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  • REACH for Nepal Foundation – Fundraising Gala Dinner

    31
    Aug 2017
    Thursday
    - 6 PM -

    REACH for Nepal Foundation (RFN) will be hosting its first major fundraising dinner event on 31 Aug 2017, at Albert Hall, Canberra.

    RFN has been established to provide practical and financial assistance to rural Nepalese communities primarily affected by the earthquake in 2015.

    RFN works to improve the lives of Nepalese people through initiating and supporting programs that assist earthquake-affected communities to rebuild schools and libraries, provide educational scholarships, foster sustainability, enhance the skills of local teachers and extend participation in sporting activities.  RFN’s priority is assisting people in remote areas of Nepal that have not been assisted by other aid agencies. Many of these are only accessible on foot.

    REACH is an acronym that defines the objectives of the foundation:

    • Rebuild – Supporting reconstruction efforts in villages affected by earthquake damage
    • Educate – Boosting education outcomes by providing school books, tuition and training
    • Assist – Stimulating the local economy with employment and training opportunities
    • Children/Communities – Improving the livelihood of children and remote communities
    • Hope – Giving hope to those that have lost loved ones, homes and jobs

    RFN’s central fundraising activity is the facilitation of several fully guided trekking experiences to the Himalayas each year. These combine trekking with volunteer work on a rebuilding project.

    RFN hopes that anevent such as this will help us communicate with our stakeholders to promote the progress we have made in Nepal and also to raise our profile to garner more support for the foundation.

    We look forward to hosting you on the night.

    Namaste

    Details

    Date                        31 August 2017, Thursday

    Time                       6 pm – 10:15 pm

    Venue                    Albert Hall, 100 Commonwealth Av, Yarralumla

    Dinner                    Two Course Nepalese Dinner

    Cost                        $350 for the tables of 10

    Contact                  info@reachfornepal.org or 0422 657 897

    Bar                          Drinks available to purchase on the night

    Proceeds               100% proceeds from the night is passed on to the foundation

    Auction                  Live Auction starts at 9 pm I Silent Auction on the night

    Booking Details

    To book a table, please email us at info@reachfornepal.org with your details. Funds to be deposited with your name against it to the following account –

    Account Name: Reach for Nepal Foundation

    BSB: 062 908

    ACC: 1077 5658

    The Night

    6:00 pm                 Arrival

    6:30 pm                 Seated

    6:45 pm                 Welcome Speech

    7:00 pm                 Entrée Served

    7:30 pm                 Presentation on the Foundation

    7:45 pm                 Nepalese Cultural Dance

    8:00 pm                 Presentations (TBA)

    8:15 pm                 Mains Served

    8:45 pm                 Live Auction

    9:15 pm                 Silent Auction Closed

    9:45 pm                 Event Concludes

    Look forward to seeing you there.

    Namaste