The BIG Event  |  Saturday, August 28
Kauffman Center for the Performing Arts

Doors open: 7:00pm  |  Live stream begins: 8:00pm  |  Program: 8:30pm

You’re invited to attend the 15th Annual BIG Event as we celebrate hope, transformation, and investment in the lives of children all around the world! Join us in-person at the Kauffman Center for Performing Arts OR tune in virtually to experience this beautiful evening that will inspire you with stories that God is writing through you, our local church partners, and the orphaned and vulnerable children we are called to serve. We look forward to laughing, celebrating, and giving thanks with you!

In-person attendees at The BIG Event will NOT be required to wear a mask as long as they have been vaccinated. Guests who have not been vaccinated are required to wear a mask.

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Interested in Sponsoring this Event?

View our sponsorship opportunities or contact Kali Nelson, Event Director, at (816) 536-8333 or [email protected].  

View photos from the 2019 BIG Event on Facebook!

Frequently Asked Questions:

Doors open to the 2021 BIG Event at the Kauffman Center for the Performing Arts at 7:00pm CST. The virtual live stream of the event will begin at 8:00pm CST. The program begins at 8:30pm CST and will run for 1 hour. Speakers will include Mike and Beth Fox, Founders of The Global Orphan Project, and Joe Knittig, CEO of The Global Orphan Project.

In-person attendees at The BIG Event will NOT be required to wear a mask as long as they have been vaccinated. Guests who have not been vaccinated are required to wear a mask.

If your ticket option included a table, tickets with your assigned seat for inside the theater will be on your table.

Funds raised will be used to meet the greatest needs of vulnerable children that we serve all over the world. These gifts help local leaders provide children and families with nutritious food, medical care, stability and strength, safe housing, clean water, education, vocational training, 24-hour safe and loving care, foster family support, and living wage jobs.

The BIG Event program will contain a give card that can be filled out the night of the event. Virtual attendees will be sent a link to donate.

The Global Orphan Project is a 501(c)3 tax-exempt organization and your donation is tax-deductible within the guidelines of U.S. law. To claim a donation as a deduction on your U.S. taxes, please keep your email donation receipt as your official record. We’ll send it to you upon successful completion of your donation.

We have several options to attend virtually this year if you are unable to join us in-person. Simply purchase a virtual ticket for a couple (2 people), a group (up to 10), or contact Kali at [email protected] for a large party. Tune in from home, the office, your church, or anywhere with an internet connection. A link to join the live stream will be emailed directly to you the week of the event.

The program will begin at 8:30pm CST, so the live stream will begin at 8:00pm CST giving you ample time to log on and resolve any technical issues. Enjoy live music and chat with other virtual attendees until the program begins.

Virtual attendees will receive a kit in the mail with some fun items to enhance the at-home experience. The kit will contain the event program, give cards, brochures, and some awesome GO Project swag.

Hosting a virtual party is a great way to gather your family and friends around this inspiring event. It’s up to you how simple or extravagant you want to go. A kit will be sent to you containing enough items for all of your guests. We suggest inviting your guests over 1 hour before the program begins in order to enjoy time together before the live stream begins. A link to the live stream will be sent directly to your email. Capture some photos of your virtual party and share them with us!

Our IT manager, Pete Wilhelm, will be available to help with any technical issues. Contact him at [email protected]

Yes! Kali Nelson, event director at GO Project, would love to help answer your questions. Feel free to reach out to her at [email protected]


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