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March 30, 5:00 pm - 8:30 pm

You are Invited! African Spring Dinner: March 30, 5:00 – 8:30 pm

Raising $10,000 to support the 2019 program goals, including these highlights:

  • Continued support for Ebola orphans in Liberia and Sierra Leone

  • Support for the Hope Mission School in Liberia-partnering with FACE Africa to repair the hand water pump and renovate the latrine completed over 7 years ago

  • Keep Girls in School: Westminster partners in Liberia, Sierra Leone, and Ghana receive the MoonCatcher health education curriculum and appropriate supplies to support the goal of

  • Keep Girls in School: Westminster partners in Liberia, Sierra Leone, and Ghana receive the MoonCatcher health education curriculum and appropriate supplies to support the goal of removing barriers to school attendance for girls posed by difficulties in menstrual management

  • At Hope Mission School in Liberia a nurse has been hired to run the area’s first twice-monthly health clinic, teach health classes, and direct the local menstruation management program

Program highlights include:

  • Keynote Speaker: Hon. Paul Tonko, Congressman – “Update from Washington”

  • Guest Speaker: Ellie von Wellsheim, Founder of The MoonCatcher Project

  • Children’s activities and “Dancing for Dollars” with the Westminster Drum Circle

Donations gratefully accepted online at wpcalbany.org/give or CLICK HERE (select “African Mission” in the pull-down menu). Checks also accepted payable to: Westminster Church (“African Dinner” in memo line).

Please bring a “Dish-to-Pass” to share at dinner, if able.

Registrations are encouraged, but not required, by Tuesday, March 26 for planning purposes:

  • Online Registration preferred: Register today

  • Call: 518-436-8544 or Email: office@wpcalbany.org

Click here to register

* picture caption: A young school girl in Nyitawuta, HOCAP Mission-Ghana

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Details

Date:
March 30
Time:
5:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Event Category:
Website:
http://www.wpcalbany.org/upcoming-events

Location

Westminster Presbyterian Church, Albany
85 Chestnut St
Albany, NY 12210 United States
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Phone:
518-436-8544
Website:
http://www.wpcalbany.org