Taste of Africa – Saturday October 13, 2018
Journey on a culinary tour of Cameroon, Africa at the 8th Annual Taste of Africa! The unforgettable dinner celebration brings people together to enjoy authentic African food and experience musical performances, cultural dances, live and silent auctions, a dance party, and much more!
Saturday, October 13th
Teamsters Temple in Lawrenceville
VIP Ticket – $100
Enjoy a VIP cocktail hour from 6pm-7pm with African street food served as hors d’oeuvres, a specialty cocktail, and a live musical performance before the main event featuring authentic Cameroonian buffet-style dinner, local beer and wine selections from an open bar, cultural dance performances, and unique items and experiences to bid on in our silent and live auction.
Supporter Ticket – $75
Enjoy the main event from 7pm-10pm featuring authentic Cameroonian buffet-style dinner, local beer and wine selections from an open bar, cultural dance performances, and unique items and experiences to bid on in our silent and live auction.
The evening promises to be an unforgettable opportunity to connect with interesting people, experience different cultures, and raise funds to support our global Sport for Good programs.
Where does the money go?
Proceeds raised at the event support our mission to improve the lives of youth by promoting health, education, civic engagement and leadership skills through the global game of soccer.
Since 2010, our educational soccer programs and competitions have engaged more than 3,000 boys and girls. Since 2015, we have been supported by FIFA Football for Hope. In 2018, we launched our PLAY4PURPOSE model with a vision to scale and create positive social impact in communities across Africa, the developing world, and here in Pittsburgh.
What else can you expect at the event?
- Incredible, authentic Cameroonian cuisine prepared by Cameroonian women living in the Pittsburgh region
- Open bar (all drinks included in ticket purchase) with wine and beer from local purveyors
- Musical performance, including traditional Cameroonian dance
- Live painting by local artist, Lisa Ann
- Silent and live auction
- Learn more about how the funds raised at this event are making a difference in the lives of youth
- Dance party!
- Free parking on site (lot behind building) and on the street.
- Dress to impress! We encourage cocktail attire and/or African wear if you have
- Vegetarians and vegans are welcome! There are several dishes prepared without meat/dairy
- Children are welcome, however the majority of attendees are adults
- More information coming soon! Follow us on social media @CameroonFDP
We’re seeking sponsors who believe in the mission and vision for this event, which is to celebrate African and global cultures with a diverse, connected audience. Sponsorship is available in the following categories:
Platinum – $5,000 – Official event sponsor
Gold – $2,500 – Featured VIP sponsor
Silver – $1,000 – Table sponsor
Bronze – $500 – Supporting sponsor
Contact Justin Forzano for a sponsor packet or with additional questions- Justin@cameroonfdp.org or call 412-228-0597.