Light Up the Night Gala

About the Event

Each year, Families Forward hosts an annual fundraising gala to support our vital mission to prevent and end homelessness in Orange County. Whether you participate virtually or in person this year’s event will include inspirational client stories, engaging entertainment and an online auction.

Sponsorships & Underwriting Opportunities

Sponsorships and underwriting opportunities include the option for in person attendance at the Renaissance Newport Beach or watching from the comfort of your home. Click here to view available opportunities on a printable form.

Online Auction

Your generous contribution of a product or service to our auction will have a direct impact on our ability to serve at risk and homeless families in our community.

Questions? Contact us.

Thank you to our 2021 Light Up the Night Sponsors and Underwriters

Presenting Sponsor

Navigating Home Sponsors

Susan McClintic & Michael Gilbert

Teri & Alan Hoops

Driving Community Spirit Sponsors

Ernst & Young

Moving Forward Sponsors

James & Nina Berman

Brighter Futures Sponsors

Ruby & Bob Dunek

Linda & Kevin Pitts

Event Website Underwriter

Alice & Ara Apkarian