Poets hold a fundraiser for Lansing’s Refugee Development Center

LANSING, Michigan (WLNS) – On September 26th, local poets are holding a fundraiser for the Lansing Refugee Development Center.

The Lansing Poetry Club of the University’s United Methodist Church on South Harrison Road will be hosting this event and says it will begin from 3:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.

The program includes musicians, poets, pianists, singers and a photo exhibition. The exhibition will be on display in the lobby of the church and is called “Refugee Lansing” and shows the refugees who have made Lansing their home.

Mariah Shafer, RDC Outreach Director, will also report on the current refugee situation.

The event is free, but they accept donations to the Refugee Development Center. Free parking is available behind the church.

There are COVID logs in place and they require vaccination cards (or a copy) and masks are required.

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