Private Screening & Silent Auction
Thursday, July 25, 2013 from 7:30 PM to 11:00 PM (PDT)
Palo Alto, CA
Harald and Andrea Batista, the Musk Foundation, ONEHOPE Wine, Campo 185, and Zion Project invite you and a guest to a private screening of Girl Rising, followed by a cocktail reception.
This award winning film, narrated by Liam Neeson, Meryl Streep, Anne Hathaway, and Salma Hayek, highlights the stories of 9 girls around the world in their courageous pursuit of education.
Theater doors open at 7:00 pm and the screening begins promptly at 7:30 pm. Please arrive early to get your seats.
Digital or printed ticket is required for admittance.
An intimate cocktail reception, fundraiser, and silent auction will follow at Campo185 Restaurant where attendees will enjoy complimentary wine, hors d'oeuvres, and live music by Gabi Holzwarth.
Join us for an inspiring and uplifting evening with speeches by the founder of Zion Project and special guest speaker, Matt Flannery, founder and CEO of Kiva, one of the world's most successful micro-lending programs.
100% of proceeds from this event will go towards the safety and education of girls rescued from sex trafficking in East Africa.
Help us reach our goal of raising $50,000! Donations of the following made prior to the event wlll be announced at the screening:
- Diamond- $10,000 or more (4 VIP tickets, honorary mention at event, name plaque in our Rescue Home)
- Platinum- $5,000 or more (2 VIP tickets, honorary mention at event, & 8x10 framed photo of girls)
- Gold- $1000 or more (2 VIP tickets, honorary mention at event, 5x7 framed photo)
- Silver- $500 or more (2 tickets, honorary mention at event)
"Educating a girl is the highest return investment in the developing world"
-Lawrence Summers, World Bank-
Sarita Hartz Hendricksen
Founder, Zion Project
Can I invite friends?
The cocktail reception is private invitation only. The film is an open event and we encourage you to invite friends. Simply go here.
Can't attend, but still want to donate?
Yes! Help us reach our goal of $50,000. Please give online: www.zionproject.org/give
Or send checks to:
16225 George St
Los Gatos, CA 95032
Are there ID requirements or an age limit to enter the event?
Not to the film, but must be over 21 to attend the Cocktail reception at Campo185
What is the dress code?
What are my transport/parking options getting to the event?
Street parking options are limited in Palo Alto. Please allow enough time to find parking.
Do I have to bring my printed ticket to the event?
Yes or scan from your smartphone.
What is the refund policy?
No refunds available, but any other person can attend the event in your place as long as they have your ticket.
When & Where
Zion Project, Sarita Hendricksen
Zion Project educates and empowers exploited women and girls around the world to break negative cycles and create positive change.
For questions email firstname.lastname@example.org
Matt Flannery, founder and CEO of Kiva, one of the world's most successful micro-lending programs, will be our guest speaker at the silent auction. Matt is Skoll Awardee and Ashoka Fellow and was selected to FORTUNE magazine's "Top 40 under 40" list in 2009. In 2011, Matt was chosen for the The Economist “No Boundaries” Innovation Award.
New amazing silent auction items have been donated including Spa packages worth over $650, Romantic hotel stays in Palo Alto worth $700, designer handbags, a resort stay at Corde Valle Golf Resort, and sold-out 49ers tickets. Tickets are selling out fast! Make sure to get yours!