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Iraqi Food Cart Fundraiser
Saturday, March 10, 2012 - 6:00pm to Saturday, March 10, 2012 - 8:00pm

IRAQI FOOD CART FUNDRAISER, March 10

 

WHAT: A culinary showcase featuring the distinct style and cuisine of Iraq. Sample a wide variety of dishes, meet the chefs, and help them as they embark on becoming food vendors in Portland.

 

The event will help raise funds for the area’s only Iraqi food cart, a microenterprise project and cultural exchange, creating jobs and opportunities for recent Iraqi refugees.

 

Between 1,500 and 2,000 Iraqi refugees have resettled in the Portland-Salem area since 2009.

 

WHEN: Saturday, March 10, 6-8 p.m.

 

WHERE: Center for Intercultural Organizing, 700 N. Killingsworth St., Portland, OR

 

COST: $10 for one ticket, $15 for two tickets

 

MORE: Sponsored by Better Life—USA (www.betterlife-usa.org) and The Iraqi Society of Oregon, with volunteer assistance from Arabic language and business students at Portland State University, led by Nicole Crites, and faculty member Yasmeen Hanoosh.

 

EVENT LISTING: https://www.facebook.com/events/362941053727832/

 

CONTACT: info@betterlife-usa.org or 503-317-1216