For a Brighter Venezuela- Fundraiser at the Greenwich YMCA

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For a Brighter Venezuela- Fundraiser at the Greenwich YMCA

Please join us for a fantastic evening of Venezuelan art, musical performances, and food at the Greenwich YMCA and help us raise funds for humanitarian relief in Venezuela. Venezuela is experiencing a severe humanitarian crisis that is hard to overestimate or even for us to grasp. Several news media have described conditions as “worse than a war zone”. Food and medicine shortages are severe. Families go through garbage to look for food. Basic services like water and electricity are intermittent and unpredictable. The IMF estimates inflation could reach 10 million percent by the end of 2019. Despite the crisis, Venezuela boasts exceptional resources, both human and natural. Through this event we aim to showcase our heritage, while raising funds to assist with humanitarian relief.

We are featuring a wonderful musical and artistic program that includes performances by Venezuelan musicians, and artwork for sale by local Venezuelan artists. Have a glass of wine and try great Venezuelan food. Entrance tickets are $20; raffle tickets are $10. If you cannot join us, please consider a donation. Any amount will go a long way to help Venezuelans get through this crisis. All funds will go to three registered 501(c)3 nonprofits run by Venezuelans living in the US: Cuatro Por Venezuela, I Love Venezuela Foundation and Asoprograr. ¡GRACIAS. Rosanna, Daniella, Andres and Fernanda Cuatro por Venezuela  Founded in 2016 by four Venezuelan women living in Texas, Cuatro por Venezuela Foundation is dedicated to creating programs and partnerships to deliver relief to any corner of the national territory of Venezuela.
In 2018, Cuatro por Venezuela delivered four times the amount of shipments sent in 2017 to programs focusing primarily on medicine, food, formula and school supplies. Through it’s volunteers, Cuatro por Venezuela distributes hundreds of aid packages to its trusted network of local NGOs, foundations, hospitals, rural community centers, senior facilities, orphanages, and schools in Venezuela. Despite enormous challenges, Cuatro por Venezuela provides relief, joy and support to countless communities and individuals. For detailed information about our impact, please read Cuatro por Venezuela's 2018 Annual Report. I Love Venezuela Foundation Founded by committed Venezuelans living in Florida, I Love Venezuela’s mission is to create and channel resources to non-governmental organizations (NGOs) that contribute to the well-being, human development and social transformation in Venezuela.
I Love Venezuela follows a thorough process to select and monitor such NGOs for maximum impact in the areas of education, health and social development. For more information about the specific NGOs supported, please visit I Love Venezuela’s website. Asoprogar  Asoprogar is a non profit organization located in Caracas, Venezuela, with 30 years of experience, that provide a home and caring environment for foster children that have been abused, neglected, or abandoned by their parents or guardians. Children receive shelter, food, health, education and psychological assistance. .

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