2019 Evening to Empower Student Voice

Join us for our second annual match challenge fundraising extravaganza! Enjoy an evening of entertainment while doing your part to make sure this generation of DC students experience the power of finding their own voices while learning the research and writing skills that will serve them well for a lifetime.

Every donation you make (sponsorship, tickets, auction items, and campaign donations) will be matched dollar for dollar—up to $50,000!

 

DATE AND TIME
Wednesday, October 16, 2019
6pm–8pm

LOCATION
Room & Board
1840 14th Street, NW
4th Floor
Washington, DC 20009

EXPECT
  • Great music. Both superstar saxophonist Marshall Keys and his band and the wonderfully dynamic Blue Dot Jazz Troupe will perform sets in honor of the occasion. Thank you to both for their commitment to One World and DC!
  • Amazing food. Catering by Root & Stem, renowned for farm-to-table gastronomic delights!
  • Grand company. Plan to meet student writers, skilled teachers, and the wonderful community of people who have helped One World Education grow from an idea in a classroom a dozen years ago to the largest writing program in the district today! 

Proceeds from this year’s match campaign will underwrite next year’s One World Challenge, a citywide public speaking competition for middle and high schoolers and the One World Inspiration Challenge, a first ever public speaking competition for the city’s adult learners.

EVENT SPONSORS

Tickets and Sponsorships

In addition to individual tickets (which can be purchased on our Eventbrite page for $100 each), support can be made through sponsorships. Please RSVP by email to leith@oneworldeducation.org by October 1, 2019 and send checks payable to One World Education to: Leith Mondry, One World Education, 1800 Kenyon St, NW, Washington, DC 20010.

PLATINUM - $20,000

  • A personalized package developed in consultation with the sponsor

GOLD - $10,000
Underwrites 4 DC schools or adult learning centers participating in One World Challenges.

  • Ten tickets to the Room & Board fundraiser and ten invitations to the One World Challenges
  • Company banner displayed at events
  • Professional photographer provides pictures of banner recognition with student winners
  • Prominent recognition in the event program

SILVER - $5,000
Underwrites 2 DC schools or adult learning centers participating in One World Challenges.

  • Five tickets to the Room & Board fundraiser and five invitations to the One World Challenges
  • Pictures with One World Student Ambassadors
  • Half-screen thank you message in One World highlight video
  • Thank you note from a DC student writer

CHAMPION - $2,500
Underwrites 1 DC school or adult learning center participating in One World Challenges.

  • Three tickets to the Room & Board fundraiser and three invitations to the One World Challenges
  • Pictures with One World Student Ambassadors
  • Part of a thank you scroll in One World highlight video
  • Thank you note from a DC student writer

FRIEND - $1,000
Underwrites 2 classrooms in a DC school or adult learning center.

  • One ticket to the Room & Board fundraiser and invitation to the One World Challenges
  • Pictures with One World Student Ambassadors
  • Part of a thank you scroll in One World highlight video
  • Thank you note from a DC student writer