We invite you to join us in celebrating Colorado’s international development community, our connections to people, communities and organizations across the globe, and the partnerships that make them possible.
Freshwater Project International is hosting an upcoming event on September 30th at Golden High School from 3:00pm-5:00pm. Last year, they had 150 enthusiastic walkers and others who donated, sponsored and supported their efforts; there was beautiful fall weather, great live music, a wonderful location at Golden High School and more than $7000 raised to provide clean water, safe sanitation and hygiene education to 5 schools in rural Malawi.
Art & Soul is AfricAid’s premier annual gala – an evening to celebrate empowered young women who change their own lives and transform their communities. The evening features art and music along with silent and live auctions at The Posner Center for International Development in Denver. This will be our biggest celebration yet as we celebrate AfricAid’s continued growth to reach 2,000 girls in 2017.
The gallery experience will feature artwork from dozens of visual artists, as well as live musical performances by Tom Hagerman (of DeVotchKa) Ensemble, Bluebook, and DJ sets by Jonny DeStefano and Christy Thacker. The unique evening of art, music, food, drink and community will debut a collection of original artwork inspired by this year’s theme “Faces of US” – a look into the qualities embodied by the people of our country. A celebration of how they are as unique as they are universal.
Join Children’s Future at the Commons for a fun, casual cooking class to support education for marginalized children in Cambodia while learning how to make authentic Cambodian food. For $35, you’ll get to make your own three course Cambodian meal with beer and wine included. For the end of summer barbecue, we’ll be making egg rolls, Kreung Skewers and Banana Fritters. It’s a deal you can’t miss! And the best part? All of the proceeds from this hands on cooking class will support child rights and education for children in rural Cambodia.
The Palapa Society of Todos Santos, Mexico, a non-profit, invites you to attend our first stateside event, “Baja Under the Stars.” Join us for this memorable evening with Grammy Award-winning La Santa Cecilia. Located in the beautiful Denver Botanic Gardens, all ticket holders will also receive a FREE pass to the Gardens.
Celebrate the opening of the Starfish Impact School and 10 years of Starfish innovation and impact. The event will focus on the positive, lasting ripple effect that the young women of Starfish and each one of us can make in the world. It will feature locally sourced cuisine from All Love and Comal, an open bar, and stories of impact from Jeronima Sulugui, former Girl Pioneer and our current Kaqchikel educator at the Starfish Impact School. All proceeds will support the life changing work of our Girl Pioneers, educators, and staff.