On April 25, 2020 Opportunity Junction hosted their 20th Anniversary Imagine Gala, only this time, it was virtual! The event was a roaring success, bringing in over $121,000 for Opportunity Junction programs and services. The funds raised from this annual event are more critical now than ever.
The virtual event included: an Alumni Success Story, President & CEO Alissa Friedman's Thank You Song dedicated to our generous sponsors, and special guests Dan Ashley from ABC7 News and Super Bowl Champion Ricky Watters! The event also featured a three day virtual silent auction along with a fund-a-need paddle raise. Guests from California to New York attended the live event, some for the very first time.
The event was a roaring success, exceeding fundraising goals and bringing in over $121,000 for Opportunity Junction programs and services. The funds raised from this annual event are more critical now than ever. As we come out of the current health crisis, there will be a surge in demand for Opportunity Junction's services as many have been forced out of jobs. Programs are already being offered in a remote/virtual capacity to accomodate the shelter-in-place restrictions placed on Contra Costa County.
Thank you to our generous donors, sponsors, and supporters for your involvement. We could not have raised these critical funds without you.