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Special Events

Friends of The Kerry Fund are in the know! We add the "fun" into fundraising, and our friends young and adult all agree.

 
 
Image: Afro-pop duo Kalifa & Koliba logo, courtesy of the performing artists.


Image: Afro-pop duo Kalifa & Koliba logo, courtesy of the performing artists.

Your chance to bid on and visit Zulu Nyala, The Magic of Africa!

SAVE THE DATE | KJWF World Dance Party

Saturday, March 23, 2019

Presenting KJWF Benefit night out World Dance Party, on Saturday, March 23, at 7 pm, at Players Sports Bar & Grille, 86 VFW Drive, Rockland. All proceed support the fund’s mission, including mission service trips for teens supporting sustainable programs to improve health, education, and economic opportunity for those in need. Shake off the winter doldrums and dance into spring for a great cause! World Dance Party welcomes adult fans of all ages to dance to world music beat of award-winning Afro-pop stars Kalifa & Koliba. A “Balloon Pop” gives attendees the opportunity to win original art and crafts from Africa.  Guests enjoy a buffet of hearty appetizers, games, silent auction, raffle opportunities, surprises and more! Tickets to KJWF’s World Dance Party are $50, or in bundles of 6 for $250, 10 for $400, for adults age 21 and over, in advance online below. Tickets will also be available at the door, limited to venue capacity. 

Tickets: $50.00 per person, and are non-refundable.

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Make a tax deductible donation to sponsor the invaluable Mission of KJWF working with our financially under-resourced Boston youth and orphaned, motivated, hardworking, grateful Rwandan youth. We are grateful for your support, everything our program accomplishes relies on your generosity.

$25 - Provides maps, Rwandan dictionaries, to assist students in planning

$50 - I am unable to attend, and would like to make a ticket donation

$100 - Pays for Rwandan student visa entry fees

$500 - Helps to purchase in-kind donations to support the over 500 served at ASYV

$1,000 - Sponsors the post travel educational programs and evaluation for all student participants

$1,500 - Provides 1 airline ticket for a Boston youth

$2,500 - Funds skill development programs at ASYV in art, farming, metalwork, sewing, woodworking

$5,000 - Sponsors 1 student, from application through travel

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We accept new and gently used in-kind contributions. In the past, suitcases, toiletries, clothing, shoes have accompanied our travelers. Send a note to let us know of your contribution.

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A glimpse into our past events

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SOWA First Friday

Thank you to everyone who joined us at SoWa First Friday, Studio 412a at 450 Harrison Avenue, Boston, on June 1.

We had such a great time seeing old friends and making new ones!

When individuals purchased a beautiful glass bowl from Serve Kindness, The Kerry Fund was fortunate to receive a portion of the proceeds. See photos of the bowls (above) as well as a painting (below) that is part of a series of art entitled "Forgive but Not Forget," created by Kerry Fund board member Sharon Whitham and employing inspiration from her trip to Rwanda in 2017.

 
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Kerry fund kids fair

Throngs of children brought their adults to enjoy My Gym, Malik the Magician, The Spirit of Africa West African Drum and Dance Performance, Jennie Mulqueen and Eddie Spagetti at the The Kerry Fund Kids Fair held in Norwell on April 28th.