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Community Missions Prepares for 22nd Annual Sweetheart Dinner Presented by KeyBank

by Christian Hoffman

Approximately 300 Attendees Expected at Fundraising Event

Fri, Jan 18th 2019 02:00 pm

UPDATE: This event is sold out. Please contact Christian Hoffman at 285-3403 x.2247 with questions regarding your reservation, or to make payment.

Community Missions will hold its 22nd Annual Sweetheart Dinner, presented by KeyBank, on Friday, February 8 at the Sheraton Niagara Falls. The annual event benefits the agency’s Crisis Services, including the Community Soup Kitchen, Food Pantry, Clothes Closet and Emergency Housing Shelter, and will feature more than 100 baskets, gift cards, lottery tickets, silent auction items and numerous raffles.

The evening begins at 6 p.m. with basket viewing and cocktail hour. During this time, guests may purchase basket, raffle, and 50/50 tickets, bid on silent auction items, visit the cash bar, and enjoy hors d’oeuvres and live music by Celtic Cross. Dinner and a short program will begin at 7 p.m., with the calling of winners to follow. Tickets may be purchased here.

For those that wish to stay the night, Sheraton Niagara Falls is offering a special room rate that evening of $59, with all resort fees waived, as the event’s Hotel Partner. Sponsorship opportunities are still available, and donations of baskets, gift cards and auction items are welcomed!

Event chairs Michael & Lindsay Fiore of the Village Bake Shoppe will present the evening. A special thank you is also extended to the following sponsors: KeyBank, BXI Consultants, Calspan, Rainbow Dog Hotel & Day Care, Niagara County Community College, Lawley Insurance, Northwest Bank, LaSalle Yacht Club, Dox Electronics, Beef Jerky Outlet Niagara Falls, Buffalo Alarm. Further thanks to all those throughout the community that have already provided donations to support the event.

Feel free to contact Events & Volunteer Manager Susan Falbo at 716-285-3403 ext. 2225 with further questions.


By The Numbers...

In 2023, Community Missions provided:

12,108 nights of shelter

178,696 meals

2,780 individuals with clothing

3,562 care days in Youth Services

43,388 care days in Recovery Services

72,302 care days in Housing Services

467 reflections & resources for Faith Development


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