Henrietta Hudson Hosts Fundraiser for Pulse Nightclub Memorial

 


Last night I happened to walk into Henrietta Hudson in Manhattan for a well-deserved cocktail, and found a fundraiser in progress benefitting the onePULSE Foundation. As we all remember, the Pulse Nightclub in Orlando, Florida, was the scene of a horrific massacre in 2016 in which 49 people were murdered and 53 more were wounded. The majority of the victims were LBGTQ, and as it was Latin Night, most were Latino and Latina. The club's owner, Barbara Poma, has begun a campaign to erect a memorial and museum on the site of the nightclub. 


Barbara Poma
"No one can dance there anymore," said Poma to the crowd at Henrietta's, as she shared the story of being invited to the White House to witness President Biden's signing of a bill naming the location of the massacre as a national memorial.



Here is the Statement by President Joe Biden on the 5th Anniversary of the Pulse Nightclub Shooting.

You can contribute by texting Hudson to 50155, or by scanning the QR code above. Visit the foundation website at:


 https://onePULSEfoundation.org

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