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Elias Fund

After the song "Elias" was written by Chad Urmston about his experience living and teaching in Zimbabwe, the nonprofit organization the Elias Fund was formed. The Elias Fund looks to provide hope and opportunity to Zimbabwean youth through community development and education while empowering the American youth culture to embrace their global role and make it an active one.

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Elias Fund - Overview - History
... In 1994, Elias Sithole, a gardener in Zimbabwe, met American songwriter Chad Urmston ... Elias shared his dream of one day helping his three sons with a university education ... brothers Eric and Scott Byington were approached to fundraise for a small initiative to sponsor Elias’ sons’ education ...

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