A Night in Havana raises $162,045 for families in need!

March 28, 2019; San Leandro, California: On March 27, 2019, Davis Street supporters came together and raised $162,045 to support the thousands of families and seniors Davis Street serves each year. The sold-out event, A Night in Havana featured vibrant Cuban themed décor transforming the Sequoyah Country Club into a colorful evening of dining and dancing in support of Davis Street.

During the event, Davis Street recognized Gordon Galvan for his 10 years of service and leadership on the Davis Street Board of Directors and welcomed Dr. Susan Cota as Board President.

“I’m eternally grateful to our core supporters for making this our highest grossing event ever, and am excited to welcome Dr. Cota as we write the next chapter of Davis Street history!”
- Rose Padilla Johnson, Chief Executive Officer

The gala raised critically needed funds to support all the programs at Davis Street and ensure that the thousands of people who turn to Davis Street during their time of need are never turned away.

Gala sponsors included:

Nancy & Michael Pretto, NUG Wellness, OSIsoft, Sutter Health Eden Medical Center, AA Batarse Foundation, Galvan & Associates, International Brotherhood of Teamsters, Kaiser Permanente, McDermott Costa, Teamsters Local 853, Scribner Partnership Foundation, S & P Company, Susan Cota, Teamsters Local 2010, Teamsters Local 315, Teamster Joint Council 7, Angela Rafoth, Big O Tires, Bob Senna with UBS Financial Services, Corbett Paralegal Services, David Bruns, David and Tina Rocha, Dr. Martha J Kanter, Eden Health District, Farella Braun + Martel, Hank Sullivan, Jeannette K Gancos, MJC Employee Benefits and Insurance Services, Inc., Rome Aloise, Rachelle Parham, Simpson, Garrity, Innes & Jacuzzi, Supervisor Wilma Chan, Blaisdell’s Business Products, F.H. Dailey Chevrolet, Gary A Offenberg , Dr. Mika Hiramatsu, Paula Champagne, Teamsters Local Union 856.

About Davis Street

Serving more than 15,000 individuals annually, Davis Street helps low income families of the Eden area and surrounding communities improve their quality of life through short and long-term assistance. Today, Davis Street offers a comprehensive safety net that helps clients navigate their journey to financial, physical, and mental well-being. Davis Street programs include a Federally Qualified Health Center (FQHC) Primary Care Clinic providing medical, dental, vision, pediatric services, behavioral, and women’s health services; food and clothing; subsidized child care; housing and utility assistance and referrals; quality affordable childcare at five childcare centers; and Stepping Stones Growth Center, providing programs for individuals with developmental disabilities.


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