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Hope for Haiti’s ‘Celebrating Hope’ Event Promises a Night of Impact, Music and Inspiration

Hope for Haiti’s Highly Anticipated 'Celebrating Hope' Event Will Take Place Next Friday, Oct. 27, in the Vibrant Borough of Brooklyn, New York

Hope for Haiti’s highly anticipated "Celebrating Hope" event will take place next Friday, Oct. 27,  in the vibrant borough of Brooklyn, New York. This special event promises an unforgettable evening of inspiration, entertainment, and philanthropy, bringing together the community to support education, healthcare, clean water, and economic development programs in Haiti.

In the spirit of recognizing and celebrating impactful partnerships, Hope for Haiti is honored to present the Clara Lionel Foundation with the JoAnne M. Kuehner "Heart of Gold" Award. The award celebrates the foundation's unwavering support for locally led organizations working to bolster the resilience of communities.

Krystle Francis, Director of Programs (Caribbean) at the Clara Lionel Foundation, shared her thoughts on the partnership. "Our Caribbean communities are disproportionately burdened by environmental inequities, and we are proud to have partnered with Hope for Haiti to continue to empower locally led organizations to support the resilience of frontline communities in the wake of natural disasters."

Hope for Haiti will also present Coinbase with the "Hope" Award. The award recognizes Coinbase's pivotal role in providing critical financial support to 300 Haitian families following the devastating 2021 earthquake, highlighting how cryptocurrency can be harnessed for global good.

"At Coinbase, our mission is to increase economic freedom," said Alicia Haas, Chief Financial Officer at Coinbase. "Our partnership with Hope for Haiti demonstrates how crypto can be used for good to solve global challenges. We're honored to be recognized during the event and to partner with Hope for Haiti."

"Hope for Haiti is privileged to be working alongside dedicated partners like the Clara Lionel Foundation and Coinbase who have stepped up to help the people of Haiti," said Hope for Haiti CEO Skyler Badenoch. "We're immensely grateful for their support and their dedication to our mission."

Celebrating Hope, a testament to resilience and transformation, will feature a feast for the senses. Guests will savor Haitian cuisine from acclaimed chef Nadege Flurimond. The event will also showcase a special performance by the gifted musician Paul Beaubrun alongside DJ KOLO. Actor Travis Van Winkle, star of Netflix’s FUBAR, will serve as the auctioneer, infusing excitement into the evening as guests participate in a lively auction. 

This remarkable event is an opportunity to come together, celebrate the Haitian people, and contribute to the transformative work that Hope for Haiti continues to champion. Extremely limited tickets are still available, and this is an evening you won't want to miss. Visit for tickets and further event information.

About Hope for Haiti

With experience running poverty alleviation programs in Haiti since 1989, Hope for Haiti has emerged as one of the most trusted nonprofit organizations working to improve the quality of life for the Haitian people, particularly women and children. Through an integrated program model focused on long-term solutions and a community-driven approach, Hope for Haiti is dedicated to addressing the root causes of poverty and works to empower individuals and communities in southern Haiti. Hope for Haiti is a four-star-rated charity by Charity Navigator and is a participant at the Platinum Level through the GuideStar Exchange, two leading independent evaluators recognizing the organization's transparency and careful stewardship of donor resources. Join us in our mission:

About Clara Lionel Foundation 

The Clara Lionel Foundation (CLF) was founded in 2012 by Robyn "Rihanna" Fenty in honor of her grandparents, Clara and Lionel Braithwaite. CLF invests in climate justice and climate resilience initiatives in the Caribbean and United States and helps communities prepare for and withstand natural disasters.

About Coinbase

Coinbase is building the cryptoeconomy — a more fair, accessible, efficient, and transparent financial system enabled by crypto. The Company started in 2012 with the radical idea that anyone, anywhere, should be able to easily and securely send and receive Bitcoin. Today, Coinbase offers a trusted and easy-to-use platform for accessing the broader cryptoeconomy.

Contact Information:
Taylor Hebble
Chief Marketing Officer
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