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This year marks the 30th Anniversary of Family Promise of Bergen County and the theme of our Gala is Promises Kept…Promises for Tomorrow. The Gala will be held on Wednesday, October 19th at the Stony Hill Inn in Hackensack at 6:00 pm, featuring Cocktails, Silent Auction, Dinner and Program. Tickets are $150 per person or $1,250 for a table of 10 and may be purchased online at bergenfamilypromise.org. There are also opportunities for sponsorship or to place an ad in our printed Journal. We hope you will join us!

Nancy Woods is being honored at the Gala for her lifelong commitment and passion for helping homeless families. Nancy identified the dire need for a place where working families who became homeless could go for assistance. In response, she founded Fellowship House, the Emergency Family Shelter at St. Cecelia’s High School in Englewood. There, hundreds of families of every race and ethnicity were welcomed with compassion and respect.

The Gala auction will feature many wonderful items. We are accepting pre-bids on one very special item only – a package of four tickets to the see the Broadway show Hamilton, including a backstage tour, dinner for four at Sardi’s and limousine transportation to and from the show! The value of this package is priceless but we are starting the bidding at $3,800. If you would like to place a bid, please contact Jane he at jhe@bergenfamilypromise.org or call 201-833-8009. We will be sending updates as the bidding progresses!