EDIT: THIS EVENT HAS BEEN MOVED TO NOVEMBER 12, 2020. For up to date information please visit the main event page.

FORT MYERS, Fla. (March 4, 2020) – A limited number of tickets remain for the Voices of Hope Gala, an inaugural fundraising event on March 28 that will support Guardian ad Litem Foundation, 20th Judicial Circuit.

The Voices of Hope Gala is the Foundation’s first major fundraiser and will feature dinner, entertainment, and a live auction. Guardian ad Litem volunteer advocates also will share stories of impact and success with guests at the gala.

Tickets are available for $175 each or $1,750 for a table of 10.

Proceeds from the gala will help the Guardian ad Litem Foundation recruit, train and support volunteer advocates, as well as provide financial assistance to help meet a child’s basic and developmental needs. The Foundation’s court-certified volunteer advocates serve as the “voice” for abused, neglected, and abandoned youth in Southwest Florida as they navigate the judicial, education, and child welfare systems.

The Voices of Hope Gala starts at 6 p.m. on Saturday, March 28, at The Club at Grandezza, 11481 Grande Oak Blvd. in Estero. Guardian ad Litem Foundation also is seeking donations for auction packages, including gift certificates, experiences, and other items.

Generous sponsors that have stepped forward include:

  • Champion of Hope: PNC Bank
  • Guardian Ally: The Ronto Group
  • Advocate Angel: Elizabeth K. Galeana Charitable Foundation and Henderson Franklin Attorneys at Law
  • Child Protector: Sanibel Captiva Community Bank, The Naples Trust Company, Kathy and Bruce Greenberg, Morgan & Morgan, and the Guardian ad Litem Foundation, 20th Judicial Circuit, Board of Directors.

For more information about the Voices of Hope Gala or to purchase tickets, please visit VoicesForKids.org/event/Voices-of-Hope or call 239-533-1435.

About Guardian ad Litem Foundation

Guardian ad Litem Foundation, 20th Judicial Circuit, was established in 1984 and is a registered 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization that supports Guardian ad Litem programs in Lee, Collier, Charlotte, Hendry, and Glades counties. The Foundation, a United Way Partner Agency, has a mission of ensuring that every abused, neglected or abandoned youth in Southwest Florida has a voice as they navigate the judicial, education, and child welfare system. The Foundation raises funds that help meet a child’s health, educational and social needs, as well as provide support for highly trained volunteer advocates who represent the best interests of a child until a safe, permanent placement is established. For additional information, visit VoicesForKids.org or call 239-533-1435.