What if we lived in a world where people were genuinely kind to one another all the time? Looked out for each other. Paid their own good fortune, forward. John Lennon's "Imagine" come to inspired life. Can you imagine all the people, indeed? Today, even if but for a brief moment, we do live in that world as it's National Random Acts of Kindness Day! But what if that unexpected bit of sparkle you bring to a stranger's life came with a bit more inspired intent?
The fine folks at Children's International treat each day with intentioned acts of kindness. And while today your act of kindness may be random, come Saturday, March 5th, you have the opportunity to pay your good fortune, forward... and with purpose.
Since 1936, Children International, has been providing assistance to children and families struggling in terrible poverty. Today, through the Children International Sponsorship Program, they help children in 11 countries - Colombia, the Dominican Republic, Ecuador, Guatemala, Honduras, India, Kenya, Mexico, the Philippines, the United States and Zambia.
“Imagination is the eye of the soul.” – Joseph Joubert Imagine a better life for all. What did you dream to be when you grew up? (Maybe María here, playing tea with her doll in Barranquilla, Colombia, will grow up to be a barista, hostess or a chef!)
Sports aren’t just fun and games at CI. They teach kids – like this dedicated player in Cartagena, Colombia – teamwork and leadership! “Sports do not build character. They reveal it.” – Heywood Broun
Greicy (11) from San Pedro Sula, Honduras, drew this picture and says, “I drew this picture because I like the environment, turtles, deer and everything green.”
How Can You Help?
While we happen to think gathering together to celebrate in any capacity is the stuff of life itself, doing so for a very worthy cause, takes the proverbial cake. On Saturday March 5th you have an opportunity to gather at a very spectacular event for a more than worthy cause, the 1st Annual Share Love Around the World fundraiser to raise awareness for Children International.
Photo: Sally Pinera
The beautiful Malibu Rocky Oaks Estate is playing host to this gathering, imagine being perched high above the LA lights, surrounded by acres of vineyards with a view of the sea! Attendees and celebrity guests will enjoy hors d'oeuvres, open bar, a cigar lounge, silent auction, live DJ and special performances and more.
Enjoy salsa performances, courtesy of the smallest salsa world champions, Kevin and Gaby, as seen on the Ellen Degeneres Show. There will also be live entertainment performances from Annie Bosko, a rising talented country singer as well as a special guest performance from a surprise guest!
Date: Saturday, March 5, 2016 from 4:30 p.m. - 9:30 p.m. and help share love around the world! Buy Tickets Here
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