Announcing a new Meetup for New York Singles Travel!What
: Blue Heart Campaign Benefit - Monday, Oct. 25 (Multi-meetup)When
: Monday, October 25, 2010 6:00 PMWhere
: Social Bar Grill & Lounge
795 8th Ave
New York, NY 10019
The Blue Heart Campaign is a cocktail fundraiser in New York City to raise much needed funds to stop sex trafficking of children and young people. The proceeds are donated to nonprofits promoting our cause.
Date: Monday, Oct. 25
Time: 6:00 p.m.
Location: Social Lounge, 795 8th Avenue (between 48th and 49th Street)
Tickets cost $21.49 until Oct. 15
Prices increase to $35 after Oct. 15 and $50 at the door. For tickets, please visit http://stopslavery.eventbrite.com/
The Blue Heart Campaign is an international/UN campaign coordinated by UNODC (http://www.unodc.org)
. This event is a united effort to celebrate human rights, raise awareness about human trafficking, and raise funds for organizations working to end human trafficking. We invite you to become one of our invited guests for this event.
Thanks to the support of local businesses and you, we can help raise awareness of the scale of the issue, raise funds for vulnerable children and young people, and inspire those with decision-making power to effect change. You will get to mingle, attend live performance, and have some cocktails and delicious appetizers. All guests will receive an entry to a raffle on the amazing items donated by generous supports. See you there!
Traffic stopping facts
? Human trafficking is the third largest and fastest growing criminal industry in the world.
? 1.2 million children are exploited in the global commercial sex trade though this figure is thought to be much higher due to the underground dealings of the traffickers.
? Reports show that sexual exploitation is the most likely purpose of trafficking
? Trafficking exists in countries all over the world. It doesn?t only exist in the poorest countries.
For more information, please e-mail Lisa Tsai at [address removed]
RSVP to this Meetup:http://www.newyorksinglestravel.com/calendar/15096833/