Kenya native James Kinyanjui will host a benefit dinner Saturday at 6 p.m. in Matthews for the I Heard the Cry non-profit group.
The group is working to raise awareness of post election violence and suffering in Kenya, and will be celebrating the launch of its Web site, www.iheardthecry.com.
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Another group cofounder is Sheg Aranmolate, of Nashville, Tenn., who was a contestant in Oprah's “Big Give.”
The dinner is at Dino's Restaurant, 1031 Matthews-Mint Hill Road, Matthews, NC 28105. Aranmolate will be the keynote speaker. Tickets, which cost $20, and details are available online at www.iheardthecry.com.