Annual Benefit Gala

Cornerstone of Hope’s 17th Annual Gala will be held February 22, 2020 at The Embassy Suites-Rockside Road Independence.  The Gala features raffles, a live auction, silent auction, and amazing food and entertainment. We are proud and excited to recognize Anne and Ben Ali as Cornerstone of Hope’s 2020 Champions of Hope honorees.

Gala Auction Item Drop-off: January 9, 2020

Enjoy holiday cookies, hot chocolate and or coffee at our open house (from 11:00am-3:00pm) as you drop off a new or unique item for our 17th Annual Benefit Gala. Admission is an auction item donation, but if you’re unable to attend the lunch, you can also drop off an auction item during our normal business hours before January 24, 2020.

Sponsorship Opportunities & Ticket Sales



For Sponsorship Opportunities, please contact Debbie Galland at or 216.524.4673.




The funds raised are intended to support grieving individuals and families by providing:

    • Professionally-led counseling and support groups so that grievers have companionship on their journey
    • Specialized therapies to help children, teens, and adults who suffer the effects of bereavement and trauma
    • Critical bereavement support for under-served children