Well, yes, especially when the funds raised goes to help orphans. In God's economy, any amount raised mixed with faith becomes the amount that's needed. All of what we raised will go to the project in Cameroon.

Everyone had a great time with the casino games…the great food and drink, the music and the stories from Danielle and Magda. 

Danielle’s volunteers came early and stayed late and we are so grateful! A former client of mine and friend Vince Tocco, owner of Scottsdale’s Front Office Staff, came to do whatever he could to help make the night go smoothly. Pocket Pair Entertainment, owned by Ubong Attah Prince, a student from Southwest School of Naturopathic medicine and her husband Nathan Prince, a law student, provided the dealers and tables. The fun loving dealers interacted with the experienced and inexperienced gamblers alike, making the most of our play money. Sponsors like Ron and Joelle Baker along with Mike Spencer shared the secrets of their Xocai chocolate and provided us samples and Stay CEO shared as well. My friend Lisa Khananisho with Tryst Cafe, Laura McCormack, owner of Vino 100 along with George Hancock with Phoenix Ale Brewery and Jacqueline Bernatt, Sunflower donated donated all the food and drinks. Others provided great silent auction items and raffle prizes so that all the funds raised and some of the sponsor money would go to the orphanage in Cameroon. Volunteers, sponsors and guests enjoyed with the funny dealers at the gaming tables, the food and drink and the hourly raffle drawings.  There are so many to thank!

It was an energetic, fun loving crowd, and we built awareness and hopefully a network of supporters from the grassroots. Our heart is to give people an opportunity to give directly to a project that makes a difference in the lives of orphans. We hope to continue the effort, building a strong network of supporters here in Arizona.

A special highlight of the night: Danielle’s dad even flew in from New Jersey to support her event. You should have seen her delight! I hope we can have more of these intimate gatherings, as they touch a lot of different people and stir their hearts to do something to help the orphans in the world.