2018 Gala & Fundraising Events

2018 GoAbroad Foundation Gala

Join the GoAbroad Foundation for our First Annual Gala, Advocate for Africa. For our inaugural year, we will be showcasing our newest partners in East Africa, focusing on projects making an incredible impact on children and community development. Your ticket comes with our “Passport to Africa”, which you will use to collect stamps throughout the event. Completed passports will be entered into giveaway for one of our amazing door prizes, including:

➡️A 2 week volunteer abroad program from GVI
➡️An online TEFL certification course from International TEFL Academy
➡️A 1 week adventure travel program in Guatemala with Maximo Nivel
➡️An onsite TEFL certification course in Guatemala with Maximo Nivel

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We can’t wait for you to join us! Choose your tickets today:

  1. Early Bird Ticket—Join us for your journey through East Africa for just $30 per ticket if you purchase before October 15, 2018.
  2. Happy Hour Ticket—After October 15, tickets to the happy hour event will be $40 per ticket.
  3. VIP Ticket—Secure your VIP spot for an evening of advocating for  East Africa for just $75 per ticket. VIP Tickets gain access to our exclusive cocktail party event, a raffle for a volunteer trip abroad, and much more! There are a limited number of VIP tickets available, so be sure to purchase early!

 

Happy Hour Event: 3:00pm – 6:00pm

Enjoy beer, wine, finger foods, and the company of those who are passionate about supporting the GoAbroad Foundation. Presentations on our partner projects in Uganda, Kenya, and Rwanda will be on display, as well as a Silent Auction and Giveaway.

VIP Cocktail Party: 7:00pm – 10:00pm

Join us for this exclusive VIP cocktail party and enjoy hors d’oeuvres, cocktails and networking. Presentations on our partner projects in Uganda, Kenya, and Rwanda will be on display, as well as a Silent Auction and Giveaway.

 

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Can’t Make It? Here’s How You Can Help!

Make a Donation. Any amount counts! All funds will be distributed by the GoAbroad Foundation to our partners in East Africa.

 

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Your “Passport to Africa” & Our Partner Projects

Your Passport to Africa is your key to completing your journey through East Africa throughout the event. Our event volunteers and signs will guide you toward each location where you will collect a stamp. Each location represents the projects that the GoAbroad Foundation Gala will be supporting in East Africa. When you’ve collected all your stamps, your passport will be entered into our giveaway for one of our amazing door prizes, including:

➡️A 2 week volunteer abroad program from GVI
➡️An online TEFL certification course from International TEFL Academy
➡️A 1 week adventure travel program in Guatemala with Maximo Nivel
➡️An onsite TEFL certification course in Guatemala with Maximo Nivel

You will collect stamps for:

  1. Nairobi, Kenya: Journey to Nairobi and visit the Mathare slum. Meet the children whose lives are being changed for the better by Mathare Brilliant Academy—a small school making a big impact. [Learn about Mathare Brilliant Academy.]
  2. Mbarara, Uganda: Make the trek to Mbarara where you will experience the influential power of music. Hear the story of how the Living Music Foundation is using the transformative nature of music to change the lives of disadvantaged youth. [Learn about the Living Music Foundation.]
  3. Kigali, Rwanda: Venture to Kigali and learn about the orphaned children and disadvantaged families that receive support through the many projects organized by Hope for Tomorrow. [Learn about Hope for Tomorrow.]
  4. Mukono Town, Uganda: Explore Mukono Town and meet the students and educators of the Nalusse Success Primary School. Learn about their Hot Lunch Feeding Program and how The Real Uganda is improving access to nutrition and education. [Learn about The Real Uganda.]
  5. Kampala, Uganda: Discover Kampala and learn about how teachers are taking extra steps to ensure that they can help increase literacy rates among their students. See how Pangea’s training program is helping teachers and students grow. [Learn about Pangea Educational Development.]
  6. Immigration: Don’t forget to check in with the GoAbroad Foundation and get your first or final stamp on your journey through East Africa. Learn about why the GoAbroad Foundation has committed to our partners in East Africa and how we are making a difference.

You also have the opportunity to purchase additional giveaway entries at each location for more opportunities to win!

How to Earn Extra Giveaway Tickets:

  • Buy an item on the Giving Tree.
  • Make a bid on a Silent Auction item.
  • Purchase giveaway entries for $10 each.

When you’ve collected all your stamps, head to the Passport Control Station to submit your entries!

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