Alfalit International announces its 2016 Literacy for All Gala


Alfalit International has announced its 2016 Literacy For All Gala fundraiser on Saturday, Nov. 19, at the Mandarin Oriental Hotel in Miami. This special evening will be hosted by renowned actor Greg Germann and television host/author Shaun Robinson.

The gala will feature two very special, and what are sure to be unforgettable, performances by two-time Grammy Award-winning artist Jon Secada and 2014 Dancing with the Stars winner Maks Chmerkovskiy. Additionally, there will be a performance by a local Miami choir.

Alfalit also will host an auction with luxury items including dinner and dancing with Maks Chmerkovskiy, a private Hollywood tour trip with Shaun Robinson, a trip to Cabo San Lucas and more. The fundraiser is part of the ongoing effort to support Alfalit’s work to end illiteracy around the world.

The gala is spearheaded by Alfalit’s volunteer board chair Joseph Milton, CEO and president of J. Milton & Associates.

“We are thrilled to produce yet another exciting event with talented artists who are dedicated to the betterment of children and adults in need. We are truly grateful for our friends who support Alfalit’s mission to deliver literacy, basic education and life-changing programs to the neediest populations around the world,” Milton said.

For sponsorship inquiries, contact Todd Talbott, director of communications for Alfalit International at 1-323-804-0521 or send email to

Founded in 1961, Alfalit International Inc. is a non-profit organization that provides literacy, basic education, pre-school, community development, health, disease (HIV/AIDS, cholera, malaria and TB) prevention, nutrition and job skills and vocational training programs. Alfalit currently serves 120,000 men, women and children in 24 countries throughout Latin America, the Caribbean, Africa, Europe and the United States.

The organization has been recognized at both the 2006 and 2007 White House Conferences on Global Literacy, and received honors as well as the First Price in Adult Literacy Programs from UNESCO.

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