Miami Residents Host Event to Fight Poverty in Colombia

 A group of Children International supporters in the Miami area is hosting an event to celebrate Children International’s work in Latin America and to raise funds to renovate two community center buildings in Colombia.

These centers provide life-changing benefits to kids to fight poverty in Columbia. The event will feature food and drinks, live entertainment, a silent auction and a brief presentation about the new centers.

Children International, along with Paula and Jeffrey Gonzalez, long-time residents of Key Biscayne and supporters of the organization, are hosting this event. Susana Eshleman, president and CEO of Children International, will be speaking at the event.

February 23, 2018 6 p.m. – 10:30 p.m. (The main celebration will begin at 7 p.m.)

Key Biscayne Beach Club, 685 Ocean Drive, Key Biscayne, Florida 33149

There will be ample free parking available.

Additional Information: Special guest Susana Eshleman will be available for interviews. Photos from the event will be made available to interested media outlets post-event. If you are interested in photos or videos of Children International’s work in Colombia, those can be provided at any time.

Tickets for the event can be purchased online here

Note – The event will be mostly in Spanish, although many of the presenters and attendees are bilingual.

Please RSVP to Brittany Gelbach by February 20, 2018.

About Children International

Children International is a leader in the movement to eradicate poverty. From toddler to young adulthood, we surround kids with a caring team, a safe place and a clear path out of poverty through programs focused on health, education, empowerment and employment. Our supporters are inspired as they see children radically change their lives and create a ripple effect that impacts their families and communities for generations to come.

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