First Annual Albuquerque Couch Crash!
Youth are invited to participate in two Couchsurfing events!On Friday, October 5 from 5:30-7:30pm at the Big Brothers Big Sisters Facility (2500 Louisiana Blvd NE, ste 200), there will be a poster-making session for the "free hugs" event the next morning at the Mass Ascension of hot air balloons at Balloon Fiesta Field.
On Sunday, October 7 from 10:30am - 12 noon at Roosevelt Park (Sycamore & Lead in Albuquerque), Couchsurfers and interested youth will be making hula hoops to keep! This event -- which will also include brunch and games -- will be sponsored by local businesses, and proceeds will raise money for PeacePal and Big Brothers Big Sisters of Albuquerque.
For more information, please visit: www.abqcouchcrash.com
Project PeacePal's student exchanges between New Mexico and Afghanistan were featured in the Albuquerque Journal's Living section on Sunday, July 22, 2012. Read the Journal article about our exciting programs in Afghanistan, including the start of a new school in Helmand Province, Afghanistan, by clicking:
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