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We are pleased to announce the 5th Annual Night of Hope Gala on Friday, October 19, 2018. Please join us at 6:30 PM at St Mark’s Episcopal Church, 315 East Pecan St, 78205.

Proceeds from your purchase of tickets to join us at this wonderful event will go to the Middle East Children’s Alliance whose projects in Gaza bring desperately needed help to children in one of the world’s most troubled places. Your support with allow MECA to continue its work in providing clinics, kindergartens, parks, playgrounds, and scholarships, as well as direct humanitarian aid for food, medical supplies, and clean water.

We are thrilled that our special guest this year will be REMI KANAZI. Remi is a poet, writer, and organizer based in New York City. He is the author of the new released collection of poetry Before the Next Bomb Drops: Rising Up from Brooklyn to Palestine. He is also the author of Poetic Injustice: Writings on Resistance and Palestine (RoR Publishing, 2011) and the editor of Poets For Palestine (Al Jisser Group, 2008). His political commentary has been featured by news outlets throughout the world. He has appeared in the Palestine Festival of Literature as well as Poetry International. He is a Lannan Residency Fellow and is on the advisory committee for the Palestinian Campaign for the Academic and Cultural Boycott of Israel.

You don’t want to miss this opportunity to experience Remi’s powerful poetry and commentary, as well as enjoy dinner, music, the company of friends, and the chance to improve the lives of children in need. Please join us!