India Partners reveals the plight of the “untouchables” through music, film and artistic expression at its annual Eugene benefit banquet
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April 2, 2012
EUGENE, OR, April 2, 2012 – The Dalit, or “untouchable,” caste in India makes up an invisible majority of the country’s 1.3 billion people. India Partners’ annual spring benefit banquet – “Touching the Untouchables” – will highlight India Partners’ work among the poorest of the poor in India through music, film and artistic expression. Over a meal of Indian cuisine, guest speaker David Harms will share captivating stories from India’s slums and red-light districts. The event will be held at the Valley River Inn on Saturday, April 21st at 6:30pm.
An interactive Indian bazaar will highlight India Partners’ relief and development projects, alongside a raffle and silent auction with gifts from India and the Pacific Northwest.
Date: Saturday, April 21, 2012
Time: 6:30 – 9:30pm
Location: Valley River Inn
1000 Valley River Way, Eugene, OR 97401
Suggested donation of $50 per seat.
For event details, visit IndiaPartners.org. To RSVP, call 541.683.0696 or email Kaytie(at)IndiaPartners(dot)org.
About India Partners:
India Partners works alongside a broad group of indigenous faith-based grassroots agencies in India focused on alleviating poverty and injustice. We seek support from others who share our passion to empower change.
Contact: Kaytie Fiedler