Annual Gala

Annual Gala

One evening, one great cause
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Event Date

October 23, 2021

Event Time

6:00 PM

Location

Lyon Air Museum

19300 Ike Jones Road
Santa Ana, 92707

Event Details

Each year, Friendly Center hosts an annual fundraising gala to support our vital mission to strengthen families and prevent homelessness in Orange County. The evening features inspirational client stories, entertainment, and a silent auction. See below for in-person and virtual participation options, as well as sponsorship opportunities. 

Printable Invitation Here 

In Person Event

In-person ticket purchases have closed, but you can still register for virtual participation below.

Enjoy an evening out at the 30,000 sq ft airplane hangar of the Lyon Air Museum. Experience a unique dinner surrounded by vintage aircraft and enjoy the presentation, live auction, contactless silent auction, and contactless check-in.

Individual Seats: $200  |  Table of Eight: $1,600

Cocktail attire

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Staff will adhere to safety precautions in accordance with CDC and state guidelines.

Virtual Registration

Participate from home in our live auction and virtual silent auction. You’ll also receive a special video for you to view at home as you prepare to bid.  (no purchase necessary to participate)

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Become a Sponsor

Sponsors help make the event possible and move us towards success. Join our sponsors and be recognized for your generosity.
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Sponsor benefits vary by sponsor level. All sponsors receive the following: Entrance to VIP area during cocktail hour Recognition at event Name listed on Friendly Center website

Sponsor Levels

Table of 8 distinguished seating in the front row. Membership to Friends of Friendly Center for a year with invitations to exclusive gatherings. Champagne bottle for table. Special highlight of your support during the evening. A dedicated post on our Social Media outlets.

Table of 8 premium seating. Membership to Friends of Friendly Center for a year with invitations to exclusive gatherings. A dedicated post on our Social Media outlets.

Table of 8 priority seating. Membership to Friends of Friendly Center for a year with invitations to exclusive gatherings. A dedicated post on our Social Media outlets.

Table of 8 preferred seating.

2 preferred seats.

Sponsors

Sponsors

SOARING SPONSOR

LIFT OFF SPONSOR

Vito and Renee Canuso
Brandon and Phil Turonek

FIRST CLASS SPONSOR

Kitty Juinper-Aust and John Aust
SoCalGas

CENTERPIECE UNDERWRITER

Ken and Gisela Meier
Suzanne Vaugine

WINE SPONSORS

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Questions?

Please call us at (714) 771-5300 or email us at events@friendlycenter.org.