Help end human trafficking and aid survivors at upcoming 2nd annual EmPOWER gala in St. George

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ST. GEORGE — Global Education Philanthropists (Global EP), a 501(c)(3) nonprofit, announced the organization’s second annual fundraising gala in St. George to be held on Friday, May 10, at the premier Courtyard Marriott in St. George.

Proceeds from the event will be used to empower communities through education and aid human trafficking survivors.

Making for an exceptional event, “this year’s gala will be especially exciting because we will be raising funds to provide aid to those locally and internationally. I am excited to see the community come together to raise funds for those in need throughout the world,” said Cammy Bowker, Global EP’s CEO.

The event will celebrate Global EP’s work empowering communities worldwide and aiding human trafficking survivors. Doors open at 6:30 p.m. for an inspiring evening including dinner, comedy, performances, and live and silent auctions. Auction items include autographed Avenger’s End game photo, all-inclusive family vacations, autographed music and sports memorabilia and more.

Attendees will also hear the personal live story of a human trafficking survivor, “Breaking the Vicious Poverty Cycle with 3D Printing and Solar Energy.”

Throughout the evening, the organization will unveil its exciting upcoming projects. There will be a special announcement from long-time supporter Travis Seegmiller, Utah State House 62nd District Representative. The organization is focusing on raising funds for projects to lift villagers out of the vicious poverty cycle.

These projects include purchasing a 3D cement printer to build homes, schools, and medical clinics and powering these through solar energy, thanks to Global EP’s partnership with Salt Lake City-based Skyline Solar, who has donated an estimated $20,000 of solar panels for the charity to install in Haiti.

Tickets

Tickets are available through the website. The event will take place at Courtyard Marriott, 185 S. 1470 East, St. George. The hotel is offering discount lodging rates for out-of-town gala attendees.

About Global EP
Founded in St. George, Utah, by Cammy Bowker, Global Education Philanthropists (Global EP) and is a Federal 501(c)(3) organization. Global EP works to empower communities worldwide through education. Domestically, Global EP aids extraction teams, provides aftercare for human trafficking survivors, and works to educate on the danger of human trafficking in America. Internationally, Global EP provides aid and educational resources to vulnerable villages in an effort to stop the orphan/trafficking cycle. International humanitarian aid expeditions are currently taking place in the Caribbean and Latin America.

The 501(c)(3) charity hosts international trips to destinations such as Haiti, the Dominican Republic, and Brazil. Volunteers including doctors, dentists, teachers, and electricians empower villagers by teaching them employable skills while working on projects at village schools and orphanages.

Domestically, the charity collects items for Rescue Packs, which aid human trafficking survivors. Items needed include mini toiletries, pajamas, flip flops, journals, pens, chapsticks, water bottles, and small treats. A 501(c)(3) charity, all donations are tax deductible.

Volunteers can find information about donations or international humanitarian trips on the Global Ep website. For more information or to apply, email info@globalep.org  or call 425-343-5851. To book Cammy Bowker to speak or present to your office, church group or family email cammy@globalep.org.

Event details

  • What: 2nd annual EmPower Gala.
  • When: Friday, May 10, 6:30 p.m.
  • Where: Courtyard Marriot, 185 S. 1470 East, St. George.
  • For more information call 425-343-5851.

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