The sum raised at the St. Patrick’s Charity Ball is nearly 9 000 BGN. The event was organized by Bulgaria-based members of the Irish community since 2003 as part of Sofia’s Saint Patrick’s Day Celebrations and was held on Saturday, 11th March 2017 at Hilton Hotel, Sofia. Among the guests were foreign and Bulgarian business leaders, prominent figures from the diplomatic circles.
All funds collected through the night will be invested in providing quality care for disadvantaged children and young adults under the care of the Cedar Foundation.
A Central part in the program of the event was the charity auction and raffle, which aroused great interest among the guests. Vouchers for shopping in a fashion store, vouchers for gym and spa, and sporting goods, were some of the rewards provided for the charity raffle. Among the items played out during the auction were Tailor Made Cocktail Dress, custom E-commerce Website and a guest appearance in TV series on BTV.
Sponsors of the event were Debenhams, Hilton, SLS, Platinum Health Club, Barobour, McCarthy’s Irish Bar, Jameson, Azonmedia, bTV, NeedUs, A La Bonne Viande, Ryanair, Support.bg, Vistra Corporate Services.