BIG THANKS to those who backed the AP on 


We are so excited for this exclusive Summer Kick-off event! See details on menu and directions below. This will be the first official summer of operations for The Atinga Project. And we appreciate your key role so much, we want you to be with us in the middle of the action on...


Friday May 29th, from 6:30-8pm
at DIG Buffalo 

(enter thru yellow DIG door)

**Ticket payment due at the door. We'll process cards, cash, or check**

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Please be aware that street parking is free after 5pm and available along Ellicott Street and Virginia, Oak, and Washington surrounding the Innovation Center. However, if you choose to park in the main lot across from the DIG door on Ellicott Street, pull a ticket as you enter, and bring it to us at the registration center in DIG. We'll take care of the $3 for you!



If driving from the North or South of Buffalo on the 190: Take the downtown exit 6, staying to the left on Elm street through the synchronized lights all the way to the end (Goodell St). Take a left on to Goodell and the Trico Building and Ellicott street will be in 100 yards in front of you to your right. If driving in from East of Buffalo, simply take the 33 Expressway into the city to the very end, staying right to merge onto Goodell St.

On Ellicott, look for The Atinga Project's sign with tires and balloons, marking the entrance to DIG!

The parking lot is available at no cost to you, just bring your ticket in with you and hand it to us at the door! Street parking is free after 5pm.



The main highlight of the night: this entire event will take place over a fantastic, international buffet-style dinner. Entree options include vegetarian and regular Pad Thai, Chicken Curry, vegetarian Samosas, Spring Rolls, and assorted Sushi, with Sesame Cookies for dessert. Drinks will include water, sodas, mango bubble tea, and local craft beer.


6:30 - 6:45 Networking, Drinks available, Dinner served (Buffet style. Pick your table!)

7:00 Welcome, introduction, and seconds announced!

7:15 Exclusive showing of "Tread for Change" 2015 film

7:20 A word from the AP's co-founder Chris Way

7:25 - 8pm Q&A panel discussion on the topics of giving, poverty alleviation, "Development" and how these all relate to the AP's footwear and approach.