Uniting Hearts for a Brighter Future in Africa. In a dazzling display of generosity and unity, the AFRIKICKS Annual Fundraiser Gala, held on Wednesday, September 13th, 2023, in Los Angeles, proved to be a resounding success. This charitable event, hosted by the renowned non-profit organization AFRIKICKS, brought together global icons, celebrities, and philanthropists to celebrate the organization’s remarkable accomplishments and raise funds for their ongoing initiatives.
A Star-Studded Affair:
The gala was graced by none other than the international music sensation AKON, who served as the evening’s host. Joining him were esteemed special guests Serge Ibaka and Shabazz Lowe, emphasizing their commitment to making a lasting difference in Africa. The event was brought to life by the wit and charm of the Master of Ceremony, Michael Blackson, promising attendees an unforgettable evening.
Celebrating AFRIKICKS’ Achievements:
AFRIKICKS has consistently delivered on its mission to transform lives and communities in Africa and beyond. Their commitment to global outreach and social responsibility was evident as they proudly shared their accomplishments:
Footwear Donations: With an impressive track record of donating 235,000 pairs of shoes, AFRIKICKS has touched lives in regions spanning from Niger to Guinee Conakry. Their dedication extended to Los Angeles, where they provided footwear to the homeless population on Skid Row.
Education and Supplies: Over 1.3 million school supplies and toys have been donated to students in need, equipping them with the tools to pursue their dreams and attain a quality education.
Clean Water Initiatives: The construction of 12 water wells in two countries has granted millions access to clean and safe drinking water, addressing one of the most critical humanitarian challenges in these regions.
A Glimpse of the Future:
The AFRIKICKS Annual Fundraiser Gala offers a glimpse into a brighter future. With AKON, Serge Ibaka, Shabazz Lowe, and Michael Blackson leading the way, attendees were treated to an evening filled with impactful stories and dazzling performances. It was a shared vision of hope and progress that illuminated the event.
Contributing to a Transformative Cause:
This gala serves as a unique opportunity for individuals and corporations alike to make a lasting difference in the lives of countless African children and communities. Guests at the AFRIKICKS Annual Fundraiser Gala enjoyed an evening of networking, entertainment, and inspiration, all while contributing to the transformative cause championed by AFRIKICKS.
How to Get Involved:
For those inspired by this heartwarming event, there are several avenues for involvement:
Ticket Reservations: Secure your spot at future AFRIKICKS galas by visiting their website at www.afrikicks.org.
Sponsorship Opportunities: Explore partnership and sponsorship opportunities to showcase your commitment to creating positive change in Africa.
Direct Donations: Make a direct contribution to AFRIKICKS through their website and be a part of this incredible mission.
AFRIKICKS is a registered 501(c)(3) non-profit organization dedicated to empowering underprivileged communities in Africa through education and sustainable initiatives. Through strategic partnerships and fundraising efforts, AFRIKICKS aims to create lasting change and uplift the lives of African children and families, empowering them to break the cycle of poverty and build a brighter future.
The AFRIKICKS Annual Fundraiser Gala was not just an event; it was a celebration of hope and a testament to what can be achieved when hearts unite for a brighter future in Africa. The success of this gala promises even greater achievements in the journey toward positive change and empowerment.
Report by our Editor In Chief