The Mercedarian Third Order and Lay Fraternity, and Our Lady of Lourdes Parish in the Overbrook section of Philadelphia, will present a special evening of “Christmas for the Holy Land” on Saturday, Dec. 1 from 6:30 p.m. – 10 p.m. at Ivy Hall (6331 Lancaster Avenue, Phila., Pa., 19151).

The event will raise funds to send a child to Catholic school in the Holy Land through Select to Give, a nonprofit organization that supports Christians in the Holy Land and throughout the Middle East.

The evening includes dinner, a DJ, a silent auction and a raffle for a trip to the Holy Land.

For more information, call 215-474-1669 or email