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[28 Jan 2005 | Comments Off | ]

By Jackson West, sfist
The above photo, from a series by Your Waitress, is of HiMY SYeD placing candles as part of his art piece and vigil to commemorate the one month point since the horriffic tsunami in the Indian Ocean. SFist also posted the personal story and photographs of Wyatt Gallery, who recently returned from the scene of the disaster in Sri Lanka. SFist Cares explores the rules relating to your 2004 tax return and your charitable giving.
In much, much more trivial news, the San Francisco Ballet held …

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[25 Jan 2005 | Comments Off | ]
Light a Candle, Go to the Beach

By Jackson West, sfist
We’d like to take a moment to remind you that tomorrow will be officially one month since the Tsunami disaster. Friend of SFist HiMY SYeD is asking that folks drop by the site and light a ‘virtual candle’ for the victims. This is pretty neat — just click on the picture of the sculpture at Yerba Buena Gardens, and you can leave a candle and a note expressing your thoughts and feelings. For every click, a real candle will be …

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[10 Jan 2005 | Comments Off | ]
Hope

By Jackson West , SFist
On a chilly but still night on Ocean Beach, SFist and HiMY SYeD joined interested passerby in sending a message of hope to the victims of the Tsunami, assembling HiMY’s message in luminaria as the sun set to our west and rose to their east. San Francisco became one of many cities worldwide to host a small vigil as part of Global Vigil for a Global Village. HiMY’s purpose was to offer people who had been distracted by holiday reveries to remind themselves to take a …

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[7 Jan 2005 | Comments Off | ]
Take Action for Tsunami Relief

By Jackson West, sfist
Two dear friends of SFist wrote in to let us know about local tsunami relief events. Your Waitress wants photobloggers and everyone else to know that HiMY SYeD , Toronto native and current Bay Area resident, is asking folks to organize neighborhood vigils on Sunday the 9th and Monday the 10th as part of the Global Vigil for the Global Village.
Vigils are already planned for Toronto, New York, Karachi, London and Vancouver, as well as in San Francisco and Berkeley.
The San Francisco vigils will be held …

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