[Blackstudies-l] Fwd: H.O.P.E. For Haiti Benefit

Emilye Crosby crosby at geneseo.edu
Thu Jan 28 13:26:46 EST 2010

Hello all,

Please consider attending this benefit concert, H.O.P.E. for Haiti. As  
many of you know, Professor Rose-Marie Chierci, one of our Black  
Studies faculty, is executive director of H.O.P.E. and has long been  
involved in economic development, health care, and education in  
Borgne, Haiti.

You can get more information about H.O.P.E. at this website and there  
is a poster below with more information about the concert.


Please spread the word.


> Friends,
> A group of local musicians will come together Saturday, Feb. 6 at  
> the Water Street Music Hall for a benefit concert to raise money for  
> H.O.P.E. for Haiti and the victims of the Jan. 12 earthquake that  
> has ravaged Haiti.  Performing such musical tastes as Irish, Reggae,  
> ska and rock, the bands taking the stage are: Wild Geese, The  
> Buddahood, Two Ton Ska, Mosaic Foundation, Driftwood, Night Gallery,  
> The Los Fadeaways and Deep Blue Dream.
> Tickets are available at all Ticketmaster locations, including House  
> of Guitars, Ticketmaster.com, Record Archive and through the  
> individual bands. They can also be purchased by phone at  
> 1-800-745-3000.
> Based in Rochester, H.O.P.E. is an independent, not-for-profit  
> grassroots organization that has been providing health, education  
> and education programs to the people of Borgne, a community of about  
> 100,000 people in Northern Haiti since 1995..H.O.P.E. – an  
> organization that's 100 percent run with 97 percent of the donations  
> going directly through its programs – operates the only health  
> system in Borgne. Highly trained medical professionals from the  
> region treated about 700 people per month before the quake hit.
> The hospital has run out of medical supplies, but efforts in  
> Rochester has generated about 60 boxes of supplies that are being  
> flown and trucked to Florida, where it will be transported to  
> initially the Dominican Republic and then trucked to Borgne.
> To support this, please come to the show!!!  See the attachment
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Emilye Crosby
History Department
1 College Circle
Geneseo, NY 14554
(585) 245-5375
crosby at geneseo.edu

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