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 Join Us From the Comfort of Your Home to Help Girls Rise Through These Changing Times


Friday evening, October 23, 2020

5:30 – 6 p.m. Pre-Show

6 – 7 p.m. Live Virtual Event

Be a Part of the Event!
Please share your selfies on social before and during the event using the hashtag #GirlsRise2020. We will showcase the photos in a slideshow immediately following tonight’s gala

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If you have any connection issues or other questions the evening of the event, please email or text ‪‪(833) 494-0678. Customer service reps will be available from 4:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. PST tonight.

Coming Together to Help Girls Rise

We request and recommend that you share this event with a broad group of your friends and colleagues because now is the time for us to build a new future committed more than ever to helping girls rise through change.

Girls Inc. of Alameda County’s Girls Rise Gala @ home will be an evening to remember! Join us for our biggest virtual party of the year with a lively evening of inspirational programming and entertainment celebrating the power and impact of Girls Inc. The evening will include socializing with friends, engaging programming and a Fund-a-Future!

Be a part of the powerful community that removes barriers, inspires excellence, and supports our girls as they unleash their potential and rise through change toward brilliant futures.

Event is open to the public, but you must pre-register to attend



 Girls Rise Gala @ home
An evening of inspirational Girls Inc. speakers, entertainment, and a Fund-a-Future


Friday evening, October 23, 2020

5:15 – 5:50 p.m. VIP Reception

6 – 7 p.m. Live Virtual Event


Your home — Or anywhere you would like to be!

Thank you to our sponsors* for investing in girls!

The funds raised at the Gala directly support transformational programming for girls and their families.

$15,000 Leader Sponsors

Anne Gattis

Simpson Family

Glenn & Ellen Voyles

$10,000 Advocate Sponsors

Sharon Davidson


Janet & Joe Loduca

The Saul Zaentz Company

Shartsis Friese LLP

$5,000 Ally Sponsors

Anne Phillips Architecture

Marcia & George Argyris

Cote West Winery

Jill Cowan & Stephen Davis

Ericka Curls Bartling

Robin Evitts

Glasser Family Fund

Christine Gouig

Marsh & McLennan Agency

Marti Pozzi & Jim Congdon

Marjorie Randolph

Robert Half

Katherine Sarafian

Simpson Strong-Tie

In Memory of Belinda Tam-Kimura

Gabrielle Tierney & Eric Bindelglass


$3,500 Partner Sponsors

Anne Bisagno

Jennifer & William Brandenburg

Kathleen Chambers

Joy Chen & Vernon Giang

Charmaine Clay and Rhonda Ramlo

Rick da Silva and Lisa Gross

Melvin Harrison & Barbara Hardacre

Kimberly Hoeksema

Aisha Kelly-Vong

Cathy & Mike Podell

Nancy & Michael Pretto

Bao Vo & Linh Doan Vo

Malina Weisen

*Sponsor list updated October 18, 2020