Ubuntu Education Fund’s annual NYC gala is set to take place on Wednesday, June 6th, and will raise funds to benefit the children of the townships of Port Elizabeth, South Africa.
The gala’s 2012 Host Committee members include Maggie Gyllenhaal, Peter Sarsgaard, Donna Karan, Amandla Stenberg of The Hunger Games and Justin Tuck of the New York Giants.
Ubuntu Education Fund is a nonprofit organization that provides children in South Africa with education and employment opportunities.
This year’s event will also support the charity’s new Early Childhood Development program and U.ME.WE campaign, which aims to raise $30 million over the next three years.
Sponsors for the gala include Blue Ribbon restaurants, Baby J Catering, AriZona, Christie’s Auction House, United Airlines, Heartland Brewery, Starr Africa Rum, Lievland, Magellan Gin, Landhaus, Riazul Tequila, Zyr Vodka, Madiba Restaurant and SCOOP NYC.