Annual Dinner Gala

Please join Watoto Read for our first annual dinner gala event! During this event we will celebrate African culture and learn more about Watoto Read is doing to provide education for African refugee children. We will share a mix of African and American cuisine, African drum and dance music, and a silent and live auction. More details about auction items offered will be shared soon.

Date: Friday, September 13, 2019

Time: 6-9pm

Location: La Navona Event Center 154, North Hamilton Rd., Gahanna, OH 43230



Sponsorship is still available for this event. Please see attached document regarding our different levels of sponsorship including event level sponsorship, table sponsorship, and donation for our silent or live auction. Payments can be made by Paypal or they can be mailed to Watoto Read at PO Box 672, Lewis Center, OH 43035. If you are interested in sponsoring but would prefer to pay by check, please email Danielle Jones at If you prefer to pay by Paypal, please complete the information below.

Table Sponsorship Only: $200

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Corporate Table Sponsorship Package: $650 (Table Reservation + 10 Entry Tickets)

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All proceeds from this event will go to support the development of a community center in Goz Beida refugee camp in Chad, Africa. The community center will provide a variety of educational services including a computer lab, library, science academy as well as a community gathering space. For additional information about the community center click here.

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