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Rise up for Refugees: A Benefit for UNRWA
December 7, 2018 @ 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm$25 – $50
Friday, December 7, 2018 • 6:00 – 8:30 pm
First Unitarian Church • Buchan Reception Hall • 1226 Southwest Salmon Street, Portland, OR 97205
Palestine Refugees Need Your Help!
The lives, rights, dignity, and future of over 5 million children, women, and men are at risk after the abrupt withdrawal of US funding for the United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees in the Near East (UNRWA). Since 1950, UNRWA has provided this vulnerable community with quality education, healthcare, protection, employment, and essential services, pending a just and lasting solution for their plight. Now, this vital relief and development agency faces the greatest challenge in its proud history.
In response, we invite you to join us for an educational benefit dinner to raise awareness and support for UNRWA and the refugees it serves. An UNRWA USA representative will update us on this humanitarian crisis. Palestinians who have received UNRWA support will share their stories. Join us and be part of the campaign to make a difference!
Tax-deductible donations for UNRWA are greatly appreciated and can be made on this platform any time through December 28, 2018.
This event is presented by the United Nations Association of Portland.
6 pm: Reception, Networking, and Resources Tabling
6:30 pm: Buffet Dinner
7 pm: Program Begins