Football for Peace partners with Global Gift Foundation for inaugural initiative dinner

The Global Gift Foundation will be hosting a fundraising gala in partnership with the Football for Peace at the Corinthia Hotel in London, on Monday 8th April 2019. The evening will be generously supported by the Corinthia Hotel London and Xpose.

The Global Gift Initiative is a unique international programme from the Global Gift Foundation, a charity founded by Maria Bravo that is dedicated to philanthropic events worldwide; to help raise funds and make a difference towards children and women across the globe.

Football for Peace is a movement that brings people together and creates understanding; empowering more tolerant and resilient communities through football. It also delivers an educational programme for youths, #FootballSavesLives, delivered to shift attitudes and help support young people who are at risk of being exposed to hate crime, violence, mental health issues and radical ideologies among other things.

Mark Wright has been announced as the host of star-studded evening. Mark is a big supporter of the cause and the ethos behind Football for Peace. Since catapulting to fame back in 2010, he has firmly secured himself as one of the nation’s favourite TV personalities, presenting shows both in the UK and the US including Entertainment Tonight and currently The Bachelor on Channel Five. 

A whole host of stars from the worlds of football and entertainment will come together on the night to raise funds and make a difference to the lives of children and women around the world.

Hayley McQueenJessica WrightRose McGowanRain DoveLaura PradelskaMelody ThorntonJessica PiresRobert PiresHarry Redknapp and Sandra RedknappCarlton Cole and Oummar Niasse have all confirmed attendance.

Guests will also be treated to a performance from former Britain’s Got Talent stars, swing band, Jack Pack.

Maria Bravo, Founder of the Global Gift Foundation, says: 

“I am delighted to be joining forces with Football for Peace for this very special evening of hope and inspiration. The work that they do transforms the lives of so many young people in our communities, offering them the opportunity to work together, play together and empower them through football.”

Kash Siddiqi, Co-Founder of Football for Peace, says: 

“It is an honour to embark on this journey with the Global Gift Foundation, working with like-minded people who are making a positive impact to society and changing the lives of people every day.” 

Mark Wright, Host of the Fundraising Gala, says: 

“I was really excited to be asked to host the Football for Peace and Global Gift Initiative fundraising gala. I think Football for Peace is an incredible cause, empowering young people to use sport as a way of becoming more productive, helping them to channel their minds and energy in a positive way.”

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