Houston, TX, February 25, 2009 --(PR.com
)-- The Endeavor for Hope Foundation (“The EFHF”), a 501(c)(3) nonprofit charity, whose mission is to “provide access to education in rural Sub-Saharan Africa,” will host an invite-only VIP party on Friday, March 20th, 2009 (7 pm – 10 pm at Hotel Icon in Downtown Houston). This event will serve as a Pre-Party for DJ Pete Tong* and Deadmau5’s performances at Bar Rio.** The party will raise awareness about The EFHF as a nonprofit charity, as well as the need for support for basic education in rural Sub-Saharan Africa. 100% of all proceeds raised during this event will go towards the shipment of textbooks and teaching materials to primary and secondary schools in West Africa and towards the operating costs for The EFHF.
The event will mix culture, nightlife and electronic music while gathering a large international crowd that supports the cause of education in Africa. African-inspired music will be provided by three of Houston’s own top electronic DJ’s-- Amanda Robinson, Benzo and Esteban Torres. The event will also feature a live art painting by Micah the Artist, a Silent Auction and a live Igbo Tribe (Nigerian) Dance Performance. Hors d’oeuvres and cocktails will be served. A minimum door donation of $25 is required for invited guests.
The media is encouraged to participate in what promises to be a fun, charitable night to help raise awareness for rural Africa’s educational needs.
Event Sponsors/Participants: The Hotel Icon; The Ensemble Theatre; FIT Athletic Club of River Oaks; Chimamanda Adichie (Prize-winning & international bestselling author of “Half of a Yellow Sun” and “Purple Hibiscus”); 77002.com; Lot 8 Boutique; David Michael Salon; Beauty by Ashley McClintock; Lot 8 Salon; It’s All about You Boutique and many more.
Among the artists donating their time and work: Alvaro Daza; Henry Membreno; Tim Gonzalez; Micah the Artist; selected works from The Station Museum; The Go!Go!Gadgettes!; The Ugobueze Igbo Dance Troup; DJ Amanda Robinson; DJ Benzo; DJ Esteban Torres and many more.
For Sponsorship Opportunities, Media Information or to Make a Donation,
Please contact Ada Echetebu, Esq. at 001.832.443.7294 or visit www.EFHF.org.
*(BBC Radio 1 Host; Pure Pacha Resident 2003-2007 Ibiza, Spain; Current Host of “Wonderland” for Eden, Sant Antoni de Portamy, Ibiza, Spain; Ministry of Sound London; Producer of the “Essential” series of broadcasts and CD compilations; number one-ranked pod cast for “Tongcast” Pod cast)
** All attendees of the EFHF VIP party will be entitled to receive an exclusive price package for the Pete Tong/Deadmau5 show. The package will include $30 VIP tickets and access to a private area reserved for guests of The EFHF only.