Bellago Homes, Nationwide, and Board of Visitors to be Honored at Hearts of Gold

Bellago Homes, Nationwide, The Nationwide Foundation, and The Board of Visitors will be honored for their support and advocacy of Save the Family and the individuals and families it serves at the 2019 Hearts of Gold Gala, being held on Saturday, Feb. 9 at the JW Marriott Camelback Inn Scottsdale Resort and Spa.

Wayne Funk of Bellago Homes will receive the Christine L. Goldberg Leadership Award, The Board of Visitors will receive the Ned Zink Philanthropic Award, and Nationwide and The Nationwide Foundation, both longtime partners of Save the Family, will receive the Corporate Award.

Hearts of Gold Gala co-chairs are Fred and Renee Hatfield.  Fox 10’s Kristy Siefkin will emcee.  Sponsors for the event are: Noble Heart: American Airlines, National Bank of Arizona, Nationwide, Mercy Care, Udall Shumway; Regal Heart: Gorman & Company, Turnbow Foundation, Enterprise Technology Services, Kyocera, Debra and Stuart Low, Intel, Mutual of Omaha Bank, Lovitt & Touché; Cigar Bar Sponsor: Gorman & Company; Printing Sponsor: Signarama Chandler.

“The families we serve inspire us every day, and the community that stands behind us makes possible what we do to help our families overcome the challenges of poverty and homelessness,” said Save the Family CEO Jacki Taylor.  “This is our chance to acknowledge their support in a very public and meaningful way.”

Individual tickets for the 2019 Gala, which begins at 6 p.m. with a cocktail reception and silent auction, are $225. Sponsorship opportunities begin at $2,500. For more information, call (480) 466-7714 or email Development and Events Manager Meghan Coppock at [email protected].  Following the dinner program, from 7-9 p.m., dancing, faux casino gambling, and a cigar bar are planned from 9-11 p.m.

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  • Greg Boone, Chief Development Officer, Save the Family, (480) 466-7705.

About Save the Family

Save the Family Foundation of Arizona is a 501(c)(3) non-profit agency based in Mesa and has been serving the community since 1988.  Last year, Save the Family and its partner agency, the Affordable Rental Movement of Save the Family, provided housing and supportive services to 688 homeless and impoverished families. Their programs are provided throughout Maricopa County and promote stable homes, safe children, and strong families. Families are provided a place to live while gaining the necessary skills to become self-sufficient for a lifetime.