Where: The Kennedy Community Center
34 West 134th Street
What: A Rapathon is an event similar to a Walk-A-Thon. A group of Rappers commit to rap non-stop for multiple hours (no cursing) for every minute that this is successfully done funds are being raised. Monies raised will be donated to the organization Harlem Mothers Save.
Harlem Mothers Save is a group of Mothers who have lost children to gun violence and are committed to makinga difference on their slain children’s behalf. The goal is to open a new office on 125th St. in NYC.
Gun violence is reaching alarming heights in our communities and we intend to be part of the cure.This unique event will focus on helping to stop the gun violence that has taken over our community. Emcees willrhyme about positive themes to draw attention and help prevent the violence challenging our streets.
There will be no fee for emcees to participate but pledges for time rapped are required. There will be a general admission fee for spectators which will help benefit Harlem MothersSave.
For more information pertaining to the End Gun Violence Rapathon, please contact Curtis Sherrod or Paul T. Christieat 212-234-7171 or firstname.lastname@example.org.