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LUNAFEST: A Ladies’ Night That Does Good

 

Here at SHAPE, we love LUNA. Not only are their bars packed with the nutrients women need to nourish our bodies, they give us the opportunity to nourish our minds and souls as well.

Today kicks off LUNAFEST, a traveling film festival featuring films by women and about women. And 100 percent of proceeds at the more than 150 stops go to charity, with 15 percent going to the Breast Cancer Fund and 85 percent going directly to a local nonprofit. To learn more about how you can host your own LUNAFEST screening and raise money for the charity of your choosing, visit lunafest.org/host-an-event. And to find a LUNAFEST location near, go to lunafest.org/attend-an-event.

Here’s what LUNA has accomplished so far. Check out the upcoming tour dates to get in on the action:


$1,000,000 raised by LUNAFEST for local causes
$556,000 raised by LUNAFEST for the Breast Cancer Fund
20,000 expected to attend LUNAFEST’s 2011-2012 season
950 films submitted to LUNAFEST annually
$1,000 awarded to each filmmaker selected to participate in LUNAFEST
734 women’s nonprofit organizations have benefited from LUNAFEST

As an editor at SHAPE I have the chance to learn about the healthiest ways to cook, eat, and live from all sorts of experts but I’m also a single girl living in NYC with a busy schedule, active social life, and chocolate cravings. I’m here to share what works for me—and where I need a little help from you.

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