Southwest Youth & Family Services Giving GALA fundraiser will be Saturday, Oct. 1


The 2016 Southwest Youth & Family Services Night of Giving GALA will be held this Saturday, Oct. 1, 2016, stating at 6 p.m.

There’s a new location this year – Metropolist in SODO.

The theme ‘A Midsummer Night’s Dream, From Street Poets to Shakespeare’ will come with some great music, community mingling, great raffle prizes, wine toss, photo booth and more.

Whimsical cocktail attire is encouraged.

  • Emcee: Ron Sims
  • Poetry from Lisa Gascon, Angel Gardner and SWYFS Students.
  • Guest speaker Kayla Mejia, former participant and current board member.

The evening’s festivities will begin at 6 p.m. with cocktails, mingling, raffle sales, program support opportunities, wine toss and some great music. The evening program will start at 7 p.m., with dinner served immediately. There will also be a dessert dash after dinner and just before a raise the paddle portion of the night, where organizers ask for the support of our community to change the future for those in need.


Driving Directions and Parking tips:
The address of Metropolist is 2931 1st Avenue South, on the West side of the street, just north of the West Seattle Bridge in the SODO neighborhood and South of the Starbucks Headquarters.

Please note that there is also a Mariner’s game scheduled for Saturday at 7 p.m., which should not affect parking, but may affect travel time.

Parking is available on the street and there are several lots within 1-2 blocks north (at Forest) and south (at Hanford) of Metropolist as shown here.

Handicapped parking available in front of the building on 1st Ave South with placard.

More info:

Southwest Youth and Family Services
4555 Delridge Way SW
Seattle, WA 98106

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