Open Arms / A Refugee Sponsorship Fundraiser

TICKETS on sale NOW

Last years event was a great success and was sold out well in advance of the event. With a limit of 100 tickets/attendees you will want to be sure to secure your tickets soon so as not to be disappointed.

The evening features: guest speaker John Michael Koffi, a Silent Auction and Moroccan food + Music.

WHAT: REFUGEE SPONSORSHIP FUNDRAISING DINNER + SILENT AUCTION
WHEN: Saturday March 14, 2020 – doors open at 5:30pm
WHERE: Church Salons, 1018 Nelson Street
COST: $75 per ticket ($45 tax receipt)

TICKETS:
a) Online at EVENTBRITE: https://open-arms-refugee-sponsorship.eventbrite.ca
b) At the St. Andrews-Wesley United Church office
c) At the Sunday morning church service

John Michael Koffi

Our guest speaker will be John Michael Koffi. John is a poet, musician, public speaker and the author of Refuge-e: The Journey Much Desired.

Originally from the Democratic Republic of Congo, John has lived in two refugee camps in Malawi and Swaziland and has travelled in many countries. Koffi, 22 years old, is currently an undergraduate student at UBC living in Vancouver.

Catering will be provided by Moltaqa, halal Moroccan cuisine.

We look forward to seeing you at this special refugee fundraising dinner and silent auction sponsored by the St. Andrews-Wesley United Church Refugee Committee.
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