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    Spreading awareness for the children of Honduras through music

    The Queens College Students Helping Honduras chapter held a benefit concert at the Agora Café on March 14 to raise money for Honduran youth education. Students Helping Honduras is a non-governmental organization, whose goals are to reduce gang violence and poverty in Honduras through youth empowerment and education. The organization raises money for the cause through fundraising and volunteering.  This semester Students Helping Honduras is trying to raise $3,000 to help offset the costs of construction materials, employing workers and taxes to build an educational institution for children in Honduras.  “Our goal is to spread awareness about the conditions in Honduras,” Kevon Manners, a senior nutrition and exercise science major…

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    Students Helping Honduras brings help from Queens College

    Students Helping Honduras is a national non-profit organization with college and high school chapters across the U.S., including at Queens College. Philanthropist Shin Fujiyama founded the organization in 2006. Its goals are to end poverty and violence in Honduran village by providing an education for young children to succeed. Ryoma Abe, a QC alum, founded the QC chapter of SHH last semester. Kevon Manners, a senior majoring in nutrition and exercise science and vice president of SHH, said Abe is someone he knows as passionate. “Ryoma was just so inspired because he went to Honduras once before he came to QC and he met all of the children and helped…