Funky Buddha Brewery Hosts Brew to Benefit Kids in Distress Thursday

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The next time someone points out that there's more to life than enjoying craft beer, like beach cleanups or running 5Ks for charity, you let them know you drink for the children. 

Presented by Abask Marketing and Funky Buddha, the Brew to Benefit Kids in Distress will take place this Thursday at the Oakland Park Brewery.

There will be 12 special beers on tap, freebies, brewery tours, and a special-release brew by the name of “Don't Get Fresh!”, an imperial wheat ale brewed with ginger, juiced lemons, and mint that will not be officially available until next week.

As for all you food-truck lovers, feel free to indulge in meals by Chacos Tacos Food Truck. All proceeds from the special KID taco will go toward Kids in Distress, along with proceeds from sponsorships, ticket sales, and raffle sales.

For more than 35 years, Kids in Distress has worked to help prevent child abuse and assist abused and neglected children. Currently, Kids in Distress aids 11,000 children and their families per year and has two locations: one in Boynton Beach and one in Wilton Manors.

“I love this event. I think the concept of local businesses helping local nonprofits is a strong one,” said Lesli Cartaya, marketing manager at Kids in Distress. “It sends the message that together we believe in our neighborhood and want to invest in its future. Dollars spent at Funky Buddha help the local economy, while dollars raised through Brew to Benefit KID help support our local families. KID is fortunate to partner with Funky Buddha, and we are excited for the opportunity to strengthen our relationship. “

So come out Thursday and drink — for the children.

Tickets for this event start at $15 and include a tour of the brewery. For an additional $5, attendees will get a goody bag and $1 off Funky Buddha Brews all night long. Click here for tickets.

Brew to Benefit Kids in Distress will take place at 5:30 p.m. Thursday, June 25, at Funky Buddha Brewery, 1201 NE 38th St., Oakland Park. $15 tickets or $20 for VIP. Visit the Facebook event page.

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