Washington, DC, November 07, 2009 --(PR.com
)-- It’s that time of year again. The Zimbabwe Education Fund’s (ZEF) annual fundraiser event. This highly anticipated annual fundraiser will be held at the socially conscious and superb ChiCha Lounge (located at 1624 U St NW downtown Washington, DC) on November 19th 2009 at 7PM.
Each year ZEF hosts its charity fundraiser in Washington, DC to raise funds to address the education crisis in Zimbabwe. This annual event is meant to raise awareness about the power of education, the crippling effects of poverty, and the ground breaking work ZEF is doing in Zimbabwe.
Zimbabwe Education Fund’s 2009 annual fundraiser, SHAPING LIVES, will galvanize professionals in the fields of consulting, education, art, entertainment, philanthropy, and international development, from all over the DC, Virginia and Maryland area with the goal of raising funds for Zimbabwe’s Chimukopa Primary School. The event will include an artwork showcase from a local up-and-coming female African artist (www.jackielaryea.com), wine and dessert tasting, a silent auction and gift give-a-ways including all inclusive spa treatments, artwork, DVDs, and more.
Purchase your ticket Today. And enjoy an evening of food, wine, and art while taking part in a high-impact humanitarian effort. Tickets include admissions to the event, one complimentary drink and a raffle ticket. Please note ticket stubs are required for complimentary drink(s) and raffle participation. 100% of the proceeds from tickets will go directly to supporting education in Zimbabwe
Tickets are available online at http://auctionforactioncharitybash.eventbrite.com/
The Zimbabwe Education Fund (ZEF) is a 501C-3 non-profit organization dedicated to providing Zimbabwean orphans and underprivileged children the means to attain a quality education and acquire practical skills. ZEF's mission is to address the barriers orphans and underprivileged children have accessing education and to engender leadership. ZEF’s fundamental purpose is to empower sponsored students.
ZEF recently adopted an entire primary school, Chimukopa Primary School in Mutoko, Zimbabwe, and implemented a series of initiatives aimed at transforming the rural school into a premier primary school in the village of Chimukopa by focusing on leadership and empowerment training, resource and supply sourcing, and fundraising.
For more information please visit www.zimbabweeducationfund.com