CONNECT Silent Art Auction fundraising & benefit cocktail is about CONNECTing our hearts to the art of giving through the fine arts to help women with gynecological cancers. CONNECTing fine arts to the art of giving through a silent auction fundraising event will help Latinas 4 Latinas tap on more generous hearts and raise funds to bring proper medical care and attention medically underserved Latino women with cancer in the DC area through the patient navigation services of Nueva Vida.
The art auction will feature 40 local and international contemporary art artists with solid careers in the art world, having shown their work at galleries, art fairs, art centers and museums locally and internationally. Our guests will also enjoy a lovely, cultural and fun evening accompanied by music, hors d’ourvres and drinks.
When You Bid, We donate!
Bring your friends and families for a night to CONNECT our hearts to the art of giving. Details for CONNECT – Silent Art Auction Fundraising & Benefit Cocktail:
- Date:Saturday, September 23, 2017
- Time: 7:00 pm – 10:00 pm
- Check-in starts at 7:00 pm
- Location: Mexican Cultural Institute of Washington, D.C
- Address: 2829 16th Street N.W., Washington, D.C. 20009
- Admission ticket: $75/person, $25 is tax-deductible via EventBrite
- Hashtags: #CONNECTfundraiser, L4Lfundraiser, #L4LCONNECT #L4LNuevaVida
Purchasing Your Admission Ticket
Your admission tickets can be purchased online below or by clicking here: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/connect-silent-art-auction-benefit-cocktail-party-tickets-37290846927
- Admission ticket = $75 per person, $25 is tax-deductible.
- Group discount tickets available for large groups of 10 or more. See details on the tickets panel below for ticket prices and tax-deductibility as they may vary based on quantity.
Online Catalog & Participating Artists
Payment for the artwork is required when the silent auction ends at the event. Only major credit and debit cards are accepted as a method of payment. The artwork will be ready for immediate pickup before the end of the event.
The Cause and its Campaign
Take a moment learn more about our campaign Raising Funds for Medically Underserved Latin Women with Cancer in the DC Area through Nueva Vida and why we are doing this fundraiser.
Can’t Attend But Still Want to Contribute Anyway
In the event you cannot attend the event, but still want to CONNECT your heart to this cause, please consider making a donation by check payable to Latinas 4 Latinas and send it to the following address:
Latinas 4 Latinas
P.O. Box 11377
McLean, VA 22102-1377
Or make the donation online here:
Beneficiary – Nueva Vida
A percentage of the proceeds of this fundraising event will go directly to Nueva Vida, community-based charity organization that helps Latino woman battling OBGYN cancer navigate them through the healthcare system, from diagnosis to treatment to post-treatment care. Most of these women have no knowledge of the disease, and most importantly, have no means to pay for the adequate treatment.
Sponsors and Sponsorship Opportunities
CONNECT is honored to have the following local businesses and large corporations to be our sponsors in this event:
- Tequila Alacrán
- MH Tapas & Catering
- Maritza’s Events & Design
- Eunice Cake Designs
- U.S. Office of Latino Affairs
- Jackson Family Wines
- Boxwood Estate Winery
- Acquisition Workforce, Inc.
- Lupita Deluxe – DJ services.
For sponsorship inquiries, please write to us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Astrid Jimenez (Executive Director, Nueva Vida), Laura Roulet (Independent Curator), Danielle Glosser (Client Raiser), Spencer Dormitzar (Joan Hisoaka Healing Arts Gallery Director).