Yida Photo Exhibit Showing At Redeemer Results

what the exhibit accomplished at its first public showing

Posted by OBS Team on May 10th, 2017

Last week, the Yida Photography Exhibit had its first public showing at Redeemer Presbyterian Church in Memphis, TN. Here are the results:

  • Estimated Attendees: 85
  • Raised: $510
  • Recurring Donors Recruited: 1
  • Fundraisers Recruited: 1
  • Beer Tasting Sponsors Pledged: 1
  • Beer Tickets Pledged To Purchase: 13
  • New Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram Follows: 78
  • Social Media Reach: 22,860
  • New Potential Exhibit Hosts: 2
  • Media Mentions: 2 (Commercial Appeal and Choose901)

Taking into account the amount raised at the showing and pledges made, the exhibit raised an estimated total of $2,085 in 4 days for our work in Sudan. This includes individuals who stated they would be purchasing tickets to our next event, sponsoring our next event, fundraising, or giving monthly.

We would like to thank the congregation at Redeemer for donating us their beautiful space for 4 days. Thank you! And a big thanks to the volunteers who helped us setup and breakdown the exhibit! Here's a few photos from the showing:

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The people of Sudan are overcoming two of the greatest challenges facing humanity today: war and genocide. Operation Broken Silence is working to accelerate their ability to generate lasting change through storytelling, education, advocacy, and emergency relief programs. Here are a few different ways you can join us:

1. See The Yida Photography Exhibit At Good People | Good Beer 2017. Our annual beer tasting event that supports our life-changing programs in Sudan is back for its 5th year! Earlybird tickets are $35 until June 15, 2017 then the price goes up to $45. Last year we sold out with a waiting list, so go ahead and get your tickets now! LEARN MORE »

2. Spread The Word About The Exhibit. The Yida Photography Exhibit is coming to the University of Memphis September 11-15. You can help us spread the word by joining the Facebook event page and using the Invite feature to let your friends and family know. JOIN AND INVITE HERE »

3. Join The Endure Campaign. If you aren't in the Memphis-area but still want to get involved, we encourage you to join the campaign supporting our school led by Nuba teachers in Yida Refugee Camp. LEARN MORE »

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