The Second Annual Evening to Foster Dreams Gala will be held on Tuesday, May 6, 2014 at the Beverly Hilton Hotel in Beverly Hills. Louis Lucido, Chief Operating Officer of DoubleLine, LLP, is the Event Chairperson. The CASA Lifetime Achievement award will be presented to Harriet Zaretsky. Dax Shepard will once again serve as host of the evening. Details will be posted on this page as they become available.
Honorary Chairs for the Second Annual Evening to Foster Dreams are:
Los Angeles County Supervisor Michael Antonovich
Hon. Karen Bass
Rt. Rev. Jon Bruno
Hon. Edmund Edelman
Marsi & Cantor Chayim Frankel
Hon. Eric Garcetti
Hon. Monica Garcia
Rev. Cecil L. “Chip” Murray
Rabbi Steven Carr Reuben, Senior Rabbi
Supervisor Mark Ridley-Thomas, L.A. County Supervisor, 2nd District
Rabbi Harold M. Schulweis
Hon. Zev Yaroslavsky
The First Annual Evening to Foster Dreams Gala was held on May 1, 2013 at the Four Seasons Beverly Wilshire Hotel in Beverly Hills, and raised $950,000 to support the services of CASA of Los Angeles to children who have been abused or neglected. Click here to view photos from the event.
The First Annual Gala honored:
Frank and Allison Addante
CASA Board member and CEO and Founder of the Rubicon Project, and a CASA Volunteer
Recipient of the Bob Frandzel Memorial Award
Recipient of the Robert Morrison Community Service Award
To be Accepted by Steve Carlston, President and General Manager
CASA Volunteer for more than 25 years
Recipient of the CASA Lifetime Achievement Award
Hosted by Dax Shepard
Actor on the NBC show, Parenthood
James M. Rishwain, Jr., Esq. – Dinner Chair
Firm Chair, Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman LLP
CASA of Los Angeles’ Evening to Foster Dreams honors business leaders and community activists who have demonstrated extraordinary commitment to children in need.
The Bob Frandzel Memorial Award, Robert Morrison Community Service Award and the CASA Lifetime Achievement Award are presented at the Gala to honor individuals that have played a crucial role in the addressing the needs of Los Angeles’ children who are in the foster care system.
All proceeds of the event benefit CASA’s programs of advocacy and support for abused and neglected children in Los Angeles County’s foster care system.