What: Gala for Gorgui Dieng Foundation presented by Matter to benefit Senegal. Who: Co-hosts include Gorgui & Amalia Dieng, Cole & Brittany Aldrich, Ethan & Lisa Casson, Debbie Saunders, Timberwolves VP of Community Engagement John Thomas, Roger & Nancy McCabe, Noah & Susan Croom, Bill & Teri Popp and the Sexton family.
When: Tuesday, March 6, program begins at 7 p.m. Where: Latitude, SoHo Building, Suite 306. 718 N Washington Ave., Minneapolis
Info: Gorgui Dieng and his wife Amalia, along with Matter and several co-hosts, will host a gala on Tuesday, March 6 to benefit The Gorgui Dieng Project, which raises money to benefit new developments in his home country of Senegal. Gorgui’s multi-year, $1 million project will support the creation and completion of a general public hospital, a dialysis center, a neonatal facility, basketball camps and a demonstration farm for sustainable agriculture, all with the goal of building a sustainable future for Senegal. This is the second year Gorgui has hosted this event.
Media planning to attend should contact Kirsten Wenker at Kirsten.Wenker@timberwolves.com or at 612-673-8419. Contact Information: Kirsten Wenker, Kirsten.Wenker@timberwolves.com , 612-673-8419