Sue and James are leading the #RideForThem pack at SoulCycle on West 77th Street to help poor students and their mothers in Ethiopia! Please join us!
Saturday July 29th, 12:45pm registration for a 1:00pm start
350 Amsterdam Avenue
New York, NY 10023
The 235 students at Fresh and Green Academy in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia need your help to keep the school running. These kids would likely be on the streets unless they received 3 meals a day and a free education at the school. We also help empower their mothers by giving them a way to leave the streets behind through vocational training to make crafts and food.
Please buy a ride at our website for $100, (or $200 for a front row ride) and you will become a fundraiser getting friends, family and coworkers to sponsor you towards your $500 goal! You’ll be joining the fun and helping fight poverty and hunger all at the same time!
Over 50 players and volunteers helped us raise even more money than last year as the Eighth Annual Casino Event went down last night in New York City. Congratulations to the new champions of Poker and Blackjack who shared some amazing prizes while helping the children of Fresh and Green Academy in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia.
The roulette table was a big hit and the raffle for Red Hot Chili Peppers and Yankees vs. Red Sox tickets added a lot of excitement to a noisy but friendly night of gaming.
A big thanks to our hosts at Connolly’s Pub Klub 45 on West 45th Street and to our always professional dealers and croupiers.
We hope to keep expanding this night which benefits our efforts in Africa and will keep you posted on the date next September for another chance to win for a good cause!
We had a HUGE amount of help from our new and old friends in L.A. and the result was a resounding success! Not only were we entertained by our very polished dance couples and Marvin Glover’s Band, but we raised thousands of dollars in donations, raffles and the silent auction to help Fresh and Green Academy buy their school property in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia.
We were honored by the presence of Milica Kennedy Kastner, who flew in From London to accept the Emissary of Excellence Award for her work in championing human rights.
A special congratulations to our Dancing with the Stews Mirror Ball competition winners Jutem Lee and Ron Wild of San Diego and heartfelt thanks to the great efforts of Lam Nguyen, Merle Norman, Jeff White and Brian Nguyen to put together flawless routines and raise money for our cause at the same time!
We would also like to thank everyone for coming out to the spectacle, we hope you were lucky enough to win a prize, and we are glad you took the time to learn about and support our kids and their families at the Fresh and Green Academy.