Future & Past Events
November 2011 The James Jay Dudley Luce Foundation Annual Fall Champaign Reception is tentatively scheduled for Wednesday, November 30 and will benefit the International University Center Haiti (“UniHaiti”) as well as Orphans International Worldwide (OIWW) which operates under UniHaiti in Léogâne, and The Jim Luce Stewardship Report focuses on Connecting Goodness, including in Haiti. Venues under consideration include the Henry Luce Room of the Asia Society. Ticket costs for this champagne reception are set for $250. We would have a maximum capacity for 250. This annual benefit began with OIWW in 2001 and has been held in consulates and clubs, including Harvard, Yale, and the Americas Society.
June 2011 The Spring International University Center Haiti Global Advisors Reception in New York was hosted by the Shelley & Donald Rubin Foundation. Special thanks to the Don Rubin and Rubin Foundation director Bruce Payne who made the evening possible, as well as the Swiss Global Artistic Foundation (Heather de Haes, Michael Murdoch) for providing classical music, the Haiti Housing Collaborative (Noushin Ehsan) for providing a model of one of our homes, VVS Catering (Vlada Von Shats) for providing the delicious hors dourves, and Pour Moi, (Sheena Jones) for contributing the fine array of spirits. Photo Link. Video Link.
February 2010 Only six weeks after the devastating earthquake that hit Haiti on January 12, 2001, Orphans International Worldwide (OIWW) its relief campaign for post-earthquake Haiti at historic Webster hall in New York City that led to the creation of The International University Center Haiti (“UniHaiti”). WCBS TV anchor Cindy Hsu served as Masters of Ceremony and, OIWW presented its OIWW Distinguished Global Citizenship Awards to a number of leaders including U.S. Congresswoman Carolyn B. Maloney. Clinical psychologist Dr. Judy Kuriansky’s video made just a week before in devastated Haiti showed the healing touch of compassion. Musicians at the performance included singer-activist Peter Yarrow, a member of OIWW’s Global Advisory Board. Photo Link. Video Link.