NEW YORK, USA -- Haiti: Je t’aime, a collaborative fundraising evening to benefit outstanding nonprofit organizations in Haiti, will take place on September 7, 2013, at the Ogilvy Theater in New York.
The United Nations Disaster Risk Reduction and Recovery Team and Michele Mitchell, director and producer of the award winning film “Haiti: Where Did The Money Go?”, will be honoured at the event.
The evening of philanthropic networking and entertainment features a VIP reception including a champagne toast and passed hors d’oeuvres in the rooftop bar/garden, live musical and dance performances, DJ, a silent auction and raffle drawings, live Skype video chat, film screenings, and much more.
Nonprofit organizations benefiting from Haiti: Je t’aime are Goals Haiti youth soccer, Haiti Communitere community outreach, Jakmel Ekspresyon arts center, Konbit Mizik community music facility and the benefit’s presenting organization, Kouraj LGBT rights advocacy, and Tree Of Life Orphanage, Inc.
“Haiti: Je t’aime is designed to broaden awareness of, and provide opportunities to get involved with, exceptional philanthropy in Haiti – in human rights, health, education, sports and the arts,” Nick Cannell, co-founder, Konbit Mizik, said.
Radio personality/artist/producer Evens Jean will introduce performances by artists including Wanito, Karizma, Julio Jean Haitian Mambo Band, DJ Bam and more.