Please visit us at our new website! Wheels-to-Africa.org
John Wanda, Arlington Academy of Hope Founder, will speak at the 2009 Kick off party where Wheels to Africa will honor its 2008 volunteers. In addition, new volunteers will have an opportunity to learn more about Wheels to Africa. Snacks will be served.
Please join us at National Rural Electric Cooperative
4301 Wilson Blvd.
Arlington, VA 22203
Conference Room – parking under the building
Leon H. Sullivan Foundation
Sixth Leon H. Sullivan Summit Awards Celebration
WHO: The Leon H. Sullivan Foundation
• Ambassador (ret.) Andrew J. Young, Former U.N. Ambassador, Chairman, Leon H. Sullivan Foundation
• Ambassador Carlton Masters, Chairman, Leon H. Sullivan Summit
• Hope Masters, President & CEO, Leon H. Sullivan Foundation, Convener Leon H. Sullivan Summit
• Invited Notables: Wheels to Africa Founder Winston Duncan, Harvard Professor Dr. Henry Louis Gates Jr., composer Herbie Hancock, actress/humanitarian activist Mia Farrow, mobile communications entrepreneur Dr. Mohamed Ibrahim musician/composer Quincy Jones, actor/playwright Tyler Perry and many other friends of Africa; More than 1,500 national and international dignitaries, political and community leaders.
WHAT: The Sixth Sullivan Summit Awards Celebration will honor individuals and organizations that have been exemplary in their contributions to helping the poor and disadvantaged worldwide. This celebratory evening will also serve as a platform to showcase the Ninth Leon Sullivan Summit.
WHERE: The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts
2700 F Street, NW Washington, DC 20566
WHEN: Thursday, August 27, 2009
6:30 p.m. –Reception- Atrium and Foyers
8:00 p.m. – Awards Celebration- Eisenhower Theater
OPPS: Reception, 6:30-7:30 p.m.
Atrium and Foyers
Free to media.
MEDIA Contact: firstname.lastname@example.org or call 202.736.2239
INFO: Media Admission is limited. RSVP and approval notification is required. Go to http://www.thesullivanfoundation.org in news & events for press credential form.
BIKES are shipped to Africa March 29th
About 20 volunteers showed up to pack and process bikes so they could be shipped to Africa on Sunday, March 29th. The bikes will arrive in Africa in about 6 to 8 weeks and we will let you know when they reach port.
THANKS for your support and help.
Our next bike collection will be December 6th, 2009 and we are looking for volunteers, site coordinators, donations, bikes, etc.
Please contact us for volunteer opportunities.