Monday, November 4, 2019 — 6:30 P.M. — Cipriani Wall Street, Nyc

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Inspired by our mission of education for all, on Monday, November 4, 2019, the 2019 Pencils of Promise Gala: An Evolution Within will bring together the worlds of entertainment, art, technology and storytelling in celebration of the organization’s transformative impact over the years. The evening—comprised of a cocktail reception, seated dinner, live performances and award ceremony—will take place at Cipriani Wall Street in New York City and pay special tribute to PoP's most dedicated supporters in recognition of their incredible contributions to global education.

Individual tickets available in September

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An Evening to Honor

A new & innovative charity community


Grammy Award Winning Artist & Producer

Lil Jon

& more exciting updates to be announced soon



Host Committee


Summa Cum Laude

The Sargent Family

The Womble Family

Magna Cum Laude

AEG Presents

Brittany Weeden

The Caplan Family

Chris and Lori Harder

The Hamwee Family

Lewis Howes

The Novak Foundation

Sara and Jordan Foster

The Riefler-Boyatt Family

Cum Laude

Henrik and Bilyana Freye

Jim Kwik

Larry Petretti



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about the cause

Pencils of Promise

Pencils of Promise (“PoP”) is a for-purpose organization founded in 2008 with the goal of increasing access to quality education for children around the world.

PoP works with communities across the globe to build schools and create programs that provide educational opportunities for children, no matter where they were born or what resources they have. To date, PoP has built over 500 schools throughout Ghana, Guatemala and Laos, and is providing education to more than 100,000 students, establishing itself as a leader amongst the innovative global nonprofits working toward sustainable social change.


Come join us for our biggest night of the year