Screen shot 2013-08-19 at 7.31.44 PMCitizens concerned over the sudden closure of Femcare, Asheville’s abortion clinic, have organized a big fundraising event on Sept. 5 to raise the money needed to reopen the clinic. Background here on the last Femcare fundraising event and circumstances surrounding its closure.

Former Buncombe County commissioner Patsy Keever, who is now the new vice chair of the North Carolina Democratic Party, the Rev. Howard Hanger, UNCA’s Dr. Lori Horvitz and Dr. Alice Weldon are the featured speakers.

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On July 31st FEMCARE, the abortion clinic in Asheville, NC, received a temporary license suspension. The clinic has served the community providing compassionate high quality care for patients since 1985. We are calling out to you for support! In order to raise funds for the clinic and costly regulation code improvements The Open Umbrella Collective is throwing a fundraiser for FEMCARE.

Labor by Choice: A post Labor day celebration will be held September 5th at the Millroom located at 66 Asheland Ave. Asheville, NC. 28801. Doors open at 5:30 PM. This event will include a silent auction, speakers, short film screenings regarding abortion issues, music, cash bar, and a good time for a good cause.

There are many ways in which you can show your support. As of now we are looking for art and food donations for the event. Please feel encouraged to bring your checkbooks and your friends to this fundraiser. We would like to thank you in advance for your contribution and look forward to seeing you there!


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