The Freedom Bus - Community Theatre

 
$19,363
$30,637
Raised
Remaining
Feb 11, 2014

Welcome onboard The Freedom Bus 2014! Be our Valentine!

The Freedom Bus crew in action!
The Freedom Bus crew in action!

As-salam wa alaykum and hello from beautiful Jenin!

I hope this finds you well and the new year is still living up to all its promises!

It's an exciting time to be a supporter of the Freedom Bus: in little over one month, on the 17th of March, people from around the world and across occupied Palestine are setting out on what will be a historic Freedom Ride in the Jordan Valley and South Hebron Hills. The March Freedom Ride will include interactive cultural events, workshops and guided walks. In communities subjected to home demolitions and settler violence, we will also engage in reconstruction work and protective presence activity.

The central feature of the March Freedom Ride remains the use of Playback Theatre. A troupe of Palestinian actors and musicians will invite stories from the audience and transform each account into a piece of improvised theatre.  

 

See photos and read statements from previous FreedomRide participants here.

 

The Freedom Bus is still taking participants - if you are interested you can register here or alternatively contact our co-ordinator Mashhor Affaneh (mashhor@thefreedomtheatre.org) for further information. Trust us, you don't want to miss this ride!

If you are unable to attend in person but wish to boost your support for the Freedom Bus - just in time for Valentine's Day, on the 12th of February, GlobalGiving will double the love that is sent to us and match donations received on the date!

Valentine's Day would be even more filled with love by a donation in the name of that special someone, or why not your favorite human rights hero. Those Valentine's chocolates will taste even sweeter and those flowers smell even better when presented along with a GlobalGiving gift card for the Freedom Bus!

Spread the word - all love shared through a donation multiplies like light shining through facettes of a diamond - it will reach so many people in so many different ways!

For more details and updates throughout the upcoming Freedom Ride, check out The Freedom Bus Facebook profile or follow us on Twitter: #FreedomBusPal.

 

Thank you again for your support, it enables us to make a real difference. We hope to welcome you aboard the Freedom Bus this March!

 

Best wishes and a love-filled Valentine's Day to you!

 

The Freedom Theatre Team
Through the barricades... in Nablus
Through the barricades... in Nablus
"A deeply moving and eye-opening experience..."
"A deeply moving and eye-opening experience..."

Links:

Comments:

About Project Reports

Project Reports on GlobalGiving are posted directly to globalgiving.org by Project Leaders as they are completed, generally every 3-4 months. To protect the integrity of these documents, GlobalGiving does not alter them; therefore you may find some language or formatting issues.

If you donate to this project or have donated to this project, you will get an e-mail when this project posts a report. You can also subscribe for reports via e-mail without donating or by subscribing to this project's RSS feed.

donate now:

An anonymous donor is matching all new monthly recurring donations. Terms and conditions apply.
Make a monthly recurring donation on your credit card. You can cancel at any time.
Make a donation in honor or memory of:
What kind of card would you like to send?
How much would you like to donate?
  • $20
    give
  • $50
    give
  • $100
    give
  • $150
    give
  • $300
    give
  • $2,000
    give
  • $20
    each month
    give
  • $50
    each month
    give
  • $100
    each month
    give
  • $150
    each month
    give
  • $300
    each month
    give
  • $2,000
    each month
    give
  • $
    give
gift Make this donation a gift, in honor of, or in memory of someone?

Project Leader

Jonatan Stanczak

Jenin, Occupied Palestine Palestine

Where is this project located?

Map of The Freedom Bus - Community Theatre