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An Evening of HOPE Gala
April 27, 2019 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Operation HOPE-North County, a non-profit organization that serves families with children and single women who are experiencing homelessness, is hosting its First Annual Evening of HOPE Gala on Saturday, April 27, 2019 at 6pm at the California State University San Marcos Ballroom, 333 South Twin Oaks Road, San Marcos. The evening will begin with a reception followed by dinner, auction and paddle raise. The evening will honor partners in the community who have balanced community involvement, professional endeavors, and philanthropy as we celebrate our third year of year round services.
The honorees include:
Mark and Julia Ballif, Fallbrook residents and community leaders are being honored as Community Philanthropist of the Year.
Brian Morales, a Vista resident, President of Pro-Cal Lighting and community leader is being honored as Corporate Philanthropist of the Year.
Bob and Marion Wilson, Rancho Santa Fe residents and long-time supporters of Operation HOPE-North County, are being honored as Humanitarians of the Year.
Operation HOPE-North County was founded in 2003 in response to a visible increase in the number of unsheltered families with children. It began as a cold-weather shelter and in 2016 transitioned to a year-round organization which has helped countless families with children and single women who are experiencing homelessness. Our Steps to Independence program provides safe shelter, case management, and supportive services to help build life skills leading to self-sufficiency and independence.