Youth On Fire Goes All White
Youth on Fire Ministry is a group of youngsters from Anse La Raye who use their limited resources and their immense talents to inspire, encourage and enlighten persons from their own community in the first instance and Saint Lucia as a whole. Over the years, the group has been heavily involved in the creative arts mainly dance, music and a sort of nouveau cultural theatre. Most of the members are teenagers and young adults and the group has performed at various national events as well as at the last CARIFESTA. Youth on Fire Ministry has also hosted its own events including an all white gala cocktail. The first was held last year as part of the tenth anniversary celebrations and the group is preparing to host the event once again.
Youth on Fire Ministry’s 11th anniversary all white cocktail will be held on Sunday February 15 at the Anse La Raye Parish Hall from 7 pm. The STAR spoke to group member Kerstin Medard about the event. “Last year was the first time we had this event and seeing that it was successful we have decided to make it an annual affair and our signature event,” Medard said. “The aim of this event is to raise funds for two of our main projects - an education fund and ASAP which is our After School Assistance Programme,” she added.
According to Medard, some of the funds will go
Members of Youth on Fire Ministry seemed quite cheerful at last year’s all white affair!