Rukundo Virtual Gala

Mark your calendars! Our Annual Charity Event will be virtual and will be FUN!

For the time being, social distancing is our new normal, so we transformed our 7th Annual Charity Gala & Silent Auction into a FANTASTIC VIRTUAL evening!

Join us October 17th from 8-9 PM on FB Live!

Our event will be full of live music, dancing, keynote addresses from our founder Andrea Sedlock, and AMAZING items up for grabs: gift baskets, wine tastings, and overnight getaways. We guarantee: you and your loved ones will have fun while supporting Rukundo International! The 2020 Annual Virtual Charity Gala & Silent Auction is going to blow you away!

Be ready for:

  • Live Music From Two Amazing Bands
  • Incredible Silent Auction Items
  • A Virtual Wine Tasting From Olney Winery
  • Exciting Raffles, Games, & More!

Best of all, the focus of the night is one of CELEBRATION! We’ve accomplished so much, and we want to share it with you!

As our largest fundraiser of the year, your attendance and participation helps us continue to change lives in 2020 and beyond. 100% of the funds from this auction will be used to support and enrich our four core programs:

  1. Rukundo Preparatory School
  2. Community Center
  3. Girl’s Empowerment
  4. Scholars Program
Join the event on Facebook Live:
Shop the silent auction (updated weekly):

Available WInes

All wine is for pickup only at Rukundo’s Gaithersburg, MD headquarters. Purchase below, and then email for contactless pickup options. 

Available Wines



  • Pinot Noir x 29


  • California Sauvignon Blanc x 18


  • White Zinfandel x 29

Fruit Wines:

  • Peach Chardonnay x 65
  • Blackberry Merlot x 58
  • Cherry Bomb x 43


Reserve Selections:

  • Barolo x 14
  • Super Tuscan x 16

Wine Basket Raffle

Must be local to win the wine basket. Pick up at Rukundo’s Gaithersburg, MD headquarters.

Wine Basket Raffle

For every bottle of hand-crafted wine purchased in support of Rukundo International, you will be entered to win a deluxe wine basket from the Olney Winery containing 7 bottles of wine, plus fun accessories – a $200 value!

Purchase wine below to be entered.

50 / 50 Raffle

Do you like cash? We bet you do! We’re selling tickets for our AH-MAZING 50/50 raffle. Every time you buy a ticket, the pot grows.

On October 26th, we will draw the winning ticket. If you’re the lucky winner, you’ll take home half of the cash prize. The other half helps to fund Rukundo’s programs. $5 provides 25 meals at our school. Think of how much good your ticket purchase can do, and you can win cash money.

What are you waiting for? Go get your tickets before you miss out! Purchase below!

Silent Auction Tickets
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