“Imagine No Malaria” Fundraiser Ham Dinner, Saturday, May 3 at Community Methodist Church

“Imagine No Malaria” Fundraiser Ham Dinner. “Every 60 seconds, malaria claims a life in Africa.” Every $10 dinner ticket saves a life! Saturday, May 3, 2014, Community United Methodist Church, 80 Main St., Cochituate Village, Wayland. Open seating is from 5:30 to 7:30 pm. for the Ham/Scalloped Potato Gratin dinner. Advance ticket purchase is $10 for adults and $6 for children ages 8 and younger. Tickets at the door are $12. Tickets may be purchased in advance by phoning the church office at 508-653-0577 or by stopping by on weekdays between the hours of 1:30 and 5:30 pm. All proceeds from the ticket sales will go toward the fight to eradicate malaria. The public is invited!

“Imagine No Malaria” is an extraordinary effort of the people of The United Methodist Church, putting our faith into action to end preventable deaths by malaria in Africa, especially the death of a child or mother. Through an integrated strategy including working side-by-side with local communities, the campaign supports sleeping net distributions, health clinic improvements, training for medical support in Africa, and boosting communication techniques to help local people change behavior patterns in order to prevent contracting the disease. If you cannot come for the dinner but would like to support this important life-saving campaign, contributions may be sent to Community United Methodist Church with “Imagine No Malaria” in the memo line.

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