Operation Kindness – North Texas’ original and largest no-kill animal shelter with event chair Joni McCoy will host the 9th Annual Hope Gala. This event set for Sunday, April 30 from 7-10 p.m. at Sambuca Restaurant, located in Uptown Dallas at 2120 McKinney Ave., will benefit Operation Kindness, a nonprofit organization that cares for more than 5,000 homeless dogs and cats annually, providing them with food, shelter and medical attention until they find a forever home.
The Hope Gala includes:
- A four-course dinner with open bar with top-shelf spirits, hosted by Sambuca
- Live entertainment by Ricki Derek and the Vegas Six: following in the great tradition of Frank Sinatra and Bobby Darin, crooner Ricki Derek and his six-piece band will put on a memorable performance that’s sure to please
- Dancing: the dance floor will be open for all Operation Kindness guests
- Live auction featuring once-in-a-lifetime travel experiences including a trip to Hawaii with airfare, fabulous jewelry, sports tickets, Justin Bieber and Bruno Mars concert experiences and much more
- The Grand Raffle: the winner and a guest will enjoy four nights at the Omni Hotel of his or her choice and round-trip airfare from any Southwest Airlines location. Package valued at $2,050. Need not be present to win. A limited number of tickets are available for purchase for $50
Gala tickets are $500 per couple. Tickets are tax-deductible. All proceeds will benefit Operation Kindness. For more information or to purchase gala or raffle tickets, visit www.operationkindness.org/events/hope_gala/.