$3,625 raised on International Women’s Day

Thanks to everyone who came out to eat at Bandidas and support the fundraising effort on International Women’s Day! On March 8th, we donated 100% of our profits to various local and national organizations which serve women (we use an inclusive definition of the term “women”). We asked our customers and community to vote for how they’d like to see the funds distributed.

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Announcing: International Women's Day Fundraiser & Art ShoW

As a thriving female-owned business, it’s important for us to participate in a meaningful way in the International Women’s Day effort. By empowering  women* we can begin to cultivate a culture of equality that benefits the whole community.

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Staff Art Show

We are stoked to present this art show from our very own Bandidas family. We've had staff artists show their work before, but never in a multi-artist show. Eight of our beloved staff are exhibiting their art at Bandidas until March 7th. Scroll through to see a glimpse of their work, and come by the restaurant to claim a piece for yourself.

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Capetownape (New Art at Bandidas)

The Earth Day fundraiser was a huge success, and we adored having some colourful East Van student art on our walls for a few weeks. As is usual at the time of the art swap, the restaurant has undergone a bit of a transformation with the hanging of Daniel G. Poggenpoel’s (aka Capetownape) work.

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Student Art Show for Earth Day

We’ve launched a student art show alongside our fundraiser for RAVEN Trust’s Pull Together campaign. The works comes from three East Van classrooms whom we connected with after our Fireweed fundraiser and art show on Inauguration Day. The classes visited Bandidas to study art and its role in democracy, and returned to the classrooms to create their own works of response to the election results.

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