Thursday, January 14, 2010

If You Have Money...

If you have extra money to donate, then the organization ServeHAITI is a great organization to donate to, especially now, in light of the earthquake. According to, it "is a non-profit faith-based organization working together with the people of Grand-Bois, Haiti, to achieve a better quality of life." According to my friend, Elizabeth, whose father works for the organization,
"If you are looking for a way to donate money that will directly benefit Hatian relief workers and doctors with no administrative cut, and whose uses will be dictated by the Haitian folks who are on the ground, you can donate to ServeHaiti. They will be channeling all funds directly to surviving clinics and medics in Port-au-Prince and the surrounding areas.

Another worthy cause, Partnership Against Domestic Violence (PADV), is hosting a celebration that marks its 35th anniversary, at its annual Hearts with Hope (HWH) gala. The gala will highlight PADV’s achievements in eliminating domestic violence in metro Atlanta. HWH is PADV’s signature fundraiser and stewardship event that raises more than half of its general operating budget annually. The gala will feature a gourmet dinner, drinks, live and silent auctions and entertainment.

Avon Products Inc. will be honored with the Hope Award in recognition of its long-term commitment to improving the lives of women.

When: Saturday, February 20, 2010, 6:30 p.m. to 11:00 p.m.

Where: InterContinental Hotel Buckhead, 3315 Peachtree Road

Attire: Black-tie optional

Ticket Price: Per person: $250 (Sponsorships are also available)

HWH Host Committee Co-Chairs: Susie Trotochaud, community volunteer, and her husband Scott Dorfman, founder and CEO of Innotrac.

To learn more about this event or to get involved with PADV, call 404.870.9616.

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