Nando’s Peri-Peri in Downtown Silver Spring is set to host a fundraiser for Docs In Progress on Super Bowl Sunday.
Docs In Progress, a Silver Spring nonprofit, runs the Village Reels program, engaging students from MCPS schools like Blair and Wheaton in creating short documentaries about senior citizens in local Villages. This year, they aim to include Northwood in the project.
Films from the Village Reels program can be screened at the Docs In Progress YouTube channel.
“As a nonprofit, we rely completely mainly on funding from grants and others to help run our programs,” Docs In Progress board member John Seelke said in an email received by the Source. “One of our dedicated volunteers, a senior at Blair, has organized a fundraiser at Nando Peri-Peri in Downtown Silver Spring. The money will be used to help pay a local teaching artist to show students the art of documentary filmmaking. It will help support our grand finale, a premier of the movies which has run the past two years at the Silver Spring Civic Center.”
To contribute, attendees can present the flyer below or mention the Village Reels fundraiser when placing their dine-in or take-out order, with 40% of sales being donated to Docs In Progress.
The fundraiser is scheduled for Sunday, Feb. 11, from 4 to 9 p.m. Alternatively, donations can be made at the Docs In Progress website.
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