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2nd Annual Gala for Foster Care

May 10 @ 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm EDT

Get ready for a fantastic night of music, glamour, and awards at our Gala for Foster Care, happening on May 10, 2024, at 6:00 PM!

Join us for a night of cocktails, light fare, live music by the Future Band, and dancing as we honor champions of children in foster care.

Sponsorships

Advocate Sponsor: $500.00 (2 tickets)

The advocate sponsor receives 2 tickets to the event and recognition during event.

Silver Sponsor Attendee: $1,000.00 (4 tickets)

The silver sponsor receives 4 tickets to the event, recognition during event, as well as pre-event marketing.

Gold Sponsor Attendee: $2,500.00 (8 tickets)

The gold sponsor receives 8 tickets to the event, recognition during event, as well as pre-event marketing, and personal recognition during main event presentation.

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Awards

CFSA Foster Parent of the Year – TBD

Once a year, CFSA selects a foster parent of the year to be recognized for their exemplary role in the foster care system. CFSA typically makes the selection sometime in March and announces it in May during National Foster Care Month. The criteria for the award is internal to CFSA.

Foster Youth of the Year – TBD

The Foster Youth of the Year is a youth aged 16-21 is a young leader who exemplifies model behavior and characteristics. A potential Foster Youth of the Year is someone who displays characteristics such as demonstrating stewardship, a vision for their future, and participation in extracurricular activities. The minimum criteria for this award include: academic performance or improvement, volunteering in their community, and recommendation from their social worker.

Lifetime Advocate Achievement Award – TBD

The Lifetime Advocate Achievement Award is provided to an individual or organization demonstrating exceptional life-long service to children and families in the District of Columbia. This person or organization has made strides in the child and family welfare system through advocacy and is a voice for those in need. The minimum criteria for this award is 10 years of service in the child and family welfare system.

Advocate of the Year – TBD

The Advocate of the Year is someone who has demonstrated leadership in the child and family welfare system within the last year or two. This person has become a voice for children and families and has engaged in advocacy to elevate the well-being of children and or families in the District of Columbia. The minimum criteria for this award is any one specific advocacy effort accomplished for the benefit of children or families.

Model Parent of the Year – TBD

The Model Parent of the Year is provided to a birth, kinship, foster, guardianship, or adoptive parent who demonstrates superior parenting skills and an understanding of child development. This parent has overcome challenges and provided exceptional care to a child in their care.

Star Summit Participant – TBD

The Star Summit Participant Award is provided to a young person who attended the Foster Youth Summit and demonstrated high participation and engagement. This Individual has also reflected on their participation and demonstrated high learning and impact.

Partner of the Year – TBD

The Partner of the Year award Is provided to a corporation that has contributed to the success and mission of FAPAC during the year. This partner has made a significant commitment to furthering the mission of the Foster and Adoptive Parent Advocacy Center and the well-being of children In foster care.

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The event is brought to you by the Foster and Adoptive Parent Advocacy Center. Learn more at www.dcfapac.org

Details

Date:
May 10
Time:
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm EDT
Website:
https://www.eventbrite.com/e/2nd-annual-gala-for-foster-care-tickets-733600227027

Venue

Rooftop Terrace – Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Library
901 G Street Northwest
Washington, DC 20001 United States