Past Events

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Global Bistro Crafts 2015

What a joyful family event we enjoyed at the Givelight Global Bistro.

A big thank you to the event's core team for all of their hard work and dedication. Our heartfelt thanks to all the bakers who brought their best creations, and to the Girl Scouts of Santa Clara for coming up with the "Game Center." The kids had a blast trying out the games and tasting treats from around the world!  

GiveLight Walkathon 2013Dear Friends and Walkathon Enthusiasts,

The time we all have been waiting for is here. Come and bring the whole family to our walkathon. Babies, Kids, Grannies, Grandpas, Aunties, Uncles, Dads, Moms, Teens are all welcome.

SAVE THE DATE: October 25th at the Baylands Park, Sunnyvale, CA

You can choose the easiest 1K walk/run or 5K and if you dare to push a bit more than before, try 10K this time.

As always, there will be tons of complimentary food, fruit and drink. Also expect goodie bags from our generous sponsors.

We are adding fun activities for kids post walk including making giving jars and friendship bracelets.

You can now register here, or send us an email at

Also see the momentum building on our facebook page. Download the pledge form here.

GiveLight High Tea 2014Dear lovely friends,

It is our favorite time of year! An opportunity for food, fun and light. The last two Galas were absolutely sold out, therefore we ask that you reserve your space by rsving on our facebook page.

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Stars in our Universe

10th Anniversary Gala

Saturday, May 21st, 2016, 5pm - 9pm
Santa Clara Convention Center, Mission City Ballroom

global-bistro-2014Join us for the most anticipated and exciting event of the year : "GL GLobal Bistro", designed for kids and families. There will be enormous variety of savory food & desserts from all over the globe where GL operates. Samples include chocolate covered berries, baklava, samosa, falafel, napoleon, cheese cake, tiramisu and hyderabadi desserts.

unveiled-rohina-malikLadies & gentlemen, join us for an unforgettable afternoon at the theatre benefitting orphans worldwide just steps from the ocean at The Laguna Playhouse, with critically-acclaimed and award-winning playwright and actress Rohina Malik!

GiveLight invites all ladies to be a part of our year end Ball on December 14th, 6:30 pm.

Ticket is $25 and must be purchased in advance as we won't be selling any tickets onsite. 100% of the proceeds will go towards our orphan children, thanks to the generosity of our amazing sponsors for the venue and refreshment. 

We will be sending the address to pre-registered guests 2 days prior to D-day. Please register early to save your spot!

Givelight event in HoustonThe Bay Area community in California has generously supported GiveLight ever since its inception in 2005. GiveLight is now excited to expand to other major cities around the country to raise awareness about the inspiring and life-changing work the GL volunteers have been blessed to do over the last eight years.

givelight-walkathon-2013Dear Givelight Friends and Supporters,

Thank you for making the 2013 Walkathon a success! We had close to 450 participants and we have raised close to $12,000 in funds to benefit our 800+ orphans around the world. The event was held in the city of Sunnyvale, CA.

dreams-of-africaWe are extremely excited about the opportunity to show you our milestones and to share future dreams. Our last event was in 2010 where 750 + of us came together to a sold out event. This year, we are expanding to a new continent; AFRICA!