Discovering Deaf Worlds (DDW) is exciting to announce that we will celebrate our 5th Biennial Fundraising Gala at City Winery on November 2nd, 2019 from 6:00 – 10:00 pm. Our theme of this year is “Discover Where You Belong

DDW is a registered 501(c)3 non-profit organization whose mission is to empower Deaf leaders in developing countries and to advance the capacity of local Deaf communities around the globe to meet their social, educational and employment needs.

This event helps highlight the importance of strengthening local Deaf leaders giving them the tools and resources to make changes on a national level. We will also share updates on our important work in the Caribbean and Asia!

We will have great food, delicious drinks, raffles, silent/live auctions and entertainment! Admission cost comes with a drink, dinner (gluten-free and vegan options available), and social time.

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Meet our entire team and sponsors who will make our upcoming event more magical.

2019 FUNDRAISING EVENT TEAM

DJ Pulse

Deejay

Zoe Marie Rodriguez

Co-Emcee

Darrius Doe

Co-Emcee

Britta Schwall

Co-Auctioneer

David Letkiewicz

Co-Auctioneer

Wendy Wiatrowski

Event & Auction Coordinator

History & Sachiko

Committee Members

Nikki Surber

Co-Volunteer Coordinator

Janet Weinstock

Co-Volunteer Coordinator

Brittany Castle

Graphic Designer

Jessica Gabrian

Interpreter Coordinator

Home Team Captions

Captioning

Volunteer & Auction Teams

MEET OUR SPONSORS

Advocates

Eventida

Eventida provides software solutions, training and support to multi-event hosts and vendors, helping them create an accessible and inclusive experience.

Ad Astra

Ad Astra is a reputable language services firm that specializes in administering screened, trained, certified, and experienced interpreters, translators, and transcriptionists in any language on a 24x7x365 basis.

Gallaudet University

For more than 150 years, Gallaudet University has led advances in education of deaf and hard of hearing students and deaf rights worldwide.

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Friends

LIVE AUCTIONS

There will be more items during silent auctions and raffles.

Our after party will be at Big Chief – few buildings away from the City Winery DC.

No cover charge before 11pm!

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