Fundraiser focuses on survival in Namibia

COAST CITIES — The Black Student Union of the University of California at San Diego and Mission Namibia will host a fundraiser An Afternoon with Mission Namibia from 3 to 4:30 p.m. Oct. 11 on the campus of UCSD, Price Center-East Ballroom at 9500 Gilman Drive.
Proceeds will benefit Mission Namibia, founded in Del Mar in 2007, dedicated to empowering the people of Namibia toward becoming economically self-sustaining by partnering with them to fulfill their needs in education and health, focusing especially on women and vulnerable children.
Guests will enjoy entertainment and refreshments as well as the San Diego Black Storytellers, African drummers and dancers. There will also be a presentation from the 25 students of The Bishop’s School in La Jolla who recently returned from their community service project in Namibia. Ticket prices range from $6 and $40 per person and all entertainment has been donated.
The celebration fundraiser is an International Community Service Project for the members of the Black Student Union. Del Mar founder of Mission Namibia Alison Royle will be in attendance. 

For additional information on An Afternoon With Mission Namibia, contact Sherryl Parks at (858) 755-2614. Tickets will be available for purchase online at the UCSD box office.


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