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Fast-a-thon 2013: The NFL Fasts for Myanmar

March 26, 2013 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

| $5-10

Location: Diana Event Oval, Barnard College

Join MSA and NFL football player Hamza Abdullah at MSA’s annual Fast-a-Thon! One of the biggest events of the year, Fast-a-Thon is a day when members of the community pledge to fast a day to experience a cross- cultural and spiritual practice, all while helping raise money for charity.

In the evening, we will come together to break our fast over a banquet style meal and with the help of NFL football player, one of the Abdullah brothers, Hamza Abdullah, who will reflect on his personal experiences of fasting and spiritually while training in the National Football League.

This year we are working to raise awareness and funds for victims of the humanitarian crisis in Myanmar. Since June of 2012, the Rohingya people of Myanmar have been undergoing persecution and the crisis has been deemed a genocide. The UN considers the Rohingya people one of the most persecuted minority groups so we want you to help us make a difference!

Doors open at 6:45 PM.

Purchase your ticket now! Tickets will be $5 for CUID holders (promo code is CUADFAST) and $10 for non-CUID holders (promo code is NOCUFAST. All proceeds from ticket sales will go to charity.

This is your chance to experience what fasting really is, help save people’s lives, and meet an NFL player! For more info and to RSVP, check out the Facebook event.

Details

Date:
March 26, 2013
Time:
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Cost:
$5-10
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Organizer

Columbia MSA
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Website:
http://columbiamsa.org/

Venue

The Diana Center
3009 Broadway, New York, NY 10027 United States
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