How You Can Contribute to The UNHCR At The 2020 Abu Dhabi Dream Ball

BY Rohma Theunissen / Jan 15 2020 / 16:16 PM

This year’s charity gala will aim to support UNHCR’s refugee efforts in Lebanon, here is how you can help...

How You Can Contribute to The UNHCR At The 2020 Abu Dhabi Dream Ball

Abu Dhabi’s key annual charitable gala event returns for its second edition this year. The 2020 edition of the Abu Dhabi Dream Ball, Held under the patronage of H.E. Sheikh Nahayan Mabarak Al Nahayan, Cabinet Member and Minister of Tolerance will be presented by title sponsor Etihad Airways at Emirates Palace on January 23, 2020. The benevolent event, which is hosted by Sawtouna, will serve to benefit the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) in Lebanon to support their efforts to increase access to primary health care for the 74,000 Syrian refugees in Lebanon.

Last year’s inaugural event, served to raised close to $1 million for UNICEF who channelled the funds towards offering enhanced education services to over 5,000 Syrian refugee children in Syria so that they could achieve their hopes and dreams. This year’s ball, which will welcome UNHCR Goodwill Ambassador Helena Christensen and UNHCR High Profile Supporter Kat Graham, will offer patrons the chance to learn about and contribute to UNHCR’s efforts in Lebanon.

Looking for ways to support the Abu Dhabi Dream Ball 2020's efforts?

Purchase a seat or, even better, book a table for a good cause.

To aid Syrian refugees in Lebanon, the gala will divert all proceeds from ticket sales to the UNHCR. Seats can be purchased on a on- off basis for individuals or in the form of tables for larger parties. Ticket and table reservations for the 2020 edition of the Abu Dhabi Dream Ball are now open and available for purchase via 800 Tickets.

Participate in the exclusive silent charity auction. 

Guests at the star-studded event will also have the opportunity to participate in a curated silent auction presented by Christie's and hosted by Hugh Edmeades, the Christie’s first charity auctioneer in the MENA. The silent auction will take place during the gala event and will include a curated list of collectible art, jewellery and fashion items and bespoke experiences which have been donated for the occasion by some of the world’s leading brands. To see the complete list of items that will be available at the 2020 Abu Dhabi Dream Ball, click here.

Images courtesy of UNHCR MENA.