1st Annual California Fundraiser Gala! 

Get ready to ride the California wave of generosity at our 1st Annual California Fundraiser Gala!  Under the spell of the theme “Morabeza to Medicine,” we’re blending the best of Cape Verdean culture with the laid-back vibes of the Golden State for a night of giving, grooving, and making a real difference.

Cali & Cabo Groove:

Feel the beats with a live performance by Ze Rui and DJ Rob, turning up the heat with a mix of Cape Verdean tunes and Cali cool.

 Sunset Sips & Socializing:

Catch the sunset vibes at our “No Host” Bar Meet & Greet from 5:30 pm to 6:30 pm – the perfect kick-off for a night of networking and good times.

Exquisite Dining and Presentation:

Indulge in a delectable dinner served in the Crystal Ballroom at 7:00 pm, followed by a special presentation by CVAMS, promising insights into our impactful initiatives.

Silent Auction and Raffle Excitement:

Participate in our special “silent auction” and raffle, where exclusive prizes await, adding an extra layer of thrill to the evening.

The Heart of Our Cause:

Beneath the glamour lies a noble cause! Your presence at this gala is not just an invitation to elegance; it’s a chance to make a difference. Join us in raising funds for critical medical supplies, sending dedicated medical professionals to Cabo Verde, and supporting our health programs.

Impactful Achievements:

Discover the incredible impact CVAMS has had, from life-saving surgeries to providing school supplies and supporting students in need. Together, we’ve made a difference, and the journey continues.

 Your Ticket to Impact:

Seize the opportunity to be part of something extraordinary. Purchase your tickets now on Eventbrite and secure your spot at the Cabo Verdean American Medical Society’s First Annual California Gala. 

Tickets are $150 per person, and VIP Level Sponsorships are available. Act fast – the deadline to purchase tickets is January 13th, 2024.

Don’t miss your chance to be part of an evening that transcends glamour – an evening where every beat, every step, and every bid contribute to a cause that touches lives. Together, let’s make waves of positive change!

VIP Level Sponsorships:

  • Platinum Level VIP Table $5000 (8 seats, full page Booklet Ad, Banner Logo, Event gift bag & website advertising).
  • Gold Level VIP Table $3000 (8 seats, full page booklet Ad, Banner Logo & Event gift bag )
  • Silver Level VIP Table $2000 (8 seats, 1/2 page booket Ad ,Banner Logo & Event gift bag )
  • Bronze Level VIP Table $1500 (8 seats, 1/4 page booket Ad & Event gift bag)

CVAMS Hotel Block


  • Torrance Double Tree by Hilton – 21333 Hawthorne Blvd., Torrance, CA 90503 Dates: 1/18 to 1/22/2024 Rate: $199 nte. Reservations can be made at: https://group.doubletree.com/wravnu

PARKING: Event Parking $10. Hotel Guest Parking $30/per day.

Additional Accommodations:


For more information please contact: Dr. Elizabeth Gomes: email: [email protected] or call 401.338.6806 . Local California committee contact: Catherine Silva Walker : email: [email protected].

1st Annual California Fundraiser Gala! 
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