BENEFITING: TIDES FOUNDATION
EVENT DATE: Mar 09, 2013
10X10 is a global campaign to educate and empower girls. At the center of the campaign is a feature film, Girl Rising.This is a beautiful and important film. Girl Rising tells the stories of 9 remarkable girls from around the world, who are striving beyond circumstance, pushing past limits and demonstrating the extraordinary strength of the human spirit to overcome the odds. Yet it also carries a powerful message: if we educate girls, we can change the future of some 66 million girls around the world who today only dream of going to school.
Proceeds from the screening will go toward the "10x10 Fund for Girls Education" - run by the Tides Foundation, a 501(3)(c) charity organization. Tides Foundation will split the Fund between 10x10 and their non profit partners: Room to Read, WorldVision, CARE, UNFoundation/Girl Up, Partners In Health, Plan Int'l, A New Day Cambodia - all of whom work with thousands of the worlds most vulnerable girls every day.
This screening is co-sponsored by Lambda Theta Alpha Latin Sorority, Inc., Alpha Xi Alumnae Chapter and Sigma Psi Zeta Sorority, Inc.
Catch the trailer:http://10x10act.org/girl-rising/
Purchase your tickets - http://gathr.us/screening/1500