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Wedding Table Arrangements

2024 Winter Wonderland Gala

Featuring the Warrior Awards

Join us for a night of celebration and exciting updates as we share what's next for Sacred Beginnings.

January 26, 2024

6:00pm – 9:30pm

The Goei Center
818 Butterworth St SW

Grand Rapids, MI 49504

Hors-d'œuvres provided.

Formal attire recommended.

2024 WARRIOR AWARDS

We are proud to recognize the fighters who work relentlessly to support victims of human trafficking and combat sexual exploitation in our community. 

SILENT AUCTION + RAFFLE

Win fabulous gift sets from wonderful businesses and organizations in our community through a silent auction and raffle. Prizes include gift cards to local restaurants and businesses, spa experiences, wine tastings, and more! See list of participating businesses below.

BLESSED BAG DRIVE

Receive a free raffle ticket when you bring items to fill our Blessed Bags and Home Base winter closet! Items include: full size shampoos and conditioners, body soap, hair oil, hand sanitizer, deodorant, toothpaste, mouthwash, comb/brush, lip balm, umbrellas, winter hats and scarves, hand/foot warmers, socks, mittens/gloves, and sweaters/coats. Thank you!!

POWERFUL SPEAKERS

Hear from Leslie and other survivors of trafficking as they share their incredible stories and how you can partner with us in this important work. 

OUR GOAL

Help us raise $500,000 to open a new transition home in Kent County and purchase a van to provide our program participants with transportation to needed appointments, resources, etc. We couldn't do this without you!

GALA SUPPORTER sponsor

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TABLE SPONSORS

Dan & Lisa Dempsey

Dan Spaans

Express Employment Professionals

Madelaine Lane

Michigan Human Trafficking Task Force

Mary Musick

Old National Bank

Warsen Insurance

Silent Auction + Raffle Items Generously Donated By:

Silent Auction + Raffle DONORS

Accidental Art

Adored Boutique

Amway

Anna's House

Aptitude Fitness + Yoga

Baker Book House

BJ's Restaurant & Brewhouse

Bridge Street Market

Celebration Cinema

Chelsea Holley

Cherry Republic

Cooper's Hawk Winery & Restaurants

Crowned Free

Design 1 Salon Spa

Ethos Day Spa

FireKeepers Casino

Founders Brewing Co.

Frederik Meijer Gardens

Funky Buddha Yoga Hothouse

Garsnett Beacon Candle Co.

Gazelle Sports

GR8 Restaurant Group

Grace Marie Candles

Grand Rapids Art Museum

Grand Rapids Ballet

Grand Rapids Public Museum

Grand Rapids Symphony

Grand Traverse Resort & Casinos

Great Lakes Energy

Happy Cat Cafe

Henderson Castle

Home Depot

House Rules Lounge

Jeffrey Richard Salon

John Ball Zoo

Jolly Pumpkin Grand Rapids

Kesslers Diamonds

Lara Parent Photography

Le Bon Macaron

Maru Sushi & Grill

Massage Envy

Mister Car Wash

Moosejaw

Nicole S. Fuentes

Out of the Barn

Quail Ridge Golf Club

Real Seafood Company

reBell Wellness

Salus Wellness Spa

San Chez Bistro

Seedlings Boutique

Sip Organic Juice Bar

Southside Flower Market

Spring Sweet

Stella's Lounge

The Art of Life

The Exercise Coach

The Farmhouse Deli & Pantry

The Salted Cupcake

Trader Joe's

Uccello's Ristorante

Uncommon Coffee Roasters

Urban Jonny's Salon

Wanderlux Salon + Spa

Whiskers Resort & Pet Spa

In-Kind DONORS

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