Records shattered at the annual Thanksgiving Dinner, 4.6 million forints raised for charity

  • November 22, 2017
A night for the ages! The Annual AmCham - Marriott Thanksgiving Charity Dinner broke multiple records as more than 350 guests attended the celebration to raise 4.6 million Forints for the SOS Children's Villages and the AmCham Foundation

Close to 500 raffle tickets and 61 plush reindeers were sold, and the silent auction tables were busy all night as our guests from all walks of life gathered to help the less fortunate - all proceeds of the Charity Dinner will go the SOS Children's Villages and the AmCham Foundation organizations who pledge this fantastic amount to support institutions working with underpriviliged children.

More than 75 prices were offered by our wonderful donors including two tickets to New York City or Miami, or Boston by TAP Air Portugal, two tickets and a three nights stay at the Marriott County Hall Hotel by Budapest Marriott Hotel, and two flight tickets to the Turkish Riviera in the summer of 2018 by Neckermann.

The evening was opened by a truly amazing performance by the world renowned Attraction shadow theater group, after the show the artists took a bow to the standing ovation of the ball room's audience.

The volunteers of SOS Children's Villages entertained the children who could also play with Neckermann's Lollo and Bernie and even Santa Claus stopped by early to hand out gifts.

As always, the mixers of TGI Fridays were busy all night making delicious cocktails and people gathered around the SelfieMe camera to take the funniest selfies.

We would like to thank our amazing partners and sponsors for making this event possible, what is more, we are thankful for our guests and their donations.

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