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Grace Kim is a writer and abolitionist of human trafficking/ modern day slavery. She does outreach to end sex slavery in multiple countries in Asia and has worked with NGOs and NPOs such as Hope Be Restored and Agape International Missions (AIM) for the last several years. She is also the director and founder of Light in the Night Prayer Walk, an organization that seeks to eradicate sex trafficking in Korean American communities in the U.S. Grace earned her B.A. from UCLA in English literature and graduated from William Alderson Acting School where she studied the Meisner Technique for three years. Most of her time is spent serving others who are vulnerable or have been victimized by sex trafficking. She writes for her own blog and is currently working on her first novel about the underground Korean-American sex industry. During her free time, Grace enjoys reading fiction, Shakespeare, and the Bible and likes cooking.

World Orphanage Foundation’s Annual Gala 2014 In Los Angeles

According to UNICEF, there are approximately 130 million orphans in the world today, with the majority in Asia, Africa, Sub-Saharan Africa, and Latin America. The overflowing orphanages worldwide are one of the major sources of a pandemic in child abuse, abduction, homelessness, and child molestation. World Orphanage Foundation (WOF) is a not-for-profit organization that works to promote awareness of and resolves issues relating to orphans and orphanages by uniting different foundations. This foundation seeks to provide resources and global platforms for the voiceless children around the world through a combination of media outlets and fundraising events. wof-logo 2.28

On Friday, April 4, 2014, World Orphanage Foundation’s annual gala will be held at the Skirball Cultural Center in Los Angeles. Representatives from local chambers of commerce along with leaders from public and private sectors will be gathering for an evening of fundraising for the orphans. A night of fashion and entertainment will be yoked together by Brazilian Samba Dancers, Middle Eastern Belly Dancers, and African Tribal Dancers displaying some of the rich cultures of the nations in which WOF serves in.

(Photo Credit: msafdie.com)

(Photo Credit: msafdie.com)

World Orphanage Foundation was founded on June 29, 2011 by Sara Kazimi, who is also the founder of LeoBella, a high-end fashion house, which has been featured in numerous magazines, such as Vogue and In Style. The annual black tie dinner gala will help to fund orphanages around the world and support future projects with different organizations of charity.

WHEN: Friday, April 4, 2014 at 7 p.m.

WHERE:
Skirball Cultural Center
2701 North Sepulveda Boulevard
Los Angeles, CA 90049
Ph. 310-651-7154

TICKETS:  Please click here to purchase ticketsThe price of your tickets will go directly to helping the work of the World Orphanage Foundation in numerous countries including Israel, Egypt, and Afghanistan.

 

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