Our 200+ Advocates range in age from 22 to 81 years old
Child Advocates Annual Gala
Saturday, March 13, 2010 at 6:00 p.m.
Santa Clara Marriott Hotel
Mimi Fox at the Santa Clara Marriott Hotel
Internationally renowned guitarist/composer/recording artist Mimi Fox has been recognized by writers and colleagues alike as one of the most eloquent jazz guitarists on today's scene. Mimi has performed/recorded with some of Grammy-nominated saxophonist Branford Marsalis, and vocalists Abbey Lincoln and Diana Krall. She has also performed outside of the jazz world with legends Stevie Wonder and John Sebastian and with Patty Larkin's Vanguard Records-produced La Guitara project. Mimi has released eight highly acclaimed albums.
About our Agency and the Gala
The gala benefits Child Advocates, which serves abused and neglected children in Santa Clara County. Child Advocates recruits, trains and supports dedicated volunteers who work one-on-one with children in foster care. Child Advocate volunteers make a lifelong difference for children by serving as friends, mentors and Court Appointed Special Advocates.
The event features a performance by Mimi along with fine wine tastings, dinner and fabulous auction items. Local sports commentator Mitch Juricich will serve as emcee and auctioneer.
Child Advocates' annual gala draws over 400 guests from Silicon Valley and beyond.The audience is a wonderful mix of business leaders, community partners, donors and volunteers.
The gala offers a special opportunity to support Child Advocates and children in foster care. Sponsorships benefits include publicity, event tickets and event recognition. Last year's key corporate sponsors included NXP Semiconductors, Sobrato Family Foundation, Pinn Brothers Construction, BAE Systems, Lockheed Martin, KeyPoint Credit Union, Westminster Promotions, KPIX, The San Jose Mercury News and Safeway.
Volunteers are needed throughout the day to help with setup and during the event. If you are available to help, please contact Samantha Hamilton at firstname.lastname@example.org or (408)573-5665.Imperial Wine Sponsors:
For more details about the gala, please contact Juliana Schirmer at email@example.com or (408)573-5615.