Brooklyn Tabernacle Choir Raises $80K for Haiti Relief

by | Jan 27, 2010 | Charisma Archive

The Grammy-winning Brooklyn Tabernacle Choir raised $80,000 for Haiti earthquake relief efforts during a concert Sunday at the Brooklyn Tabernacle church in New York.

The donations will benefit two daily feeding programs the Brooklyn Tabernacle has supported in the Haitian cities of Port-au-Prince and Jacmel for several years.

The fundraiser followed a march Saturday across the Brooklyn Bridge, during which the 300-member choir sang and waved purple flags to proclaim that Christ reigns.

The purple flags represent royalty in the Bible, said choir
founder Carol Cymbala. “We want to present a symbol of hope to a hopeless
world,” she said.

The concert featured music from the choir’s latest CD, Declare
Your Name
.

On Monday, Feb. 1, the Trinity Broadcasting Network will donate revenue from ticket sales at its Holy Land Experience
theme park to Haitian relief efforts. The ministry’s charity,
Smile of a Child, has already donated $100,000 to
assist earthquake victims.

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