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You are invited to the Gems Uncovered “Love to Life” Gala Dinner on October 29th, 2016!
The evening will showcase what Gems Uncovered is doing to provide support and healing to victims of human trafficking. Not only will you experience hope through stories shared by some of the women who have graduated from our Diversion Program, but you will understand what it means to continue to bring awareness and financial support to fight this horrible crime against humanity.
Gems Uncovered has pioneered many frontiers over the last five years, starting in 2011 with the mission to bring hope to the women prostituting on the streets of Long Beach. In 2012 we were blessed to open a Drop In Center – the only one in Long Beach – to welcome girls to a safe place where they are listened too, loved on, and offered help through available services. Today, we have a successful Diversion Program called “Free 2 B Me” as well as Street Outreach Teams in Long Beach and Los Angeles.
Tickets are at a cost of $75 each. This includes a delicious meal, dessert, fair trade coffee, access to a silent auction, and a night of inspiring hope.
Place: 7th Street Church | 668 N. Obispo Ave., Long Beach, CA 90814
Time: 6PM- 9PM
For more information and to RSVP, click here.
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We are very pleased to announce that this year’s Joyful Feast will be held on October 18th at the Fairmont Hotel in Newport Beach! Please mark your calendars today and help spread the word by forwarding this e-mail to friends and family or and/or posting the Save-the-Date on Facebook! Invitations with ticket pricing information will follow soon. It’s going to be a wonderful evening and we hope you will join us!
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We are excited about keynote speaker, author of Passport through Darkness, Kimberly Smith joining us in the cause to prevent, rescue and restore victims of child trafficking. Please click on the invitation to bring you to the reservation page today! And thank you for continuing to fight with us to end child trafficking.
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Event Name: Women of Vision Orange County Faces of Change Dinner
Date: May 4, 2014
Location: The Island Hotel, Newport Beach
Cost: $160 pp
Contact for Reservations: Marie Forde at firstname.lastname@example.org
Women of Vision Orange County is pleased to announce this year’s Faces of Change Dinner featuring local San Clemente author Kim Yim and her co author Shayne Moore. The dinner and fundraiser will be held on Sunday, May 4th at the Island Hotel Newport Beach. Doors will open at 4 pm for a spectacular silent auction with dinner and speakers to follow.
“We are thrilled to have both authors of the book, Refuse to Do Nothing as our keynote speakers,” said Melissa Johnson, Orange County co-chair. “These young, dynamic women have a passion for abolishing modern day slavery.”
In Refuse to Do Nothing, “abolitionist Mamas” Shayne Moore http://www.shaynemore.com and Kimberly Yim email@example.com share their stories of coming to terms with the power available to them in their normal, everyday lives to illuminate the shadows where those who traffic in people hide. The women compel corporations to fight slavery in how their products are made, they motivate politicians to fight for human dignity and they mobilize friends and strangers to fight slavery here in California, throughout the nation and throughout the world.
Women of Vision (WOV), a voluntary ministry of World Vision, is committed to empowering impoverished women and children around the world including projects in Orange County. A number of our local projects include: Shalimar Learning Center an after school tutoring and activities program for at-risk children from elementary to high school; and A New Way of Life, provides shelter and help to rehabilitate women who have been released from prison, offering them a home and opportunities for training and self-sufficiency for their new lives; as well as international projects in Kenya, Democratic Republic of Congo, Jerusalem/West Bank, Mexico, Bolivia.
Orange County WOV was established almost 25 years ago and set the stage for the growth of today’s 40 chapters located around the country.
Our dinner event, including silent auction, is our primary fundraising event of the year. Reservations can be made by contacting Marie Forde at firstname.lastname@example.org . At $160 per person reservations are limited.
Women of Vision is a volunteer partnership of World Vision, an international Christian humanitarian organization that has served the poor throughout the world since 1950 through emergency relief and long-term commitment to community-based outreach and development. Tackling the root causes of poverty, World Vision provides assistance to the poorest of the poor in nearly 100 countries worldwide including the United States. To learn more about World Vision and Women of Vision Orange County, contact Jeanie Ralphs at 949 768-0207 or visit http://www.womenoforangecounty.org
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Two Wings Family Dinner
Wednesday, September 25th at 7:00 PM
8384 W. 3rd Street, West Hollywood, CA
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BRAVE is BEAUTIFUL Los Angeles Fundraiser
In support of the SOMALY MAM FOUNDATION
Please join an influential network of Angelenos from the world of film, fashion, entertainment, finance, technology and philanthropy industries for a common cause: supporting Somaly Mam and her team in the fight against sex trafficking.
Wednesday, October 9, 2013
811 Wilshire Boulevard
Los Angeles, CA 90017
The evening will include:
6pm-7pm Sponsored beer from Stone Temple Beer Co.
Passed Hors d’oeuvres
Live Apsara Performance by the Khmer Arts Academy
Live Musical Performance by LAURA MAM
Music by DJ ESKAE
Somaly Mam is Cambodian and a survivor of sex slavery. She doesn’t know her actual age or her real name – she spent many years in the horrors of Cambodian brothels.
But she escaped her captors, and since then has aided in the rescue of thousands of women and children. She founded an NGO that rescues, recovers and empowers victims of sex trafficking and serves as an advocate and the face of the cause worldwide.
Somaly Mam has been honored as one of TIME Magazine’s 100 Most Influential People; a Glamour Woman of the Year; a recipient of the CNN Hero Award, one of Fortune Magazine’s Most Powerful Women, recipient of the World Children’s Prize for the Rights of the Child as well as a Nobel Peace Prize nominee.
For more information about the Somaly Mam Foundation, please visit: www.somaly.org
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