Events

Well, the 2019 Illinois and California Holiday fundraisers are history. Thanks, as always for your support!

Couldn't make it?
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or send check to
It Must Work
c/o Paul Casper, Treasurer
1325 N. Van Buren #603
Milwaukee, WI 53202
Contact, Rebecca Harles, at rtcasper13@hotmail.com for more information.

 
  
 

IMW Board Members: Becky Casper Harles, second from left photo, on left and Tom Emmons, 4th photo, in foreground left, mingle with friends of IMW at the 2019 Holiday fundraiser in Chicago.

Erin Danial (Bowman) hosted a wine and cheese pairing at her home in Sebastopol, California on December 21, 2019. Thanks to all who contributed to making this year our most successful yet at fundraising.

In addition to our support for the school in Benin, we were able to underwrite the annual holiday celebration for the orphanage and village of Gannandji in Benin.

Plenty of free parking will be available nearby... enjoy food and drink with great people and help support our ambitious development projects for our 10th Anniversary year.

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Wednesday, April 3, 2019: Our Annual It Must Work - Highland House Fundraiser

Since 2014, Highland House of Mequon, Wisconsin, has graciously hosted and donated to special It Must Work projects. This year, funds generated at this event will be used to help build a first-ever in-door school building for the tiny village of Gannandji in Benin, West Africa. Contact host, Ed Valent, at edvalent@gmail.com for more information. See link to event brochure at bottom of this page.

Highland House web site: highlandhouse.ws

2018 Holiday Fundraiser Kicked Off 10th Anniversary Activities
Saturday, December 8, 2018 at 6:30 PM – 11:30 PM
210 East Pearson, Chicago

It Must Work's Annual Holiday Fundraiser was a great success. Thanks to everyone who attended and contributed. During the event, Rebecca Casper Harles announced that It Must Work would set a goal of $10,000 to support projects during our tenth anniversary year in 2019. Check out our Hot News link for information about some of the proposals

We enjoyed excellent food, wine and cocktails and raised money for some very worthy development projects in West Africa. The event featured auction offerings and a wine tasting event featuring wines from around the world!

If you couldn't make it but would still like to contribute to our development projects, click below:

Donate via PayPal (fully tax deductible)

Contact host, Rebecca Harles, at rtcasper13@hotmail.com for more information.


2018 Highland House Fundraiser

Held Wednesday, March 28, 2018 at Highland House in Mequon, Wisconsin. web site: highlandhouse.ws

This year's project: Elementary school scholarships for six students in rural Benin, West Africa. It Must Work has commited to supporting these students through their elementary school careers.

2017 Highland House Fundraiser
Held Wednesday, September 28, 2017 at Highland House in Mequon, Wisconsin. web site: highlandhouse.ws

This year's projects: Providing funding for malaria treatment and prevention and electricity for communal night time lighting in Toweto, Benin.

2015 Holiday Fundraiser in Chicago

Hosts: Rob and Becky Harles

Location: 210 East Pearson, Chicago

Date: Dec 11th 2015, 6:30PM

Contact: Becky Harles <rtcasper13@hotmail.com>


Come celebrate the holidays with us, enjoy excellent food, wine and cocktails and help us raise money for some very worthy development projects in West Africa.

This is usually our largest fundraiser of the year, we have wonderful silent auction offerings this year which will be announced as the event gets nearer.

If you can't make it but would still like to contribute to our development projects, or you would just like to make a credit card donation, you can visit our website: www.itmustwork.org for details.

Suggested donation is $35 per person and $65 for couples.

We're counting on your support so come and bring your friends!


2014 Holiday Fundraiser in Chicago

Holiday Fundraiser!
Hosts: Rob and Becky Harles
Location: 210 East Pearson, Chicago
Date: Dec 5th 2014, 6:30PM
Contact: Becky Harles <rtcasper13@hotmail.com>

Come celebrate the holidays with us, enjoy excellent food, wine and cocktails and help us raise money for some very worthy development projects in West Africa.

This is usually our largest fundraiser of the year, we have wonderful silent auction offerings this year which will be announced at the event gets nearer.

If you can't make it but would still like to contribute to our development projects, or you would just like to make a credit card donation, you can donate via PayPal here.

Suggested donation is $35 per person and $65 for couples.

We're counting on your support so come and bring your friends!

3rd Annual Winter Mixer!

Hosts: Rob and Becky Harles
Location: 
Date: Dec 3rd 2010, 5PM
Contact: Becky Harles <rtcasper13@hotmail.com>

It is nearing that time of year again, join us for another great event at the Harles' house!  We will be having a silent auction, and food and drinks will be served.

Proceeds will go to our various activities in Benin, with an emphasis on helping those affecting by the October floods which covered 50% of the country. See you all there!


2010 Summer Garden Party!

Hosts: Tom & Stephanie Emmons
Location: 3759 N. Kenmore #E Chicago, IL 60613
Date: July 5th 2010, 5PM
Contact: tom_emmons@yahoo.com +1 312-315-5325

We can't wait to see all of our wonderful supporters for our first annual summer fundraiser.  There will be a silent auction, home made cheeses with wine pairings, food, fun and friends.

All proceeds will go to our newest engagement, helping women's groups in the rural Adja region of Benin purchase supplies for, build and operate peanut shellers.  These will provide drastic increases in productivity, reduce the need to child and manual labor, and fund kids school fees. 

See you all there!








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Edward Valent,
Mar 30, 2019, 6:06 PM
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Edward Valent,
Dec 13, 2019, 9:42 PM
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