REACH to host gala on Saturday

The gala will raise funds for staff, as well as to help find housing for families.

  • Friday, March 17, 2017 8:00am
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Renton Ecumenical Association of Churches (REACH) is hosting a gala 5:30 p.m., Saturday, March 18 at 233 Burnett Ave. S.

The gala is in support of their programs that serve those who are homeless and hungry, and it aims to raise $100,000. The money will held fund for staff, as well as to help find housing for families.

In 2016 REACH provided over 14,500 bed nights and helped move 56 families into more stable housing. This year they aim to move 75 families into housing and provide 18,000 shelter nights.

There will be entertainment by Benicio Bryant, as well as a silent auction and dessert dash.

Tickets are $50 per person or $00 for a table of eight, and can be purchased here. For more information, visit http://www.reachrenton.org/.

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