Italy Loves DAR

June 15th, 2013 We partnered with the Rotaract Club Maniago-Spilimbergo in Italy. They held a fundraiser for The DAR Project at their weekly market in Spilimbergo this weekend. We had many volunteers who helped raise money for orphans in Tanzania. Thank you to everyone who came out to the market fundraiser! Through our joint efforts,…

Filmmakers in TZ

June 7th, 2013 California based filmmakers Nick Hoyle and Spencer Weiner will be traveling to Tanzania with us this summer to produce our documentary. We are so excited to have them join us. Check out their campaign here: http://igg.me/at/DARDoc/x/1684327 The team will consist of filmmaker Nick Hoyle and former Los Angeles Times Photojournalist Spencer Weiner….

Yoga for DAR

June 3, 2013 We are a proud sponsor of this amazing event put on by The Mental Health Association of Westchester, Inc.! If you are in the Westchester area, you should come out for Get On Your Mat on June 19th! To register for this awesome yoga workshop go to: http://mhawestchester.org/ We hope to see…

The DAR Learning Center

June 2, 2013 We present … the DAR Learning Center! We are excited to convert this space into a learning center for orphans this summer. Children will be able to come here to read books, use computers, access the internet (and the rest of the world!) and make new friends. We are looking forward to…

Silent Art Auction

May 21st, 2013 We raised enough money to send three more orphans in Tanzania to college in the upcoming school year. We featured seven artists including photographers, illustrators and songwriters at our DAR Art Benefit at the Liederkranz on the Upper East Side last Friday. Our guests took part in a silent auction and bid…

The Inaugural DAR 5K Sold Out

April 14th, 2013 What an amazing day! Thank you to the 350 runners and volunteers who came out to support our Inaugural DAR 5K at Onondaga Lake Parkway in Liverpool, New York! We had an incredible turnout and sold out our race in it’s first year. Through your support, we were able to raise funds…

We Are in the Syracuse New Times Today

April 10th, 2013 We are in the Syracuse New Times today! What an exciting day! Thank you Steve for a wonderful article. Read more about our Founder and President Colette Smith and what The DAR Project has done so far and what we plan to do this year. You can read the article online here:…

A Girl in Tanzania

April 5th, 2013 This morning, we received a letter from a girl in Tanzania who’s parents have passed away. She has been accepted into law school and aspires to be a judge focusing on women’s rights in her hometown. We have five students in Tanzania in college this year and want to help 20 more…

We Love the Lucidity Festival

March 23rd, 2013 We LOVE Lucidity Festivals! They have given us 4 tickets to their festival valued at $625. To be entered in our raffle to win 2 tickets to the festival located in Santa Barbara, CA from April 12th-14th, “like” our page The DAR Project and donate $20 at http://www.thedarproject.org/donate. We will be selecting…