Saturday, February 10, 2007

Darfur Benefit: you can make a big difference for women in Darfur and Chad

Please come to a benefit event to support Solar Cookers International, on Sunday February 25th 3pm 4834 Walton in West Philly. A few hours of fun, great food, and music on a Sunday afternoon might save the lives of many refugee women who risk their lives and security every day just to find wood to cook their daily rice. And please forward this email to your friends and listservers.

This event is sponsored by Four Worlds Bakery, Kol Tzedek, P'nai Or Philadelphia, and you.

Music: Scott Pryor will be performing for the event. Thank you Scott for giving your time and talent. Scott Pryor is a West-Philly singer-songwriter whose music explores timeless themes like faith, loss, love, labor, and community. Visit Scott online at

When/Where: Sunday Feb. 25 beginning at 3 and ending around 6pm. The event is currently planned to will be at 4834 Walton (near the intersection of 48th and Baltimore) in West Philly. But if it gets too big we will be moving it closeby. Check on the Four Worlds Bakery blog before you come for the latest update on location or you might find a sign on the front door.

RSVP: Please let us know you are coming by email to as soon as you are able to. We need to know how many people are coming.

Cost: There is no charge to attend; but we ask that you be present for, watch, and listen to a short program about what Solar Cookers International is doing in Dafur and Chad; and give what you can.

Food: A big Four Worlds Bakery bread spread will be waiting for you along with your favorite bread spreads. Other desserts, drinks, and snacks will be provided by you.

Program: We have a short 15 minute DVD to show you and we will talk for a few minutes about how big of an impact you can have for endangered women.

What to bring: Bring an open heart and one or all of the following:
(1) Your favorite bread spread (ie what do you like to eat with your bread?)
(2) Your favorite drink or tea you like with your bread (no alcohol please)
(3) Dessert foods or fruit

Things we need for the event: Please let me know by email at if you can help with the event by supplying the following:
(1) to borrow: A projector that can project a DVD (we need an operator as well)
(2) to borrow: a hot water urne for tea
(3) to borrow: folding chairs
(4) reusable plates, forks, cups
(5) small paper napkins

Volunteer opportunities: We need help on the day of the event starting at noon (for set up) and through cleanup (until 8pm) on Feb. 25. If you can be on duty for some of it, please let me know at with the times you are available. I will be putting a schedule together.


Michael (Challahman) Dolich
Four Worlds Bakery

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