Raising H.O.P.E.

Christmas in October: The Kente Toga Party
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Christmas in October is an exclusive affair that provides the community with a unique opportunity to support children with special needs and less fortunate children within the African Diaspora. The fifth annual Christmas in October event will be held on Sunday, October 25th at Atwood in New York, NY from 5 PM to 10 PM.

With the purchase of one ticket, attendees will enjoy refreshments, networking, music from Afro-Electronic Dance Music creator DJ Universe and live performances from local and international artists. The soiree also features special raffles of designer pieces and African artwork, as well as complimentary gift bags.

This year's beneficiary is the MyGOAL Haven International Project. Haven International Center for Special Education (Haven) will be a center excellence for training of families, teachers, paraprofessional and practitioners.Training will include early identification, therapeutic interventions, supportive strategies to integrate children within schools and communities and management of healthconcerns in children and adults with autism. The center will also provide a supportive and structured learning environment with a focus on communication, socialinteraction skills, recreation activities and vocational training for individuals with autism. The Center will utilize state of the art technologies to enhance training and support for those providing care to families.

2015 Events

2014 Events
  • Shedding light on Autism

2013 Events
  • Christmas in October 2013 & Kor Foundation information
  • Holiday Essentials Drive

2012 Events
  • Raising HOPE Co-Sponsors Life Without Barriers!
  • Fall 2012 Events

2011 Events
  • Step it up Africa shoe drive
  • Summer 2011 Events
  • Fall 2011 Events