Drumstick Dash LAHope of the Valley’s annual Drumstick Dash is a Thanksgiving Day 10k/5k run/walk event and a Lil Gobblers race for children held every Thanksgiving morning. This year’s course will take runners, joggers and walkers through the iconic streets of the NoHo Arts District. We rely on the generous support of the community so "Move Your Feet So Others Can Eat!” Register Now: Click HERE
The Great Thanksgiving BanquetThe Great Thanksgiving Day Banquet is an annual community service project at Hope of the Valley’s HELP Center in Van Nuys where 250 to 300 volunteers serve a Thanksgiving lunch to 1,000 men, women and children who struggle with homelessness and poverty in the surrounding community. There are 100 tables of 10 that can be sponsored for $300 per table with four volunteer spots available per sponsorship. Other sponsorship opportunities include logo placement, speaker opportunities and an opportunity to sponsor a booth at the Resource Fair right after the lunch. There are 12-15 sponsor booths at the Resource Fair each having an item our clients need such as socks, blankets, non-perishable food items, rain ponchos, gloves, hats etc. Sponsor a Table Today: Click here
Broadway to the RescueIt’s back, and this time with bells on . . . Hope of the Valley Rescue Mission is proud to announce the star-studded return of Broadway to the Rescue to the historic Montalban Theater stage this holiday season with “The Big Fat Christmas Show.” Dozens of Broadway’s brightest stars make their way to Hollywood for one glittering night of jolly-holiday song and dance on December 7th, 2019, to benefit LA’s growing homeless crisis. Michael-Leon Wooley has once again packed a bag full of holiday songs which will be performed to the delight of the audience by a troupe of broadway performers with well over 100 Broadway show credits combined. Last year’s sold-out spectacular featured performers from Wicked, Hamilton, Hairspray, Cats, Pippin, Memphis, Dreamgirls, Hair, Rent, Les Miserables and Little Shop of Horrors to name just a few. This year’s event is pure holiday magic with beloved songs of the season, enlivened by the creative passion of dozens of Broadway veterans. Tickets Available Now: Click Here
LA MarathonLos Angeles is the homeless capital of America and Ken Craft, Hope of the Valley’s President and CEO, and Rowan Vansleve, Hope of the Valley’s Chief Administrative and Finance Officer, run the 60,000 steps it takes to finish the LA marathon every year to raise $60,000 from sponsors like YOU! We want to thank all the supporters who sponsored Ken and Rowan in this year’s LA Marathon. Your contributions helped get them across the finish line so that Hope of the Valley can continue doing life changing work for men, women and children living through and coping with homelessness in our community!
Mi Casa LAMi Casa LA gathers some of the biggest influencers and talent in the Spanish language faith-based community for a benefit concert for Hope of the Valley. The 2019 concert was a HUGE success with 3,000 concert goers in attendance! We would like to thank the talented Piolín, Evan Craft, Marco Barrientos, MyrkaDellanos, Redimi2, and Juan de Montreal. We would also like to thank our sponsors Shepherd Church, Alliance Metal Products, Inc., Randolph & Associates, and Molina Healthcare.
The Care ConcertThe Care Concert is produced by the Get Together Foundation with proceeds benefiting individuals and families experiencing homelessness. This year’s theme was California Saga and it was at the historic 1,400 seat Theatre at Ace Hotel in downtown Los Angeles. Featured artists included David Crosby of Crosby, Stills & Nash, Rock ‘n Roll Hall of Famer Al Jardine, Jesse Colin Young of The Youngbloods, Grammy winning guitar legend Albert Lee (Emmylou Harris), members of the Immediate Family Danny “Kootch” Kortchmar, Waddy Wachtel, Leland Sklar, and Steve Postell, plus Freebo(Bonnie Raitt), Rosemary Butler (Jackson Browne), Carly Smithson (American Idol), actor/singer Rob Morrow, and poet Stephen Kalinich. Click HERE for more info.