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First United Methodist Church of Coppell will be hosting a benefit coffee house concert the evening of April 28th for Imagine No Malaria, a nonprofit organization whose purpose is to eliminate death and suffering from malaria in Africa by 2015.

Emily Elbert, a Coppell High School graduate, will be returning to perform her music for the concert. Since leaving Coppell, Elbert has graduated from Berklee College of Music in Boston and toured extensively, performing over 450 shows worldwide. Some awards she has collected are the Timberland Community Artist of the Month 2012; Glamour Magazine’s Top 10 College Women in 2010; Best New Artist of the Year, WUMB Boston, 2008; and Dallas Morning News’ Local Rookie of the Year in 2008.

Donations will be accepted to benefit Imagine No Malaria, which is a global effort by The United Methodist Church. The goal of Imagine No Malaria is to eliminate malaria in Africa through prevention, education, communication and treatment. Coffee will be served with donations requested. The concert will take place April 28th at 7:00pm in the rotunda of First United Methodist Church of Coppell. For more information, visit