Log In   ·   Become A Member

Voss Foundation Honoring Georgie Badiel During 2nd Annual Hamptons Luncheon

Abby Cummings

A collection of jewelry, accessories, toys and home items from the Democratic Republic of the Congo, Kenya, Liberia, Swaziland, and Uganda will be available for purchase. (Courtesy Photo)

Model and activist, Georgie Badiel. (Courtesy Photo)

Women Helping Women is a Voss Foundation campaign that has raised nearly $650,000 in Europe and the United States to build 21 clean water access points and 291 sanitation facilities across Kenya, the Democratic Republic of the Congo, Liberia, and Swaziland, as of February 2015.

Water is disproportionately a women's burden in Africa. Rural women and girls are responsible for their families' daily water needs, and often are forced to sacrifice their own health, education and futures in order to provide. Offering women facilitated access to clean water is an important part of the Voss Foundation's Ripple Effect, creating an engine for growth that spurs changing in a family, community, region and country.

On Monday, August 1st, the Voss Foundation will host its second annual Women Helping Women Hamptons Luncheon at Tutto il Giorno in Southampton. Model and activist, Georgie Badiel will be honored at the luncheon for her efforts in West Africa. Badiel runs a namesake non-profit foundation centered on providing sustainable solutions to the water pandemic in sub-Saharan Africa.

The luncheon will feature Voss Foundation's celebrated African Bazaar. (Courtesy Photo)

Other notable attendees will include Gabby Karan DeFelice, daughter of Donna Karan and owner of Tutto il Giorno, Magatte Wade, Liliana Cavendish, Kelly Bensimon, Katherine Kung, and more.

The event will also feature Voss Foundation's celebrated African Bazaar: a collection of jewelry, accessories, toys and home items from the Democratic Republic of the Congo, Kenya, Liberia, Swaziland, and Uganda.

The Voss Foundation wants to spread and celebrate global female empowerment, and this event allows them to do so while helping the Foundation continue to improve the lives of African women and their communities by providing access to clean water, sanitation and proper hygienic materials.

The Women Helping Women Hamptons Luncheon will kick-off with the opportunity to shop the African Bazaar at 12:30 p.m., followed by lunch at 1 p.m.

Tickets are $225.

Tutto il Giorno is located at 56 Nugent Street in Southampton. For more information, or to purchase tickets, visit www.vossfoundation.org

Related Articles:

Be the first to comment on this article. (Just fill out the form below)

Submit Your Comment

Please note, you are not currently logged in. Your comment will be submitted as a guest.
To submit your comment as a member, please click here.
Your Name:
* Comments will be reviewed and posted in a timely fashion
* All fields are required
What color is the sky?
(For spam prevention, thanks)
Rosehip Partners Real Estate
Properties In The Hamptons

East End Tick Control
The East End's only New York State licensed dedicated tick and mosquito control specialists!

Southampton Masonry-Visiting the Southampton or the Wainscott locations is an exciting experience.
Southampton Masonry has been serving Long Island's masonry and tile needs since 1975. Delivering quality products from Manhattan to Montauk for over three decades. The company's continued success is due primarily to their number one priority: customer satisfaction, with a promise of prompt and courteous service from the professional, knowledgeable staff. Southampton Masonry has the largest inventory on the east end. As direct importers they can offer a large variety of the finest quality products at the most competitive pricing for both your interior and exterior projects.

Southrifty Drug 54 Jagger Lane, Southampton Village
Southrifty Drug is a small, neighborhood pharmacy with limited shelf space, and we have to be very selective about which over-the-counter items we carry. As a result you'll find a no nonsense concentration of very effective, high quality and useful products on our shelves. In this new section, we feature a number of these products that we feel are especially worthy of your consideration.

New York Title Abstract Services, Inc.
We are a title insurance services company dedicated to promptly delivering fully compliant and accurate reports, and title insurance, for residential and commercial real estate throughout New York State. Headquartered in the Hamptons, our professional team has extensive real estate experience and understands the business from all sides including title insurance, legal, sales, governmental, banking, and lending regulations.

Hamilton Hoge
As the owner’s representative our practice encompasses all aspects of a project from pre-purchase property due diligence, program development iterations, advisement on systems, analyze contracts/vendors, critical path analysis, feasibility and schedule. The strength of our approach is in facilitating organized communication. We strongly analyze all representations and warranties for the protection and benefit of our client.

The Citarella Standard. We’re passionate about sourcing and selling the world’s best seafood. When you order our fresh seafood online, what you receive always reflects the unrivaled standard of our markets. It’s hand-prepared, never frozen, and shipped overnight. 631-283-6600.