Fundraising dinner for one of the participants on the Tahrir, the Canadian Boat to Gaza

Thursday, June 9, 2011 - 22:30 to Friday, June 10, 2011 - 00:30

Help Lyn Adamson a dedicated activist, mediator, conflict resolution trainer and Quaker, raise funds for her trip and bring medical and food supplies to Gaza, on the Canadian boat "The Tahrir" and end the blockade.

Mixed menu includes Middle Eastern Dinner, Vegetarian +: Cost - $25-$50,

Guest Speakers:

James Loney, Writer and Christian Peace Team participant,

Suzanne Weiss, Activist and Holocaust Survivor, and

Robert Massoud, Activist for Freedom in Palestine.

Musical Entertainment:

Maria Kasstan, Common Thread's Sing- A- Long Chorus and Kim Howell

Sale table with books on the conflict

Write a postcard to someone in Gaza and have it brought on the boat and delivered in person.

Please RSVP by: June 7th to Telephone: 416-596-7328, or email

Parking is available, Wheelchair accessible, and children are welcome.


Donations to help cover expenses of Lyn's participation in the Canada Boat to Gaza can be sent to: Lyn Adamson, 671A Vaughan Rd, Toronto M6E 2Y4 (non-receiptable)

Donations to the overall costs of the Canada Boat to Gaza can be made on line: All donations above costs will go to medical aid for Gazan civilians.


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