Laguna Beach Water Charity to Celebrate a Decade of Storytelling at Their 10th Annual Film Gala

Laguna Beach Water Charity to Celebrate a Decade of Storytelling at Their 10th Annual Film Gala

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Laguna Beach, CA [June 2023] – With My Own Two Hands (WMO2H), a non-profit based in Laguna Beach, is thrilled to announce their highly anticipated 10th Annual Film Gala, marking a momentous milestone in their journey of storytelling and impact. This spectacular fundraising event, taking place on Saturday, September 23, will be held at the esteemed Festival of Arts in Laguna Beach, CA.

WMO2H’s annual film gala has consistently made a profound impact on thousands of lives in East Africa. For a decade, they have harnessed the power of visual storytelling to convey their achievements and amplify the unique voices of their community partners with a global audience, igniting compassion and driving change.

Adding to the excitement, the gala will be hosted for the 10th year in a row by Stan Verrett, renowned ESPN SportsCenter anchor and With My Own Two Hands advocate. Verrett's dedication to WMO2H's mission and his passion for the cause have made him an integral part of the event, lending his charisma and expertise to create an unforgettable experience.

WMO2H’s gala promises a unique experience to provide positive, global change from a local setting. The evening will feature red carpet photos, a hosted bar, an elegant seated dinner with hors d'oeuvres, an incredible live auction, and the world premiere of their inspiring 10th documentary.

Under the captivating night sky, the water-focused organization will build capacity within East African communities through essential necessities like clean water, nutritious food, and income generation opportunities.

Previous galas have been attended by individuals dedicated to making a difference, including philanthropists, community leaders, athletes, and supporters of WMO2H's mission.Sponsorships are now available for this event, and tickets can be purchased starting August 10th for $225.

For further details about the event and exciting sponsorship opportunities, please visit

About With My Own Two Hands

With My Own Two Hands (WMO2H) is a Laguna Beach based 501(c)3 nonprofit organization working to create a more equitable world through water and agriculture in East Africa (Tax ID: 45-2021595). Founded in 2011, WMO2H has provided 109,949 individuals access to clean water, nutritious food, and socioeconomic opportunities, firmly believing in the importance of these basic necessities for every human. Currently serving 54 communities, WMO2H has implemented 46 clean water projects and 42 regenerative agriculture projects. As a special consultant to the United Nations Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC), WMO2H leverages its expertise to make a meaningful impact. Stay updated with the latest news and updates by visiting or following @withmyown2hands on Facebook and Instagram.

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