Virtual Gala 2020

Self Help AfricaEvents, Uncategorised

2020 Change-Makers Ball:


A Virtual Sommelier Experience

  • When

    Friday 13th November 2020, 7:30PM EST

  • Location

    Virtual

  • Details

    1. Sign up and pick your beverage package
    2. Your selection will be shipped to your home. Buy a table and your guests’ selection will be shipped to their homes or yours if you have decided to gather together.
    3. Join us on the 13th and enjoy an exclusive tasting with your “table” and the SHA community.

    Get your bidding paddles out for the Silent Auction and donate directly to our appeal!



Registration for the tasting is now closed. 

Sign up to participate in the Auction

Join us on November 13th from the comfort of your home
for this one-of-a-kind virtual sommelier experience

With a fantastic selection of hand-picked wines, whiskies or beers shipped directly to your home, toast with friends and colleagues across the country while being guided by top tier Sommeliers and Cicerones (beer experts!) through a virtual professional tasting.

Participate in this exclusive sommelier tasting and create lasting impact, empowering our programs in Africa – with a focus this year on providing micro-loans to female entrepreneurs.

The evening includes:

-One hour tasting with a premier Sommelier/Cicerone hand-picked for your ‘table’ (Zoom Breakout Room)

-Silent Auction with one-of-a-kind prizes throughout the evening

-A word from our Programs

Contact Kerry McGlade kmcglade@selfhelpafrica.org , for more information.

This event is made possible by Virtual with Us.

Sign up to participate in the Auction

Beverage Packages

Red Wine
  • Davies Pinot Noir - CA
  • Arnaldo Caprai Sagrantino - Italy
  • Bodegas Muga Reserva - Spain
Sparklers of the world
  • Champagne Gosset Rose
  • Jeio Prosecco DOCG
  • Schramsberg Blanc de Blanc - the first Bdb in the United States!

Wines of the world
  • Domaine Laroche St. Martin - White Burgundy - France
  • Oddity Dry Furmint - Hungary
  • Feudo Montoni Nero D’Avola - Italy

Whiskey Taster
  • The Craft of the Cocktail Book by Dale DeGroff
  • Glenlivet Scotch
  • High West Bourbon American Prairie
  • Sonoma County Rye Whiskey
Change-Maker's Gin Cocktail
  • The Craft of the Cocktail Book by Dale DeGroff
  • Fords Gin
  • SipSmith Gin
  • Nolet's Gin
  • Change-Makers Cocktail Card, featuring the special cocktail recipe and two others
Seasonal Beer
  • IPA/Craft
  • Stout
  • Sour Beer
  • Bjorn Qorn Classic Popcorn
  • Sigmund's Pretzels

* 3 pack of each beer

Tickets, Tables & Sponsorship

Change-Makers Ticket

$200

  • One beverage package delivered to your home
  • Meet with other change-makers at a table/breakout room based on your selection or request to be in a breakout room with your friends!
  • Sommelier/Cicerone pairing based on your selection
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Silver Change-Makers Table

$2,000

  • 8 to 10 guests in your breakout room
  • One beverage package delivered to each guests’ home
  • Your own Sommelier/Cicerone specializing in your selection
  • Logo representation pre-event on our website & E-newsletters
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Gold Change-Makers Table

$5,000

  • 8 to 12 guests in your breakout room
  • One premiere beverage package delivered to each guests’ home
  • Your own Sommelier/Cicerone specializing in your selection
  • Logo representation pre-event on our website, E-newsletters,& printed materials in each beverage box
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Platinum Change-Makers Table

$10,000

  • 8 to 15 guests in your breakout room
  • One premiere beverage package delivered to each guests’ home
  • Your own Sommelier/Cicerone specializing in your selection
  • Logo representation pre-event on our website, E-newsletters, printed materials & promotional materials in each beverage box, & a special shoutout on the night to our National audience
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