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Fast4Yemen! (Nat’l Day of Action)

April 9, 2020 @ 6:30 am - 8:00 pm

Fast from sunrise to sunset in solidarity with the people of Yemen. Together, we will abstain from food and water – or food only – to call attention to the millions of Yemenis facing starvation, thirst, disease, and political violence.

 

“An estimated 85,000 children under five may have died from extreme hunger or disease since the war in Yemen escalated”— Save the Children, 11/20/2018

Fast

Pledge to fast on this website https://www.fast4yemen.org/

Abstain from food and water (or just food) from sunrise to sunset in solidarity with the millions of Yemenis facing thirst and starvation.

Donate

“Share a meal” with a Yemeni by donating the equivalent of your fast-breaking meal to Save The Children, or another charitable organization working in Yemen.

Last year (April 11, 2019), hundreds of students, activists, and individuals fasted in solidarity. We received 656 online pledges to fast from 5 continents, 17 countries, and 39 U.S. states. These included: students at 97 universities (81 in U.S.), 31 high schools (23 in U.S.), and 2 middle schools. Donations exceeded $2,750 (over $1,425 for Save the Children and $1,368 for Doctors Without Borders).

Let’s bring awareness to Yemen’s cause. Let’s fast for Yemen.

 

Details

Date:
April 9, 2020
Time:
6:30 am - 8:00 pm