9th Annual 'Seeds of Hope' Dinner

Concern Worldwide US: Making a Difference in the Lives of the Poorest

Joe W. Forehand, Chairman, Accenture to be Honored

Nov 16, 2005, 00:00 ET from Concern Worldwide US

    NEW YORK, Nov. 16 /PRNewswire/ --
     WHAT:    Concern Worldwide U.S. proudly hosts its 9th Annual Seeds of Hope
              Dinner to raise funds and awareness of the organization's work in
              alleviating hunger and poverty around the world.
     HONOREE: The 2005 'Seeds of Hope' Dinner will honor Joe W. Forehand,
              Chairman, Accenture, for his contributions to the alleviation of
              human suffering, and for his leadership in and commitment to
              corporate and social responsibility.
     GUEST:   Terry George, Writer & Director, Hotel Rwanda
     WHEN:    Thursday, November 17, 2005
              Cocktail Reception: 6:30PM
              Dinner/Program: 7:30PM
     WHERE:   Grand Hyatt New York
              Park Avenue at Grand Central Station
              New York City
     TICKETS: To register and purchase tickets for this special event please
              call 212-557-8000 or visit http://www.concernusa.org/.
     About Concern Worldwide US: Concern is an international humanitarian
 organization committed to the relief, assistance and advancement of people in
 need in the least developed countries of the world. Founded in Ireland in
 1968, concern now has over 3,700 people working in 30 countries across the
     Concern believes in a world where no one lives in fear; where all have
 access to a decent standard of living, and the opportunities essential to a
 long, healthy and creative life. Our mission is to help people living in
 absolute poverty achieve major improvements in their lives, improvements which
 are sustainable without ongoing support from Concern.  For further information
 please call 212-557-8000, or 1-800-59-CONCERN or visit our website

SOURCE Concern Worldwide US