The 8th Annual EOL Fundraising Dinner on Sunday, April 23, 2017 marked a special occasion: EOL’s first graduating class. Thanks to EOL sponsored scholarships, 55 students from ten schools across Lebanon will be High School Graduates. Over 200 people attended this special event
This year GPR is making a big commitment to sponsor a $50,000 project for special needs students. Ray of Hope is located in Zahle in the Bekaa region of Lebanon. “This generous donation from GPR is allowing us to serve an important population for which we do not normally have the resources,” says Kathy Feghali, chairperson of EOL.
The summer Sunset Soiree raised over $5000 dollars for Education Opportunities for Lebanon’s scholarship fund. This event was held in Georgetown at The Observatory Rooftop Bar and Lounge and included Lebanese food from local sponsors.
MCN Build continues to support EOL’s mission to help the children of Lebanon through their offer of a matching contribution. The four projects EOL is working on now include raising money for educational toys for special needs children, funding equipment for a science lab, buying desks and chairs for a new classroom, and purchasing classroom equipment for a school for the deaf.
Beit Habbak, an orphanage and school located in a remote rural village in the Jbeil region, received 30 laptops for their students and Simon School in Beit Mellat, Akkar received 30 laptops to benefit their 475 students in grades K-8. Children of all faiths from a dozen surrounding villages attend this highly regarded school.