Fall Festival & Silent Auction

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Join us In-person on October 14th for "Bids, Brews & BBQ!"

THERE HAS BEEN A VENUE CHANGE FOR THE FALL FESTIVAL TO MOVE INDOORS DUE TO INCLEMENT WEATHER! THE NEW ADDRESS IS 12900 CLOVERLEAF CIR, GERMANTOWN. SEE YOU THERE! 

Get ready to make unforgettable memories at our 10th Annual Silent Auction Event! Mark your calendars for October 14th from 2-6PM and join us in person at 12900 Cloverleaf Circle, Suite A, Germantown, MD for the incredible “Beers, Bids, and BBQ” – an entertaining, family-friendly community festival like no other! 

Exciting Entertainment & Food

Prepare yourself for a day filled with non-stop excitement! We guarantee you and your loved ones will have a blast while supporting our life-changing programs! We’ve got it all:

  • Live Music from Mashing Covers
  • 200+ Incredible Silent Auction Items
  • Mouthwatering BBQ by Mackie’s
  • Local Beer and Wine
  • Cultural Dancers from Uganda
  • Thrilling Games for the Whole Family
  • Exciting Raffles & More!

Silent Auction Launch Party

We are opening the Silent Auction online with an exciting launch party on October 10th at 7:30 PM! We want everyone to join us online as we share Rukundo’s impact, the latest news, watch special video messages from our students, and more!

Join us online:

Next Steps

Purchase event tickets, conveniently shop the online auction, or sign up to volunteer!

Purchase Tickets

Purchase your tickets to this wonderful event, which includes an incredible meal, entertainment, & exciting games!

Shop the Silent Auction

Auction items are being added all the time. Shop for amazing trips and items! You save & Rukundo gets critical funding.

Help With the Event

We need help with soliciting and picking up auction items, social media, planning, and more! Contact us to help with the event

Help Us Gather Items For The Auction

Use the letter and donation forms below to encourage businesses and individuals to make donations to be auctioned at the event.

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 14th, 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. One ticket ($10) provides 20 nourishing meals at our school. Think of how much good your ticket purchase can do, and you could win cash money!

What are you waiting for? Go get your tickets before you miss out! This raffle is for in-person AND virtual attendees. You do not need to be present to win. 

Additional Details & Location

In-Person Itinerary:

  • 2:00 Doors Open for Games, Music, Food, & Nonstop Fun
  • 5:00 Silent Auction Closes
  • 5:10 Raffle Winners Announced
  • 5:20 Message From Founder, Andrea Sedlock
  • 5:30 Ugandan Dancers 
  • 5:30 Checkout Opens
  • 6:00 Event Concludes

Your Support Matters:

Your presence and engagement in our largest fundraiser of the year will have a profound impact on changing lives in 2023 and beyond. All proceeds will be dedicated to supporting and enhancing our four core programs: 

  1. Rukundo Preparatory School: Empowering children through quality education.
  2. Community Center: Creating a hub for community engagement and growth. 
  3. Girls Empowerment: Nurturing the potential of young girls to become leaders.
  4. Scholars Program: Providing opportunities for promising students to excel. 

Join us in making a difference and supporting these life-changing initiatives. Together, we can transform lives and create a brighter future for all.

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