IMG_0087Thank you to everyone in Alpine, Utah who planned, hosted and attended the Humanitarian Night for Families in Sierra Leone! They raised over $2,500 and received over $9,000 in-kind donations from Utah’s Refugee Center! This is a wonderful idea of how you can easily get engaged in your own communities right here at home to raise awareness and funds for families and children in need in Africa!IMG_0088The goals of this event were: -To raise school tuition money for 120 children of amputee families for the upcoming school year. – To collect new and gently used clothing for children zer0 to five years old. – To collect white shirts for boys and men.IMG_0093 To Achieve thier Goals, the Hosts Planned the following Activities for the Evening: – Cluck Truck, a popular local food truck, was there for dinner and donated a portion of their proceeds to help raise tuition money for children of amputee families.IMG_0058– Jennifer Hogge, ENA’s Executive Director, gave a short presentation about the work ENA provides in the Lyn Clinic and Amputee Camps. – Collect new and gently used clothing for children in Sierra Leone.IMG_0066– Newborn kits that will be used at the Lyn Clinic were assembled.IMG_0070– Participants were able to sponsor a child’s education. For only $30 those in attendance could sponsor a child and put them through a year of school. We promised to provide a picture of the student and deliver a letter and a picture of the sponsor to them from the sponsor family.IMG_0083blur– Homemade baked goods were available for purchase and 100% of the proceeds will go toward tuition for children’s education in Sierra Leone.IMG_0059 IMG_0061 IMG_0072The night was a huge success and was wonderfully attended. Thank you to everyone who planned the event and came out to support Engage Now Africa! We are very grateful for the support!  ]]>