Young & Healthy Gala is Jan. 27

Darrell Done
Darrell Done

Young & Healthy, a community-based nonprofit that provides access to medical, dental, mental health and other health services free-of-charge to uninsured and underinsured low-income children, will hold its annual benefit gala on Saturday evening, Jan. 27. The fundraiser will be held in the heart of downtown Los Angeles’ fashion district at City Market Social House.
Darrell Done, the former board chair of Young & Healthy, will be honored with the Alliance Award, and All Saints Church and Neighborhood Unitarian Universalist Church will receive the J. Donald Thomas Award. These honorees are those whose “dedication, perseverance and selfless devotion to the wellbeing of children exemplifies the spirit that led to the founding of Young & Healthy” nearly three decades ago.
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Maranatha High School Prepares for Red Carpet Benefit on March 3

Photo courtesy Maranatha High School Maranatha High School’s Gala Committee members preparing for the March 3 fundraiser include (front row, from left), Sue Tippett, Eve Matthews, Josette Wolf, Darlene Scott, Valerie Leiva, Franci Nakamura and Larissa Althouse. Second row: Jaqueline Hseih. Back: Ching Chow, Erin Slessor, Justin Coleman, Shannon Boalt, Lisa Hall, Lisa Freer, Martha Gonzalez, Jan Emamian, Lisa Quinn, Lisa Pitney and Diana Shishoian.
Photo courtesy Maranatha High School
Maranatha High School’s Gala Committee members preparing for the March 3 fundraiser include (front row, from left), Sue Tippett, Eve Matthews, Josette Wolf, Darlene Scott, Valerie Leiva, Franci Nakamura and Larissa Althouse. Second row: Jaqueline Hseih. Back: Ching Chow, Erin Slessor, Justin Coleman, Shannon Boalt, Lisa Hall, Lisa Freer, Martha Gonzalez, Jan Emamian, Lisa Quinn, Lisa Pitney and Diana Shishoian.

Maranatha High School’s Hollywood-themed Benefit Gala, “Lights…Camera…Auction!” will be held Saturday, March 3, at the Westin Pasadena.
The event will be a night of glitz and glamour to raise funds for the school’s new Technology Center, which will feature robotics, 3-D printing and two new computer labs to provide students with tools and resources to develop skills for the careers of tomorrow.
The gala will include dinner, live and silent auctions, a DJ and dancing. For more information, visit maranathagala.org.