Global Trivia Night: A Benefit for iEARN-USA

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Thank you to everyone who supported iEARN-USA's first Global Trivia Night at Solas Bar NYC! More than $1,500 was raised to support iEARN-USA's global programming and we had a great time in the process. We are so grateful for the support from our guests, donors, and sponsors who made this event a success!

The event began with a cocktail hour, with catering donated by wonderful local restaurants: Absolute Bagels, Broadway Au Lait, Chapati House NYNai TapasSan Marzano, and Thai Market.

Throughout the evening, bidding took place over many beautiful silent auction items donated by local and global artisans and organizations, including: Good Morning New York: A New Musical (a Jacklyn Thrapp LLC production)Lara Tomlin - The Painted PupIzzy ProvisionsRelationshipsYarn Cakes, and iEARN International Partner Organizations: iEARN Bangladesh, iEARN Mali, iEARN Pakistan, iEARN Sierra Leone, and iEARN Suriname. 

Global Trivia Night

iEARN-USA's Executive Director, Stefanie Ortiz-Cidlik, kicked off the program, sharing about the importance of global competence education, and Moiz Rehan, iEARN staff member and Kennedy-Lugar Youth Exchange and Study (YES) program alumna, shared about the impact of his program experience. The Global Trivia game was then led by iEARN-USA staff members with many fun and challenging rounds, with the winning team receiving special prizes for their achievement.

If you are interested in learning more about iEARN-USA and contributing to our mission and programming, please visit:

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Global Trivia Night Event Information

Travel the world and test your global knowledge while supporting global youth programming at iEARN-USA’s Global Trivia Night benefit! The event includes prizes for top trivia teams, silent auction with fabulous items, light appetizers will be served, as well as a cash bar with $5 drink specials! Team and Halloween costumes encouraged.

Date & Time: 
Tuesday, October 29, 2019 

Solas Bar
232 E 9th Street
New York, NY 10003 

All ticket prices include event entry, light appetizers, participation in global trivia, access to silent auction, and a cash bar with $5 drink specials. Tickets are available to purchase at:

  • Individual Ticket: $20 
  • Early Bird Ticket: $15 (extended through October 7th)

Event Details

What is iEARN-USA Global Trivia Night? 
Global Trivia Night is a benefit event for iEARN-USA, all ticket sales and donations will go to support iEARN-USA’s  global education programming. The event will run from 6:30pm-9:30pm, Light appetizers will be served, and a cash bar is available with $5 drink specials. Activities will include a global trivia game, silent auction with fabulous donated prizes, and an opportunity to learn more about and support a great cause.

How is iEARN-USA’s Global Trivia Night played?
Global trivia will be played in teams of 4, with multiple rounds of questions. Categories include geography, global and current events, travel knowledge, arts and culture, and more! The event is open to all (21+), teams can be formed by businesses,  colleagues, friends, and family. Prizes will be awarded to the top teams at the end of the evening. And if you want to play but don’t have a team, we will match you with a team at the event!

Is there an age requirement for the event? 
The event takes place in a bar, so all attendees must be 21 or over.

How much do drinks cost?
There is a cash bar available with $5 drink specials.

Anything else I should know? 
Costumes encouraged! The event is just a few days before Halloween so feel free to test run your costume, or come in “global” themed attire.

About iEARN-USA 
iEARN-USA (International Education and Resource Network-USA) is a New York-based non-profit providing U.S. K-12 youth with opportunities to engage in meaningful connections with their global peers through both physical and virtual exchange programming that supports their growth to become thoughtful global citizens. iEARN programming empowers young people to make a positive difference in their communities and the world by connecting classrooms around the globe and engaging students in collaborative projects designed to address the UN's Sustainable Development Goals. 

Throughout the school year, more than 70,000 youth in more than 124 countries collaborate on iEARN Global Projects, in which they explore and discuss real world issues like social justice and environmental sustainability, and how they resonate in their local and global communities. iEARN-USA’s Vision and Mission are to create a more interconnected, peaceful, and just world by empowering young people, their schools, and their communities through global collaboration and transformative learning. 

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Event Sponsors

Thank you to our event sponsors! We are so grateful to the support of all the businesses and partners who have helped make this event possible. 

Venue Sponsor: Solas Bar NYC

Auction and Prize Sponsors

Catering Sponsors