Helping the people of Gambia is the mission of the GambiaHELP 10th Anniversary Celebration and Auction, scheduled for Saturday, November 7th, 2009, 6:00 pm—10:00 pm at the Women’s University Club, 1105 6th Ave Seattle, WA 98101. The event is designed to raise funds for the African country of Gambia. Attendees can enjoy a Gambian Dinner and a performance from Sankofa, a mellifluous, eclectic African American women’s vocal group. For more information on the 10th Anniversary Celebration, go tohttp://www.gambiahelp.org/auction-2009.html The GambiaHelp program will feature silent and live auctions and a chance to bid on a trip to Africa with GambiaHELP. Funds raised will be committed to sustainable projects, women’s group support, libraries, school supplies health & clinic Supplies, and bed nets for Malaria prevention. Cost is $90 per person. $75 early bird before October 20, 2009.
Please contact 206-523-6924, firstname.lastname@example.org “Ninety-Five percent of all donations go directly to our projects in The Gambia,” says the organization’s executive director, Shelby Tarutis. “There are so many children who need basic school supplies. If you have donations for the Silent or Live Auction they would be greatly appreciated. We also need extra volunteers to help with the auction.” Contact: Susan Moen at email@example.com.
GambiaHELP is a U.S. 501(c)(3) non-profit organization made up of dedicated individuals in Seattle. GambiaHELP provides books, computers, educational opportunities, seed money, and human resources to Gambian communities in need. The goal is not simply to provide a gift, but to assist Gambians in their efforts to build a sustainable economy and environment. In short, the organization “strives to help Gambians help themselves.”
For more information, Shelby Tarutis, Director—206-523-6924 or at firstname.lastname@example.org.