NBC-4 Reporter and Saturday Morning News Anchor David Culver will emcee Rising Hope Mission Church’s annual Hope Grows Gala on Friday, Oct. 13.
The event is a fundraiser for its mission to help the homeless, low-income families, and disabled veterans along the Route 1 Corridor between Alexandria and Ft. Belvoir. Money earned will help to provide food, clothing, emergency and job assistance, and support for the hypothermia shelter.
The event will include dinner, dancing to the Moon Daddies Band, and a silent and live auction. New auction items include: Lunch for two at Brio's Fair Oaks with Sharon Bulova, chairman of Fairfax County Board of Supervisors; a FASTSIGNS Alexandria Pop-up Banner and Frame, and a Weekend Getaway at Gaylord - National Harbor. Gala tickets are $100 per person.
Also, Beyond Coffee Beyond Church will match up to $30,000 in contributions made at the Gala including pledges made by Oct. 13 with contributions paid by Dec. 31.
The Gala will take place from 6:30-10:30 p.m. at The Waterford, 6715 Commerce Street, in Springfield. For Gala tickets or to give online donations, visit www.risinghopeumc.org/shop.