On the 13th of December 2009, the “Do they know its Christmas?” series will at the Sheratons’ Aqua club be putting style, music, poetry and fashion on the runway to raise money for charity. The Abuja people are looking forward to enjoying an entertaining star studded evening, that includes performances from; M.I, Jesse Jagz and Ice Prince (The Choc trio), Abuja’s Yoye, El Nathan, the soulful Lindsey, Abuja Choral choir and there would also be a special “do they know its Christmas?” fundraising activities to further raise monies for orphanages.
The event is one of the two being held this Christmas season to help raise funds for orphaned children who have no family to enjoy the warmth of the festive season with. Do they know its Christmas, a fundraising event launched two years ago, is organized by Chocolate City, Eddie Madaki, Yember, Kairos, Chico and Koko.
Thousands of people across the country are expected to take part in their area and make a donation to the charity Via contact details available for all the geo political zones. The event is spread across 2 days to make it memorable for the children, 13th December: “Do they know its Christmas?” Fundraising cocktail scheduled to hold at Abuja Sheraton hotel’s Aqua Club and 19th December: “Do they know its Christmas?” Children’s party to hold at the Neighborhood Garden Wuse 2 Abuja. Funds raised will go towards supporting orphanages nationwide.
A special fundraising pack has been provided by I-SPA Maitama, Dzyn Couture and Lutffy Salon with support from Oriental Restaurant, JB’s grill and Selara faces.
Spokes person for the organising Committee Mr. Audu Maikori says “There’s no better way to be thankful for a year well spent than to put smiles on the faces of orphans during this Christmas season. We hope you will join us again this year to make a difference this Christmas by supporting this event which directly benefits such an important local cause.”