Global Visionaries to Host 10th Annual Fiesta de Guatemala Auction

On Saturday, May 14, Global Visionaries will host the Fiesta de Guatemala Auction Gala at South Seattle Community College’s Brockey Hall.  The event will serve as a fundraiser, through which we hope to raise $130,000 to support our programs.

We would like to extend an invitation to the entire GV community.

This year’s gala will include a gourmet meal prepared by the School of Culinary Arts at SCCC, live entertainment, complimentary beer, wine, and champagne, as well as both a silent and live auction.

All proceeds from the event will be used to build a school in Guatemala, fund reforestation projects, provide scholarships to 41 low-income youth, and support our leadership training program.

The local community has generously donated a wide range of items to be auctioned off. Among the many items to be included in the live auction are:

Global Visionaries Work Crew Day
Global Visionaries will bring a crew of six to your restoration project for a day of work and fun.

One Week Gabriola Island Getaway
Beaches, hiking, kayaking and art discoveries await you on Gabriola Island in British
Columbia, Canada. It is the most northern island of the Southern Gulf Islands in the Strait of Georgia, west of Nanaimo and known as the “Isle of the Arts”. Relax in a 3-bedroom, 2-bathroom house with all the amenities, accommodating 6-8
people.

Villa Manon in Provence, France
Nestled in the foothills of the Petit Luberon, this large and lush villa overlooks the vineyards, Mont Ventoux and the villages of Roussillon and Joucas. With its wide open spaces on the main floor, opening to several covered terraces and the heated horizon pool, the house is ideal for large groups. This exquisite home accommodates up to 12 people.

Week Long Stay in San Juan Islands
Treat yourself to some peace and quiet with a week’s stay at a 1600 square foot waterfront cabin in Decatur Island in the beautiful San Juans. Get back to nature with this cabin hidden away in the surrounding forest.

Dinner a la Fontana
Chris Fontana, Executive Director of Global Visionaries and a Sicilian cook, will come to your home with helpers to prepare an exquisite Italian dinner for eight. Three bottles of wine included in the dinner. Best of all, you can leave the serving and cleaning to Chris and his crew.

For a full list of items available at the live auction, please click here.

If you would like to attend the event or make a monetary contribution please follow this link to our RSVP form. The completed form can be mailed to our office or sent via fax at (206) 322-9719.

If you’d like to volunteer at the auction please contact Claudia Arroyo. Your help would be greatly appreciated.

Also, we are still in the process of procuring items.  If you have any items, big or small, that you’d like to donate please contact Chelsea Ward.

All forms of contribution are truly appreciated and help Global Visionaries work  towards our goal of “empowering young people to become global leaders in creating a just and sustainable world!”

We look forward to seeing you!

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