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13th Annual JustWorld International Gala to support children at partner projects around the world

Thursday, 14 January 2016
JustWorld International


With the 2016 Summer Olympics around the corner, the wonderfully diverse culture of Rio de Janeiro is the driving force behind the preparations the 13th Annual JustWorld International Gala. When one thinks of Rio, the celebration of Carnival immediately comes to mind. The Rio Carnaval is not only the biggest carnival in the world, it is also a benchmark against which every other carnival is compared and one of the most interesting events on the globe. Nonprofit JustWorld International will be bringing their own Carnival to Wellington on January 15, 2016, to support children at partner projects around the world.

Through the equestrian community, members of JustWorld International work together to break the cycle of poverty and help children around the world become positive leaders in their communities. Hundreds of people from more than 40 different countries have joined the JustWorld community with the intention of improving children's lives. Currently, JustWorld International has partners in four countries: Cambodia, Colombia, Guatemala, and Honduras. In total, JustWorld is supporting 6,135 children this year alone, focusing on education, nutrition, health and hygiene, and leadership and cultural development programs.

Each year, JustWorld International hosts a Gala to celebrate and applaud the positive change the organization and its supporters are making in the lives of children who need it most. The JustWorld Gala attracts some of the equestrian industry's top riders, trainers, owners and supporters, as well as important members of the Wellington community. This year, JustWorld is excited to announce that they will be bringing the spirit of the Rio Carnaval to Wellington on January 15, 2016.

Generously hosted by Belle Herbe Farm, the Carnaval theme will be reflected through food, drinks and specialty entertainment created for the evening by renowned event planners, Dazzle Creative Events, and Regency Party Rental & Productions. Event sponsor Whole Foods will once again provide food for the sumptuous Brazilian tasting stations featuring a variety of delicacies while guests will enjoy an open bar sponsored by Official Bar Sponsor Seahorse Fashion Cuisine, Tito’s Vodka, and Fernando Cellars. JustWorld is also excited to announce new exciting sponsorships this year as well, with Wellington Masters joining as the Presenting Sponsor, GenSpring Family Offices joining as the Official Wealth Management Sponsor, and Lugano Diamonds joining as the Official Jeweler Sponsor of the 13th Annual Gala. Lastly, Horseware will be sponsoring the fun photo booth so make sure you're clad in Rio attire.

The festive night will host a series of fundraising events that will directly benefit the nonprofit organization including a silent auction and live auction. These auction items will be sure to amaze the crowd and outdo last year’s!

This is the first year JustWorld will be working with BidPal for the silent auction items, allowing bids on the spot but also from a-far through an app;

JustWorld is also excited to announce that DJ Adam Lipson will be the special guest DJ spinning tunes and sparking the electric atmosphere of the night!

Join JustWorld for a night of samba and surprise – all for a good cause! For more information regarding the 13th Annual JustWorld Gala, corporate sponsorship opportunities, or auction donations, please e-mail  [email protected] or call +1.561.333.9391.

To purchase tickets and tables online, please visit 

If you are unable to attend the event, please consider making a donation to JustWorld International in commemoration of their 13th year of supporting children in need. Donations can be made online by visiting:


Source: Press release from JustWorld International 

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