2018 March Madness
March Madness was crazy this year! After several upsets early on in the brackets we were excited to watch Villanova win the tourney! 2018 March Madness was the most successful year yet for EACH. We raised almost $1,000 thanks to our charitable college basketball fans. The donations from this year’s pool went toward expanding agricultural capacities at the Good Hope Initiative in Uganda.
Thanks for joining in the fun and for supporting East Africa Children’s Hope!!!
2017 Annual Fundraiser
EACH was back at Public House on September 12, 2017 for our annual fundraiser! As always, the event was a huge success with our notorious raffle and long standing EACH supporters. We were able to raise more than $3,500 due to our generous donors!
2017 New York City Triathlon
On July 16th, 2017 TEAM EACH competed in the Life Time New York City Triathlon. What a great success our team was this year! The EACH relay team which consisted of Michelle Fawn, Carrie Estill and Selena Calingo and individual Stephanie Bliss raised more than $4,000 for EACH Kids!
A big thank you to all those who participated in this year’s March Madness pool! Over $650 was donated to East Africa Children’s Hope. The donations from this year’s pool will go toward expanding agricultural capacities at the Good Hope Initiative in Uganda.
2016 EACH Annual Fundraiser
EACH held our annual fundraiser on November 28th, 2016 at Public House (140 East 41st Street New York NY 10017). This year our generous donors helped to raise $5000!
This year’s prizes included a 48” Roku TV, a Dyson vacuum, tickets to the Guggenheim, custom artwork, and gift cards to Bed Bath & Beyond, Amazon.com, Target, Starbucks and many more!
Thank you to all those who donated and attended!
2016 New York City Triathlon
This year the EACH team and 3,000 other athletes braved the waters of the mighty Hudson River before biking along Manhattan’s West Side highway. Finally, the athletes put on their running shoes to head to the finish line through New York’s famed Central Park!
EACH supporters were on the sidelines to cheer on the team as they crossed the finish line!
Mommy’s Toolbox Giveaway
EACH partnered with Mommy’s Toolbox, a subscription based company that sends monthly boxes of goodies to moms and moms-to be. For every $5 donated to EACH in the month of December, received an entry into a drawing for one of 3 three-month subscriptions to the service, a $45 dollar value!
Mommy’s ToolBox is a monthly subscription from pregnancy through 12 months of core essential item(s). One of the biggest advantages of Mommy’s Toolbox is that it enables parents to decide what products work best for them and their babies, at a minimal cost. Their goal is to help new parents experience products and brands that might otherwise be unfamiliar to them.
EACH’s 2015 Annual Fundraiser
On November 16th, East Africa Children’s hope held its annual fundraiser at Butterfield 8. The event was a great success! We raised over $4000 that will be put into the construction of a new dormitory at the Good Hope Initiative.
The dormitory will house approximately 80 children from the communities surrounding the Kisweera village, allowing these students to attend 7th grade because of generous donors like you! We will also increase the number of classrooms at GHI in 2016 to accommodate the new students.
Prizes from this years raffle included gift cards to stores and restaurants including a Samsung Galaxy tablet, Xbox One game console, gift cards to Bloomingdales, Banana Republic, Starbucks and many more!
Gift Wrapping at Barnes and Noble
East Africa Children’s Hope raised over $500 this year gift wrapping at Barnes and Noble on the Upper East Side of NYC this holiday season! Volunteers wrapped gifts every Wednesday evening between Thanksgiving and Christmas at the B&N located on 86th st and Lexington Avenue (click here for store details). Thanks for stopping by to have your Barnes and Noble purchases gift wrapped and your generous donations!
2014 EACH Annual Fundraiser
On September 23rd East Africa Children’s hope held its annual fundraiser at Ainsworth Park (111 E. 18th St., New York, NY). The event was a great success! We raised approximately $6,000 which will go towards our first income generating project in Uganda. We plan to build a pig farm near our site in Mubende which will allow our school at Good Hope to reduce its reliance on donations for operating costs.
Income generated from the pig farm will be allocated towards operating costs for the farm as well as teacher salaries and school supplies. We are so thankful to all of our donors and to our raffle prize donors for their generous donations. We will keep you up to date on the progress of our pig farm as construction will begin before the end of 2014.
EACH Trivia Night
Thanks to all of our supporters who came out to The Hill for a trivia night fundraiser to benefit the efforts of the five terrific athletes who will compete in the NYC Triathlon on Saturday, Aug. 3, 2014! With your help, we raised over $700 to support EACH & our athletes!
This year East Africa Children’s Hope raised over $700 In our March Madness pool! Donations were used to finish paying for classrooms under construction at Good Hope Initiative, our project site in Uganda.
A huge thanks goes out to all those who joined in the fun and supported East Africa Children’s Hope!!
California Pizza Kitchen FUNdraising Event!
On Thursday June 13th & Friday June 14th, 2013 supporters of EACH and California Pizza Kitchen helped us raise over $350! A huge thanks goes out to California Pizza Kitchen everyone who came out to support EACH and our triathlon athletes!
St. Francis of Assisi Visit
On May 8th, EACH Founder and President Melanie Dascenzo & Director of Public Affairs Trish Bertuccio visited with students in Queens, NY to talk about EACH’s mission and kickoff a week-long fundraiser. K106 for collected the most money for EACH and won an ice cream party! A big THANK YOU to St. Francis of Assisi School in Astoria for their fantastic fundraising efforts!
Cuts for a Cause!
East Africa Children’s Hope would like to thank the Janet Waddell Studio and her wonderful clients for their generous donations and support. Throughout the month of April 20% of net sales of products and 10% of salon services were donated to EACH. To schedule and appointment or purchase products, go to www.janetwaddell.com or call (212) 388-0878. You can also visit the studio at 243 East 18th St., New York, NY.
EACH’s First New England Fundraiser!
- Mr Dooley’s Irish Pub
- The Jay Proctor Band
- EMS Foxboro Patriot Place
- Vareika Yoga Studio Plainville
- South Liquor Mart
EACH Comedy Night!
On Tuesday, April 2nd EACH triathlete supporters came out for a night of fun, laughs, and prizes! Thanks to their generosity EACH and our triathletes raised over $1200! A special thanks goes out to our wonderful comedians who made the night such a success:
Keith Alberstadt (Late Show w/David Letterman)
Zumba with East Africa Children’s Hope!
On Thursday, November 15th EACH supporters and staffers “got low” for a good cause with Zumba Instructor Christina at Athleta 1517 Third Avenue (btwn 85 and 86 st)!
On behalf of Upendo, Good Hope Initiative, and East Africa Children’s Hope, THANK YOU!