Tag: gala

Cornerstones for the future

The Imara International Gala is just a week away, and I can’t wait for the big event! For the first time, I have gotten to be part of all that goes into getting this event planned (usually I am in Kenya).

New book tells the story of Imara International

Safe in a Tree

Safe in a Tree, Imara and Me, started out, as many stories do, with an image. C.S. Lewis’s Narnia stories came out of an image he’d had in his head for years, of a lamppost in a snowy wood.

VIDEO: Imara moms in their own words

At the annual Imara International Holiday Gala on December 7, some of the Imara moms sent their personal greetings and thanks via this video.

VIDEO: perseverance, faith, growth

Carol Erickson

On her annual December trip back to the United States, Executive Director Carol Erickson briefed Imara International donors and friends on the past year at the Imara House in Nanyuki, Kenya. The video above (8 minutes) is of… Read More

Gala rallies support to Imara girls, vision

Gala 2014

[fsg_gallery id=”2″] The third annual Imara International gala, “Faces of Imara: Moving Toward the Future,” brought donations totaling over $68,000 toward the 2015 operating budget. A silent auction of premium gift baskets and items was the featured fundraiser…. Read More

African samosas served at gala tasting table

Samosas (Wikimedia Commons)

Gala goers will get a taste of Africa from Kenya native Olive Jones at the Imara International Gala, “Faces of Imara: Moving Toward Our Future,” December 7 at Rush Creek Golf Club in Maple Grove, Minn. Jones will prepare and serve African samosas and dip for the African tasting table, which will be available before dinner.

Great music to greet gala goers

Hannah Howland and Joe Abe

Violinist Hannah Howland and pianist Joe Abe will perform a variety of music at the Imara International Gala set for Sunday, December 7.

Cindy Hillger to emcee gala

Gala 2013

Rev. Cindy Hillger of St. Martin’s by-the-Lake Episcopal Church, Minnetonka Beach, Minn. will emcee the Imara International holiday gala program, December 7 at Rush Creek Golf Club in Maple Grove, Minn. Twin Cities residents may remember the Rev…. Read More

Gala set for December 7

Imara International Gala 2014

  Imara International cordially invites you to attend its third annual holiday Gala fundraiser, to be held Sunday, December 7, 5:30 pm-8:30 pm at Rush Creek Golf Club in Maple Grove, Minn. The evening will feature updates from… Read More

Gala goers show enthusiasm, support for Imara International

Imara Gala 2013 tables

Supporters and friends of Imara International celebrated a successful first year of operations in Nanyuki, Kenya at the second annual gala fundraiser on December 8, 2013 at Rush Creek Golf Course in Maple Grove, Minnesota. The organization reported on the status of the girls and their babies, reported a healthy financial situation, and announced its first capital campaign.