TO: Friends of the Bahati Foundations;

In an effort to meet our fund-raising goals and maximizing the
exposure opportunities for our partners and sponsors we are
rescheduling our major fundraiser and moving it to spring 2013.

Please check back for updates and other foundation news. We would
like hearing from you on how you can help build our social-capital to meet
our Foundation's goals.

Never Surrender!!

Rahsaan Bahati
The Bahati Foundation invites you to experience an extravagant Halloween gala event, where you can enjoy stunning 360 degree views spanning from downtown LA to the ocean and back, a variety of non-profit casino gaming activities, hors d'oeuvres, drinks, silent auctions and prizes, along with inspiring musical performances!
This is a formal event and we encourage guests to come in Masquerade Attire in spirit of the Halloween season!

Our goal is to raise $100,000 for our GIVEBack programs, and to support our efforts in fully adopting a local school.
Your donations and participation will have an immediately impact on our local, underprivileged youth. Join us!


Through the generosity of the Marriott, Marina Del Rey, we have been gifted the ideal location in which to host a Masquerade Casino Night fundraiser! The event will take place on the penthouse level of this amazing hotel, offering stunning 360 degree views spanning from downtown LA to the ocean and back.

Throughout this extravagant night, we will be offering a variety of non-profit casino games, hors d'oeuvres, drinks, live entertainment by one of our featured schools' music groups and one of RedBull's premier DJ's, PLUS chances to win a custom Bahati Foundation racing bicycle, a brand new, signed, custom DW drum set from Elton John’s drummer, Nigel Olsson, a 2-night stay for two at this incredible Marina Del Rey location, and/or any of our numerous silent auctions.

All of the proceeds from this event will be directly channeled into the local schools and youth programs.


We are looking for product, service, and
monetary donations.

Mixture of donations, Financial contributions are essential, however, we are also in need of donated goods and services for this event, and for our GIVEBack program.

We have schools, like Crenshaw High School, who are in need of books,
band equipment, and general funding for extra-curricular activities


• Adopt a School Program
(Compton Unified School District,
Compton, CA)- Creating safe and healthy life-stylesthrough bicycling clinics, motivational speakers, fitness and nutrition lectures hosted at CUSD
school sites - LEARN MORE.

• Plan-B Cycle
Introducing young riders to Velodrome track riding (general techniques and safety) hosted at CSUDH-Home Depot velodrome

• Fun and Club Rides
Organized quarterly/bi-monthly/monthly fun rides with club bike riders

• Bike Safety Clinic
Hosting a series of bike safety clinics through partnerships with local LA and other area bike clubs and cycling shops

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Dec 31, 1969


Our goal is to raise funding for more after school programs, and work with our partners in helping today's underprivileged youth overcome poverty. We provide the resources, support, and inspiration to help young people succeed in life.



This GIVEBack Fundraiser will be dedicated to the loving memory of:
Jorge Alvarado. He was a beloved person and aspiring pro-cyclist, whose life was ended too soon.

The Bahati Foundation would like to honor his name and acknowledge at this event the need for efforts to make our roads a safer place for our youth and all cyclists.


All sponsors and VIP guests will have access to VIP areas.

*Winner of our Masquerade Casino Night will receive a two-night stay for two
at the Marriott, Marina Del Rey.




All donations are welcomed, if you cannot attend this event please show your support with a donation
of your choice.

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