2020 Gala Luncheon

August 27, 2020

GALA POSTPONED to August 27, 2020

The Gala Luncheon is Thursday, August 27, 2020 from 10:30 – 1:30
at Doubletree Resort, Lancaster featuring Shannan Martin.

Due to the recommendation of the CDC and with hope for the future, we have decided to postpone the Bridge of Hope Gala which was scheduled for May 8 to Thursday, August 27, 2020. If you have sponsored the May 8th event, your sponsorship will be transferred to August 27th.  Your tickets will not be replaced—please use the ones that you have already received. In addition, if you have already purchased tickets, we are hopeful you will use them on August 27th.

We are still looking for sponsors for our Gala! We are so grateful for everyone who has committed support to the event thus far and hope that this change will give an opportunity to meet the increasing needs of the families we serve.  If it becomes apparent that the current health crisis would make it impossible to safely hold the event August 27, we will, at that point, cancel the Gala and would like to update your receipts as charitable donations. If you would like your financial contributions handled differently, please let us know.

If you would like to sponsor our Gala, please click on the yellow button on this page to see more information or feel free to contact Linda Homer-Hurley with any questions at 610-280-0280 ext. 1012 or lindahh@bridgeofhopeinc.org.

Gala Sponsorship and Tickets

Sponsorship opportunities:

All sponsors are listed on our website and in the event program.

  • Table Sponsor @ $395 includes 8 tickets ($147 is tax deductible)
  • Patron Sponsor @ $300 no tickets provided ($300 tax deductible)
  • Sustainer @ $500 includes 2 tickets ($438 is tax deductible)

Sponsors at or above $1,000 are listed on our website, in the event program, and will receive a special THANK YOU spotlight on social media.  Sponsors who donate over $1000 per year also become part of our Leaders of Hope Society.

  • Advocate @ $1,000 includes 4 tickets ($876 is tax deductible)
  • Ambassador @ $1,500 includes 8 tickets ($1252 is tax deductible)
  • Champion @ $2,000 includes 8 tickets ($1752 is tax deductible)

Sponsors at or above $3,000 are listed on our website, in the event program, will receive a special THANK YOU spotlight on social media, and be a part of our Leaders of Hope Society.  In addition, Sponsors at or above $3,000 may also opt to include a link to their business website from our website.

  • Pace-Setter @ $3,000 includes 8 tickets ($2752 is tax deductible)
  • Cornerstone @ $5,000 includes 8 tickets ($4752 tax deductible)

The commitment deadline for ALL Sponsors is August 7, 2020 to be included in the  Gala program.

Gala Sponsorship and Tickets


Bridge of Hope is neighboring to end family homelessness. Over 582 women, children and Neighboring Volunteers were involved in the program this past year. In Bridge of Hope, lives change, families are strengthened and hope begins. Our annual Gala Luncheon will be held on Friday, May 8, 2020 at Palm Court, DoubleTree Resort, Lancaster, PA. It will feature Shannan Martin, best-selling author of The Ministry of Ordinary Places: Waking Up to God’s Goodness Around You and Falling Free: Rescued from the Life I Always Wanted. Shannan is a speaker and writer who found her voice in the country and her story in the city.  She lives with her jail-chaplain husband, Cory, and their kids as grateful neighbors in Goshen, Indiana. Shannan will inspire you to love your neighbor right where God has placed you.

Thanks to our 2020 Gala Luncheon sponsors.

View 2019 Gala photos on our Facebook page.

2020 Gala Luncheon