Join Global Fund for Children’s virtual galas in April 2021

March 25, 2021 | Campaigns, Donor News

You are invited!

You are invited to attend one of Global Fund for Children’s 2021 virtual galas!

You have two opportunities to join GFC to celebrate groundbreaking work to build a better world for children: Thursday, April 22 in the United Kingdom or Thursday, April 29 in the United States.

You don’t want to miss this one-of-a-kind opportunity to support children and youth. Reserve your spot today for the UK Gala or US Gala to help raise $250,000 for children’s rights, thanks to GFC’s Board of Directors’ generous attendee match.



Thursday, April 22, 2021


8pm BST



Ticket Price


Register for UK Gala


Thursday, April 29, 2021


9pm EDT | 8pm CDT | 6pm PDT



Ticket Price


Register for US Gala


Attendee Match

For each of the first 250 people to purchase a gala ticket and attend, our Board of Directors will automatically donate $1,000 to GFC! Reserve your spot today for the UK Gala or US Gala to help us raise $250,000 for children’s rights worldwide.

Program Highlights

At the galas, learn how Global Fund for Children takes smart risks to spark big change, and get inspired by GFC’s incredible youth leaders and local partners from around the globe. Speakers will include:

  • Omari McQueen, GFC’s 12-year-old Global Ambassador and patron, and the world’s youngest vegan chef
  • Mete Coban, MBE, Chair of GFC’s Youth Leadership Council, GFC Board Member, and Chief Executive of My Life My Say
  • Maya Ajmera, Founder of GFC, President and CEO of the Society for Science, and Publisher of Science News
  • John Hecklinger, GFC’s President and CEO

Learn about the many ways you can be a champion for children and youth leaders already making a difference in their communities!

Celebration of Courage

The UK Gala and US Gala will kick off our Celebration of Courage Campaign. This month of virtual events honors the community courage changing children’s lives. It also includes a global conversation with young leaders on COVID-19, and it culminates with the announcement of the 2021 Juliette Gimon Courage Award winners.



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Global Fund for Children (GFC) UK Trust, created in 2006, is a UK registered charity (UK charity number 1119544). We work to generate vital income, create new fundraising opportunities, and raise awareness of the invaluable work of GFC’s grassroots grantees. Our aim is to extend the reach of GFC in the United Kingdom, Europe, and beyond.

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