2nd Annual Syria and Beyond Refugee Fundraiser

Time: 6:00 pm to 9:00 pm

Contact: Summer Abu-Khomra · smabukho@my.loyno.edu

Location: St. Charles Room, 1st Floor, Danna Center

Cost: $5 for students, 10$ public Get Tickets

Benefitting The American Refugee Committee, Catholic Relief Services, and The Dar Al-Salam Orphanage for Syrian Children and Widowed Mothers in Gaziantep, Turkey. These organizations work to provide education, medical care, job training, and the like for displaced people around the world. 

Join us for an evening of cultural performances by Kuwaisiana, Johnny Azari, Aaron Lopez Barrantes, The Irish Sessioners, The Elias Khalaf Band, Ali Reza Payandeh & Afsaneh Ghazavi, and the Genesis Gospel Choir. There will be catering from local Middle Eastern and Mediterranean restaurants, a silent auction, raffle items, henna tattoos, and more.

This casual event for families, students, and the New Orleans community as a whole celebrates culture and community, all while raising awareness for the millions of displaced people around the world. 

Additional donations are accepted, ALL proceeds will be donated to these charities.

Clothing, pots and pans, books, and other items in good or new condition can be donated at the event and will be brought to Catholic Charities Immigration Office in New Orleans.