Presented by: The Lancaster Community Foundation and Church World Service A Concert for Refugees
A Concert for Refugees in Lancaster
January 29, 2017 · 7:00pm
Donations: Pay what you can – Suggested Minimum $10 Suggested Max $1,000,000
A Concert for Refugees
The Lancaster Community Foundation and Church World Service are proud to present our refugee concert at Tellus360 on Sunday, the 29th of January.
This concert is brought to you in Partnership with Music For Everyone, Hagelgans and Veronis Law Firm, Jim Hagelgans, Walz Group, Atlee Hall and all the beautiful musicians who stand with their neighbors and all the beautiful people of Lancaster who believe we are all equal and that we are way better off together.
3:00 – 4:00 A history of Refugee’s in Lancaster County – Lancaster History Org.
4:00 – 5:00 A call to action – Church World Service
5:00 – 7:00 Front stage music
7:00 till ??? Music and peaceful affirmation of the wonderful city we live in and the beautiful people that we live with.
Pay what you can – Suggested Minimum $10 Suggested Max $1,000,000
100% of proceeds go to Church World Service and their beautiful dream of offering a hand to those who need it.
Everyone Who Enters Is Equal!!!!!
There’s a sign you’ll see hanging in Tellus360 that says “All Who Enter These Doors Are Equal,” and we truly mean that. No matter who you are, you are welcome at Tellus. And we’d like to think those words also apply to Lancaster County, and the entire country. If you come across our borders, whether by plane, train, automobile, boat, or on foot, we want America to be a place that welcomes everyone with open arms. We love that Lancaster is such a warm and welcoming place for refugees from so many different parts of the world.
This was an awareness event, to show our support for, and solidarity with, those refugees who are coming into our area and relocating to Lancaster to start anew. These folks have been forced from their homes, and perhaps their families and livelihood, and need a place to go. For them, Lancaster is that place, and we welcome them.
Here is a video shot by the folks from JCool Audio and Video, who documented the entire event, as dozens of musicians and others came together for the cause, with music as their vehicle. Thanks to all who partnered with us, and thanks to all who came out!