The Power of One


What is The power of ONE

The Power of ONE is an annual fundraiser gala started in Dover, the capital of the first state, Delaware in 2008  jointly by Be Educated Movement Inc and Dover's Cultural Exchange.
The "Power of One" is about the power of one person to change the life for a child, through the education.

Idea of this event was originally conceived by Maria Ruffin, who founded Dover’s Cultural Exchange, an organization designed to introduce the community to people with unique and interesting cultural stories in mid 1995.

This event is formatted to have a celebration of multi cultures with food, drinks, music, live and silent auctions. Group publishes a Booklet with local business ads to mark this occasion. Invites local celebrities and musician & live performers to grace and fill the spices in event.

Event has an entry fees of $25 to attend. Food are usually donated by the local restaurants. Local stores donates the items for the auctions. All the fund goes toward the cause, and no carry forward for next events.

Raised fund divided into two equal portions, half of the fund goes towards the Be Educated Global Library program and half toward the local art and education programs.

The Power of ONE Dover: Power of ONE is being held in DOVER DE every year in month of April since 2008.

How you can Support:


  • Buy ticket, have good time and same time support the cause
  • Event Publish souvenir  (Booklet), you can give us advertisement for your business or become sponsor. 
  • Donate new stuffs for auction. 


Read story about Maria Ruffin about the Power of ONE



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