City Gala Partners with Feed A Billion to Help End World Hunger

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Organizations pledge to donate funds to feed the world’s starving.

The City Summit, a socially conscious business acceleration experience, and City Gala, advancing business and community through humanitarian events, announced an expanded 2018 program at their invitation-only launch event on June 3, 2017 in L.A. This announcement included a partnership with Feed A Billion and eight other charities in various sectors. The organization has pledged to donate a portion of funds from the third annual Gala in February, 2018, to give meals to starving people throughout the world.

The City Gala seeks to advance business and community through humanitarian events, their upcoming event will consist of the City Summit and the City Gala, which will conjunction with the Oscars on March 4, 2018. The event will feature a keynote speaker, an awards ceremony for humanitarians and will be followed by a celebration. In addition to highlighting Feed A Billion, the event will support Already Always Amazing, Conscious Capitalism, Project Now, Brilliant Futures Foundation, My Life My Power, Child Liberation Fund, Fulfilled Families, and Global Unity. Several celebrities are also confirmed to be in attendance.

Feed a Billion (FAB) was launched in May 2016 by entrepreneur Dr. Ambuj Jain as a way to apply the principles of business and social media to the problem of world hunger in an effective, scalable and measurable way. The program incorporates food distribution partners who leverage excess food resources and distribution channels for delivery, in order to achieve maximum scalability and results.

“Shockingly, someone on this planet dies every four seconds from starvation,” Jain said. “With help from amazing partners like City Gala we are confident we will reach our 1 billion meal goal.”

FAB is pioneering this new model to leverage existing resources, partnerships and the power of matching sponsorships to bring the cost of contributed meals down to $0.10 apiece.

“We are extremely pleased to partner with Feed A Billion in our 2018 City Gala event,” said City Gala founder Ryan Long. “FAB epitomizes the spirit of what City Gala is striving to achieve—Celebration, philanthropy, and the chance to advance the best and brightest new and progressing organizations that are improving humanity for worthy individuals throughout the world.”

To participate in the City Gala 2018, visit http://www.citygala.org. For more information about corporate sponsorships, donations of service or social media participation in Feed A Billion, readers can email contact(at)feedabillion(dot)org or visit http://www.feedabillion.org.

About Feed A Billion
Feed a Billion (FAB), a 501(c)(3) organization, was launched in 2016 by Dr. Ambuj Jain. The FAB organization and partners are using principles of business, social media and partnership leverage to create a new model for philanthropy. FAB is using its model to accomplish the massive challenge of providing one billion meals to the world’s hungry by November 2020. As of June 2017, with the help of various global partners, the organization has provided 1.5 million meals so far. For more information, visit http://www.FeedaBillion.org.

About the City Summit and Gala
Since its inception in 2015, the City Gala program has raised funds and awareness in support of non-profit, charitable organizations. Based on its success, the program will expand in 2018 to include a two-day City Summit event that will join the highest level of entertainment and business leaders in a common agenda of social consciousness, achievement, and a dedication to giving forward to worthy humanitarian programs throughout the world.

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