Feb 20, 2013
African Passion Wines, a new South African wine making its debut in the United States, will raise funds to support human rights and social justice in Africa during “An Evening with Danny Glover,” a public event on February 20 at 6 p.m. at Eatonville restaurant (2121 14th St NW) in Washington, D.C.
African Passion and TransAfrica Forum are launching the fundraising partnership featuring renowned actor, activist and TransAfrica board chair Danny Glover, who also will serve as spokesperson for African Passion wines.
Glover has been a longtime advocate for enhancing African rights and social justice. He is currently a UNICEF ambassador, and in addition to his leadership of the board of TransAfrica, he is a board member for the Jazz Foundation of America.
In addition to this fundraising event, 10 percent of the profit from the sale of African Passion wines nationwide will benefit TransAfrica Forum.
“An Evening with Danny Glover” will include a band, heavy hors’ doeuvres, an opportunity to meet and take photos with Danny Glover, as well as a special gift for each guest as they depart.
Tickets to “An Evening with Danny Glover” presented by African Passion are $125 and can be purchased by visiting www.transafrica.org.
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