Last year, The Rescue Project, a subsidiary of HAVEN HANDS Inc, staged a must see gala to raise money for their ‘Vision 2020’ campaign. This project, which is well on its way to raising over $20 million by the year 2020, helps locations in desperate need of clean drinking water and proper eye healthcare all over the world. Following the breakout success of the first annual event, The Rescue Project is staging another Benefit Ball on December 12th, 2018 in New York City, with a guest list featuring the likes of philanthropists, fashion insiders, celebrities, media insiders and many others coming together to help make the Vision 2020 mission a reality.
Last fall marked the first time The Rescue Project held the fundraising benefit ball for Vision 2020. After the success of the first ball, The Rescue Project with the help of noted fashion guru and chairman Resk ‘Que, wants to hold another fundraiser that is even more productive. The Vision 2020 Project is set to raise $20M by the year 2020, with all proceeds going to aid over 200 million individuals in need all over the world. The main goals of the Vision 2020 Project are to provide clean water and sanitation in developing areas, while also ensuring healthy eyesight and basic eye care becoming the standard all across the world as well as training and supplying medical personnel and supplies. The campaign joins the fight for clean water by creating awareness while building and installing wells, filtration systems, irrigation systems, latrines in the selected areas that need it most across the globe. The Vision 2020 Project is already well underway in revolutionizing something the rest of the world takes for granted; clean water, proper sanitation and basic eye care, all things that most developing countries are desperately in need of.
In Africa alone, one out of every five child deaths is due to complications from unsafe drinking water. The dirty water can cause eye infections to these children, which when left untreated can lead to catastrophic damage, not only to their eyesight but to their education and livelihoods as well. The unclean water is also used to irrigate crops, further creating epidemics and contaminating entire food supplies. Without proper care, these easily treatable infections and disease can cause great harm to the people affected by them. ‘Vision 2020’ wants to create a safe environment in underdeveloped countries to stop the spread of these diseases and create safe and sanitary conditions for the people in these areas.
A child of Africa, Resk ‘Que holds a philanthropic heart and has first-hand experiences with the scarcity of water and the terrible damage that improper vision health can cause, making this plight very close to his heart. After coming to America in his teen years, Resk ‘Que has taken the fashion and business worlds by storm, while also staying true to his roots and never forgetting about the well-being of those in Africa and the rest of the world in need. Resk ‘Que has built a reputation by producing notable New York Fashion Week showcases, while also creating a marketing and PR empire.
THE RESCUE PROJECT is a non-profit organization aimed at providing clean water and sanitation for those in need. With a genuine passion for protecting the health and well-being of those deprived of necessities throughout the world, The Rescue Project uses its pillars of altruism and dedication to increase the supply of safe water and ensure healthy eyesight by the year 2020. The Rescue Project believes that increasing access to such a simple element of life, water, can change the lives of millions. The organization, backed by and named after Resk ‘Que, is targeted towards Sub-Saharan African countries, but upholds an objective to advocate for healthy drinking water in Asia, East Europe, Latin America, and everywhere else that clean drinking water is scarce. This is where you give a little blurb about the organization in question that is involved in the event. If there is more than one organization, they each get a paragraph. The next paragraph is the last one, and you can use it as a guide if needed.
HAVEN HANDS is the umbrella organization of THE RESCUE PROJECT, a humanitarian organization, 501(c)3 pending, that provides resources and assistance during the times of need during times of natural disaster and tragedies to people affected, especially to children. HAVEN HANDS’ priorities are on children who are disabled, sick and left orphaned around the world. HAVEN HANDS prioritizes child welfare services above all things. Providing quality foster care, education and adoption services domestically and internationally.
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