Excitement Builds for Adopt-A-Family’s 35th Annual Tree Lighting Celebration
December 3 @ 6:00 pm
Adopt-A-Family of the Palm Beaches will once again host a time-honored, holiday island tradition at the beautiful Sailfish Club in Palm Beach on Tuesday, December 3. Event chairs Brenda McGarrity and Jen Dudnyk are finalizing plans to welcome guests to Adopt-A-Family of the Palm Beaches’ Tree Lighting Ceremony, an evening that will feature the lighting of the organization’s beautiful Angel Tree.
Starting with a cocktail reception, the annual festivities will include live entertainment and a silent auction stocked with the exquisite live orchids, one-of-a-kind holiday decorating items, and other coveted treasures that guests excitedly anticipate all year. A gourmet holiday dinner and rousing live auction follow, all building up to the evening’s highlight moment, when Adopt-A-Family’s Angel Tree is illuminated to honor the donors and partners whose generosity has assisted thousands of homeless families and others in crisis to attain self-sufficiency and stability.
In the last year, Adopt-A-Family helped more than 2,771 families, either directly ending or preventing episodes of homelessness for 612 Palm Beach County families. In 2018, the organization broke ground for a new housing project in Lake Worth, and its Project Grow after school program had a 98 percent success rate of students promoted to the next grade level – far exceeding local and national averages. Adopt-A-Family also achieved its 12th consecutive 4-star rating from Charity Navigator, a national distinction less than one percent of nonprofits rate.
Adopt-A-Family’s 35th Annual Tree Lighting Celebration will begin at 6:00 p.m. at the Sailfish Club located at 1338 N Lake Way in Palm Beach. Tickets are $350 per person. For more information, please contact Layren Calvo at LCalvo@aafpbc.org; 561-253-1361, ext. 1120.
Adopt-A-Family of the Palm Beaches is dedicated to providing programs, services, and solutions to homeless and low-income Palm Beach County families experiencing a crisis. The organization’s mission is to strengthen families with children in their efforts to achieve stability and self-sufficiency by providing access to all-encompassing services. To achieve this mission, the agency provides physical housing units, rental assistance, homeless prevention services, youth educational programming, and supportive services.
To learn more about the work that Adopt-A-Family does in Palm Beach County, please visit www.adoptafamilypbc.org or contact (561) 253-1361.