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Co-hosted by The Heart of America Foundation ® and Albert Uster Imports, a Swiss fine gourmet food company, Sweet Charity is a fun and unique annual event in Washington, DC.  Recognized as #15 in BizBash’s Top 100 Events in Washington, DC Sweet Charity features:

  • Over sixty award winning chefs
  • Sweet and savory tasting stations 
  • Beer and wine stations
  •  The Des Alpes Chocolate Fashion Show 
  •  Silent auction (including sports memorabilia, spa treatments, unique experiences, etc.)

Proceeds from Sweet Charity help The Heart of America Foundation’s® Books From The Heart® program provide books to local DC area children living in poverty, who have few or no books of their own. 

General Admission tickets will be available for purchase online until 5pm on Saturday, June 19.  After this time, tickets may be purchased at the door for $115.00 per ticket.  Block of 10 or more General Admission tickets may be purchased at the door for the online block price listed above, but must be purchased as a lump sum.  Note that General Admission tickets and Block of 10 tickets do not include access to the VIP lounge.  Please make sure to check your SPAM MAIL after purchasing Sweet Charity tickets online. You must print the e-tickets to enter the event.


sc vip For VIP tickets please contact Maria Kovar at or 202-347-6278. Only VIP ticket holders will be granted access to the VIP lounge. Please note that seating will be limited.


For more information about Sweet Charity and The Heart of America Foundation ® visit us at



  • Although this site, as well as PayPal, accepts American Express, we do NOT accept this card as a form of payment. We apologize in advance for any inconvenience. 
  • The Heart of America Foundation® is a registered 501(c)(3) charitable organization. Donations are tax deductible.


Maria Kovar, Senior Manager of Events and Special Projects

Carlamae Chavez, Manager of Events and Special Projects


Mandarin Oriental, Washington D.C.
1330 Maryland Avenue, SW
Washington, D.C. 20024
United States