Hungry for Change Gala 2013
Thursday, March 7, 2013
6:30 AM - 10:00 PM

The Great Hall, Somerville House, The University of Western Ontario

Hungry for Change

The 2013 Hungry for Change Gala is a semiformal concept dinner that illustrates inequality throughout the world. This year’s theme is Refugee Health: A Critical Issue for All Canadians. The evening will feature keynote speaker, Dr. Bhooma Bhayana, on this subject.

Doors open at 6:00 p.m. for a cocktail hour with a cash bar and live music. Dinner will begin at 7:00 p.m. sharp. Throughout the evening there will be a silent auction and a photo auction. (Payment by cash or cheque for auction items is greatly appreciated.)

How does the concept dinner work?

One person at each table of eight will receive a lavish meal while the other guests will enjoy a more basic meal. This is meant to illustrate the 10/90 split: that 10% of the people in the world control 90% of its wealth.

Where are the proceeds going?

Proceeds of our silent auction and photo auction go to Huruma Children’s Home in Kenya. The Children’s Home provides shelter, education and medical care to more than 150 children.

Proceeds from ticket sales will go towards the Global Health Funding Committee, which funds scholarships that help medicals students who go to resource-poor regions for clinical electives.

Gala tickets

Tickets are:

  • $50 for students (valid ID must be shown at the door)
  • $100 for all other individuals (includes a $40 tax receipt)
  • $900 for a table of 10 (includes a $360 tax receipt)

Please purchase your tickets by Tuesday, March 5th, 2013. 

What is Hungry for Change?
Hungry for Change is a club run by medical students at the Schulich School of Medicine & Dentistry at Western. The club's goal is to prepare medical students for ethically responsible decision making during clinical electives and summer experiences. Learn more...

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