All in White Party for GO Campaign

All in White Party for GO Campaign

Date: Sunday, April 2nd 2017

Time: 5pm to 10pm

Address: Héritage Rooftop, Beverly Hills 467 North  Canon Dr.

Ticket Price: $280.00

Dress Code: White

THE EVENT

Experience top wines and great food while listening to the beautiful and talented DJ Katrina with an exclusive view of Beverly Hills from Héritage’s Rooftop. Come dressed in white and help us provide basic needs, finance school fees and pay the rent so that orphans of Nairobi, Kenya can continue to have a safe place to live. Enjoy gourmet food created by the Food Network TV Show Winner, Chef Claudine Marshall, paired with the prestigious Champagne Taittinger and other fine organic wines specially selected by renowned French wine expert Jordane Andrieu. Bid on exciting and luxurious silent auction items such as fine jewelry, beauty treatments, fine art, and wine. Discover how GO Campaign partners with pioneering Local Heroes around the world to transform communities.

THE OPPORTUNITY

Gatanga Furaha Children’s Center (GFCC) addresses the needs of orphans living in the Gatanga District of Nairobi, Kenya. Many of the 22 orphans who call GFCC home witnessed their parents die of AIDS and have suffered the hardships of severe poverty. For the last 3 years, GO Campaign has partnered with GFCC to provide these orphans with a loving environment, improved diet, clothing, access to health care, and an education. As a result of this support, children at GFCC are thriving! Two of the older children earned such high marks on their national exams that they were accepted with full scholarships to the best schools in the district. Funding from GO Campaign has made a significant impact in the lives of these children, and while sustainable solutions are explored, continued support is critical to ensuring that all the children have the tools they need to excel in school and in life.

THE PLAN

Our grant will provide:

  • Providing basic needs such as food and clothing for the 22 orphans
  • Financing school fees, mandatory uniforms, supplies, and tutoring
  • Paying the rent to prevent eviction of the children and staff at GFCC

THE REASON

As a result of the AIDS epidemic, over 43% of Kenya’s population is under the age of 15. There are over one million orphans, and the number is growing at an alarming rate. Human Rights Watch Group estimates that there are up to 600,000 street children in Kenya, most of them orphaned by AIDS. Without assistance, these children have no access to adequate nutrition, health care, and an education. The government is unable to meet this growing need and many children are forced to beg, scavenge for food, or participate in criminal activities or prostitution in order to survive. Through our collaboration, the GO Community can help GFCC address the needs of orphans in Gatanga, ensuring that they have everything they need to break the cycle of poverty and not return to a life on the streets.

ABOUT THE VENUE

Héritage wine bar is one of the most exclusive and refine venue in the Golden Triangle of Beverly Hills. While in Beverly Hills, you can drink and eat as though you are in France. Wine-maker Jordane Andrieu, the owner of a biodynamic wine estate near Meursault in Burgundy, enlisted Mariage Frères, a refined, exclusive and quality Tea House in Paris since 1854, and his childhood friend, Apollonia Poilâne, from the famed Poilane Bakery in St Germain-des-Prés in Paris, to add a little more of France into Héritage’s in store experience. Poilâne sourdough country loaf and Mariage Frères’ teas are a staple in French gastronomy that has been enjoyed in France for centuries and is now available in Southern California, exclusively through Héritage. Héritage’s rooftop has the most amazing and exclusive view of Beverly Hills with a ferric atmosphere.

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