Rubicon Farm in West End is hosting a special concert to raise money for Haiti Help and Hope on September 9 to help make a difference to the lost and broken in Haiti.

The Sand Band, who describes themselves as a local band who performs ‘Carolina Beach music with a whole lotta soul’,  will perform to the delight of everyone’s ear. This family friendly benefit is from 4 – 7 p.m., and there will be food and drink available for purchase.

Haiti Help and Hope is a nonprofit organization founded in 2016 by a group of individuals in Moore County. The goal of the organization is to support the mission work of Pastor Dortul Sidor in Montrouis, Haiti. 

Pastor Sidor has established five churches and a school , Lahai Roi. His mission is to share the Gospel, feed the children, and provide an education for the children. Adult English classes are also taught.

Members of Haiti Help and Hope visit and work with Pastor Sidor each year. One hundred percent of all monies donated are sent to help Pastor Sidor bring hope, healing, and the gospel of Jesus Christ to a people that have endured the effects of poverty on a scale rarely seen in the world today.

According to Haiti Help and Hope, Haiti is ranked number #1 of the 10 poorest countries in the world with 77 percent of their population living in extreme poverty.  

World Bank notes that more than half of Haiti’s population still lives on less than $1 a day while 80 percent of the county lives on less than $2 a day.

For folks who want to have an afternoon of food, music, and fellowship while supporting Haitian school children may purchase tickets at First Bank in Pinecrest Plaza,  Kalawi/Ben’s Ice Cream, Highlander Farm, or may call Sylvia Pusser at 910-639-7733 or Nancy Howle  at 910-947-2306.  

Advance tickets are $20 and gate tickets are $25. Children 12 and under are free.  Rubicon Farm is located at 564 Rubicon Road. Rain date is September 30.

All donations to Haiti Help and Hope are appreciated and go directly to Pastor Sidor and his mission projects. Donations may be sent to Haiti Help and Hope , c/o Nancy Howle, 151 Howle Rd. West End, NC 27376.

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