Hearts for Hope Gala

PRE- PRESS RELEASE – For Immediate Release

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LOS ANGELES CALIFORNIA/SYLMAR ( March 2016) On Saturday, March 5, 2016 Union Rescue Mission (URM) and the Hearts for Hope Committee will host their 7th annual Hearts for Hope GalaA Generation of Hope” at the luxurious Four Seasons Hotel in Westlake Village to raise awareness and funds for URM’s Hope Gardens Family Center (HGFC). We will be honoring music producer Rodney Jerkins and his talented wife and singer Joy Enriquez who have been strong supporters of URM’s Hope Gardens. There will be a special performance by singing sensation Heavenly Joy Jerkins from Season 10 of America’s Got Talent.  The evening events include a red carpet, raffle, silent auction, live auction and an array of fabulous vendor offering a great selection of clothing and jewelry all to benefit Hope Gardens Family Center.

CELEBRITY UPDATE: Alana Stewart, Marianne Williamson, Cheryl Tiegs and Dorothy Lucey.

“We will be so honored by your presence at this talent & celebrity-filled evening as you join with others to make a life-long impact in the lives of precious moms & children experiencing homelessness in Los Angeles.” Rev. Andy Bales, CEO of URM.

This evening is made possible by our sponsors and we are so grateful for, California Resource Republic, Jefferies LLC, Scott & Obaida Watt, and Lisa and Tim Sloan, and Robert and Jayne Eitel.

Media Photo Opportunities:    Red Carpet/Reception – 5:30pm-7:30pm

                                                    Dinner & Entertainment- 7:30pm-10:00pm


About URM

URM is one of the largest missions of its kind in America — bringing help and hope to men, women, and children experiencing homelessness in Los Angeles. URM provides comprehensive emergency and long-term recovery services to our guests to help them escape the dangerous streets of Skid Row and transition from homelessness to independent living.


About URM’s Hope Gardens Family Center

Nestled in the foothills of the Angeles national forest, HGFC offers a peaceful setting and transitional living to moms, children, a number of single women and permanent supportive housing to senior women.  In addition to food and shelter, HGFC offers the real help women need to escape homelessness forever, long-term rehabilitation programs, job training, counseling, training and encouragement.


CONTACT: Kitty Davis-Walker
(213) 673-4585 or (213) 507-5562
VP of Public Relations

Alexandra Monsibaez
(213)673-4882 or (213)200-1758
PR Coordinator

For event details and/or tickets contact Karmen Herring (213)347-6311 or kherring@urm.org

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