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400 Philanthropists, Artists and Advocates Stand Up To Domestic Violence

CASA’S INAUGURAL FARM TO TABLE(AUX) GALA BREAKS FUNDRAISING GOALS
400 Philanthropists, Artists and Advocates Stand Up To Domestic Violence


May 2, 2018, St. Petersburg, FL – Everyone in the courtyard stood up at CASA’s Farm to Table(aux) 2018 gala on April 28th. The evening was full of culinary indulgences, inspired performances, an exciting auction, cheer and laughter. But why did all 400 guests rise from their seats in unison?

They were standing up to a system where survivors of domestic violence feel ashamed while their abusers walk with heads held high. They were standing up to the idea that “this isn’t my problem,” despite the fact that 1 in 3 women and 1 in 4 men in America have experienced domestic violence.
They were standing up to silence.

CASA’s Farm to Table(aux) 2018 was a joyous occasion, because the outpouring of support for domestic violence survivors in Tampa Bay is something to be celebrated. All told, the event exceeded all fundraising expectations to support CASA’s prevention programs and life-saving services to end domestic violence!

The event, held at the Vinoy Renaissance’s newly renovated terrace, featured art installations and performance designed under the direction of Pinellas Dance Collective, American Stage, Jennifer Kosharek and Chris Liddell. Special musical performances were contributed by Taylor and Rochelle of Lie Low and Leatric Reid of ACT, the Art Conservatory for Teens.

Additional donations towards programs to end domestic violence are needed in order to fund for the remainder of the year. These vital contributions can be made online at www.casa-stpete.org/donate. For more information or to learn about future CASA events please contact info@casa-stpete.org / 727-895-4912.

CASA EXTENDS A SPECIAL THANKS TO:

GOLD SPONSORS

PDQ TSE Industries / The Klingel Family Foundation
SILVER SPONSORS
Tech Data, Elevate, SMB/VAR Sales Team & Linda Rendleman

MEDIA SPONSORS

Tampa Bay Times
The New Barker

SPECIALTY SPONSORS

Debi Alberdi
CRI
Epstein Becker & Green, P.C.
Ingrid Lindberg
Kahwa
Kobie Marketing
McLainFoods, Inc
David Kramer
Pridgen Realty, Inc.
Regions Bank
Robinson M.D.
The Carpet Store

EVENT COMMITTEES

Nicholas McDevitt, Event Chair
Lariana Forsythe, CASA CEO
Tricia Manning, Tableaux Chair
Hansel Ramsey, Tableaux Co-Chair
Rachel Carpenter, Sponsorship Co-Chair
Sheila King, Sponsorship Co-Chair
Lainie Ushelbec, Wine Wall
Adam Curtis, Auction Co-Chair
Sam Heller, Auction Co-Chair

Debi Alberdi
Kristina Alspaw
Nicole Brown
Angela Carter
Sherry Clester
David Danzig
Mark Dawson
Lauren DeLalla
Gray Dunlap
Michelle Eubanks
Lissette Gonzalez
Diane Hinckley
Tim Hudson
George Karakatsanis
Ingrid Lindberg
Brittany Maxey
Kristen McGettigan
Justin McClain
Jeffrey Plummer
Kathleen Premo
Linda Rendleman
Patty Robinson
Nancy Texeira
Gaelynn Thurman
Ann Worthington

ADDITIONAL THANKS TO
Brandi Image Photography
Jim Tizzano Real Estate Photography
Modern Mail & Print Solutions
T2 the S Design + Build
and each and every organization / individual who donated to the live auction!

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