Nazareth Hosts Fundraiser for Mary’s Place, Refugee Outreach on April 21

Published April 14, 2017

Nazareth College will host No one is Alone, an evening of music and song to benefit Mary’s Place Refugee Outreach Center in Rochester. The event will take place on Friday, April 21,  from 7 - 9 p.m. at the York Wellness and Rehabilitation Institute. Nazareth College is located at 4245 East Avenue, Rochester, N.Y., 14618. Tickets will be sold at the door, $20 for adults, $5 for students, and free for children under five years old. This event is open to the public.

The evening will feature WXXI’s Brenda Tremblay, performances by nationally acclaimed opera singer Jessica Best, soprano Christina Lynch, flutist Kim Best, and Nazareth student-singer-songwriter Collin Zweigle. There will be henna tattoos, dessert and a silent auction. All proceeds for the event will go to Mary’s Place Refugee Outreach Center.

Mary’s Place is a non-profit refugee outreach center that serves refugee families living in the City of Rochester. The center provides various relief and programs to refugees including food and clothing distribution, English language classes, job skill classes, and casework services. All services are provided free of charge, and are provided by an extensive group of volunteers and interns that assist in day to day operations.

Nazareth College’s academic strengths cross an unusually broad spectrum of 60 majors, including education, health and human services, management, the fine arts, music, theater, math and science, foreign languages, and the liberal arts. The coeducational, religiously independent, classic campus in a charming suburb of Rochester, N.Y., challenges and supports 2,200 undergrads and 700 graduate students. Nazareth is recognized nationally for its Fulbright global student scholars and commitment to civic engagement. Rigorous programs, an uncommon arts and sciences core, experiential learning, career skills, and a global focus prepare graduates for not just one job, but for their life’s work.