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Women's Empowerment's 13th Annual Gala

Thursday

Jun 26, 2014 – Thu 5:30 PM - 8:30 PM

500 Leisure Lane
Sacramento, CA 95815 Map

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Community members are invited to the 13th Annual Celebration of Independence Gala that benefits Women’s Empowerment, a local nonprofit job training and empowerment program for women who are homeless and their children. The event, which raises funds for the organization and honors the group’s 1,115 graduates, will take place 5:30-8:30 p.m. on June 26 at the Red Lion Hotel Woodlake, 500 Leisure Lane, Sacramento. Guests will mingle with graduates from the program and enjoy a formal dinner, live and silent auctions, live music and presentations from the graduates. Tickets are $100. For tickets or sponsorship opportunities, call (916) 669-2307 or visit www.womens-empowerment.org.

Women’s Empowerment offers the most comprehensive job-readiness program in the Sacramento area designed specifically for women who are homeless and their children. The 2009 Nonprofit of the Year has graduated 1,115 homeless women and their more than 2,500 children. In 2013, 81 percent of graduates found homes and 90 percent found jobs or enrolled in school or training. The program combines self-esteem courses, job training, health classes and support services to help homeless women across diverse ages, races and cultures. Women’s Empowerment is funded solely through private donations from the community. For more information and to donate online, visit www.womens-empowerment.org.

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