2012 Geneva Gala to benefit All Special Kids (ASK)
DATE: Wednesday, November 7th, 2012
HOST: All Special Kids (ASK)
LOCATION: Grand Hotel Kempinski Geneva
19, Quai du Mont-Blanc
Geneva, 1201, Switzerland
100 Women in Hedge Funds ("100WHF") held its 5th Annual Geneva Gala on 7th November 2012 at the Grand Hotel Kempinski, through which it raised almost CHF 300,000 for All Special Kids (“ASK”), a Geneva-based support and enrichment non-profit organization for special needs children and their parents.
The evening, attended by 210 members and leaders across the European Alternatives industry, was compered by Bloomberg TV anchor Caroline Hyde, and featured a live performance by former Nouvelle Star finalist Julien Laurence, and new talent, Celia.
All Special Kids (ASK), founded in 2003,runs programs for children with all types of special needs and learning difficulties aimed at enabling them to become productive and independent members of society. These services include summer camps, study skill workshops and homework clubs, as well as social drama clubs. In addition, ASK’s C.A.R.E. program offers parents a forum to network with each other and provides much needed personal assistance, such as specialist referral services, educational assessment and coping skill workshops. Funds raised by 100WHF will help to expand these programs, especially focusing on the summer camps and homework club programs in Geneva, Vaud and Zurich.