =
exact location information shared with bidders as needed. Email Darla =
with further questions

                  Be a part of history and help end homelessness! Thank =
you.

                  Special thanks to Natalie Merchant, Megan Boyd, Fred =
Mueller, Don Wilkins, Roger Brown, Jim Musselman, Phil Sandhaus, Nils =
Gums, Gabe Miller, Josh Kampel, Darla Hastings, Maureen Wrinn, and the =
Berklee College of Music Film Scoring Dept.

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Area.</EM></STRONG></P>
                  <P><STRONG><U>Winning bidder and 1 guest =
will:</U></STRONG>=20
                  (1) meet Natalie Merchant, (2) sit in on historic =
Natalie=20
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hours,=20
                  (3) receive a picture with you &amp; Natalie Merchant, =
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                  receive a personally autographed Natalie Merchant =
CD.</P>
                  <P>Recording star Natalie Merchant is contributing her =
talent,=20
                  time, and heart to support the Give Us Your Poor =
initiative.=20
                  Doing the same will be 7 homeless or formerly homeless =
artists=20
                  that will be recording with Natalie in Boston in late =
August.=20
                  To support the costs of this production, we are =
auctioning off=20
                  a special look at the unique recording session. Never =
before=20
                  has a CD with celebrity and homeless musicians been =
done=20
                  before. </P>
                  <P>This unique music project aims to tap into the =
power of=20
                  music to connect people at our most human level, =
regardless of=20
                  economic status, and to smash the "illusion of=20
                  separateness."</P>
                  <P>You can join us and help support Give Us Your Poor. =
This=20
                  offer is only available to Give Us Your Poor =
supporters. </P>
                  <P>How to Bid</P>
                  <P>To place your bid send an email to <A=20
                  href=3D"mailto:GUYPAuction@hotmail.com"=20
                  alias=3D"GUYPAuction@hotmail.com">Darla </A>at <A=20
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                  Bidding will close Wednesday, August 23rd, at 5:00pm.=20
                  <STRONG><U>Suggested minimum bid is $500 or best=20
                  offer.</U></STRONG> You will receive word if you are =
highest=20
                  bidder, or have been outbid, and what the current high =
bid is.=20
                  Timing of 2 hour sit-in is flexible. Payment and exact =

                  location information shared with bidders as needed. =
Email=20
                  Darla with further questions</P>
                  <P>Be a part of history and help end homelessness! =
<EM>Thank=20
                  you.</EM></P>
                  <P><EM>Special thanks to Natalie Merchant, Megan Boyd, =
Fred=20
                  Mueller, Don Wilkins, Roger Brown, Jim Musselman, Phil =

                  Sandhaus, Nils Gums, Gabe Miller, Josh Kampel, Darla =
Hastings,=20
                  Maureen Wrinn, and the Berklee College of Music Film =
Scoring=20
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