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.
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.
- Pete Gallegos, Board Member Emeritus, Mission Housing Development Corporation
- Estela Garcia, Executive Director, Instituto Familiar de la Raza
“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.”
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.”
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.
Buy event admission tickets missionhousing2017gala.eventbrite.com.