Danielle Jennings explains why the 2014 Capital City Ball is so near and dear to her.
Saturday, November 22, 2014
The 2014 Capital City Ball will be held Saturday, November 22, 2014 at City Tavern Club in Georgetown. Proceeds from the 2014 Ball will benefit important and innovative work in the fight against human trafficking and modern-day slavery.
The evening will be an elegant and fun black-tie gala. Live music will be provided by Bittersweet, an eleven-piece, high energy dance band that performs regularly at exclusive events throughout the Washington area. Hot & Cold Hors d’oeuvres will be available to enjoy throughout the event as well as an open bar*.
A variety of items will be available for bidding in the Silent Auction such as artwork, sports tickets, hand crafted objects, collectibles, dinners at fine dining restaurants. Proceeds from the silent auction benefit the charities associated with the Capital City Ball and help them continue their important work fighting human trafficking and modern-day slavery.
Red Carpet VIP Reception 7:00 pm
Gala 8:00 pm
“Prior to being placed in care after years of sexual and physical abuse, my stepfather attempted to sell me in upstate NY over to a trader in Canada. I ran away after overhearing them talking. My court case that placed me in fostercare kept me from being traded.” –Danielle Jennings
2014 Honorary Committee
Congresswoman Carolyn B. Maloney
Congresswoman Renee Ellmers
Ambasssador Mark P. Lagon
The Honorable Paula J. Dobriansky
Dr Ludy Green
John P. Torres
Detective Bill Woolf
Hanni Stoklosa, MD
Marla Aaron Wapner
Jada Pinkett Smith
Presenting Sponsor Carol Crossed on behalf of FFNVC Vincent De Paul
Mike Hydeck WUSA 9
Dr John Dunford, Capital City Ball Co-Founder
Laura Lederer, President and Founder, Global Centurion Foundation
Stacie Reimer, Founder and Executive Director, Amara Legal Center
Tina Frundt, Founder and Executive Director, Courtney’s House (survivor of domestic sex trafficking)
2014 Host Angels:
About Courtney’s House:
Courtney’s House is committed to providing a safe space and loving home environment – in a thera-peutic and emotionally healing atmosphere – for domestic sex trafficked girls between the ages of 12 and 18 years. Courtney’s House is dedicated to the mission of ending domestic sex trafficking and commercial sexual exploitation of all children. We focus our efforts on providing long-term group home and providing direct services.
About The Capital City Ball:
The Capital City Ball (a 501(c)(3) non-profit corporation) is an annual black tie gala held the Saturday before Thanksgiving in Washington DC. The proceeds of the Capital City Ball and its fundraising activities go to selected charities that fight human trafficking and modern day slavery. This year is the Capital City Ball’s 8th year. Amara Legal Center, Courtney’s House and Global Centurion Foundation are the Capital City Ball’s 2014 charity beneficiaries.
City Tavern Club
3206 M Street, NW
Washington, DC 20007