The Children’s Home – a 501 (c) 3 organization committed to fostering statewide crisis intervention services for youths ages 13 to 21 – will present its signature fundraiser, FACES 2019, Friday, Nov. 1, from 6 to 10 p.m., at Grand Lodge of Maryland (304 International Cir., Cockeysville, MD 21030).
With the theme, “Greatest Expectations,” the dressy casual evening will feature gourmet cuisine from Chef’s Expressions complemented by craft beer and wine, dancing to live music, raffle drawings, and a wine and spirits pull.
The event’s highlight is bidding in the silent and live auctions on photography and canvas artwork created by The Children’s Home residents, along with other special items. (Kimberly Hopkins, owner/creative of
khopdesign LLC annually volunteers as the FACES art coach, instructing and showcasing the residents’ courage for positive change, along with their innate artistic talent.
Guests can get artsy as well by decorating mirrors with positive messages for the at-risk children and youth living at The Children’s Home. (Maker Practice, a Catonsville arts & craft store, made and donated the
FACES 2019 is intended to raise over $50,000 to help sustain quality programs and services for at-risk children, youth and their families. Admission is $100 to 125 per person; reserved tables of 10 are $950 to $1,200 –with early bird discounts at both levels. For more information or to purchase tickets or tables, visit http://bidpal.net/faces2019 or call 410.744.7310.
About The Children’s Home
Established in 1863 as an orphanage for children abandoned due to the Civil War, The Children’s Home celebrates a distinguished legacy of caring for Maryland’s at-risk children and youth both inside and outside the family structure. Its programs and services have continued to evolve to meet the needs of the community.
Operating from its 44-acre campus in Catonsville, the non-profit provides a comprehensive program of academic support, recreation, therapeutic counseling, arts and culture and life skills to give each child the opportunity to become a happy and productive citizen. Three of its most exciting program endeavors are weekly equestrian/pet therapies, entrepreneurial expressive arts and job placement assistance for older teens and young adults. For more information, visit www.thechildrenshome.net.