New Dawn Guatemala Events
Food and Music Fundraiser
Sunday October 14th
Noon to 4pm
The Olive and Grape Restaurant (8516 Greenwood Avenue North).
Please join us for great homemade Middle Eastern food graciously provided by the Olive and Grape, as well a Guatemalan cooking demonstration and food samples prepared by Emily Willard, a PHD candidate in Political Science from the UW. Emily is doing her doctoral dissertation on Nuevo Amanecer and recently spent a month there during which she learned about their culinary traditions.
There will also be updates on the situation in Nuevo Amanecer provided by Emily and folks who participated in our July delegation to New Dawn to support and participate in 20th anniversary celebration. Live music will include Correo Aereo who play an eclectic blend of traditional and modern Latin Music. Check out their music at www.correoaereo.us/.
Many prizes will be available, including indigenous crafts, an original painting y acclaimed artist Heather Danso, check out her work at https://www.winddancemotion.com/art-and-design.html. Other prizes will include a Guatemala meal for 4 and cooking lesson from Emily herself! Suggested donation is $20.00 -whatever you give is greatly appreciated and will go a long way for our friends Nuevo Amanecer.
Proceeds from the event will benefit the community of Nuevo Amanecer to help pay for scholarships for youth and young adults who can’t afford to go to school without our solidarity. It will also help fund the storage and transport of water from the new parcel of land the community recently acquired via their own fundraising and your generous donations. Can’t make it but want to help support scholarships and sustainable water? Please make a tax-deductible contribution at www.newdawnguatemala.org.