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Haiti Soleil-Oakland Fundraiser

Date:
Wednesday, June 02, 2010
Time:
7:00 PM - 5:00 AM
Event Type:
Fundraiser
Organizer/Author:
Voleine
Location Details:
Levende East
827 Washington St.
Oakland, CA 94607
(near 12th Street BART)

Join Haiti Soleil (http://www.haitisoleil.org ) and Levende East( http://www.levende.com/) to raise funds to support the rebuilding of Bibliothèque du Soleil, a library and cultural center that provides young Haitians free access to books in French, Kreyol, Spanish and English in the city of Carrefour-Feuille, Haiti.

Bibliothèque du Soleil is a project of Haiti Soleil whose mission is to build and develop community-centered public libraries, museums, and other institutions of educational and cultural exchange focused on advancing the intellectual growth of young Haitian citizens.

Please join us for a special night to support the rebuilding of Bibliothèque du Soleil featuring a special dance performance by Haitian dance group El Wah Movement, Haitian music by DJ Poze, and an introduction to Haiti Soleil by founder and Executive Director Nadège T. Clitandre, PhD.

RSVP NOW by purchasing tickets online here ( http://haitisoleil.eventbrite.com/) Advance tickets are $30; $40 at the door. All Donations are tax deductible.

Hosted light fare and a cash bar will be available.

SPECIAL NOTE: Due to a generous matching grant, every dollar raised during the evening will be matched by the Irene Scully Foundation (up to $25,000).

Added to the calendar on Mon, May 10, 2010 11:46AM
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