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Family fun for a cause

Calgary Herald
August 4, 2008

FUNDRAISER - Calgary Families Fund Education for International Youth. HYTES is raising money to help students overseas.

The charity is called Helping Youth Through Educational Scholarships (HYTES). The charity has been operating for three years and so far has provided 250 scholarships in countries such as Uganda, Zambia and Guatemala.

The group is volunteer-run, and money for scholarships is raised through individual donations and fundraising events.

Brign your family to the Summer Fun Fundraiser, 1 to 4 p.m. on Sunday. It's at the South Calgary Community Hall, 3130 16th Street S.W. The cost is $8 per person, or $16 per family, in advance; it's $10 and $20 at the door. For information, go to www.hytes.org.

"One in five of the world's people lives on less than $1 a day."
- Jessica Williams