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Join RIF as we commemorate the fourth year of the Urban Farm Recovery Project and the accomplishments of all our AMAZING participants, past and present, as they embark on their new journey in the US!
Take in one of NYC's most breathtaking waterfront venues, with great views of the Manhattan skyline, all for the price of a reasonable donation.
Be entertained by ethnic music performed by Amir Alan Vahab who is one of New York’s most celebrated and distinguished vocalists of sufi and folk music. The virtuosos of Amir weave fiery instrumentals and songs of the Ancient land of the Middle East that include Persian, Turkish, Azeri and beyond.
You will also have DJ Gerald (with the support of DJ Marc Smooth of The Freedom Party NYC fame) who will spin great world music for a fun-filled evening with your family and loved ones. And how can we forget the talented opera singer, Tatiana Poletskaya, from Moscow, who will wow the crowd with her wonderful vocal range!
The evening will include a recognition of some of our BIGGEST supporters including COFFEED's Frank "Turtle" Raffaele!
Available for purchase are delicious panini sandwiches, burgers, salads, fries and beverages, including soft drinks, wine, coffee drinks, and local Astoria brew SingleCut!
Bring your family and friends, or make it a romantic evening with your sweetheart! Your participation will help support our participants' journeys to social and economic integration in the U.S.
Date: September 14, 2014 (Sunday)
Venue: LIC Landing at COFFEED, Hunters Point South Park, Long Island City, NY 11101 (Take the East River Ferry to LIC or the 7 Train to Vernon-Jackson)
So, what are you waiting for!? Get your tickets today!
When & Where
Refugee & Immigrant Fund (RIF)
The Refugee & Immigrant Fund (RIF) was established in 2007 to aid refugees and asylum seekers to the US in rebuilding their lives and starting anew in the United States. Since 2011, in collaboration with the Brooklyn Grange and other local partners, RIF's Urban Farm Recovery Project has utilized urban agriculture platforms as a means of healing trauma, developing job readiness skills, and gaining firsthand experience in New York's emerging green economy. Click here to read more....