This extraordinary ‘The Wiz’ themed evening is dedicated to celebrating the resilience and strength of women who have completed the Sisters In Christ program. Through this event, we will honor their remarkable journeys to recovery, highlighting their triumph over adversity and their path toward self-sufficiency!
The Gala will be attended by community leaders, supporters, and individuals who are dedicated to making a positive impact in the field of mental health. Your participation would not only honor us but also greatly contribute to our mission of spreading awareness and reducing stigma surrounding mental health.
Date: Saturday, December 9, 2023
Time: 7p-10p (VIP Reception at 6p)
Venue: Fiorella's Event Space (9000 W. 137th St, Overland Park, KS 66221)
Keynote Speaker: Congressman Emanuel Cleaver, II
Dress Code: Black Tie/Formal
We're honored to have Congressman Emanuel Cleaver, II, a distinguished leader with a remarkable legacy of service, join our event with his "Words of Wisdom."
As a ten-term representative of Missouri's Fifth Congressional District, his insights and experience promise to inspire us all. He's a member of the House Committee on Financial Services, where he serves as Ranking Member of the Subcommittee on Housing and Insurance. With a rich history in public service, including a historic tenure as Kansas City's first African American Mayor, his contributions include major corporate attraction and transformative urban development.
With five honorary Doctoral Degrees and a commitment to community, Congressman Cleaver embodies the spirit of our event. His dedication to public service, community development, and empowerment aligns perfectly with who we are here at Sisters In Christ - Kansas City. Come be inspired!
To delve deeper into the extraordinary life of Congressman Emanuel Cleaver, II, we invite you to read his bio!
Exemplary Civic Leadership and Community Service Award
Beacon of Community Leadership and Service Award
Dedicated Leadership and Community Empowerment Award
Raytown Christian Church Diane Brown Humanitarian Award
Visionary Leadership in Community Transformation Award
Pioneer in Education Award
Spiritual Stewardship and Administrative Excellence Award
Beacon of Health and Wellness Advocate Award
Judicial Leadership and Community Advocacy Award
Architect of Economic Prosperity
Courageous Spirit and Community Impact Award
Champion of Justice and Community Integrity Award
Lifetime Achievement in Youth Restorative Justice Award
Community Engagement and Leadership Excellence Award
Beacon of Compassion and Community Service Award"
For I know the plans I have for you,” declares the LORD, “plans to prosper you and not to harm you, plans to give you hope and a future. - Jeremiah 29:11
Our spectacular gathering will be hosted at Fiorella's Event Center, located at 9000 W 137th St, Overland Park, KS 66221. Prepare for a delectable dining experience, captivating live entertainment, and an exclusive fashion show like no other!
If you have any questions about this event (including sponsorship opportunities), please contact our Special Events Coordinator, Asha White, at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Sisters In Christ is a 501(c)3 corporation. All sponsorships and donations are entirely tax deductible. You will receive a tax receipt, MO Tax ID: 25385151.
On behalf of Sisters In Christ - Kansas City, we are delighted to invite you to our annual fundraising event! Our programs are designed to help women and children have a safe, welcoming, and warm environment to get back on their feet. With your support, we will be able to offset some of the costs of this process.
Our mission is to assist in the transformation of people by creating and weaving together a cohesive set of resources that promote their physical, emotional, financial, and spiritual wholeness. Sisters in Christ serves as a resource conduit, personal advocate, and supporter for those we serve.