Sabathani Hosts North Minneapolis Rising
Disaster Relief Benefit Concert for North Minneapolis Families
MINNEAPOLIS, MN (May 26, 2011) – Sabathani Community Center will hold host a benefit concert titled North Minneapolis Rising at 4 p.m. Sunday, June 12, in the Marion O. Snargrass Auditorium at Sabathani. Proceeds will be donated to the Minnesota Helps – North Minneapolis Recovery Fund that will support the humanitarian needs of the individuals and families in North Minneapolis impacted by the May 22 tornado.
The list of performers will include local vocalists and musical groups, choirs and dancers of all ages and genres.
Sabathani has secured financial commitments from a number of other local nonprofits who will be co-sponsors of the event along with Sabathani.
Sabathani feels a deep responsibility to maximize fund raising efforts for all of the North Minneapolis families affected by the recent tornado. Sabathani has already sent more than 6,000 lbs. of food and water as well as sheets, blankets and clothing to North Minneapolis for distribution to families in need.
Sabathani’s Family Resource Services welcomes northside residents who have been displaced by the tornado. The food shelf is accepting referrals from centers closer to the disaster area that have run out of food and have begun referring their participants to Sabathani.
Advance tickets $15 at Sabathani Community Center; 310 E. 38th Street, Suite 200; Minneapolis or $20 at the door. For more information, call 612-821-2399.