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Celebrate Calgary’s 15th Annual Breaking Bread Fundraising Dinner!!
Doors open 5:30pm. Join us - Come early for visiting and shopping at our Afghan Marketplace. The program and dinner will begin at 6:15 pm.
TICKETS: The ticket price of $125.00 includes $50.00 for the meal and a $75.00 tax receipted donation. Select 1 or more QUANTITY to purchase the tickets you wish to pay for and complete the attendee information for you and your guests. IMPORTANT: The total tax receipt included in your ticket of $75.00 will be issued directly by CanadaHelps at the time of purchase, and to the person who purchases the tickets, not to attendees.
GROUP SEATING: Selection 1 QUANTITY to purchase your single ticket. Then, “just like going to a restaurant”, make a group reservation. Provide one first and last name as a reservation group name in the box provided. When your friends and guests purchase their tickets, they must register using the identical first and last name for the reservation group name to ensure they are seated together with you.
TABLE OF EIGHT: Select 8 QUANTITY at $1,000 to purchase a full table for your guest and complete attendee information and reservation group name at checkout. The $600 tax receipt will be issued directly to you by CanadaHelps at the time of purchase.
Thank you for being a valuable part of our support network. We could not do this without you!
SPECIAL FOOD REQUIREMENTS? We will have a vegetarian or gluten-free option available. Please enter your requirements in the box provided.
STUDENT TICKET $35.00: Select 1 or more QUANTITY to order student tickets at a reduced rate with no charitable donation. CW4WAfghan is subsidizing the tickets to encourage students to participate.
THANK YOU to our generous event sponsor NEWALTA, and our in-kind sponsors, WillowPark Wines and Spirits, Greengate Garden Centres and Digicopy Imaging.
Welcome Our Special Guest Speakers:
SALLY ARMSTRONG. Sally is an outstanding Canadian and advocate for the empowerment of women. For more than four decades, Sally has been dedicated to creating ground-breaking stories highlighting human rights and the struggles of women in the world’s conflict zones, such as Afghanistan, Syria, Bosnia and Iraq. Sally was recently promoted to Officer in the Order of Canada by the Governor General in recognition of her award-winning achievements and service to the nation.
MURWARID ZIAYEE. Murwarid is our CW4WAfghan Senior Director and she will share with you some stories from our programs and help you understand the importance of your role in sustaining our programs year after year. Murwarid is the recipient of our Champion for Education Award (2015). She has been a pillar of our work for over seven years and we Celebrate Murwarid's many ongoing achievements, her dedication, her knowledge and passion for advancing education for Afghan women and girls.
Have Fun! Our Annual Breaking Bread dinners have become a tradition for some of our 'regulars'. Guests come together easily around food, and it’s a great excuse to catch up with friends, facilitate networking with colleagues, or join in the evening to get to know others who share the desire to contribute and make a difference in the lives of Afghan women and girls.
How Can You Help
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Host A Breaking Bread Dinner. Breaking Bread for Women in Afghanistan is a volunteer initiative to raise funds for education programs for Afghan women and girls. The large majority of our donations come from individual donors with ongoing support from all of our chapter members and volunteers. Breaking Bread events can be organized in all kinds of ways, from a simple potluck meal among friends in your home to larger events in the community, such as in a church hall, community centre, school, or other venue. Please review the Breaking Bread Resources and call 1 403 244-5625 or email Community@CW4WAfghan.ca for further information. Thank you!
Donate Funds for our Education Programs
If you cannot attend and would like to make a donation, all amounts of donations are warmly welcomed and greatly appreciated!
Online donations may be made via credit card above and at www.CanadaHelps.org.