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.REGISTER HEREIf 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.