Branches’ 20th Annual Black Tie & Blue Jeans Gala & Auction2023, Gala Guide
Branches’ 20th Annual Black Tie & Blue Jeans Gala is back at the JW Marriott Marquis on Saturday, April 29th, 2023! Miami’s finest will gather for a fabulous night of fun. Celebrate Branches’ 50th Anniversary alongside your guests as well as Branches’ youth, all while raising the funds that allow Branches to provide life-changing opportunities to hardworking South Florida families so they can thrive.
Trish and Dan Bell will graciously serve as the Gala’s Philanthropic Chairs and Karla and Scott Richey will serve as the Gala Chairs. The event will feature entertainment, a cocktail hour, silent & live auction, dinner and dancing. The event will also honor Ana VeigaMilton and Cecil Milton of The José Milton Foundation with the Trish & Dan Bell Community Empowerment Award for their dedicated support of our South Florida community.
All proceeds from the appeal of that evening will support Branches’ Summer Shade Camp. This is an event you won’t want to miss!
Since 1973, Branches has been providing life-changing opportunities to hardworking families and their children to help them break the cycle of generational poverty. Branches uses a 2 Generational Approach to provide holistic services and develop transformational relationships with both children AND their families.
The Black Tie & Blue Jeans Gala and Auction is Branches’ largest annual fundraiser and supports the services we provide to 500 students who receive daily after-school enrichment, tutoring, and college support, and to thousands of adults who receive financial coaching, small business support, free tax prep, emergency services, Thanksgiving meals and more.