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Three Goats Inaugural Fundraiser a Huge Success

By Jeannette Park | April 11, 2013

maya haile, marcus samuelsson, three goats, cocktail party
maya haile, marcus samuelsson, three goats, cocktail party

Maya and Marcus at the Three Goats Inaugural Fundraising Cocktail Party

The story of Three Goats began in November 2011, when Maya visited Ethiopia after reading about the water-crisis and resulting famine that was affecting her and Marcus’s birthplace. In an effort to provide relief to the devastated areas, they quickly organized a Brunch for the Famine in The Horn of Africa to raise money for much-needed resources. Maya flew to Addis Ababa and visited Mother Teresa’s Missonaries for Charity where they advised her on the greatest area of need for clean water and food. Knowing the dangers of traveling in the region, Maya insisted on heading to Togowichale, a border town between Ethiopia and Somalia severely endangered by the famine to provide relief to nearly 1,000 people in the area. To thank her for her generosity, the people of Togowichale presented Maya with three goats. While she couldn’t take the animals back to the U.S., she brought back the idea to start Three Goats. Read More

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UNICEF Snowflake Ball

By admin | December 1, 2010

Last night was the 7th annual UNICEF Snowflake Ball, held yearly at Cipriani’s 42nd Street. We auctioned off 2 Red Rooster dinners which, among other great prizes, helped raise a record-breaking $2.6million to help children allover globe.

Thanks to those who came out and made last night the success it was. I’ve been working with US Fund for UNICEF for 10 years now and it’s been such a wonderful cause to take part in.

It was a beautiful night for a beautiful cause!

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