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CAC Annual Gala
October 5, 2019 @ 5:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Mayor Quinton Lucas will be the keynote speaker at the annual Community Assistance Council (CAC) Gala on Saturday, October 5th, that begins with a social hour and silent auction at 5:30pm followed by dinner and a program at 7 at More Hall at St. Thomas More Perish, 11822 Holmes Rd.
CAC, located in the old school district administration center on the Ruskin High School campus at 10901 Blue Ridge Blvd., provides emergency rent and utility assistance to needy families in the South Kansas City area. Former 6th district councilman John Sharp serves as the board president for this organization.
Through its partnerships with other agenc ies, CAC also provides diapers and pullups, personal hygiene items, and medicine and medical supplies. It also has a large client choice food pantry and clothes closet on site and a satellite food pantry at First Baptist Church of Kansas City and annually provides holiday meals and gifts to needy families. Last year it served over 3,000 individuals, many with multiple services.
Tickets for the Gala are $50, and tables of 8 are $350. Persons may purchase tickets by going online to cackc.org and clicking on the 2019 Community Gala.
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