On 2nd November 2013, UK Friends of Unique Home Trustees Harinder Singh & Rupinder Kaur hosted a Charity Ball in aid of Unique Home. Unique Home for Girls, based in Jalandhar is home to 50 unwanted abandoned girls. Established in 1993 by Bibi Parkash Kaur who herself was abandoned this Home is funded entirely by donations and receives no government funding. UK Friends of Unique Home a UK based charity supports the Home in the
The evening held at Diamond Banqueting Suite, Wolverhampton was arranged to raise awareness of the work Unique Home and UK Friends of Unique Home do.
The evening was sold out with 450 guests, many travelling from afar to be there to support the event and charity. Performances were provided by Lehmber Hussainpuri, with live band, Desi Ronak, Anna Heer and Vasda Punjab. The night was hosted by Harjap Bhangal who is an advocate for the work Unique
Home do having visited the Home earlier this year.
A staggering £35,000 was raised over the evening with the auction generating a lot of interest and bids! There were some very generous lots including a signed Sachin Tendulkar Bat fetching £6,100 and a signed Maradona shirt reaching £5,000! Gill Aggregates from Kent fully supported the Auction by donating £9,500 towards their lots!
Rupinder Kaur & Harinder Singh commented ‘The evening has been a huge success and surpassed all our expectations! We are so grateful to all the amazing guests for being a part of it and getting behind us and Unique Home. This amount of money will make such a big difference to Unique Home, we will allocate it toward the new build and update on what it was spent on.”
An event like this cannot be put on without a team of passionate volunteers: our special thanks to Manpreet Billan, Ballie Nizzer, and Priya Walia for their time and support. Also a huge thank you to Parvy Rakkar from Snob Events, Bindi Sandhu from Media XY, Sid Bond from Dollar Entertainments for sharing with us their professional expertise and contacts’.
To learn more about Unique Home and UK Friends of Unique Home , visit: http://uniquehomeforgirls.co.uk.
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