Summer Soiree

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If you have purchased your tickets, thank you. Your reservation will be held at the door. We’ll see you on August 3rd in Minneapolis!

See details/evening schedule/directions below. 

5:30pm- Your evening begins at 5:30pm with a one hour private tour of the African exhibit at the Minneapolis Institute of Art. 

2400 Third Avenue South, Minneapolis, MN 55404

 

From there you and your friends will take a short stroll to the Historic Alfred F. Pillsbury House    

Home of Uri and Melissa Camarena

116 22nd Street East, Minneapolis, MN 55404

6:30

 

Evening Schedule:

5:30-6:30pm –  Please leave yourself enough time to park and be at the museum at 5:30pm to check in and gather together for your tour. Your evening begins at 5:30pm with a private tour of the African exhibit at the Minneapolis Institute of Art. 2400 Third Avenue South, Minneapolis, MN 55404.   REMINDER: We’ll have collection baskets set up at MIA to collect donated bottles of vitamins and pain relievers. See below.

6:30- 6:45pm – From there you and your friends will take a short stroll to the Historic Alfred F. Pillsbury House    Home of Uri and Melissa Camarena 116 22nd Street East, Minneapolis, MN 55404

6:30- 7:30pm – Social Hour. You’ll enjoy a fabulous fajita bar, sangria, wine and craft beer. Shop for a special piece of African art at our pop-up boutique. Enjoy the wonderful music being played on the grand piano by Timothy De Prey from MacPhail Center of Music.

7:30 – 8:15pm– We’ll gather together so that you can learn about how your support is changing lives in Kenya and Uganda. Then, get ready! You’ll have a chance to bid on three wonderful live auction items, and you’ll be given the opportunity to make a financial donation so that Give Us Wings can continue to improve lives in Kenya and Uganda.

Check out the three Live Auction items!

1.) Spa Basket includes incredible spa services from The Woodhouse Day Spa – Arbor Lakes plus lovely skin care and a plush robe.

2.) Private Hot Air Balloon Ride for Two from Stillwater Balloons 

3.) Stunning Freshwater Pearl Necklace and Earrings with Sterling Silver Wire from Jella: World Artist Collections !

Bring your checkbooks and credit cards and get ready to bid and donate at this awesome fundraiser.

8:30-9:00pm – Back to socializing, dessert and the opportunity to take a guided tour of the secret rooms within this historic home, courtesy of homeowners and gracious hosts, Uri and Melissa Camarena. This is your chance to get a glimpse into the world of Alfred Pillsbury through a tour of his hidden vault and English library.

 

Remember: Bring a bottle or two with you to donate! 

We’ll have collection baskets set up at MIA and at the house. Exactly one week later, Give Us Wings volunteers will take your donated bottles with them on their trip to Uganda and will stock the shelves at the health center!

 

All funds raised at this event will go toward enriching the programs that support families in Kenya and Uganda.


 

 

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