Stand with Syria: United Muslim Relief Fundraising Dinner @ Texas Union, Austin [31 March]

Stand with Syria: United Muslim Relief Fundraising Dinner


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31
March
18:00 - 22:00

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Texas Union
2247 Guadalupe St, Austin, Texas 78713
United Muslim Relief Austin will be holding our annual fundraising dinner in hopes of providing relief for civilians and refugees affected by the conflict in Syria. The dinner will be held at 6:00pm at the University of Texas Santa Rita Suite and the dress code is formal!

Tickets are $25 if purchased before the dinner and $30 if purchased at the door. For groups of 4 to 8 people tickets will be $20 per person. Group tickets can only be purchased online. Admission for children 10 and under is free and includes babysitting and pizza.

Donation/Ticket link: umrelief.org/StandwithSyriaAustin

Wardah Khalid, our special guest this year, is an analyst on U.S. foreign policy in the Middle East. She has significant UN and U.S. government experience working with and advising members of Congress, the White House, and State Department on human rights issues pertaining to the Syrian conflict. Her writing and commentary has been featured in outlets including the Washington Post, CNN, The Guardian, NPR, US News & World Report, and Al Jazeera America.

In addition, we also have spoken word, musical performances and an art auction! Buy tickets soon before it is too late!

If you can't come to the dinner, you can still donate at the same link above!

As the conflict in Syria enters its sixth year, a political solution is still to be found. Over 200,000 people have been killed and over one million injured. More than half of all Syrians have been forced to leave their homes, often multiple times, making Syria the largest displacement crisis globally.

Five years after the outbreak of the Syria conflict, UMR is assisting Syrian refugees and Syrians trapped by the violence inside the country. We provide medical and other critical aid, such as food aid, winter packs, clean water and education resources. UMR is currently providing support to Syrian refugees in Jordan, Lebanon, Turkey and Syria.

For just $100 you can help us provide medication for over 50 patients.

For just $90 you can provide food for an entire family for a month.

For just $1500 we can support a dental clinic for an entire month.

All proceeds from the dinner will be donated directly to these causes. Inshallah we hope to see you there!
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