2019 Event News
2019 Ambassadors For The Poor Videos:
- Kathleen & Tre’ Evers
- Marriott Hotels
- Mayte and Ralph Asencio
- Lisa and Dwight Saathoff
- Louise and Patrick Rainey
More than a Thousand Homes and Counting: Orlando-area Residents Celebrate Two Decades of Transforming Lives in Haiti (Press Release)
For two decades, the Food For The Poor Celebration of Hope Gala has been the channel from which answered prayers flowed, and this year’s event was no different.
Celebrating Two Decades of Transforming Lives in Haiti (Facebook Photo Gallery)
Nearly 200 guests attended the 20th Annual Celebration of Hope Gala on Oct. 5, at the Rosen Shingle Creek, Orlando. The gala raised enough funds to build 30 homes for families in Maché Mango, Petit Goave, Haiti.
Unity, Compassion and Unconditional Love: Orlando Residents Propel Celebration of Hope to 20-Year Milestone (Press Release)
The Food For The Poor Celebration of Hope Gala will celebrate 20 years of helping the poor on Saturday, Oct. 5, 2019, at the Rosen Shingle Creek, Orlando, thanks to the loving support of Orlando-area donors.
2018 Event News
Orlando Gala Offers New Hope for Impoverished Families in Haiti (Press Release)
The dream of a safe home with access to clean water and sanitation will become a reality for 48 families in Duthil, Thomazeau, Haiti, thanks to 175 guests who attended Food For The Poor’s 19th Annual Celebration of Hope Gala.
BLACK TIE: Food For The Poor’s 19th Annual Celebration of Hope Gala (orangeobserver.com)
The Food For The Poor nonprofit put on another successful fundraiser with its 19th annual Celebration of Hope Gala on Saturday, Sept. 29.
Promises Made, Prayers Answered: Orlando Supporters Transform Communities in Haiti with Annual Gala (Press Release)
Orlando-area donors have committed to transforming lives of some of the poorest families in Haiti for nearly two decades. These dedicated philanthropists once again will deliver lifesaving aid for 30 destitute families in Duthil, Thomazeau, Haiti.
2017 Event News
2017 Event Photos
Nearly 200 guests attended Food For The Poor’s 18th Annual Celebration of Hope Gala on Oct. 7, 2017 at the Orlando World Center Marriott. Thanks to their loving support, 47 families in Chantal, Haiti, will receive new concrete-block homes.
Food For The Poor Thanks Orlando-area Donors for their Gift of Compassion (Press Release)
Food For The Poor Executive Director Angel Aloma thanks Orlando-area donors for their loving kindness and the hope, compassion and generosity they have poured out to ease suffering in the countries served by Food For The Poor.
Orlando Supporters Create Lasting Legacies with Annual Gala for Haiti (Press Release)
Nearly 200 guests attended Food For The Poor’s 18th Annual Celebration of Hope Gala on Oct. 7. Thanks to their loving support, 47 families in Chantal, Haiti will receive new concrete-block homes with water and sanitation.
Orlando Supporters, Fulfilling Promises and Answering Prayers (Press Release)
Orlando Gala Committee Chair Dr. Lynne Nasrallah and Orlando-area philanthropists are fundraising to build 25 concrete-block houses with water and sanitation, and a community center in Chantal, Haiti.
WFTV Channel 9’s Jorge Estevez to Emcee Celebration of Hope Gala (Press Release)
Jorge Estevez, News Anchor for WFTV (ABC) Channel 9 will serve as master of ceremonies for Food For The Poor’s 18th Annual Celebration of Hope Gala at the Orlando World Center Marriott, on Oct.7, 2017.
2016 Event News
Orlando Supporters to Build 48 Homes for Families in Haiti (Press Release)
Thanks to the loving generosity of Orlando residents, 48 families in Ca Ira, Haiti, will have new homes by the end of the year.
Orlando Mission Traveler Shares Hugs, Toys with Peers in Haiti (Blog Post)
They may live worlds apart. But for a day, a simple soccer ball brought together Georgos Jusakos with boys his age at an orphanage in Haiti.
See 2016 Celebration of Hope’s mission trip photos on Facebook
Dr. Lynne Nasrallah has worked with the relief and development organization for 16 years. With the support of Orlando-area donors, they have built eight villages and nearly 900 homes in Haiti.
2015 Event News
Orlando’s Celebration of Hope Surpasses Home-Building Goal
Thanks to the loving generosity of the Orlando-area residents who attended the Celebration of Hope Gala at the Orlando World Center Marriott, 41 destitute families in La Fosse, Haiti, soon will have new homes.
Dr. Lynne Nasrallah Interviewed on Local 6 Morning News
Food For The Poor Board Member Dr. Lynne Nasrallah, the Event Chair for the upcoming Celebration of Hope gala in Orlando, was interviewed by WKMG Local 6 Morning News anchor David Hall, for the Making a Difference segment.
2014 Event News
Orlando Gala Raises Roofs for 28 Families in Haiti
Twenty-eight families in Haiti will receive Food For The Poor homes thanks to Orlando-area residents who attended the charity’s 15th annual A Celebration of Hope gala in Orlando on Saturday, Sept. 13.
Channel 6’s Tom Sorrells to Emcee A Celebration of Hope Gala
Tom Sorrells, an Emmy award-winning meteorologist for WKMG Channel 6, will serve as master of ceremonies for Food For The Poor’s A Celebration of Hope gala in Orlando on Saturday, Sept. 13.
A Celebration of Hope Gala Raises Money to Build 25 Homes in Haiti
More than 230 Orlando-area residents attended Food For The Poor’s 14th annual A Celebration of Hope gala presented by Rosen Shingle Creek and Rosen Hotels & Resorts in Orlando on Saturday, Oct. 19.