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THRIVE Supper Club:
An Evening in Afghanistan

February 19, 2023

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The Hashimi Family
Afghan Menu
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Wajiha, Shrikura and Sayed
Amy orienting volunteers
Afghan-style salad
Prepared beef for Kabuli Palau
Sheer Berenj (Rice pudding)
Pauline Spring (program director) welcoming the guests
Michael DiMonte welcomes guests
Volunteers ready fo serve!
Volunteers dish out soup
Jordyn and Nancy prepare salad
The buffet is ready!
Everything looks delicious!
A delicious Afghan meal!
Pauline introduces the Fahmis and Hashimis
Najim Fahmi gives a presentation on Afghan culture.
Guests listening to Najim Fahmi's presentation.
Guests enjoying the presentation.
St. Paul's youth in attendance.
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The Hashimi Family
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THRIVE Supper Club:
An Evening in Turkmenistan
September 2019

Our Turkmen hosts tell their story of coming to the United States in 2016.


Pauline Spring, Program Director of THRIVE, introduces our hosts to 60 guests (sold out!).

Our hosts earned nearly $1600 to help support their family and everyone came away with greater understanding of our new neighbors!


Supper Club guests getting to know their neighbors over a shared table of food and goodwill.

      THRIVE Supper Club:
  An Evening in Cameroon
            November 2019


.Roundtable at

LaRoche University

In March 2020, Pauline Spring (second from right) represented THRIVE at a panel entitled "Empowered Women Empower Women." The event took place at Kearns Spirituality Center on LaRoche University's campus. Representatives from a local gun control group and St. Paul United Methodist's Working for Justice group also shared about their work.


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