Gala 2023 – Together Inspired. We Can Save Lives

Dec 18, 2023

The Adventist Health White Memorial Gala 2023 was held on October 29 at the historic Vibiana. Demand to attend was high, with all tickets sold out by August. Attendees included Adventist Health White Memorial leadership, elected officials, business leaders and community residents, all celebrating the theme, “TOGETHER INSPIRED. WE CAN SAVE LIVES,” a call to action and a reminder of the community spirit the gala inspires.

Gala co-chairs Gina Orozco and Elizabeth Martinez’s exemplary leadership and vision curated an atmosphere, where hope was seen and profoundly felt. The ambiance was alive with the flutter of butterflies, symbolizing hope and beautifully complementing the theme.

GALA HONORS

Oscar De La Hoya’s Lifetime Achievement Award speaks volumes about his philanthropic legacy. He is a supporter and creator, establishing the Cecilia Gonzalez De La Hoya Cancer Center and other Adventist Health White Memorial healthcare units that have saved countless lives.

Bank of America, our Community Partner of the Year, has been instrumental in nurturing the next generation of medical professionals. Their sustained commitment over three decades has ignited the medical career ambitions of more than 2,000 young people from our neighborhoods.

Our Person of the Year, Javier Angulo, exemplifies advocacy and unity. Adventist Health White Memorial has thrived with Javier’s philanthropic support and his calm leadership, which has helped us navigate adversity and trailblaze a path forward.

GALA FUND-A-NEED – CECILIA GONAZALEZ DE LA HOYA CANCER CENTER

The Gala Fund-A-Need raised funds to support and enhance the lifesaving resources of the Cecilia Gonzalez De La Hoya Cancer Center. Every gift received was a testament to the compassion that thrives within our community.

THANK YOU

Gala 2023 underscored our shared commitment to health and longevity. Our deepest thanks go to every sponsor, donor and volunteer for your support.

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