Global Citizens Festival

Festivals are a great way to have fun and make long lasting memories with friends and family. It can also be a great way to support a worthy cause. One such festival, the Global Citizens Festival, is quickly approaching, and offers a chance for you to help end extreme poverty by supporting Global Citizens. 

This festival will take place on Saturday, September 26th on the Great Lawn in Central Park. This is your chance to hear a number of popular artists, such as Pearl Jam, Beyonce, Coldplay, Ed Sheenan.

This September, world leaders from 193 countries will meet in New York at the UN General Assembly to announce new global goals. These goals are designed to protect our planet, fight inequality, and end extreme poverty by the year 2030. The Global Citizens festival is a means to help achieve both financial and policy commitments that will help Global Goals achieve success during the next 15 years.  

You can purchase a VIP ticket for $225 to $250, but it is possible for you to earn free tickets to the Global Citizens Festival! Forty eight thousand tickets will be given away!

For your chance to win, go to the Global Citizen website and create an account. Then you must complete the following eight actions to be entered into the drawing to win tickets: Click to tweet about the Global Citizens Festival and the Global goals, sign a petition asking that the US Congress support the Global Food Security Act, click to tweet that clean water, hygiene, and sanitation be available to everyone worldwide, sign a petition asking G20 to put economic empowerment for women and girls at the top of their agenda, ask leaders to add polio eradication to the agenda for the Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting, which will be in Malta, sign a petition telling the leaders that sanitation, hygiene, and water needs to be a priority when it comes to new global goals, tweet that you support global education, and call the US administration and tell them to commit 50% of the US foreign aid budget to the countries that are least developed. 

It is easy to complete each of these actions directly from the Global Citizens website. For each action you take, you will have a chance to win tickets to the Global Citizens Festival. 

You do not want to miss the Global Citizens Festival for a great cause! Complete the eight actions for your chance to win a free ticket to attend this event today!

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