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Let There Be Light International’s Solar Celebration at Silo City

June 18 at 6:30 pm
on the waterfront in Buffalo, NY

Join us for food, friends, music, art, and tours. Donations to Let There Be Light International support solar programming in Africa. (Tickets available for purchase in late April). 100% of all donations support direct programming.

Check out the video below from last year’s Solar Celebration at Silo City! Let’s get psyched! Shine On!

Solar Celebration at Silo City 2018

Thank you, Get Fokus'd Productions for capturing this beautiful event!

Posted by Let There Be Light International on Monday, July 2, 2018

Silo City Tour by Explore Buffalo.

Complementary Explore Buffalo tours again will be available. Grab a drink, then meet your guide at the check-in table. Dress appropriately – Silo City remains an industrial site!

Art Exhibit by Esther Mbabazi.

The Solar Celebration again will feature original photography by award-winning Ugandan photographer¬†Esther Mbabazi. She’s been recognized by the The New York Times for her latest work in documenting Uganda’s youth and her photography is exclusively used on this site. Original prints will be available in exchange for a minimum donation of $150 with all proceeds benefitting the communities we serve.

Want to have a bigger impact? Considering sponsoring the event.

We have a spectrum of sponsorship levels that highlight your commitment to combatting energy poverty. Donors at the $500 (and above) level will be thanked publicly at the Solar Celebration and have their logo in our event program. All sponsors will receive 2 complimentary event tickets. Contact us at [email protected] to sponsor, or use the donation form above.

$150 Solar Supporter

Your donation will provide 10 solar lights to school children in Uganda, impacting 50 students for 3-5 years.

$500 Solar Hero

Your cash donation (or an in-kind donation of similar value) will provide 20 solar lights impacting 100 people for 3-5 years.

$1,500 Solar Protector

Your cash donation (or an in-kind donation of similar value) will provide 100 solar lights impacting 400 people for 3-5 years.

$3,500 Super Solar Hero

Your cash donation (or an in-kind donation of similar value) will provide solar lights to a community health clinic.