Mentor USA’s Virtual Summer Gala

Mentor USA's annual gala, In Light Of Youth, was hosted for the first time ever online, Saturday, 29 August. The agenda included testimonials, celebrity interviews, performances and other entertainment and raised over 70,000 USD.

9 September 2020 | Blog

In response to the pandemic, Mentor USA is transformed its annual in-person ‘In Light of Youth’ event to a “virtual gala”. Mentor USA works hard to find engaging, creative and fun ways to face unprecedented challenges due to the corona pandemic. They arranged an engaging online event to take place on Saturday, August 29th. It ran from 7-8pm EDT/ 1-2am CEST. The event was filled with inspiration, from the comfort of home. Event highlights included:

  • Anki Lidén and Klas Bergling – Founders of the Tim Bergling Foundation
  • Emcee – Dolph Lundgren – Actor, director, producer, and martial artist
  • Special Guest Appearances
  • Musical Performances
  • Youth Testimonials
  • Awards for best-dressed and more!

For more information about the event, click here to see the full event in its entirety on YouTube. Otherwise, click here to come to the events page with details about funds raised, event highlights and featured guests and click here to make a donation. Read about the parents in prevention award here.

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