arise: stand up against domestic violence

Got word of this charity event, ARISE: Stand Up Against Domestic Violence, happening this weekend at Columbia University. Kappa phi Lambda, an Asian-interest sorority, is trying to spread awareness about domestic violence, an issue that's too often swept under the rug in minority communities. The even will feature dinner, a raffle, performances and more. Some details:
ARISE: Standing Up Against Domestic Violence

The Sisters of Kappa Phi Lambda invite you to join them on October 24, 2009 at our annual benefit show - ARISE: Standing Up Against Domestic Violence. Buy your ticket now to enjoy a night of Columbia talent and performances while supporting victims of domestic violence. All ticket sales will be donated to Becky's Fund, a non-profit organization devoted to ending domestic violence through support and education. In addition to providing resources to local domestic violence organizations that serve battered women in marginalized and immigrant communities, Becky's Fund also implements a variety of national direct-help and awareness programs.

Roone Arledge Auditorium, October 24 2009
Dinner starts at 7PM
Performances start at 8PM
Tickets: $10 for both CUID and non-CUID
*For non-CUID tickets, please rsvp at columbakpl.ARISE@gmail.com*

Tickets include dinner, 2 raffle tickets, and free entry to our afterparty!

Raffles include gift certificates from Havana Central, The Heights, and Jade Spa!

This year's show will feature performers such as

Alice Hu || Onyx || CU Raas || Latinas Promoviendo Comunidad/ Lambda Pi Chi Sorority, Inc || and many more!

Special guest performances by:

FR3SH, featured on America's Best Dance Crew

Buy your tickets here! https://www.ovationtix.com/trs/pe/7594375 or at the Tic Booth in Lerner!
Check out the facebook event! http://bit.ly/kplARISE
Read more on Becky's Fund! www.beckysfund.org

*We all have the right to live without fear of violence and abuse*
Only one quarter of all physical assaults perpetuated against females by intimate partners are reported to the police. For more information about the event, visit the Facebook event page here. But your tickets here. And to learn more about Becky's Fund (as in Becky Lee, second runner-up on Survivor: Cook Islands), go here.

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