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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Turning Thanksgiving Gratitude into Christmas Cheer #givingtuesday

27/11/2014

Have you had a great Thanksgiving? We hope you've had an opportunity to spend time with your family reflecting on the things in your life you are grateful for.

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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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Fundraising Total

Amount raised this year

US$26,581.04

Amount raised since 2007

US$686,828.45

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2014 Leaderboard

The 2014 Charity Ball
Fiona
$5374.52


Nerene and Dan's Wild Luncheon
Nerene and Dan
$897.29


PSA Hunger Healers
Penny Phillips &
$842.65


Siam No. 1 Muay Thai Show - JAI Thai Boxing Gym

$435.94


Tina's Eat So They Can Events
Tina
$250.00


279 hosts signed up for 2014 so far!

Latest Donations

  • Dynamic Healthcare Solutions 5000.00 USD 2 months ago
  • US Healthworks 5000.00 US 29 days ago
  • Moorthorpe Primary School 74.03 GBP 4 hours ago
  • Tobi Martin 100.00 USD 17 days ago
  • North Ranch Financial Group 200.00 USD 17 days ago
  • Linda Smith 35.00 USD 17 days ago
  • Fred Lerner 300.00 USD 17 days ago
  • Howard Raishbrook 70.00 USD 17 days ago
  • Linda Whittemore 100.00 USD 17 days ago
  • Jane Hilary Gross 95.00 USD 17 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).