Introducing the V4A 2021 Award Recipients.
In the last 10 years, every year V4A recognizes and celebrates individuals and organizations who stand out in impacting immigrant families in the St. Louis region.
V4A award recipient is a distinguished individual or organization who has established a reputable record of support and community service in the immigrant community in the region. This year’s event will be held on Saturday, December 18th, 2021from 6 pm to 8:30 pm.
The Keynote speaker is Mr. Arrey Obeson, President and CEO of the International Institute
The following individuals and organizations are doing great work to make St. Louis a welcoming home city for the foreign-born population. They will be recognized at the event
- Community advocate- Wakili Award
- Youth Empowerment Award- Wezesha Award
- V4A Immigrant Entrepreneur Award
- Zellipah Githui-Gitzell FairTrade International
- Diversity and Inclusion Award
- Community Service Award
- Community Impact Award
- Emerging Leaders Award
- Humanitarian Award –Shujaa Award
- V4A Ambassador Award- Balozi Award
- Tony Wanjiku-Harmony Care
- Mentor of the year Award
- Dr. Muthoni Musangali- Webster University
Date: December 18th, 2021
Event schedule: 6:00 p.m. Dinner and cocktails” and 7:30 p.m. Silent auction
Location: 5850 Elizabeth Ave, St. Louis, MO 63110
We will follow CDC guidelines. Thank you if are vaccinated, wear a mask, and maintain social distancing.
Please RSVP by December 13th, 2021.
If you can’t attend, please consider making a contribution of any amount online or by mailing checks to vitendo4africa.org 7220 N. Lindbergh Blvd. Hazelwood, MO 6302 or donating online at www.vitendo4africa.org.