DALLAS, TX, September 30, 2016 /24-7PressRelease/
-- On Saturday, October 22 the 13th Annual GRACE Gala will take place at the Irving Convention Center at Las Colinas. The black-tie event includes gourmet food and spirits, Silent and Live Auctions as attendees dance to the music of the Mars Hill Band. Event proceeds allow GRACE to give food, clothing, shelter, education and medical care and other types of emergency assistance to families facing crisis.
BERKEYS Air conditioning, Plumbing and Electrical is proud to be a Title Sponsor once again. President of BERKEYS, Jamie Wooldridge said, "The GRACE Gala is an amazing event every year, and BERKEYS is proud to support and participate to such a worthy cause. We know how much GRACE provides to our community and we are honored to partner with GRACE and the community to help GRACE achieve its mission of providing assistance to so many families in need." For nearly three decades, GRACE has been a haven for families facing crisis in Greater Northeast Tarrant County.
Individuals and corporate partners in the community like BERKEYS have risen to the challenge by sponsoring tables, donating auction items and making the Gala one the most-anticipated events in DFW of 2016.
"The GRACE Gala is my favorite night of the year," says Executive Director Shonda Schaefer. "There's a vibrant, infectious energy when the community rallies together with a kindred desire to see families thrive again. The event is a spectacular night, but to see how it changes the stories of families to hope from despair; there is no greater reward than that."
The funds raised by the GRACE Gala provide assistance to families that need it with a variety of programs such as:
Feed Our Kids, a lunch initiative that provides over 38,500 meals to at-risk children during the summer months, and Christmas Cottage, which provides new, unwrapped toys to over 1,600 children each holiday season.
GRACE Food Pantry supplies at-risk families with an estimated $500,000 in food staples each year
GRACE Community Garden produces 3,000 pounds of fresh, organic produce
GRACE Community Clinic offers medical care, vital screenings, immunizations and preventative health care
GRACE Friends & Family meets the emotional and physical needs of approximately 120 isolated and immobile seniors in the community
GRACE Transitional Housing provides shelter and holistic case management to displaced families, including those fleeing domestic violence
GRACE Grapevine is a faith-based, social service agency that provides emergency assistance to an average of 5,100 families and individuals each year. For nearly three decades, GRACE has partnered with the community provide food, clothing, shelter, education and medical care to guide families and individuals toward self-sufficiency. Learn about our programs and volunteer opportunities at GRACEGrapevine.org.For ticket and sponsorship details for the GRACE Gala, visit GRACEGala.org.
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