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RWANDA PARTNERS PRESENTS

Fall Flavors | An Evening With:

JJOHN O H N HOWIE HOWIE


Dear Supporter, In 1994, the African country of Rwanda lost 20 percent of its population to genocide and war. The social, economic, and cultural fallout of this event was detrimental and has lead to disastrous poverty and many social fractures. Our organization was founded in 2004 to meet these issues head on. Rwanda Partners is dedicated to equipping the people of Rwanda to heal from the social, economic and cultural consequences of genocide. We do this by creating new industry and jobs, providing education for children and facilitating ethnic conflict resolution training throughout the country. These programs work because of the generous financial partnership with those in our community. One facet of this partnership manifests in the excellent fundraising events we host 3 to 4 times a year. “Fall Flavors: An Evening With John Howie� is this fall’s exciting event in which local culinary celebrity John Howie will be making a special appearance and cooking presentation while discussing his favorite food for this fall in the pacific northwest. He will also be sharing a recipe from his upcoming cookbook. We expect 250 people to attend as it will be a great evening of food, friends and entertainment. We would love for your company to consider sponsoring part of this event. Your sponsorship provides great exposure to the local community and also goes a long way in allowing us to allocate more funds to the vulnerable widows and orphans we serve in Rwanda. While the marketing value for your company may be apparent, we have provided specific sponsorship opportunities here for your review. We look forward to hearing from you and for the possibility of your partnership as we continue to bring transformation and healing to the people of Rwanda. Sincerely,

Greg Stone Executive Director Rwanda Partners 2


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About the Event Overview TITLE: DATE:

Fall Flavors | An Evening with John Howie

November 18th, 2010 | 6:30PM

John Howie is a nationally recognized chef, owner of Seastar, SPORT, and John Howie Steak. He has authored two cookbooks and has appeared on Martha Stewart Living Television, CBS Early Morning Show, Food Networks “Best of” and Rick Browne’s Barbeque America.

LOCATION:

The Great Room at the Civica 205 108th Ave NE Bellevue, WA 98004

FORMAT:

Cocktails and drinks, cooking demonstration by John Howie, organization update by RP

CAUSE:

Rwanda Partners has invested $1.6 million in developing programs to meet Rwanda’s needs over the last 6 years. This money goes towards starting programs operated by and for Rwandans, providing thousands with access to education, healthcare, and a standard of living that lifts families and communities out of poverty.

Demographics PARTICIPATION:

We expect 250 - 300 people to attend from all over the Puget Sound

GENDER:

Rwanda Partners events typically consist of an equal difference of men and women.

AGE:

Majority of attenders are above age 40.

INCOME:

Average donor income is around $75k / year

The event is advertised in The Seattle Times, The Post Intelligencer, and covered by several northwest food blogs.

Media OUTLETS:

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FALL FLAVORS: AN EVENING WITH

JOHN HOWIE

Tickets to Event

Company Logo on Event Screen

Company Logo and Name in Rwanda Partners Newsletter

Company Logo and Name on Rwanda Partners Website Company Name Acknowledged as Sponsor in Opening Comments Company Name on Bar Napkins

Company Logo at Bar

Company Logo on Raffle Tickets

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PRESENTING SPONSOR $5,000

PARTNERING SPONSOR $2,500

INVOLVED SPONSOR $2,500

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SPONSORSHIP OPPORTUNITIES

GIFTING SPONSOR $1,250

MATCHING SPONSOR $1,000

SUPPORTING SPONSOR $500

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Thank you for your support.

If you have any questions, comments, feedback or inquiries, please feel free to contact us at info@rwandapartners.org.

Rwanda Partners 159 Western Avenue West Suite 455 Seattle WA 98112 U.S. +1 206 838 8698 www.rwandapartners.org

COPYRIGHT 2010 RWANDA PARTNERS

John Howie Event Sponsorship  

Join Rwanda Partners in our fall event as a corporate sponsor for an evening and private cooking demonstration with John Howie.

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