Industry Event: OR: Portland: Brews for New Avenues is August 27th, at Leftbank Annex, from 5pm. Proceeds benefit New Avenues for Youth

Press Release

PORTLAND, OREGON ... On August 27th, the Ambassador Board of New Avenues for Youth presents Brews for New Avenues– a unique fundraising event that combines the city’s philanthropic spirit with its love of all things craft beer.  Now in its fifth year, Brews for New Avenues features the world’s largest rare beer auction as well as exclusive bottlings and kegs from 40+ different local, national and international breweries.

Last year’s event raised more than $58,000 for New Avenues’ programs and services for foster, at-risk and homeless youth, and this year’s is shaping up to be even bigger and better!  The event will feature exclusive live auction packages from Cantillon, limited bottles and tastings from a special collaboration between Alt Brau & De Garde Brewing, an expanded “Wall of Beer,” live music from The Student Loan String Band as well as Dirty Revival, food carts, raffles, and more!

“It’s incredible to see breweries, private collectors, generous bidders, and the hundreds of people who attend this event channel their passion for craft beer into being part of the solution to ending youth homelessness,” says Sean Suib, Executive Director at New Avenues for Youth. “With the beer community’s continued support, we look forward to being able to help even more youth overcome their barriers and realize their potential.”

What: 5th Annual Brews for New Avenues
When: Saturday, August 27th, 5pm to 10:30pm
Where: Leftbank Annex, 101 N Weidler St.
Entry: $10, 21+

All proceeds benefit New Avenues for Youth.

Pre-event sales of tickets are closed; a limited number of tickets will be available at the door the day of event.

For more information, go to www.brewsfornewavenues.org.

About New Avenues for Youth
New Avenues for Youth takes a complete approach to addressing youth homelessness and its root causes, delivering support and resources that enable foster, at-risk, and homeless youth aged 14-24 to overcome their barriers and realize their potential. For more information about New Avenues for Youth, visit www.newavenues.org or call (503)224-4339.

About the New Avenues for Youth Ambassador Board
The New Avenues for Youth Ambassador Board is a group of young professionals dedicated to raising awareness about New Avenues in the community, assisting in fundraising for the organization, and fostering the development of future community leaders.

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