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THE PARTY TO HELP END WORLD HUNGER

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Don't miss the singles night of the year
Single? Find Love at the Party to Help End World Hunger!

Q: What's better than going to a great party with your single friends and meeting someone amazing?

A: Doing it to help end world hunger!

On Saturday 10th September join up to 300+ single Melburnians at Hightail Bar in the Docklands for the unique CitySwoon Fundraiser, The Party to Help End World Hunger, with all profits going to The Hunger Project Australia!

Brett Couston, CEO of CitySwoon says "This event is all about raising both awareness & money, having fun, having a few drinks and maybe sparking up a relationship - all for a good cause. People are tired of staying cooped up at home after Covid and we are starting to see huge demand for in-person events again, so the timing couldn't be better!"

Whether you are straighty-180 or rainbow by orientation; a millennial, Gen Y or Gen Xer, there will be dates for you! After a beverage or two to calm the nerves, the CitySwoon hosts will expertly match you with five or six potential hotties. Then, party the night away with your new connections.

Brett says: "There'll be a DJ after the dating rounds, so stay and have a boogie and carry on into the night!" Grab your wing-human or your single friends for a night to remember with all the feels and great karma at The Party to Help End World Hunger!


Earlybird tickets start at $59, going up to $89 for late bookings. Sign up and book online at https://cityswoon.com.au/speed-dating-melbourne.jsp.

See you in the city!


ABOUT CITYSWOON?

Australia's leading dating events company, CitySwoon, holds the Guinness World Record for the 'Biggest Blind Date', held at the Sydney Opera House in 2014. Their unique tech spin on speed dating has gone viral around Australia and in the USA, Canada & the UK!

"The rest of the world love it too!" says Brett. "We in over 20 cities and 4 different countries across the world and growing fast."

To celebrate their global success, as well as the return to in-person events, Brett says the CitySwoon gang felt like doing something for good: "Of course, we love seeing people get together, marriages and babies and things like that, but we thought we might give back a bit."

"So, we met with The Hunger Project people back in 2018 and we liked their approach. They're in it for the long term and they genuinely believe they can end hunger. They don't just hand stuff out and disappear, they embed themselves and empower people to change, and they make sure it's sustainable for the long term."

Pre-Covid, CitySwoon ran a series of fundraisers around the country for the Hunger Project. The first event was in Melbourne in November 2018 and was a roaring success with over $6000 raised and with many lasting matches made at the event. We think Melbourne can beat its own record this year!

ABOUT THE HUNGER PROJECT

The Hunger Project's goal is to end world hunger. This is about more than feeding the hungry, it's about empowering them to break the poverty cycle themselves.

Hunger and poverty are unfortunately on the rise due to the impacts of COVID19, climate change and the Ukraine crisis. It is estimated over 161 additional people have been pushed into hunger since 2020. Therefore, now more than ever we need to come together to create change.

Who does The Hunger Project work with? People who are living in hunger in rural, remote villages in countries in Africa, India and Bangladesh.

Currently, The Hunger Project is empowering 11.9 million people in 11,700 villages.

As well as running programs such as education, microfinance, agriculture and health, The Hunger Project has trained 548,000 local volunteers to lead change in their own communities. Every dollar invested in The Hunger Project has a multiplier effect - it just keeps on giving! Which is great news, since every dollar from your ticket to The Party to End World Hunger will go to The Hunger Project Australia.

"The Hunger Project Australia is all about connecting people to our vulnerable communities in Africa, India and Bangladesh. Therefore, we love partnering with CitySwoon to connect even more people to our work. Let's end hunger and poverty together and let's have some fun doing it."


MORE ON CITYSWOON

To swoon, according to the Macquarie dictionary, is an old English word meaning "to become enraptured; enter a state of ecstasy."

This is what we feel when we meet someone special, and this is why CitySwoon has made so many matches Australia-wide and now launched globally.

Brett Couston, CEO of CitySwoon says "we've seen thousands of couples click - it happens at each event and so many have reached out down the track to thank us. "

Cameron, now 36, met his wife Dee, now 33, at a CitySwoon event. They clicked immediately and kicked on into the night. "It felt very organic," says Cameron. "CitySwoon is as close as you'll get to a traditional chance meeting."

"It was a good vibe," says Andrew, now 39, who met his wife Olivia at a CitySwoon night in Melbourne. "Olivia and I introduced ourselves before the event started". The couple were matched, and the rest is history: "When I got to sit down and talk with her one on one, it was pretty electric" Andrew says.

For more information, please see:

  • Cityswoon.com.au

  • Facebook.com/CitySwoon

  • Instagram.com/cityswoon
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    When: Sat, 10th September - 7pm
    Where: Hightail Bar, Collins Square, 727 Collins Street, Melbourne
    Cost: $59 - $89
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