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Annual Gala Details

Our Annual Gala; A Moroccan Bazaar

Please join us in honoring our community leaders and in supporting our mission to give assistance to families dealing with mental health issues.

We fight Stigma…  We Give Hope…  We Cause Change…

Gala Date and Location:

Sunday May 20,2018

BerbereWorld Imports, 8728 Aviation Blvd.

Inglewood, CA 90301

(Purchase tickets and See map below)

Suad Cano travels the world purchasing wonderful items. We will be opening up her warehouse of magic to you. From 12 noon

2018 Honorees

Distinguished Service Award

Dr. Michael Gitlin, UCLA Psychopharmacologist

DrGitlin is a Professor of Clinical Psychiatry at the UCLA School of Medicine. He is currently the Director of the Adult Division and Director of the Mood Disorders Clinic at the UCLA Neuropsychiatric Hospital.

Excellence in Public Service Award

Tod Lipka, CEO of Step up on 2nd

Mr. Lipka is a hero developing housing which offers a doorway out of homelessness for the mentally ill.

Outstanding Community Service Award

Sharon Dunas, LMFT

Mrs. Dunas is President Emeritus of NAMI Westside LA.    She was President of the affiliate for over 10 years and President of NAMI LA County for 3 years.   Sharon single handedly grew NAMI LA County to the success it is today.   She has dedicated her life helping families and providing hope to those struggling with mental illness.

Leadership in the Media Award

Jhene Aiko, Singer/Songwriter and Poet  

Ms. Aiko has three Grammy nominations.   She uses her words to fight stigma around depression and loss.

Tickets, Tables, Sponsorships and Donations




General Admission


Platinum – $25,000.00

Vip Admission


Gold – $10,000.00

Table of 10


Silver – $5,000.00

Bronze – $1,000.00


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