Our team has received a lot of great questions regarding H.R. 1692, the Sudan Peace, Security, and Accountability Act. We’ve put together a summary of what this legislation is all about.
Saturday, November 9, 2014 was unforgettable. We hosted our first beer tasting fundraiser at the historic Arcade Restaurant in downtown Memphis and 40 of you joined us to celebrate our work. Jeremy Warner of the Memphis Men’s and Women’s Chorale hosted the evening and we raised over $1,500 in just two hours. We want to thank everyone who came and celebrated the evening with us.
In a new field update, “Land of the Hungry,” following a May 2013 End Nuba Genocide Coalition relief operation to one of these areas, Operation Broken Silence provides additional visual evidence that the Sudanese government’s violent crimes against civilian populations in South Kordofan and continued denial of humanitarian assistance in areas controlled by the SPLM-N has resulted in severe malnutrition and worsening food security that is nearing emergency levels.
Each year, the state of Tennessee and the Tennessee Higher Education Commission give the Harold Love Outstanding Community Service Award to five student and five faculty/staff recipients. The individuals selected to receive recognition represent the many dimensions of community service – volunteer work, public service, charitable service and leadership roles in community organizations.Our Executive Director was awarded with this recognition in Nashville, TN on April 25, 2013.
In-kind donations from businesses, families, and individuals help keep our operation costs lower so we can continue operating on our 90% model. We are forever grateful to those who have delighted us with such generosity. All of these items would be things we could not afford on our own and that we now can’t imagine living without.