CASA OC has elected to postpone our annual Celebration of Children Black & White Ball which was scheduled for this Saturday, March 14, 2020. We are deeply committed to our CASA community, many of whom are expected at attend Saturday’s highly anticipated gala as guests, sponsors, and honorees. As such, we are taking the recent governmental recommendations and warnings about the Coronavirus very seriously and have elected to reschedule our largest fundraiser of the year in an effort to prioritize the safety and health of our community.
This decision was not made easily, and we are incredibly disappointed to be making this change so close in time to our special anniversary year celebration. However, we are taking this course of action, which has been informed by the recommendations issued by the CDC and the California Public Health Department, and following consultation with Board members, event chairs, external stakeholders, and staff. It feels like the responsible thing to do.
On behalf of our incredible gala chairs, committee, and everyone who has been working tirelessly to create yet another amazing gala experience, we hope that you will be able to join us on the new date of September 26, 2020 at the Fashion Island Hotel. The growing number of foster youth we serve are counting on CASA OC to continue our advocacy and mentorship, so your support will be more important than ever.