Dinner Gala and Silent Auction
Dinner Gala
E ach year SOME holds a Gala to celebrate our work, to present the SOME McKenna Humanitarian award and to support our programs. Proceeds from the Gala will benefit SOME’s programs, including our job training program, residential addiction treatment program and affordable housing with supportive services that provide the tools folks need to break the cycle of homelessness and live independent and meaningful lives.

When: Saturday, November 17, 2018 ● Cocktails: 6:00pm ● Dinner: 7:00pm

Where: The National Building Museum 440 G St, NW ● Washington DC

Gala Chair: Dawn Sweeney, President and CEO,
National Restaurant Association, National Restaurant Educational Foundation

Silent Auction Chair: Suzanne Clark, Senior Executive VP, U.S. Chamber of Commerce

Honoring SOME McKenna Humanitarians of the Year: Allison and Matthew Shay

For more information, please contact Ingrid Feigenbaum at 202.797.8806, ext. 1129 or at [email protected]

Flickr Album

Flickr Album

Hosted by SOME's Corporate Advisory Board
Patrick Butler, Chair ● Leslie W. Hortum, Vice Chair

James Assey
Angela Bradley
Steve Caldiera
William R. Calhoun, Jr.
Kathleen Walsh Carr
David Chavern
Suzanne P. Clark
Patrick Cleary
William E. Conway, Jr.
Prachee J. Devadas
John Doyle

Andrea Dynes
Penny Eastman
Toby Eckhardt
Alison Engel
Theresa Fariello
Rainey Foster
William Ginivan
Michael Gordon
Corey Griffin
Joseph Kelley
Erica Khatchadourian

William Killmer
Mekita King
Gerry Lamb
Dennis M. Lucey
James McCarthy
Larry McCarthy
Evelyn Miller
Mary Miller
Michael J. O’Neil
Craig Pascal
Kathleen Rotondaro

Daniel Schwartz
Matthew Shay
Shaun Sheehan
Mark Shields
John Sturm
Sanjay Subramanian
JT Taylor
Otis Tolbert
Alisha White
Thomas Wilbur
Michael Williams
W. Glenn Yarborough

Silent Auction Information

We are collecting items for our 2018 Silent Auction. Listed below are some ideas of items we would like to include.

Can you help by donating any of the following?

Trips and Getaways: Use of vacation home ● Bed & Breakfast ● Hotels and resorts ● Limo service ● Airline tickets ● Boat cruise

Sports and Sporting Events: Tickets to sporting events ● Rounds of golf or tennis ● Professional instruction ● Riding lessons ● Skiing lessons ● Sports memorabilia ● Equipment and clothing

Gift Certificates: Restaurants ● Clothing and accessories ● Beauty salon

Cultural Events: Concert tickets ● Theater tickets ● Movie tickets ● Personal museum tour

Special Events: Hosted dinner ● Hosted kid’s party ● Catering ● Music for a party ● Facility rental

Electronics: iPod ● iPad ● Kindle/Nook ● Digital camera ● Laptop

Food and Drink: Bottles of wine or spirits ● Gourmet foods ● Cooking lessons

Arts and Crafts: Paintings ● Prints ● Ceramics ● Fine jewelry ● Quilts and hangings ● Art classes

House and Garden: Art or Antiques ● Garden equipment ● Kitchen equipment

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