RAIN Dance 2023

RAIN Dance 2023

May 25, 2023 5:00 pm

Join Rain for the Sahel and Sahara for RAIN Dance 2023 honoring longtime supporters & RAIN Champions Barbara (Board FY14-22) & Ivor Freeman.

Thursday, May 25th 2023 at Alnoba, Kensington NH

At RAIN Dance we gather together to acknowledge the power we have as a community to help people across Niger live healthier and happier lives. …

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In honor of Peace Corps week, February 26th to March 4th, we are excited to announce a unique opportunity to connect further with Niger:

K. L. Barron, RAIN supporter and Returned Peace Corps Volunteer who served in Niger,  has published her debut novel Thirst. Thirst offers an opportunity to engage in deep dialogue about Niger, …

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RAIN Dance 2022

Tickets Now on Sale for the 3rd annual RAIN Dance – fundraiser benefitting Rain for the Sahel and Sahara.

Portsmouth NH – Rain for the Sahel and Sahara (RAIN) announces the return of RAIN Dance, the organization’s largest annual fundraiser, to occur on Thursday, June 23rd, 2022, from 6 – 8:00 PM. Tickets are $150 per person (young professionals, …

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Give Back NH

Give Back NH Features RAIN

Recently the bi-weekly NH Public Radio segment that spotlights nonprofit organizations across the Granite State interviewed the RAIN team in Portsmouth. It was a great opportunity to talk about the need in Niger and why RAIN is working there:

“We’re really trying to intervene at a time when we can help work with communities to address what their own desires are for their future and help give them the infrastructure that they need… …

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Brian Remembrances

Brian “Barke” Nowak passed away in November. Brian was a former RAIN Director of Programs, devoted advocate of Niger, and a beloved friend. As a way to remember and honor him, we’d like to share a few words from some of the many people who were lucky enough to know him.

Brian “Barke” Nowak 1977 – 2021

Bess Palmisciano, …

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