This event is put on by the incredible organization Helping Rhinos and is being held live on stage at the Royal Geographical Society in London this Saturday, Oct 23rd at 12 pm central.
The Global Gala is also being streamed online for people to join in from around the world. For more information and to purchase a ticket, go here. There are over 100 awesome items to bid on in a variety of prices.
This will be a chance to view jookie's imaginative art offering (item #91) along with work by renowned photographers from around the world like Nick Brandt. In fact, jookie's donation is listed between award-winning German artist Diana Hohlig and superstar National Geographic photographer Ami Vitale.
This is such an honor for jookie! We are so proud to be part of Helping Rhino's hard work to protect this critically endangered animal. To learn more about why jookie got involved, you can read the story at this previous post.
Anyone from around the world can bid on this unique experience, you just have to be able to get to Chicago by July 29, 2022 to redeem it. To learn more about this one-of-a-kind photography session, read about it here on our special landing page about the rhino art.
But our fundraising efforts for the rhinos doesn't stop here!
Our annual Halloween photo fundraiser is next weekend, Fri, Oct 29th and Sat, Oct 30th, where we plan to donate AT LEAST 50% of proceeds to the Eastern Black Rhino conservation program at Lincoln Park Zoo here in Chicago. More spots will be added soon for Saturday afternoon.
The team at jookie will be steaming the gala Saturday at noon, stay tuned for more updates!