3-2-1 Happy Hours feature 3 hours, 2 trendy bars for 1 great cause. 500 pearl is delighted to host Upward Design for Life Corporation on Thursday, October 4th from 5-8pm. In June of 2017, Dionne Williamson, President and Founder of Upward Design for Life Corporation, began serving those in need, one home at time.
They develop and grow community partnerships that help restore dignity, hope and independence to particular individuals or families. Upward Design for Life (UDFL) does not just provide a sofa, table or bed- they completely furnish entire residences including providing cookware, dishes, utensils, small kitchen appliances, linen, window treatments, home décor items and more. UDFL has acquired 13 partner organizations such as Child & Family Services, Haven House, Buffalo City Mission and Best Self who pass along referrals, for individuals transitioning from shelters. Since, January 2018, 25 families have been served so far.
UPward Design for Life Corporation vision is “Every person who is in need, in our community, deserves to rest safely and peacefully, in a furnished home.” During the 3-2-1 happy hour you will feel at home with a comfortable setting in the w xyz bar and lounge. Enjoy cocktails at the bar in a bistro style chair or get comfortable in one of the navy blue velvet booths. Change the vibe, take an elevator to the 12th floor and fall in love with the views on the rooftop of 500 Pearl, Patrick’s. A chic design and glamorous escape, Patrick’s offers guest an energetic atmosphere while sipping unique handcrafted cocktails. For 3 hours, experience 500 Pearl at w xyz & Patricks while supporting 1 cause, Upward Design for Life Corporation.