Year End Event

December 6, 2019 @ 6:00PM — 10:00PM Eastern Time (US & Canada)

Join us for EcoViva's Annual Fundraiser

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Tickets are now available for purchase at the event upon arrival!

There are currently no tickets available for this event, but you can still make a donation.


Join us and enjoy delicious authentic Salvadoran food, lively music, the opportunity to connect with old friends and network with new folks in the EcoViva community! This event is a benefit for EcoViva, a non-profit organization dedicated to supporting community-led social justice movements in Central America implementing innovative solutions to poverty, environmental degradation, and climate change.

The event will feature Salvadoran community activist, organizer and EcoViva’s on the ground Policy & Program Manager, Douglas Chica. Douglas is an active community leader in the Bay of Jiquilisco and has worked extensively in community development, leading social, economic, and cultural projects with local Salvadoran NGOs. We will also honor the visionary leadership and contributions of María Lucía Sarmiento, President of the Community Development Board for Red COMAL, Carmen Argueta, President of Asociación Mangle, and Rosa Aguilar, Founder and President of the Women's Association of Barra de Santiago (AMBAS).

If you wish to RSVP and pay at the door or send a check via mail, please email or call (334) 546-5214 to RSVP. You may send your payment for your ticket(s) to EcoViva at 520 3rd Street, Suite 108 Oakland, CA 94607.


EcoViva supports community-led social justice movements in Central America implementing innovative solutions to poverty, environmental degradation, and climate change. We envision healthy ecosystems and thriving communities that offer a model for living well and in harmony with the earth.


Since our founding, EcoViva and our partners have protected endangered mangrove ecosystems; provided 14,000 people with water & sanitation access; restored valuable fisheries; released over 1.6 million baby sea turtles; organized thousands of people in disaster preparedness, promoted organic agriculture; and built political power from the grassroots up! Our partners are experts in protecting critical ecosystems and raising the standard of living of thousands of people in Central America.

6:00 pm: Special Pre-reception
7:00 pm: Celebration dinner & drinks
8:00 pm: Program begins
9:00-10:00 pm: Dessert and dancing!
We need sponsors and volunteers. All sponsorship levels include one or more pre-reception tickets. Please contact Mallory McDaniel at
1544 Broadway is located 2 blocks from the 19th Street BART stop and one block from the 12st street BART stop. Parking is available right at 15th and Broadway. See below for parking lots in the area:
Clay Street Garage: 1414 Clay Street
Ken's Garage: 420 13th Street
Downtown Merchants: 1316 Franklin Street
If you are unable to attend, you can make a donation through this page, or mail a check to: EcoViva 520 3rd Street, Suite 108 Oakland, CA 94804


Charlie Rial & Mary LaPorte, Board Chair
Mariel Nanasi & Jeff Haas, Board Member
Jeff Jones & Eleanor Stein, Board Member
Steve Solnit, Former Board Member
Karolo Aparicio, Former Executive Director
The Copen Family Fund
Peay Vineyards