Afghan Culture Night
Afghanistan: At the Crossroads of History
Thursday, November 12, 2009
@ University Memorial Center
FREE EVENT - No cameras will be permitted
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The Afghan Student Union invites you to discover and share Afghan culture at our Afghan Culture Night on Thursday, November 12, 2009. "Afghanistan: At the Crossroads of History" is a FREE EVENT and will be a night of free Afghan food, live music, poetry, performances, prizes, cultural booths, presentaions and more! Also, don't forget that we are teaming up with Afghans4Tomorrow to raise funds to help maintain three schools of primary education for girls and boys in Afghanistan. Generous donations can also be made at the event!
We'd like to thank our sponsors the Cultural Events Board , UCSU, ASSG and the Office of the Vice Chancellor.
Afghanistan Fundraising Event!
Tabling in the University Memorial Center (UMC)
Dates: November 9-12th!!!!
HELP EDUCATION IN AFGHANISTAN - MAKE A DIFFERENCE TODAY!
The Afghan Student Union is teaming up with the non-profit and non-political Afghans4Tomorrow organization in raising funds to help maintain and operate primary education in Afghanistan for both girls and boys grades 1-7. We are hoping to create awareness of the need and importance of education in Afghanistan and hope to have a substantial amount of money raised by our Afghan Culture Night event on November 12, 2009, of which generous donations will also be accepted. Every $1 that you donate will go towards helping an Afghan child seek an education and help in the rebuilding of Afghanistan. Please donate today (link is below) and make a difference! Below is also more information on this cause:
HOW/WHEN TO DONATE:
We will be tabling in the UMC on the following dates, October 20-22, 26-29, November 2-6 and November 9-12. Online donations can be made any time from the link below. We will also be accepting generous donations at our Afghan Culture Night on November 12th, 2009 in the UMC Glenn Miller Ballroom, a free event open to all CU students and the community.
WHERE IS YOUR MONEY GOING?:
Your donations will pay for necessary expenses (for example, student supplies, medicines, salaries for our Afghan teachers and support staff) and help offer better futures for those we serve.
Afghans have hope for the future, for their children; help them see progress!
WHAT IS AFGHANS4TOMORROW?:
Afghans4Tomorrow is operating three elementary schools and has 712 boys and girls -1st through 7th grade, 31 teachers and 10 staff. The curriculum of the schools is approved by the Ministry of Education. Our first school, Afghans4Tomorrow Vocational and Training School, opened in 2004 on the outskirts of Kabul. The next two opened in '05: Janet-A4T Vocational and Training School in Kabul, and Ismael Mayar Primary School in Sheikh Yassin, in Wardak Province. The Kabul schools have an accelerated academic program to enable students to catch up to their age level and transfer into upper level schools.
Afghans 4Tomorrow (A4T) is a non-profit, 501c(3), non-political, humanitarian organization dedicated to the reconstruction and development of Afghanistan through sustainable community driven projects with a focus on Education, Agriculture and Health projects. A4T is an all-volunteer organization founded 10 years ago, with members in San Francisco Bay Area, Boulder, CO, New York City, Washington, DC area, and Kabul. Young Afghan Professionals for the Reconstruction and Development of Afghanistan, operating as Afghans4Tomorrow (A4T) , is a registered 501(C)(3) non-profit organization. Your donation is fully tax deductible, to the extent permitted by law.
Click here to dowload a fact sheet from A4T.
PLEASE DONATE BY FOLLOWING THE LINK BELOW OR CONTACT AN ASU MEMBER TODAY IF YOU WISH TO DONATE BY CASH OR CHECK or if you have any questions or concerns. Even $1 will help an Afghan child go to school in Afghanistan!
Donate with your credit card (Visa, MasterCard, Discover, American Express) or by PayPal (if you have an account):