june, 2023

06jun5:30 pmRaising HopeUnion Mission Fundraiser

Event Details

Join Union Mission for the 8th Annual Raising Hope on Tuesday, June 6th at the Savannah Convention Center. Presented by Oliver Maner, LLP and Nine Line Apparel, this event will be emceed by Rabbi Robert Hass, Leader of Congregation Mickve Israel. The evening will begin with a cocktail reception at 6:00pm featuring Jeremy Davis & the Equinox Jazz Trio and travel silent auction items provided by AmFund, followed by dinner at 7:00pm.

The program will feature Keynote Speaker David Ambroz, who is a national poverty and child welfare expert & advocate, Emmy nominated, and the New York Times best-selling author of “A Place Called Home.” He was recognized by President Obama as an American Champion of Change. He currently serves as the Head of Community Engagement (West) for Amazon. Previously, he led Corporate Social Responsibility for Walt Disney Television and served as the President of the Los Angeles City Planning Commission. After growing up homeless and then in foster care, he graduated from Vassar College and later from UCLA School of Law.  He is a member of the Television Academy, Board Member of Equality California, and lives in Los Angeles.

David Ambroz will also be a featured author at the Savannah Book Festival on February 16-19, 2023. For more information, visit David Ambroz – SBF Authors – Savannah Book Festival.

Funds raised from Raising Hope are vital to assisting those who are ready to leave homelessness behind through Union Mission’s Emergency Housing Programs for men, women, and children.


(Tuesday) 5:30 pm


Savannah Convention Center

1 International Drive Savannah Georgia 31421


Union 125 Fahm Street