Pacific House thanks the 2018 Gala Committee for all its hard work and dedication to planning the 17th annual Pacific House Gala.
— an announcement from Pacific House
Pacific House is hosting its gala on Friday, Oct. 12 at 6 p.m. at the Hyatt Regency Greenwich Hotel. DeAnne and James Calcagnini, of Darien, will be the event honorees.
The committee is led by Andrew M. Reid and includes Cliff Berger, Jim Bosek, James Calcagnini, Aaron Eiges, Steven Fox, Brad Mahaney, Marc Malloy, Jane Pelletier, Peter Rugen, and Chris Tate. Honoree Committee members, all residing in Darien, include Diane and Mike Barston, Caroline and Tom Burke, Barbara Close and Paul Swirbul, Susan and Ted Collins, Sue and Tom Denunzio, Elizabeth and Stephen Foresta, Jean and Dennis Gillespie, Janice and Bill Griffiths, Margie Walker Hauer, Marie and Justin MacCarone, Mark and Deirdre McGovern, Anne and Bruce McGuire, Claudia and Bob Newton, Judy and Jerry Nielsen, Laurie and Scott Tuck.
The evening will include cocktails, dinner, dancing, exciting auctions and inspiring speakers.
The event seeks to help end homelessness in Fairfield County, and funds raised will support Pacific House, which serves Darien, Greenwich, Stamford and New Canaan. Limited tickets remain, visit this Web page on the the Pacific House website for tickets and additional details.
In 2017, Pacific House aided 335 clients, served almost 50,000 meals and provided roughly 20,000 shelter stays.
The organization provides critical programs to the homeless population in our area, including case management, job training, a recovery program and health care. It also runs a diversion program to keep people from becoming homeless, and builds and manages deeply affordable housing as a path to end homelessness for good.
Pacific House is the only regional men’s emergency shelter, serving Greenwich, Stamford, New Canaan, Darien and the rest of Fairfield County. Since 1982 the organization has served 1 million meals, provided over 850,000 bed-nights, secured housing for 1,500 people, and secured employment for 3,700 clients.
Pacific House is an innovator in transforming lives and helping clients become more self-sufficient. To learn more, or to make a donation, visit the organization’s website or call 203-406-0017.