First Annual Gala At The City Winery
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Contributing Location Writer: Mitchell Acks
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This was the first annual gala for Angels Of East Africa, held at the City Winery in New York on November 4th 2016.
Special guests in attendance included Sam Childers, founder of the AOEA, Actor Michael Shannon, Seth Mock, founder of M.A.M.A., Chairman Dr. David Bassiouni, and others, urging the audience for more help especially the plight of children in South Sudan and other areas.
The AOEA, Africa Of East Africa, relies on donation support without any governmental help. The funds raised benefits the projects for the Children’s Villages in South Sudan and Ethiopia, helping to provide clean water, food, shelter, education, infrastructure, counseling and/or rescue to the schools and over 350 orphans.
An auction was a special part of the Gala showcasing original artwork created by the orphans from the Children’s Village.
We were treated to a special music performance by Michael Shannon and his band indie rock band Corporal, along with Ray Rizzo and Rob Beitzel.
Angels of East Africa (AOEA), founded in 1998 by Machine Gun Preacher Sam Childers, has rescued over a thousand orphaned children from starvation, disease and enslavement by the brutal Lord’s Resistance Army. Today these children live in the Children’s Village, a secure compound and oasis of calm in the Southern Sudanese village of Nimule.
To learn more about Angels Of East Africa, visit www.machinegunpreacher.org
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