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Dessert for Syria

Building Community to Welcome Refugees to Madison

COST:  Sliding Scale $10 -$50  Held in HUB room

RSVP to: or call (608) 438-5240

Open door for Refugees invites you to Dessert for Syria to learn about the Syrian refugee situation and about the resettlement of refugees in the Madison area.  

Dr. Tarik Bakdash, a Syrian born pediatric neurologist, will share his recent mission to the Zaatari refugee camp in Jordan.  After his presentation, representatives from both Lutheran Social services and Jewish Social Services will discuss their current and anticipated refugee resettlement programs.

In honor of Ramadan, traditional desserts prepared by members of the Madison Muslim community will be served after sundown. A conversation about the crisis and possible ways to for our community to respond will close out the evening.

This event has been endorsed by a number of faith-based and civic organizations, the full listing will be posted at the event.