Join the RPVC-led 501(c)(3) Global Education Ambassadors (GEA) for its second major fundraising event at DC-famous pub, The Saloon on U Street, in partnership with the Kamal Foundation! RSVP via Facebook and/or Eventbrite today!
From 3pm to 6pm, we will feature the Saloon's famous food and drinks (with a percent of all sales going to the project) alongside family friendly entertainment, including a kids’ corner, raffle, silent auction, themed entertainment, artwork, and lots of fun! Be sure to arrive before 5pm so not to miss all the fun!
After 6pm, feel free to stick around as the lights go out and the disco ball comes on! Patrons will be encouraged to dance for the cause to a live DJ.
Cost of entry for the event is a $10 donation to GEA, paid at the event or via Eventbrite, with attendees being welcome to donate more at any time. Donations can be made in-person at the event or through GEA's website (https://geambassadors.org/).
THE PROJECT: With the support of local leadership, GEA’s current objective is to assist the small, underserved community of El Camarón in Guatemala complete the construction of their local secondary school, where 105 students are currently studying.
FUNDRAISING GOAL: After our fundraiser this spring, we were able to lay the groundwork on this project and get construction rolling! Now, our goal is to raise $20,000 at this event to purchase all the materials needed to finish the construction of two additional classrooms and equip them with computers and supplies. This project will improve the quality of secondary education in El Camarón by ensuring students have a learning environment that is conducive to their needs.
*Global Education Ambassadors (GEA) is an incorporated 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization dedicated to improving education in the communities that need it most. Our mission is to promote equity by assisting underserved communities acquire the resources and infrastructure they need to help children receive a quality education, breaking the cycle of poverty and building a solid foundation for a promising future.*