One Day’s Wages is a grassroots movement of people, stories, and actions to alleviate extreme global poverty.

We surpassed our $200,000 goal! 

We are still in awe at your generosity! Your passion for global justice and helping this movement grow and thrive is inspiring. Our 9th Annual Gala was a time to celebrate milestones, share stories of impact, and invite you to come alongside us as we empower more people around the world through tangible, sustainable partnerships. You helped us raise $216,381 making this movement possible. Thank you!

Why give to the Gala? 

We are a 100% model organization. Throughout the year, we give 100% of donations directly to projects empowering people in their contexts to fight global poverty. We raise our operating costs separately to make this possible. Our Gala is our one event every year where we invite supporters of this grassroots movement to give to our operations and celebrate the impact of this work. Your generosity fuels our passionate team of dreamers working towards a more just and beautiful world.

Join us

If you weren’t able to join us in person this year, but want to be part of this larger story you can still give. Your generosity from near and far is what this movement is all about. Everyday people making a difference through simple acts of generosity. 

All donations to the Gala will be matched by our generous Sponsors, doubling the impact of your gift.

Highlights of the evening

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Woodinville Wine Tasting

Take a group of 4-8 people for wine tasting in Woodinville. This package includes wine tastings at DeLille Cellars, Mark Ryan Winery, JM Cellars, and Patterson Cellars. Grab some appetizers (or another drink) at the nearby Hollywood Tavern.


Bainbridge Sailing Tour

Experience a day sail on the beautiful waters of Puget Sound to explore the shoreline of Bainbridge Island or head towards Seattle for incredible views. This 2 hour sailing trip can take up to 6 people.


7 Day Cruise

Explore the Carribean or the coast of Mexico on a 7 day cruise with Holland America! This trip for two includes a stay in an ocean view stateroom. Start planning your vacation now!


Leavenworth Getaway

Enjoy the beauty of Leavenworth with a two night stay at Icicle Village Resort. Try some traditional Bavarian Sausages from Munchen Haus, craft beer at Icicle Brewing Company, and go wine tasting at Icicle Ridge Winery.


Seattle Staycation

A Seattle staycation never felt so luxurious! Dinner for two at Canlis followed by drinks and a one night stay at Pan Pacific Hotel.


Jeremy Lin Game with Meet & Greet

You could win two tickets and post-game meet & greet with Jeremy Lin when the Atlanta Hawks play the Portland Trail Blazers on January 26th. Be ready for some competition on this auction item!


Your donations will be matched

thanks to our generous Sponsors



We choose our partners wisely. Each organization goes through a rigorous vetting process before our we approve a grant.


100% Model

You can be confident in your giving. 100% of your donation (minus credit card fees) goes directly to projects in the field.

See Your Impact

Transparency is important to us. We report back on all of our projects. See the impact you are making across the globe.

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