What's it all about?

I said Somebody should do something about that. Then I realized I am somebody." ” ~ Lily Tomlin.

Eat So They Can is all about providing citizens around the world with an inspiring way to take action! Eat So They Can is an initiative of the Global Volunteer Network and the GVN Foundation. The concept is simple - by hosting a dinner party, you can help end hunger and malnutrition around the world!

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Event Planning: The Pro-Tips Edition

13/10/2014

ESTC Charity Ball 2013This weekend, the ESTC Team in Wellington will be hosting our campaign launch event - the countdown is on! We're hosting a Charity Ball at our national museum, Te Papa - if you're in Wellington, come along!If you've planned a fundraising event before, you know these final...

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Eat So They Can: where will it take you?

22/09/2014

Your impact in hosting an Eat So They Can event carries on longer than just the duration of your event.It flows across to other continents, to communities you may have never met with, and will provide sustainable solutions to community issues with a long-term view.

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Become a better fundraiser

04/09/2014

Sometimes it’s difficult asking people to help you reach your fundraising goals online.Here are some quick tips to help you write personalised online appeals!1.Direct AppealIt seems straightforward enough.It seems like it should work.Unfortunately, it usually doesn’t.

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Fundraising Total

Amount raised this year

US$13,077.08

Amount raised since 2007

US$673,324.49

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279 hosts signed up for 2014 so far!

Latest Donations

  • Suzanne Pullman 50.00 NZD 4 days ago
  • Caitlin Goddard 276.00 NZD 5 days ago
  • Priscilla Campbell-Stokes 70.00 NZD 7 days ago
  • Baking Sales 110.50 AUD 7 days ago
  • Anonymous 100.00 NZD 7 days ago
  • Anonymous 80.00 NZD 8 days ago
  • Simone Mencio 50.00 AUD 8 days ago
  • Anonymous 65.00 NZD 9 days ago
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  • Melvin D Souza 20.00 AUD 9 days ago

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Eat so They Can is a fundraiser for the GVN Foundation, a 501(c)(3) tax-exempt nonprofit organization in the United States established in 2005.

GVN Foundation is proud to be in special consultative status with the United Nations Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC).