La Jolla, CA
La Jolla Grand Estate
4th Annual PEERS Gala in Benefit of Just In Time for Foster Youth

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The formal affair will take place at the stunning La Jolla Grand Estate, Perched over La Jolla Shores featuring LIVE and DJ entertainment, LIVE and silent auction items including Private Villas in the U.S., Canada and Europe Canada and Europe, VIP tickets to elite events, exclusive dining experiences, spa packages and much more. The finest Restaurants and Caterers in San Diego are providing food and drinks.
 
Join us for an unforgettable evening, while raising awareness and funds for Just In Time for Foster Youth.
 
Black Tie Attire Preferred | Hosted Valet Parking


***VIP RECEPTION***
VIP ticket for Cocktail Reception at 5:30-6:30pm with champagne and hors d'oeurvres by famed chef Jesus Gonzalez, followed by a 30-min tour of the largest privately owned art collection in Southern California. Featuring Oceania, Pre-Columbian and African art.
$500/Ticket

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Each year in San Diego County, nearly 300 youth transition from foster care to independence. These youth must immediately begin to care for themselves without much, if any, prior preparation for independent living. This leads to appalling outcomes that have been accepted for much too long:
  • Some 45% of those leaving foster care become homeless within a year
  • A mere 10% attend college• 1-3% obtain a bachelor’s degree
  • Approximately 50% of these youth under the age of 21 are unemployed
  • More than 70% of all state penitentiary inmates are former foster youth
Just In Time (JIT) mobilizes the community to provide transitioning foster youth with opportunities for self-sufficiency through emergency support, essential resources, and caring personal guidance at critical junctures on their path to independence. The combination of resources and relationships provides a reliable extended family and leads to dramatically different outcomes for the over 500 JIT participants each year.

For more information about JIT, contact Don Wells at (858) 663-2081.  For Event information, contact Janelle Panther at (310) 756-3811.

 

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