The Salvation Army of Central Maryland held their 14th annual Compassion in Action Gala on April 26 at the Baltimore Museum of Industry. Doors opened at 6:00 pm and over 250 people attended the event. ROUGE Catering provided a delicious catered dinner and dessert and guests enjoyed live music from our MD Praise Band.

The Compassion in Action Gala is an annual fundraiser that supports The Salvation Army of Central Maryland’s programs, which includes an anti-human trafficking home, thee boys & girls clubs, a 24-hour emergency family shelter, three corps community centers, and five family service centers.

This year’s theme, Planting Hope, Growing Communities, focused on the many ways in which The Salvation Army is expanding opportunities of service through new innovations. In conjunction with this theme, The Salvation Army showcased a video presentation at the event, highlighting The the organization’s latest initiative to combat food insecurity, DMG Foods grocery store.

ABC2News’ John Costello was the program host and Baltimore Orioles Executive Vice President Jon P. Angelos provided the keynote address.

Former Advisory Board Chairwoman Lois Rosenfield, received the Lifetime Achievement Award for her outstanding commitment to supporting housing for the homeless throughout central Maryland. Lou Kousouris was also recognized as our newest Lifetime Advisory Board Member.

This year’s sponsorship opportunities included a Presenting Sponsor, followed by Lead, Gold, Silver, Pathway of Hope, and Friends of the Army sponsors.

Our top sponsor this year was our very own home team, the Baltimore Orioles. Lead sponsors included Connelly & Associates Fundraising, Harkins, True Sense Marketing, JMT, Evergreen Advisors, and Heritage Financial Consultants. Click here to see all of our 2018 sponsors that made this event possible.

All event sponsors are featured on signage throughout the event venue, as well on our website and event program. To learn more about this event or to become a sponsor at our next Compassion in Action Gala, please contact Resource Development Director, Amy Middleton.

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