St. Joseph Orphanage gala sets records

This year’s Spring for the Stars Gala, surpassed previous fundraising and attendance records. Produced by St. Joseph Orphanage and emceed by Q102’s DJ Jon Jon, the May 5 event welcomed more than 400 people and brought in more than $213,000 – up 11 percent from the previous year.

The celebration sought to highlight St. Joseph’s work. The Fund-a-Need pledge, which benefited young adults in the Independent Living Services Program, netted an impressive $40,625.
Gala co-chairs were Tim and Barbara Stefl.

Sponsors included SC Ministry Foundation, Advanced Caulking, General Electric, Kroger and Sisters of Charity of Cincinnati.

On a related note, upwards of 50 young people attended the May 3 prom on the the Anderson campus. Dresses and suits were donated by SJO staff and members of the community.  

Click on a thumbnail below to view photo gallery of the event.

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