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Primary School in Uganda
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Your name will be featured on the well
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Hygiene Education & COVID-19 prevention in Haiti or Uganda
Water Purification Filter
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upcoming impact trips in 2021
Impact Trips are fantastic ways to directly deliver water and sanitation programs while being culturally immersed in local life and experiencing a country’s natural beauty.
2021 trip dates are cancelled until further notice due to COVID-19. We’ll reach out with updated dates as soon as it’s safe for our communities and participants to travel again. We hope to welcome you to our global communities in the near future!
Surge’s Annual Gala – Mad Hatter’s Ball
Location: Salvage One, 1840 W Hubbard St, Chicago
Date: Saturday, September 18, 2021
Time: VIP: 6:30 – 11:30PM, Cocktail Reception: 8:30 – 11:30PM
500* guests will enjoy a multi-hour immersive “Mad Hatter” themed experience. Attendees will enjoy a gourmet dinner, drinks, a silent auction while performers entertain. Together, we will transform lives through this event.
*Honoring City restrictions
We’re grateful to everyone that has attended or sponsored past events.
Virtual Gala – Dance Through the Decades
We dined, danced and drank up the decades. Most importantly we exceeded our fundraising goal — thanks to attendees, sponsors and our host, Comedian Mona Aburmishan. Other key features including Professional Dancers from the ’20s, ’50s, ’70s & ’90s, Mixologists, Cocktail Kits, Gourmet Dinners, a Silent Auction & more.
Date: Sat, October 17, 2020 & Time: 7PM VIP and 7:30PM Main Event (CT)
Design, Dine, make a Difference
In part thanks to our Headline Sponsors — Acoulite Acoustics, Surface Eleven & Milliken Floors, we had a successful 7th Annual ‘Design, Dine, make a Difference’ gala in Dubai.
Date: Wednesday, December 9, 2020 at 7PM GMT+4
The UAE’s leading Interior Design Houses addressed some of the biggest challenges facing our world and “Designed for a Better Future”. From lighting to furniture, to spaces, there were many sustainable creations!
Virtual Cooking Class
Date: Thursday, May 6th at 7:30PM CT
Surge has worked in Haiti for the past 11 years, marking more of a decade of falling in love with the people — their food, culture, art, music and so much more.
At this virtual event, attendees learned about our work, this beautiful country and how to make Haitian Style tacos & fried plantains with Chef Phillipe Phil Sobon in a 1 hour engaging & entertaining lesson and delicious dinner.
Break the Barriers: A Women’s Wellness Event
Date: May 22nd at 10am CT | 4pm UK | 7pm Dubai GMT +4
As women and girls, we’re deeply connected in many ways – our cycles being just one of them. To deepen this connection, we celebrated women’s health & wellness in honor of Menstrual Health & Hygiene Day.
We covered local & global barriers around menstruation, menstruality consciousness and everyday wellness practices to live happier, healthier & stress-free lived and health benefits & implications related to our cycles.
Rooftop Yoga + Drinks: For a Cause
Date: June 19 and June 26 at 10:00am CT
Thank you for joining our Associate Board for another Vinyasa Yoga series to raise funds for our global projects!
All-levels were welcome for this in-person, rooftop experience with drinks – a great way to celebrate summer! $25 helped support our global work and gets your first Beer or Mimosa.
Yoga Mat not included.
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