“Acting as title sponsor for the Girls Who Rock concert to benefit the She’s the First organization is an umojawa first,” said Stephanie Jelley, CEO, umojawa.
Maplewood, NJ (PRWEB) May 10, 2012
umojawa, a new online community encouraging social change, providing civic engagement, and rewarding organizations for their work that benefits others, announced today that it will be the title sponsor for the Girls Who Rock concert on May 18 at the Gramercy Theatre in New York City. Run by the She’s the First non-profit organization, 100 percent of the proceeds from the Girls Who Rock concert will benefit the Shanti Bhavan School in India.
“Acting as title sponsor for the Girls Who Rock concert to benefit the She’s the First organization is an umojawa first,” said Stephanie Jelley, CEO, umojawa. “We are proud to support She’s the First and reward them for their exceptional efforts in supporting education for young girls and women globally, a focus that exemplifies similar values to umojawa’s mission. Best of all, umojawa’s financial support for this event, allows 100% of all proceeds to be donated to the cause.”
Tom Kerns, umojawa's Chairman of the Board, added, "A core mission of umojawa is to select and support causes, from among the many who participate on our site, that will inspire others. She's the First certainly meets that criteria and we are honored to sponsor their Girls Who Rock event."
"There couldn't be a more perfect way to celebrate umojawa’s launch during Internet Week New York than GIRLS WHO ROCK! We are thrilled to partner up with them to make our message louder than ever: music is universal...education should be too!," said co-founders Cynthia Hellen and Tammy Tibbetts.
About She’s the First
She's the First is a not-for-profit that sponsors girls’ education in the developing world, so that they can be first in their family to graduate from high school. For sponsors, She’s the First provides community, leadership opportunities, and a sense of global citizenship. For underprivileged girls, a sponsorship is life-changing: Most will be the first in their families to graduate.
She‘s the First partners with charitable NGOs that run the sponsorship programs in third-world countries. The She’s the First team extensively interviews all partners and maintains a close relationship with program directors year-round, posting their firsthand updates on the girls to http://www.shesthefirst.org/blog.
Based in Maplewood, New Jersey, umojawa is a leading information provider for the not-for-profit sector to help more effectively manage their organizations and to help maximize the efficiency of their external communications and fundraising efforts via new age mixed media and social media platforms. Utilizing today’s best practices in social media as well as traditional B2B marketing communications, umojawa helps ensure the not-for-profit sector reaches its target audience while creating general awareness to their mission. For more information, visit the organization’s web site: http://www.umojawa.com.