Category: Social Services

St. Joseph Orphanage gala sets records

Carolyn Harris, Cierra Williams, Tierra Williams and DJ Jon Jon

This year’s Spring for the Stars Gala, surpassed previous fundraising and attendance records.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.

Talbert House celebrates fathers

Ken Griffey Sr., Brad Wallis, Jesse Mullins and Buddy LaRosa

Talbert House recognized Ken Griffey Sr., Buddy LaRosa and Brad Wallis as 2016 Fathers of the Year. The event chaired by Jesse Mullins welcomed 600 guests and raised more than $300,000 for the Talbert House Fatherhood Project.