Photos: NYC Fundraiser for Ethiopia Reads

Singer/Songwriter Rachel Brown performing at the NYC Fundraiser for Ethiopia Reads held at the Dwyer Cultural Center on Thursday, December 15th, 2011. (Photo: By Matt Andrea)

Tadias Magazine
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Updated: Thursday, December 22, 2011

New York (TADIAS) – Colorado-based non-profit organization, Ethiopia Reads, hosted its first fundraiser in New York on Thursday, December 15th. Ethiopia Reads focuses on projects to build libraries and encourage the culture of reading among children in Ethiopia.

The evening’s program at the Dwyer Cultural Center in Harlem included a special appearance by Ethiopian-American Singer/Songwriter Rachel Brown who performed at the event, as well as food, drinks, and raffles.

Below are a few images from the event.


Ethiopia Reads fundraiser, New York, Thursday, December 15th, 2011. (Photo by Hannah Newbery)


Ethiopia Reads fundraiser, New York, Thursday, December 15th, 2011. (Photo by Hannah Newbery)


Tigist Selam (right) hosted the NYC gathering on Thursday, December 15th, 2011. (Photo by Hannah Newbery)


Ethiopia Reads fundraiser, New York, Thursday, December 15th, 2011. (Photo by Matt Andrea)


Abate Sebsibe and Model Gelila Bekele at the Ethiopia Reads fundraiser, New York, Thursday, December 15th, 2011. (Photo by Matt Andrea)


Singer/Songwriter Rachel Brown performing at the NYC Fundraiser for Ethiopia Reads held at the Dwyer Cultural Center on Thursday, December 15th, 2011. (Photo: By Hannah Newbery)


Singer Rachel Brown (center) with her parents, Amsale Aberra and Neil Brown, at the NYC Fundraiser for Ethiopia Reads held at the Dwyer Cultural Center on Thursday, December 15th, 2011. (Photo by Matt Andrea)


Ethiopia Reads fundraiser, New York, Thursday, December 15th, 2011. (Photo by Matt Andrea)


Ethiopia Reads fundraiser, New York, Thursday, December 15th, 2011. (Photo by Matt Andrea)


A children’s book on sale at the Ethiopia Reads fundraiser in New York, Thursday, December 15th, 2011. (Photo by Hannah Newbery)


Thank you cards at Ethiopia Reads fundraiser in New York, Thursday, December 15th, 2011. (Photo by Hannah Newbery)

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