Kageno's 2012 Harambee Gala
Organization: Kageno Worldwide, Inc
|Event Date/Time: Oct 16, 2012 / 6:00 pm - (EST)||End Date/Time: Oct 16, 2012 / 9:30 pm - (EST)|
Kageno’s mission is to transform communities suffering from inhumane poverty into places of opportunity and hope. This year’s event will celebrate Kageno’s nine years of innovative community development and benefit the organization’s programs in Kenya and Rwanda. Past attendees include Meryl Streep, Donna Karan, Drena DeNiro, Robert DeNiro, Kate Spade, Dr. Paul Farmer and many others.
The Harambee will include dinner, entertainment and live and silent auctions. Thepièce de résistance of the auction is a dinner party for 12 at the home of Lillian Vernon and Paolo Martino. Mrs. Vernon founded the Lillian Vernon Catalog in 1956 and her company grew to become the first female-owned company listed on the American Stock Exchange. Jennifer Wright of Christie’s will be the auctioneer for the evening and The Young People’s Chorus of New York will provide the entertainment.