Boston’s Evening of Light for Rohingya Refugees

PLACE
The Barking Crab
88 Sleeper Street, Boston, MA
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*Parking at One Seaport Garage,
75 Sleeper Street

DATE
May 16, 2019

TIME
6:00 – 9:00 PM

TICKETS

Make a $1,000 tax deductible donation to Humanity Rises and get a ticket

FOOD & DRINK

  • A wide variety of The Barking Crab’s renowned menu including a raw bar.

  • Open bar.

DETAILS

  • Dress is casual — flip flops are cool

  • No long, dull presentations, panels, sit-down dinners or other soul-sucking activities

  • Brief inspirational and moving address by Kel Kelly about the Rohingya crisis & Humanity Rises work in Bangladesh

QUESTIONS?

Please email Kel Kelly at
kel@humanityrises.org

 

Boston’s Evening of Light for Rohingya Refugees

The mass exodus of the Rohingya from Rakhine State to Bangladesh began on August 25, 2017, when the Myanmar military initiated a targeted and systematic genocide campaign that included murdering, burning, torturing and raping (including children) the Rohingya. There are currently 1.2+ million Rohingya refugees living in unimaginable conditions in the world’s largest refugee camp in Bangladesh.

Humanity Rises, founded by Bostonian Kel Kelly, is a refugee humanitarian aid organization focused on the Rohingya crisis. In 2018, The Humanity Rises Medical Clinic, located in the Balukhali refugee camp in Bangladesh, provided critical health services, testing and medication to over 32,000 Rohingya refugees at an average cost of under $4.00 per patient. The medical clinic is projected to treat 70,000+/- Rohingya patients in 2019. In February 2019, the organization launched the Humanity Rises Rehma Child Life Center (HRRCLC) which provides education-based pediatric mental health services to Rohingya children who have witnessed unimaginable genocide-based horror.

Humanity Rises was founded under the fundamental belief that during the world's darkest moments, light always shines through when humanity rises to help those affected by tragedy, and in helping to lift others, we lift ourselves. Become a ray of light for the Rohingya, humanity and yourself by joining us at “Boston’s Evening of Light for Rohingya Refugees.”

Make a $1,000 tax deductible donation to Humanity Rises and get a ticket to this event. 100% of your donation will go towards Humanity Rises’ humanitarian work in Bangladesh. 

Note: You will receive an email within a couple of hours after you donate confirming the receipt of your donation. Your name and guest(s) names will be added to the attendee list, so all you need to do is show up. No physical ticket is required. :)

What can my donation fund? Show suggested amounts ↓

$1,000+ Can fund medical treatment, testing and medication for 270 Rohingya refugees.
Includes (1) event ticket.

$5,000+ Can fund one year’s wages for one Humanity Rises Rehma Child Life Center teacher who works six days a week.
Includes (5) event tickets.

$10,000+ Can fund four months' of wages for both one doctor and one nurse who work six days a week in the Humanity Rises Medical Clinic.
Includes (10) event tickets.

Prefer to send a check? Show mailing address ↓

Please mail checks to the following address and include a method of contact for your reciept and event invitation:

Humanity Rises Inc.
346 Congress Street
Unit 402
Boston, MA 02210
Virginia Pitcher, Treasurer
508-633-3100
Tax ID: 82-0784667