Unicef encouraging young London professionals to do their bit for charity

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Unicef encouraging young London professionals to do their bit for charity

Unicef is launching its first 'Next Generation' project in Europe and have chosen London to start things off. It follows their American effort, which raised $3.6 million. 
The charity are encouraging young professionals in their 20s and 30s to commit to Unicef’s core message, that not a single child should die of preventable causes. 
This evening Unicef are beginning their first fundraising efforts with a dinner, auction and even an after party, which will feature Alpines and MNEK.
They hope the event will raise around £60,000 which can be put towards their work in Syria. 
The charity say they hope for more than donations and want to encourage London’s talented population to gift their time, skills and expertise to help Unicef’s causes. 
A spokesperson for Unicef said: “We think it’s important that people understand the political, historical, and humanitarian complexity of the issues plaguing the world today. If we’re to really change the world, we’d better understand it.”
Layla Yarjani, Next Generation London joined Wake Up London to discuss the work they are doing.  

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