Amy and Gary Green organizing a fundraiser for African Community & Conservation Fund and Tusk to fund conservation and fight food poverty in Africa.
Guests joined by WFP Ambassador Paula Abdulmodel Christie Brinkleyactor quinton aaron and more.
BRIDGEHAMPTON, NY, August 12, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — About Friday, August 19, 2022 Amy and Gary Green are hosting a fundraiser at their home in Bridgehampton, NY to support the philanthropic and conservation efforts of the African Community & Conservation Fund (ACCF) and Tusk, a UK-based charity run by royal boss, Prince William. The “Karibu Africa” evening will raise funds to help ACCF and Tusk’s many community outreach programs, wildlife protection and anti-poaching efforts, including initiatives to improve livelihoods and tackling growing food poverty in the East and South Africanotably Tanzania, Rwanda, mozambique and Zimbabwe.
Covid-19 has devastated jobs and livelihoods across the African continent, and with few economic recovery resources, decades of conservation and community development success have been put at risk. In addition, Russia war in Ukraine collaterally created a global food crisis, as shipments of wheat and other grains to Africa have been interrupted or dangerously delayed.
“I’m proud to come home to Long Island and the Hamptons to bring this message of hope to the world for Africa. The funds will help us fuel capacity building programs in food security, humanitarian assistance, anti-poaching and conservation in our rural projects. Africa,” said Brady ForestCEO of ACCF. “We are proud to partner with Tusk as part of our collective impact work in Zimbabwe and mozambique and grateful to Gary and Amy Greenas good as Paula Abdulfor their generous support of this event.”
“Following the huge success of the Hamptons Lion Trail last summer, we are thrilled to once again come together with our ACCF partners to co-host this summer evening to raise vital funds for our conservation efforts. combined through Africa,” said Charles MayhewMBE, CEO of Tusk.
Amy Greenan ACCF ambassador, animal and conservation activist, and her husband Gary Green will be joined by the global icon and the representative of the United Nations World Food Program (WFP), Paula Abdulas well as model and actress Christie Brinkley and Blindside actor quinton aaron. Among the other celebrities present, Bakithi Kumalo, a South African bassist, composer and singer who has toured with Paul SimonTikTok Influencer and WFP Representative Donlad Pasteand British classical singer Catherine Jenkins and her husband, director Andre Levitas. Artistic work of the photographer and ACCF ambassador David Yarrow will be among the pieces auctioned.
“We are honored to host this year’s ‘Karibu Africa’ event at our home in the Hamptons. Raising funds for such an incredible cause is so important to us,” said ACCF Ambassador and Event Hosts Amy and Gary Green. “Sustainability, education and the love of animals are always close to our hearts. We have promoted these causes throughout our lives and we are honored to go even further by becoming Amy an ambassador for the African Community & Conservation Foundation.”
The “Karibu Africa” evening will also be an opportunity for guests to generously commit to a Funding Need and support the Ranger Challengea pan-African initiative raising vital funds to support rangers, raising awareness africa the biodiversity crisis and conservation heroes standing between species and extinction.
Friday, August 19, 2022 6:00 p.m. – 10:00 p.m.
6:00 p.m. Drum Show, Red Carpet, Silent and Live Auction Lot View and Reception
7:30 p.m. Welcome, introductory remarks and presentation
7:45 p.m. Live auctions start and fund a need
8:15 p.m. Drinks, Appetizers
9:00 p.m. Animation of End of Code: the Malibu/Monaco Electro duo of Nicholas Saad and Shawn Pereira
For more information visit: https://one.bidpal.net/karibuhamptons
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SOURCE African Community and Conservation Foundation