9 March. The Joel Nafuma Refugee Center (JNRC) at the American Episcopal Church of Rome, St Paul’s Within the Walls, is holding a West African fundraising dinner on 9 March, at 19.00.
The cultural fundraising dinner, the latest in a popular series, will include traditional cuisine from the West African countries of Liberia, Senegal and The Gambia. The menu includes regional specialties such as Jollof Rice, pepper soup (with or without fish fillet) with fufu, and lime chicken casserole, accompanied by salads and hot sauces.
Proceeds will go toward the operational costs of the JNRC which hosts regular fundraising dinners to highlight the culture and cuisine of the countries of its guests.
There will be a cash bar (soft drinks are included), and reservations are held on a first-come, first-served basis. To book email email@example.com with number of people going, including whether adult, student/pensioner or child, meat-eater or vegetarian.
The suggested donation for adults is €20, students/pensioners €15 and €10 for children. For those who cannot attend but would like to make a financial contribution, see website.
Located in the crypt of St Paul’s, the JNRC was founded in 1995 and welcomes more than 200 guests each weekday, from 08.30 to 14.00.
For more details see Facebook event page or JNRC website.
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West African fundraising dinner at JNRC
Via Napoli, 58, 00184 Roma RM, Italy