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It’s the annual holiday sale for Guatemala!

Join me for this annual sale featuring clothing and accessories from Asociación Maya de Desarrollo, Solola, Guatemala including handwoven scarves, jackets and ponchos; fairly traded coffee from the Campesino Committee of the Highlands (CCDA), Guatemala; and jewelry from Casa Milagro, Guatemala.

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Thursday, December 1

11:00 am to 6 pm

Fleck Atrium

Rotman School of Management

105 St. George Street

Toronto

(Just south of St. George Subway station)

For more information: Ken McGuffin, mcguffin@rotman.utoronto.ca / 416-946-3818

Donations will also be accepted for the El Triunfo Education Project which provides an affordable education for the sons and daughters of weavers from Asociacion Maya through the establishment of a middle school in the village of El Triunfo, Guatemala. For more information or how to make a tax deductible donation to the project, please visit https://guatemalaschool.wordpress.com

You’re Invited! Third Annual Guatemalan Mid-Season Bash

You are invited to attend the Third Annual Guatemalan Mid-Season Bash!  It started in winter migrated to spring and has now landed in summer.  Most importantly it remains:

A fundraiser for the El Triunfo Project in Guatemala

Our grade 12 class  this year.

Why:  Because every child has the right to an education.
Tickets:  suggested donation of $30 per person or donation of your choice (children under  10 are free)
When:  Thursday August 21, 2014
Doors and Silent Auction Open at 6:00pm, Finger foods starting at 6:30pm, Silent Auction Closes at 9:00 pm, Socializing until the wee hours.
WhereLolita’s Lust & The Chinchilla Lounge 513 Danforth Ave., Toronto  (South side of Danforth, between Chester and Pape Subway stations)
http://www.dine.to/profile_features.php?feature=profile_map&id=3185
Dinner is also available a la carte or a special prix fixe.

Please consider attending this fundraiser. Bring a friend and don’t forget to tell me you’re coming.

If you would like to donate something for the silent auction, let me know!

Ken’s Fourth Annual Driveway Sale for Guatemala

Join me for this annual sale featuring Guatemalan weaving from Asociación Maya de Desarrollo, Solola, Guatemala; Fair trade coffee from the Campesino Committee of the Highlands (CCDA), Guatemala; and jewelry from Casa Milagro, Guatemala.

Featuring weaving demonstrations by Maria Xoch Ajacalon from Asociación Maya

Maria Xoch Ajcalon

Saturday, June 21
8:30 am to 4:00 pm
772 Coxwell Avenue (north of Danforth Avenue and Coxwell subway station)
Toronto

For more information: Ken McGuffin, mcguffin@rotman.utoronto.ca / 416-946-3818

Proceeds from the weaving and coffee sales will be directed to the El Triunfo Education Project which provides an affordable education for the sons and daughters of weavers from Asociacion Maya through the establishment of a middle school and a high school in the village of El Triunfo, Guatemala. For more information or how to make a tax deductible donation to the project, please visit https://guatemalaschool.wordpress.com

Save the date – a fundraiser for education in Guatemala!

It started as a winter bash, continued as a spring bash, now save the date for a summer bash in support of children’s education in Guatemala. On Thursday, August 21 beginning from 6 pm, join us at Lolita’s Lust on the Danforth for a great party with friends, drinks, appetizers and a silent auction.  Tickets on sale soon!

All proceeds to the El Triunfo School project which is providing a middle school and high school education to Mayan youth in the community of El Triunfo in the highlands of Guatemala.  Can’t make it? Read the next post for information on how to donate today.

Second Annual Guatemalan Mid-Spring Bash

April 9, 2013

Dear friends, It took us a while to get it off the ground but I’m pleased to invite you to attend the Second Annual Guatemalan Mid-Spring Bash!(yes – we know it was a mid-winter bash the last time around but it’s still a good time for a party!)

A fundraiser for the El Triunfo School in Guatemala

Why: Because every child has the right to an education.
Tickets: minimum donation of $30 per person or donation of your choice (children under 10 are free)
When: Friday May 3, 2013
Doors and Silent Auction Open at 6:00pm, Finger foods starting at 6:30pm, Silent Auction Closes at 9:00 pm, Socializing until the wee hours.
Where: Lolita’s Lust
513 Danforth Ave., Toronto (South side of Danforth, between Chester and Pape Subway stations)
www.dine.to/profile_features.php?feature=profile_map&id=3185
Dinner is also available a la carte or a special prix fixe.
Please consider attending this fundraiser. Bring a friend. Even if you can¹t make it, please consider buying a ticket or donating to support this amazing cause!
If you would prefer to make a tax deductible donation, please go to: www.canadahelps.org/CharityProfilePage.aspx?CharityID=25964
Click on “Donate Now.” then under “Fund/Designation,” select “El Triunfo School Project, Solola, Guatemala.”

If you would like to donate something for the silent auction, please contact Michele Milan at milan@rotman.utoronto.ca.

All proceeds to the El Triunfo School project which is providing a middle school and high school education to Mayan youth in the community of El Triunfo in the highlands of Guatemala. Check out photos from the school from my March visit to the school.

Hope to see you on May 3.

Ken