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Fall fundraising event date announced

September fundraising event celebrates Mission Housing anniversary,  supports on-site social services, recognizes community vanguards

The Board of Directors and staff of Mission Housing Development Corporation today announced the date for the organization’s fall fundraising event.

Thursday, September 14, 2017 is when the Mission Housing Gala, Silent Auction and Community Awards will be held at the Laborers Local 261 Hall in San Francisco [MAP].

The theme of the event, “46 Years of Building Safe, Empowered, and Resilient Communities” will be the basis for storytelling about Mission Housing residents who’ve recovered from adversity because of the affordable housing and supportive services they received. Also recognized: Two community leaders who have been empowering voices in the fight to build strong neighborhoods.

“This will be an important celebration of our residents, our neighbors, our vanguards and our future,” said Sam Moss, Executive Director of Mission Housing. “We’ve come a long way in 46 years. By the time we hit our 50th anniversary we’ll have even more accomplishments to celebrate.”

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Early bird event admission sales are available now, through May 31 at missionhousing2017gala.eventbrite.com

“This event is our way of celebrating our successes and honoring those who make them possible,” Moss said.

Creating stable, vibrant and healthy communities

Funds raised from sponsorships and ticket sales will strengthen and sustain important Resident Services provided to occupants of the 100% affordable housing sites operated by Mission Housing.

“Our tenants and our neighborhoods thrive because of the free and voluntary on-site supportive services available from Mission Housing,” said Marcía Contreras, Director of Operations and Resident Services at Mission Housing. “The funds we bring in with this event will help stabilize the lives of many families and individuals.”

Sponsorship sign-ups are underway now. For more information about sponsorship levels and benefits, download this PDF, or contact Tony Bear!

Several unique and interesting items will be available for bid in the silent auction. If you can donate an item to be auctioned off, please contact Marcía Contreras.

Early bird event admission sales are available now, through May 31 at missionhousing2017gala.eventbrite.com.

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