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Vassar Haiti Project’s 6th annual Art and Soul gala to honor Dr. Paul Farmer, co-founder of Partners in Health on March 1, 2018

The Vassar Haiti Project’s (VHP) sixth annual Art and Soul reception and fundraiser will be held on Thursday, March 1, 4:00 pm, at the Vassar College Alumnae House.  This year’s honoree is renowned physician, anthropologist, and humanitarian Paul Farmer, MD, PhD, who will be speaking between 5:00-5:45 pm and will be receiving an award from the Vassar Haiti Project. Event proceeds fund the staffing, supply, and operation of a medical center in northwest Haiti that serves thousands of families from over 40 villages.

Art and Soul will feature vibrant Haitian art, live entertainment from Vassar student musicians, and cuisine from Poughkeepsie restaurant, Twisted Soul.

Tickets are $75 each and may be purchased online at All art purchases are tax deductible. For more information on ticket prices and availability please contact or call (845)797-2123.

This event is sponsored by Vassar Haiti Project.

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Posted by Office of Communications Thursday, March 1, 2018