SOME’s Annual Gala: A Night of Impact and Generosity
At the heart of Washington, D.C., a remarkable event recently took place at the National Cathedral that demonstrated the power of community, compassion, and the unwavering commitment to making a difference in the lives of those experiencing homelessness and poverty. The annual Break the Cycle Gala, organized by SOME (So Others Might Eat), brought together a crowd of 750 individuals, each with a shared dedication to create positive change.
The gala, held at the prestigious National Cathedral, was a gathering like no other. Philanthropists, community leaders, and compassionate individuals came together to celebrate the transformative work of SOME and support their mission.
Raising Over $1.1 Million
One of the standout achievements of the evening was the staggering amount of funds raised. The Break the Cycle Gala raised an impressive $1.1 million, a number that includes contributions from ticket sales and a silent auction. This remarkable financial support is a testament to the belief that every person deserves a chance at a better life, free from the shackles of homelessness and poverty.
A Night of Inspiration
The gala was not just a fundraiser; it was an inspiring showcase of the real impact that SOME has on the community. Attendees were treated to an array of moving stories, heartfelt testimonials, and captivating performances. These stories painted a vivid picture of the lives transformed by SOME’s comprehensive services, which go beyond addressing immediate needs to tackle the root causes of homelessness and poverty.
A Commitment to Comprehensive Care
The funds raised at the gala will play a vital role in helping SOME expand its service continuum. The organization is dedicated to providing equitable access to comprehensive healthcare, job training, shelter, meals, and supportive housing. The goal is to proactively address each person’s unique challenges and needs, ensuring that they receive the highest standard of care and regain their health with dignity.
Join Us in Making a Difference
The success of the Break the Cycle Gala is a reminder that when a community comes together with determination and compassion, incredible things can happen. It is an invitation to all of us to join hands with SOME in their mission. Every dollar raised, every volunteer hour contributed, and every act of kindness makes a tangible difference in the lives of countless individuals and families in the D.C. area.
Thank you so much for your support!