Saturday, September 29, 2012


Bridges of Hope Project (BOHP) will be holding its Annual Fundraiser on October 24, 2012 in New York.

Come and join us in discovering Turkey and  help children discover the world, one book at a time  !!!

Witness your gift reach across the Atlantic and beyond mountains to a land of amazing beauty full of tiny villages with spirited heartbeats....

What to Expect A night of dancing and gourmet delicacies with an open bar, a live DJ and a not-so-silent auction with items featuring Blue Voyage - Mavi Yolculuk - on the Mediterranean, boutique hotel stays in Bodrum, Istanbul, Antalya.., Tour of Ephesus and the House of Virgin Mary, special guided tours of Istanbul and much more ...all donated by our supporters !! 


Prof. Dr. Heath W. Lowry, Professor at Princeton & Bahcesehir Universities, Ottoman History-Modern Turkish Studies, Advisor to Bahcesehir University  Board of Trustees,  & Member of BOHP's Board of Advisors 
Katharine Branning, Alliance Francaise, VP Library, and Author of "An American Woman's Letters to Turkey: Yes I Would like Another Glass of Tea!"

Why All proceeds of this event will support the creation of libraries at Elementary Schools in selected towns and villages throughout Turkey. We target 50 libraries for this event !!

Where Midtown Loft & Terrace, 267 5th Ave (Cross St 29th St) New York, NY.

When Wednesday, October 24th, 2012, 6:30pm - 12am

Dress Code Uptown Chic or Downtown Dressed Up

How to Get Your Ticket Visit Eventbrite page


Some of BOHP's Notable Accomplishments To-Date:

  • Helped build 100 libraries impacting over 60,000 students at village elementary schools throughout Turkey     (1/2007-7/2012)
  • Accepted to join the United Nations Department of Public Information   (2012)
  • Received ATAA's Charity Award   (4/2012)
  • Received a Grant from the Western Union Foundation (2010)

The support and encouragement we receive from our supporters help us further our children's education, and enable them to take their place as the future citizens and leaders of a democratic society, poised to play an important role in the future of the region, if not the world.   Simultaneously, we promote Turkey amongst the most prominent circles throughout the United States.
Please note that there will be no ticket sales at the door. All admissions will be through Eventbrite sign-up. Stay tuned for more details !!!

For more information about  BOHP please visit:
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Bridges of Hope Project (BOHP) is a not-for-profit-organization with 501c3 status, working to create opportunities for Turkish and Turkish-American children and youth to pursue their education and realize their potential.

Donations to BOHP are tax-deductible.

BOHP unites the Turkish-American community and friends of Turkey to raise awareness and resources to support educational projects, provide scholarships and build alliances with other not-for-profit-organizations.