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Register and Donate Items Online for 2017 “Give Hope, Change Lives” Gala and Silent Auction

By: Tiffani Jett, Public Relations & Marketing Manager

The Salvation Army of Orlando recently developed an event website for the 2017 “Give Hope, Change Lives” Gala and Silent Auction. With the event website, individuals and businesses can purchase single tickets and sponsorship packages online. Visit http://salvationarmyorlando.org/givehope/ to secure your seat today.

The 2017 “Give Hope, Change Lives” Gala and Silent Auction will take place on Friday, May 5 at Ports of Call at SeaWorld® Orlando (7007 SeaWorld Drive) from 6 PM to 8:30 PM. Bridgett Ellison, Emmy Award winning morning anchor for WKMG News 6, will serve as mistress of ceremonies. The event’s guest speaker is former Major League Baseball player and 4-time World Series Champion, Darryl Strawberry.

This year’s silent auction will include one-of-a-kind autographed sports memorabilia, Pro Bowl collectibles, and much more. Proceeds from ticket and silent auction item sales will benefit men, women and children served by our programs. If you are interested in donating a silent auction item, contact Kyle McNeil at Kyle.McNeil@uss.salvationarmy.org or 407-423-8581, Extension: 26456. Monday, April 24 is the deadline to donate.

Single tickets and sponsorship packages for this year’s celebration are on sale, starting at $150. Each table seats 10 guests. Saturday, April 29 is the last day to register. If you are unable to attend but would like to make a monetary 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.

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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/.

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