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19th Annual Global Gourmet Fundraiser

This year at our 19th Annual Global Gourmet fundraiser, join us for a Night of Encouraging Hope.

You are invited to join Kentucky Refugee Ministries in Encouraging Hope at the 19th annual Global Gourmet fundraiser. Experience a delicious, international cuisine, hear music from KRM Live artists, and take home fabulous items in the silent auction. Celebrate making Kentucky home for refugees and join us on September 21.


Friday, September 21, 2018
6:30 p.m. – 10:00 p.m.


Mellwood Art Center
Event Room #3 – The Van Gogh Room
1860 Mellwood Avenue, Louisville, Kentucky 40206


Individual tickets for $100 and a table of eight seats for $750. Prices include sales tax (applicable to nonprofits as of July 1, 2018).

You can purchase tickets online or mail a check to KRM at 969-B Cherokee Road, Louisville, KY 40204. This year, online tickets will be sold through LouisvilleTickets, the ticketing portal of Louisville Magazine/ Upon your online checkout, online processing fees and credit card fees will be added to the ticket price. Ticketing questions? Contact us at or (502) 479-9180 x 523.

Tickets will be available for purchase at the event.

Purchase Tickets Online


Catering by Wiltshire Pantry. Food and desserts provided by international restaurants. Drinks by lead sponsor Brown-Forman.

performances by:

Musicians and dancers include KRM Live artists and friends:
The Khat Khai Family
The KRM Collab, featuring Charito, Ernesto Ramos Rodriguez, Fred Bogert, Pete Klarman, Eddifledo Martinez San Gil, and Yuniesky Garcia
Academy of the Flamenco Arts
Global Music DJ Set mixed by Jared Zarantonello

silent auction:

The auction is live! Register now to have a quicker check-in process at the event. This year’s silent auction features artwork, vacation getaways, home decor, and more. Anyone can participate in the auction, even if you cannot join us for the event. During the event, guests can bid by using their mobile phones.


Festive / Cocktail

thank you:

The funds raised by Global Gourmet help maintain the highest quality of services for refugees in our community. If you are interested in a partnering as an event sponsor, contact us at (502) 479-9180 x 523 or

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