San Francisco, CA (PRWEB) September 19, 2012
On October 2, Give2Asia celebrates its 10th anniversary by convening prominent philanthropic leaders from Asia and the United States who are addressing some of the most pressing social issues in Asia today. Over the past ten years, Give2Asia has received $201 million in gifts to improve communities in 23 countries.
Representatives of 14 leading Asian nonprofit organizations will attend, highlighting work in Afghanistan, Cambodia, China, Hong Kong, Indonesia, India, Japan, Singapore, and Vietnam; and, working in the fields of education, health, disaster response, livelihood, environment and social entrepreneurship.
The celebration will take place at the InterContinental Mark Hopkins Hotel in downtown San Francisco. Give2Asia is hosting a Lunch & Forum from noon to 4 p.m. A reception from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. will be followed by the Give2Asia 10th Anniversary Awards Gala from 6:30 to 9 p.m.
Give2Asia’s 10th Anniversary Awards Gala
Give2Asia’s evening Awards Gala will bring together over 300 philanthropic and business leaders, to honor our donors and partners seeking to improve the quality of life in communities across Asia.
Jed Emerson, co-author of Impact Investing: Transforming How We Make Money While Making a Difference, and advocate of “blended value” will give the keynote address at the evening gala.
Local partners attending from across Asia include:
Give2Asia will honor several of its partners at the gala, including:
Find more information about the gala at http://www.give2asia.org/gala.
Give2Asia’s 10th Anniversary Lunch & Forum
Prior to the Gala, Give2Asia will convene a series of expert discussions on effective philanthropic investment. 150 philanthropists, international nonprofit leaders and heads of business will take part in interactive discussions on funding successful program models.
Find more information about the lunch and forum at http://www.give2asia.org/forum.
Give2Asia makes international grantmaking safe, effective and impactful. Give2Asia has demonstrated its ability to serve the needs of international philanthropy with its on-the-ground presence, knowledge of diverse social and economic conditions, and the expert matching of donor interests with innovative and effective grantees.