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You’re invited

Dear Friend,

Join us September 21 for a supper of laughs and dancing to celebrate something totally amazing we can all feel great about.

And contribute to saving a young person’s life.

You can read all about the past two years of nail-biting prayers & gritty work on this blog, in posts since December 2010, when the project began.

The short story is that this Thursday, Assefa Hailu Baraki, an Ethiopian lad of 22, and his younger brother, Robel — from a poor farming family of twelve in the war-torn Irob region — are landing in Washington, D.C. to undergo a life-sustaining kidney transplant at Georgetown University Hospital.

(Did I mention that the hospital is donating the surgery & in-patient care, all of it? And a kidney specialist has donated his care for them, for the rest of their lives? That a clinic is donating the weeks of pre-op dialysis? And that drug suppliers are providing expensive post-op medications also gratis?)

The charity that arranged this for these brave brothers & The Baraki Family is right here, close to home: NCCL. And we’re inviting you to be a part of the life-saving operation, at …

A night of home-spun comedy, with dinner & dancing

Paul & Rosimar Lloyd’s Home
4212 Ammon Way
Whitehall, PA 18052

Friday evening, 21 September – 6:00 to 10:00 (supper 6:00 – 7:30)

Requested minimum donation, $25/person $50/couple Gifts are tax-deductible.

Submit it securely online, or by check to NCCL – 621 Jordan Circle, Whitehall PA 18052. (Mark it, “project Looking East”.)

Or throw it in the hat at the event.

RSVP — seating limited to first 50! We need the head-count by September 12.

Can’t make it? Donate online.

Questions? Ask Patrick Elms, NCCL’s Coordinator of International Missions 703/282-7331,

National Coalition of Clergy & Laity
621 Jordan Circle
Whitehall, PA 18052

610/435-2634   coalition@fast.net



“Pray, hope, and don’t worry.” St. Padre Pio

A copy of the official registration and financial information of the National Coalition of Clergy and Laity may be obtained from the Pennsylvania Department of State by calling toll free, within Pennsylvania, 1-800-732-0999. Registration does not imply endorsement.


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