Please join more than 400 expected guests at our annual gala, which will celebrate our efforts to end homelessness for families and children. You can help raise over $200,000 to support our vision for a community where everyone has a safe, stable and affordable place to call home.

Sponsorships available from
$1,000 - $10,000

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About Sponsorships

$150 per ticket
$1,500 per table

Purchase Tickets,
Table, or Sponsorship

See our growing list
of sponsors

List of
Gala Sponsors


2017 Distinguished Service
Award Honoree
Dick Pettit



Silent Auction Preview
See what items you don’t want to miss at our silent auction!
Bidding is open to gala attendees only. Get your tickets here. 

The Bethesda North Marriott Hotel and Conference Center is currently in the process of building a parking garage on the back side of the Conference Center. During the garage construction, the Conference Center parking lot will not be accessible.

Satellite parking will be located at 6130 Executive Boulevard, Rockville, MD 20852. Shuttle service will be available to transport individuals from the parking location to the conference center and back and will run continuously before, during, and after the event. The satellite parking is only 0.6 miles from the Conference Center. As guests approach the parking location there will be signs to direct the guests to the “Conference Center Parking”. At this location, flaggers will help customers to park.



For information, contact Director of Development and Communications Debbie Ezrin at or 301-917-6644.

2017 Gala Chairs
Todd Heavner, Enterprise Holdings
David LaRoche and Linda Budney LaRoche, Community Volunteers

2017 Gala Committee Members
Stacy Benjamin
Judy Black
Jean Brady
Laura Cecala
Nicole Cerquitella
Ellen Coppley
Dona Deutsch
Cyndy Esty
Cindy Feldman
Dick Pettit
Jim Rogers
Lexi Stock
Tap Taplin
Lori Ulanow
Jade Verity