The Gala was a humongous  success as the Furniture Bank raised a record setting $45,000! Ensuring they will be able to continue their great work in the community and beyond for the next year. Also wanted to share an awesome story from the night that was relayed to me:

In one portion of the program, two former Furniture Bank clients came up to the podium to give testimonials about how the Furniture Bank helped them during their time of need.  Shortly afterwards, the Live auction began.  One of the items up for sale was a combo package of AirTran tickets and Disnery World passes.

After being the highest bidder, the gentleman who bought this AirTran/Disney package promptly turned around and gave it to one of the clients who had just given her testimony!  Her little boy was there, and he was so excited!