Students raise money for Afghani girls with music

The Barakat Club hosted an Acoustic Afternoon to raise money to put Afghani girls through high school.

Photos by Rachel Jones

The Barakat Club hosted an Acoustic Afternoon on Sunday, October 17th from 1-4pm at Masco Park. The school club raises money for the larger Barakat organization and is used to put Afghani girls through high school. The cost is five hundred dollars a year, and two thousand dollars for a full high school career. The group was very successful after their first fundraiser and was able to put one girl through high school. Bands and high school students performed the entire afternoon for the public. Entrance was free of charge, and the only profit was made through a raffle and donations. Many students, families, and locals attended, sitting in chairs and on blankets enjoying the performances.

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