(please view the event flyer)
When: March 11, 2014
Where: Capital Hilton Hotel
Time: 5:30pm - 9:00pm
Keynote Speaker: BET Chairman & Chief Executive Officer Debra Lee
Emcee: CNN Senior Political Correspondent and EW!DC Reading Mentor, Brianna Keillar
Special Guest Senator Tom Harkin (D-IA) will be presented with the Pioneer Award.
Join our salute to youth literacy and its enormous influence on our society’s future as we celebrate our children, mentors, community leaders and corporate partners through a remarkable evening of celebrity readings, award presentations and auctions. This annual fundraiser is a cornerstone in the financial framework that has made EW!DC the largest children’s literacy and mentoring program in the Washington Metropolitan Area.
To view some great pictures and to read about the 2013 Gala, click here.
Please join us in support of our efforts to reach out to underserved youth and transform their lives through the power of reading and the inspiration of caring mentors. Their future – our future – depends on our commitment to offer all children the tools necessary to fully and successfully participate in society.
Chapter I: Cocktail Reception & Silent Auction
Chapter II: Seated Dinner & Program
Chapter III: Dessert and Coffee & Live Auction
How You Can Help
You can make a difference by becoming a sponsor or purchasing tickets (just fill out the form), contributing items to our live and silent auctions, or by volunteering on the night of the event. Contact us to find out how you can help!
Roopa Purohit Anne Lee
Development & Communications Manager Foundation Development & Operations Manager
(202) 216-9467 ext. 204 (202) 216-9467 ext. 203