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Tickets Now on Sale: Annual Auction Evening

Feb. 5, 2019

Our largest and most anticipated event of the year will bring together new and long-time supporters of Etta Projects and enthusiastic auction bidders for a fun-filled auction evening on Saturday, April 20th, 2019 at the Federal Way Performing Arts and Event Center. Join us for a night of paddle raising, sipping Etta-tinis, and connecting with friends of Etta Projects. We are celebrating our 15th "quinceañera" auction! It will be a fun night to raise funds but also to share our work where together with rural Bolivian communities we look for sustainable solutions to health, sanitation and water in their villages. Event Details Saturday, April 20, 2019 Doors open at 5:30 p.m. | Dinner and Auction at 6:00 p.m. Ticket Information Before April 1st: $80 | After April 1st: $90 | Table of 10: $750* *Sponsorship opportunities available. Contact Pennye at 360-620-7677 Learn more.

Etta Projects Annual Christmas Tree Lot

Nov. 9, 2018

Etta Projects is hosting the Annual Tree Lot benefitting programs and services in rural Bolivia. Shop for a great cause and pick your own tree available in a variety of shapes and sizes. Also available are holiday wreaths and beautiful hand-crafted products from Bolivia. This volunteer-driven event ensures 100% of proceeds will benefit Etta Projects. WHEN: December 8th –9th & 15th-16th Saturdays & Sundays 9 am – 5 pm. WHERE: Cedar Springs Pavilion by the Lakes 7354 Bethel Burley Rd SE Port Orchard, WA 98367. Look for the Etta Projects Logo! Learn more.

Tekoati Community Transformation Center

May 18, 2018

Tekoati is Etta Projects' Community Transformation Center in a 96 acre tropical forest near the Amboro National Park outside Buena Vista, Bolivia. Please watch this informational video to more about it. Learn more.

Buy wine from Water from Wine to support Etta Projects

Feb. 12, 2018

Etta Projects is collaborating with Water From Wine, a non-profit interested in helping support water projects. Now you can purchase wine from Water from Wine and 100% of the proceeds go to support Etta Projects! Click on learn more to order your wine now! Learn more.

Etta Projects Annual Tree Lot Opens December 9th

Nov. 17, 2017

Join us: ONLY OPEN 2 WEEKENDS!! December 9th –10th & 16th-17th We'll have a variety of trees and sizes, wreaths and beautiful hand-crafted products from Bolivia. Saturdays & Sundays 9 am – 5 pm. LOCATION:Cedar Springs Pavilion by the Lakes 7354 Bethel Burley Rd SE Port Orchard, WA 98367. Look for the Etta Projects Logo! Learn more.

Etta Projects Founder Awarded Peace Prize

Aug. 12, 2017

The Kitsap Sun reports on Peace Prize Award and the work of Etta Projects Learn more.

Founder Pennye Nixon honored with 2017 Greater Tacoma Peace Prize

July 27, 2017

The Greater Tacoma Peace Prize Honors Pennye Nixon at a banquet - September 28th, 2017. Tacoma is the only city in the United States with a Peace Laureate to be recognized by the Norwegian Nobel Institute. Pennye will travel to Olso, Norway this December to take part in the Nobel Peace Prize festivities. Learn more.

Etta Projects receives national grant for Health Promotion through Dining for Women

Sept. 30, 2016

"Changing the World One Dinner at a Time." Dining for Women is a national non-profit giving circle dedicated to empowering women and girls living in extreme poverty. Learn more.