1st MEF Fundraiser a Success

Our 1st fundraiser was held Wednesday, April 25 in the home of a supporter, who also sponsored the event catering. We were not sure what to expect since we had never held a fundraiser before. We had posters and a video about our work and our parther Service without Borders also had a poster. We had invited approximately 100 people and about half came. Many of those that could not come sent donations. We raised over $10,000 and donations are still coming in. We now have enough funds to finish construction of the dining hall/laundry, scholarships for 4 additional children, and a start on funding for the $68,000 classroom/library expansion. Our only faux pas was that we were so busy that we forgot to take pictures of the event. Thank you to all our donors!

Video shown at the event (YouTube)

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