2023 Fall Gala

2023 Gala: An Autumn Affair
Wednesday, November 8


The Skirball Cultural Center – Ahmanson Hall
6pm Reception
7pm Dinner, Awards Presentation & Entertainment


Step into an evening of inspiration at the United Friends Autumn Gala 2023. Held at the Skirball Cultural Center, this year’s gala celebrates fostering inner strength and embracing uniqueness.

What’s in store:

Vibrant Attire: Express your individuality by wearing your confidence – choose an outfit in the color that speaks to your inner strength.
Elegant Affair: Enjoy a cocktail hour, followed by a delightful sit-down dinner and live entertainment that highlights the talents within our community.
Honoring Youth: Witness awards presented to those making a difference in the lives of LA’s foster youth.

Your presence directly supports programs that build community, trust, and a path to success for these young individuals. Celebrate who you are while making a meaningful impact.


Purchase your tickets now! Each ticket is $500.


Hosted by Candi Marie and featuring special guests – it will be a night to remember.


Thank You To Our Sponsors


– Patron –

Mrs. Marianna and Mr. David Fisher
Dr. Richard Merkin
Mrs. Nadine Schiff-Rosen and Mr. Fredric Rosen


– Ally –


– Sponsor –

Ande and Bruce Rosenblum


– Advocate –

Ms. Audrey Prins and Mr. Joshua Trachtenberg
Mrs. Jaye Rogovin and Mr. John Rogovin
Mrs. Shari and Mr. Robert Friedman


– Friend –

Ms. Judith Billings
Ms. Julie Glucksman and Mr. Toby Emmerich
Mrs. Laura Jane and Mr. Darren Kessner
Molina Health Care


– Donor –

Maggie Houlehan
Mrs. Murphy and Mr. Edward Romano
Heidi Schulman & Mickey Kantor
Mrs. Carol and Mr. Doug Mancino


– Principle Foundation Partners –