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"A Worthwhile Evening"

Introducing Worthwhile Wear's local program; "The Well"

Join us for "A Worthwhile Evening," our annual SEMI-FORMAL GALA with food, drink, music and art. This event is hosted by Worthwhile Wear, who invites you to hear an update on our program in India, "The Pune Project," (which was funded through last years gala).

When: Saturday 11/9/13 from 7pm-9pm
Where: Calvary Church, 820 Rt. 113, Souderton, PA 18964
Room: Gymnasium
Ticket Price: $35 or $30 for 10 or more

This year Worthwhile Wear is shifting its focus from overseas to something closer to home. In the final part of 2013 Worthwhile Wear will launch a new program called “The Well.” This is a long-term aftercare and housing program for women who have been sexually exploited or trafficked in and around the greater Philadelphia area. This year's fundraising goal is $50,000 to help in the launch of "The Well" program.

What can you expect at this SEMI-FORMAL evening out:
- Wonderful food & drinks
- Music and art
- Silent auction
- Learn more about the pandemic of sex trafficking
- Learn what we are doing about it and how you can get involved
- Handmade jewelry, Shirts and handbags made by rescued women

- Hear a personal story of triumph from our guest speaker; Shandra Woworuntu

 

About our Speaker: 

SHANDRA WOWORUNTU would not have been considered at risk of being trafficked. She would never have been considered vulnerable. And yet, when she was 25 years old, Shandra became a victim of human trafficking.

Shandra graduated from college with a major in Finance and Bank Management in her native Indonesia. After graduation, she became the manager of the Treasury Department of the Korea Exchange Bank in Indonesia, specializing in money market trading. She was a brilliant financial analyst and was well on her way to a very promising career. She was also an avid human rights activist who spoke out on behalf of labor rights. READ MORE



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Add a discounted T-shirt to your order for $15 (regularly $18).

Worthwhile Wear shirts are made by women rescued from sex slavery, and taught sewing as a vocational skill. This gives you the opportunity to literally "wear the story of freedom." Pickup your shirt at the gala when you present your ticket printout showing t-shirt purchase.

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FAQ's about the GALA:
- Semi-formal is similar to "Sunday Best," but please come however you are most comfortable. We want to make sure everyone has an enjoyable evening and doesn't miss out on this exciting night.

- Come Hungry! There will be plenty of food.

- Tickets will be available at the door, however we heavily rely on pre-event ticket sales to determine the amount of food needed for the event. We encourage everyone to buy their tickets online.

- We recommend no one under the age of 13 attend due to the sensitive nature of the topic. No Childcare will be provided.

- Credit Card, Check & Cash will be accepted at the event for payment of tickets, silent auction items, and donations.

- Photography/Videography is welcome

- Tickets are Tax-deductible. You can write-off $20 for every ticket you purchase for this event.  

A big THANK YOU to our sponsors!!!

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