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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

6 – 7 p.m. Live Virtual Event


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


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.


 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!


Sponsor our signature event and join our friends and supporters as we all come together as a community to help girls rise.

Sponsorships start at $3,500 and include a variety of benefits including reserved VIP reception for 10, acknowledgement in event materials such as digital signage and program, and varying levels of advertising and opportunities for recognition at the VIP reception.

Sponsor before August 27 to be included on the invitation, September 16 for the printed program and October 16 for the digital program and the rest of the event materials!



More information about sponsorships:
Girls Rise Sponsorship (PDF)


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


Thank you to our sponsors* for investing in girls!

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

$50,000 Presenting Sponsor (Exclusive Sponsorship)



$25,000 Champion Sponsor



$15,000 Leader Sponsors

Anne Gattis

Simpson Family

Glenn & Ellen Voyles

$10,000 Advocate Sponsors


Janet & Joe Loduca

The Saul Zaentz Company

Shartsis Friese LLP

$5,000 Ally Sponsors

Anne Phillips Architecture

Marcia & George Argyris

Cote West Winery

Ericka Curls Bartling

Jill Cowan

Robin Evitts

Christine Gouig

Marsh & McLennan Agency

Marti Pozzi & Jim Congdon

Marjorie Randolph

Robert Half

Simpson Strong-Tie

In honor 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

Aisha Kelly-Vong

Cathy & Mike Podell

Nancy & Michael Pretto

*Sponsor list updated September 21, 2020