Stories and Poetry of the Enlisted Life

All are invited to the Fall 2016 Nitty Gritty Magic City Reading Series special fundraiser benefitting Three Hots and a Cot in its mission is to assist homeless military veterans transition from life on the streets into a self-sustained lifestyle.
Graphic: Nitty Gritty Magic City Writers on the Mic. Join English Department faculty, students, and alumni at the Fall 2016 Nitty Gritty Magic City Reading Series special fundraiser "A Tribute to Veterans: Stories and Poetry of the Enlisted Life." All proceeds to benefit Three Hots and a Cot in its mission is to assist homeless military veterans transition from life on the streets into a self-sustained lifestyle.

Location: Desert Island Supply Co., 5500 1st Ave N, Birmingham, AL 35212.
When: Thursday, November 10, 2016. Doors at 7:00 p.m. and a reading beginning at 7:30.

Snacks and coffee are provided by Church Street Coffee and Books; literary-themed craft cocktails are provided by the Whiskey Thief. Learn more about the event and RSVP on Facebook.

Bring an item to donate! We will have boxes at Church Street Coffee and at the event. Financial donations are always welcome, but we will also be collecting items from the Three Hots and a Cot wish list. Items include:
  • milk
  • eggs
  • cheese
  • breakfast and dinner meats, and cold cuts
  • canned tuna and chicken
  • margarine tubs
  • coffee
  • sugar
  • cereal
  • fruit and vegetables
  • spaghetti and sauce
  • vegetable oil
  • deodorant
  • body wash
  • disinfectant wipes
  • hand sanitizer and soap (pump)
  • pine-sol
  • laundry detergent
  • paper towels
  • garbage bags
  • bowl cleaner
  • Windex
  • spray cleaners
  • bleach
  • batteries of all sizes

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