Individual Tickets and Sponsorship Packages on Sale for 2017 “Give Hope, Change Lives” Gala and Silent Auction
By: Tiffani Jett, Public Relations & Marketing Manager
Orlando, Florida – The Salvation Army of Orlando, a staple in the community since 1920, is hosting the 2017 “Give Hope, Change Lives” Gala and Silent Auction on Friday, May 5 from 6 PM to 8:30 PM at Ports of Call at SeaWorld® Orlando, located on 7007 SeaWorld Drive. The event will feature former Major League Baseball player and 4-time World Series Champion, Darryl Strawberry. Visit http://salvationarmyorlando.org/givehope/ for more information.
“Our Annual Celebration presents The Salvation Army of Orlando to the community and also serves as our largest fundraising event,” said Major Ted Morris, Area Commander. “Proceeds benefit men, women and children served by our programs.”
Eighteen local businesses sponsored last year’s celebration. Those businesses include: A.T.A.P. COMPANIES, BAGS, Bright House Networks, CareerSource, CliftonLarsonAllen, Danny Pressler and John Campbell, Walt Disney World, Fortress, Golden Corral, Harriet Lake, Orlando Sentinel, SeaWorld® Orlando, Summit Marketing, Technical Collaboration Services, The City of Orlando, Total Roof Services, and Universal.
Individual tickets and sponsorship packages for this year’s celebration are now on sale, starting at $150. Each table seats 10 guests. Contact Kyle McNeil at Kyle.McNeil@uss.salvationarmy.org or 407-423-8581, Extension: 26456 to secure your seat today.
If you are unable to attend but would like to make a donation, please visit http://salvationarmyorlando.org/ or call 1-800-SAL-ARMY and designate your gift to Orlando.
To learn more about The Salvation Army of Orlando, visit https://www.facebook.com/salvationarmyorlando/ or follow us on Twitter at https://twitter.com/salarmyorlando.
About The Salvation Army
The Salvation Army, an evangelical part of the universal Christian church established in London in 1865, has been supporting those in need in His name without discrimination for more than 96 years in the Orlando Area. Nearly 30 million Americans receive assistance from The Salvation Army across the United States each year through a broad array of social services that range from providing food for the hungry, relief for disaster victims, assistance for the disabled, outreach to the elderly and ill, clothing and shelter to the homeless and opportunities for underprivileged children. Eighty-two cents of every dollar The Salvation Army spends is used to support those services in 5,000 communities nationwide. For more information, go to http://salvationarmyorlando.org/.