This is an exclusive online event through Facebook. Help us by setting up a donation button linked to Lend a Hand Uganda and asking friends and family to contribute small amounts. Everything adds up! We use the funds from this drive to buy holiday gifts for all of the children and their families in our programs.
ONLY A FEW SEATS LEFT!!!
Please come to pay at the door if you would like to play.
Spectators can still register below.
Join our Celebrity Ambassador and Professional Poker Player Maria Konnikova
Exciting prizes include a seat at the 2019 Poker4Life Lucky “13” Annual Charity Poker Championship. All profits from this event will go towards providing healthy lunches and a needed cafeteria for LAHU-USA “adopted” school in the Wasiko district of Uganda, the Heritage Junior School in Ggangu.
“The evening is shaping up to be a blast, with a great mix of sports stars, poker champs and people who just like to have fun for a great cause. We are very excited to have Maria Konnikova as our Celebrity Ambassador. We know her involvement will make a difference for the children of Uganda.” said Harriet Zaffoni, founder of LAHU-USA. “We are looking forward to some competitive poker playing—but if that’s not your game, we’ll also have blackjack and entertainment.”
The benefit will be held at Kellogg’s NYC, 31 East 17th Street, from 6:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m. Cards fly at 7:00 p.m. Sponsors include the Poker Divas, Atlantic’s Office Tomorrow, and Willis Towers Watson, among others. For sponsorship opportunities please email email@example.com
LAHU - USA is a registered 501(c) (3) non-profit organization, based in New York City. LAHU-USA is committed to facilitating empowering, sustainable change in both urban and rural Uganda. They strive to give community members the tools, training, and support to maintain and grow each project, and believe that this holistic approach fosters permanent change that will improve lives. They do so by adopting one school and community at a time through education and more...
For more information about LAHU-USA, please explore www.lahu-usa.org, Twitter or Facebook @LAHUUSA, or follow #LAHUUSApoker.
LAHU - USA Second Annual Gala 2016
PLANT A SEED, GROW A COMMUNITY.
Thank you for join us on March 9th for our Second Annual Gala at Hudson Terrace! It was an amazing night: great food, awesome music, and fabulous company. And, most importantly, we raised enough funds to jumpstart our Community Mushroom project in Gangu. We raise our glasses to all of you who made this night into a smashing success!
image courtesy of Olli studio
image courtesy of olli studio
image courtesy of olli studio
On Tuesday, October 27, we gathered a diverse group of friends and colleagues at Back Label Wine Merchants for a private poker game in Chelsea, coming together in support of Ugandan orphans and their families. Together we raised $15,000- and it's going to make a huge difference in the lives of vulnerable children. The cards were flying during a fun night of fundraising!
LAHU - USA Summer Soiree
YOU'VE IMPACTED LIVES AROUND THE WORLD
On Thursday, July 16, we gathered a diverse group of friends, supporters, and family, at a private penthouse in TriBeCa, coming together in support of vulnerable Ugandan Children and their families. The weather was perfect for a hot night of fun and fundraising!
Thanks to our generous sponsors and all who attended, we were able to raise funds that will allow us to expand our Mushroom Project and reach more communities than ever!
LAHU- USA: Uganda has over 3 million orphaned and vulnerable children due to HIV/AIDS, systemic poverty, scarcity of opportunity, lack of infrastructure and poor access to health care. These children live with no access to basic human needs. Lend a Hand Uganda believes that every child has the right to live a healthy life full of possibility, including attending and having success at school.