Come join us on our annual Ramadan fundraiser at Columbia Heights high school as we raise awareness and funds for our school lunch program in the Horn of Africa region. Our goal for the year is to sponsor 5,000 students; at the event, we hope to sponsor 1,000 students. Our keynote speaker will be none other than the one and only Sh. Yusuf Estes.
About School Lunch Program:
Hunger is a serious obstacle to learning. Students who don’t get enough to eat lack focus, earn weaker grades than their well-fed peers and have a harder time staying in school. Daily hunger can impair education and consequently an entire life.
To combat this, ARAHA recently kicked off a school lunch program across many schools in the Horn of Africa region. This has the triple benefit of alleviating hunger for children living in poverty, ensuring that the students maintain their focus in class, and providing an incentive for children to attend and stay in school for longer periods of time. In recent months, we have also expanded our program in some schools to include breakfast meals.
Saturday, May 25th, 2019 | 6:30pm-9pm
Columbia Heights high school Auditorium
1400 49th Ave NE, Columbia Heights, MN 55421
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Tickets are still available for purchase at the door $10/person
WIN AN UMRAH TRIP FOR ONE!
Enter for a chance to win an all paid trip for two on a journey of a lifetime to make Umrah. To enter the raffle, all you have to do is make a contribution to our school lunch program benefiting kids in the Horn of Africa region; sponsor at least one student for one year, and you will be entered into the drawing.
You can sponsor a student for a school lunch program on our donation page here or at the event. The raffle entry closes on the day of the event (May 25, 2019)!
We will draw the winning number from the raffle at our Annual fundraiser, and announce the winner. So it is very important that you be there!