In response to the rush of refugees fleeing violence in their home countries into Europe, the dance music community has been throwing fundraisers to route much-needed funds to charity organizations. On Wenesday, September 30, ://about blank in Berlin hosts Refuge, an event billing Objekt, Fred P, Lakuti, Barker & Baumecker, Palms Trax, Telephones, Benjamin Damage and Tornado Wallace, plus a still-secret Hyperdub guest and more. All proceeds will go to Moabit hilft!, and Rathaus Wilmersdorf, charities and shelters in Berlin working to provide support for refugees.
Attendees are also encouraged to donate urgently needed items upon entry, including winter clothes, shoes, toys and toiletries. For a complete list of suggested items, head here, and check out ways to help at Berlin refugee centers here.