Source: The Daily Nexus – By Samhira Saquib
Dressed as zombies, over 200 volunteers gathered in Santa Barbara Courthouse Sunken Gardens to dance in a flash mob to Michael Jackson’s hit song “Thriller” on Saturday, raising funds for various charity efforts.
The event stood as part of a worldwide “Thrill the World” initiative, organized by World Dance for Humanity, a Santa Barbara-based non-profit organization that raises funds for grassroots projects in Rwanda. Under the previous title, World Dance, the globally-represented organization has hosted a series of flash mobs to raise funds for food and education in African countries such as Nepal, Uganda, Liberia and even Santa Barbara’s own Sarah House, which provides shelter and “end-of-life” care to low-income individuals. As of this spring, the group now assists 12 different community cooperatives in post-genocide Rwanda under the name, World Dance for Humanity.
Executive Director of World Dance for Humanity Janet Reineck…
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