Illuminations Gala

Benefits Chapman Partnership

Charity & Social Events
Date Saturday, October 13, 2018, 7:00 pm Organization Chapman Partnership Categories Charity & Social Events
Place JW Marriott Marquis Miami Address 255 Biscayne Boulevard Way, Downtown Miami Phone 305-329-3092 Contact Email

Co-Chairs, Marile and Jorge Lopez, Esq.

Chapman Partnership’s Illuminations Gala is an evening of dining, dancing and entertainment in support of the men, women and children who reside at the homeless assistance centers.

A 55-member Gala Committee is led by event Co-Chairs, Marile and Jorge Lopez, Esq., and Lucy Morillo-Agnetti, Esq. and John B. Agnetti, Esq.

The evening’s theme represents the shining light in the lives of the 5,000 men, women and families with children that Chapman Partnership serves annually. As a culmination of the work done throughout the year for the homeless, the event honors the many generous donors and volunteers who support the mission.

Co-Chairs, John B. Agnetti, Esq. and
Lucy Morillo-Agnetti, Esq.

Alvah Chapman’s legacy lives on through the Alvah H. Chapman, Jr. Humanitarian Award. This award is given to an individual or organization that has been instrumental in leading the way in helping the homeless in our community. This year, Chapman Partnership will have the honor of naming the Superintendent of Miami-Dade County Public Schools, Alberto M. Carvalho, as the recipient of this award for his commitment and passion to help the homeless regain their dignity.

The black-tie event gets underway at 7 p.m. with a cocktail reception, followed by dinner and dancing at 8 with special live entertainment. For information, please call 305-329-3092 or email To purchase tickets or tables, please visit

About Chapman Partnership

Superintendent of Miami-Dade County Public Schools, Alberto M. Carvalho

At Chapman Partnership we empower homeless men, women and children to build a positive future by providing the resources and assistance critical to growth and stability. We provide a wide array of programs that go far beyond just emergency shelter to 800 individuals daily. They include comprehensive case management, health and dental care, day care, job development and training, job placement, permanent housing assistance and other help from a variety of social service agencies all under one roof. Chapman Partnership is the private sector partner of the Miami-Dade County Homeless Trust. Its mission statement is to provide comprehensive services to empower our homeless residents to become self-sufficient. For more information visit or be our friend on Facebook, see us on YouTube and follow us on Twitter.