San Francisco, California
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On Friday September 19th, Still Hope Foundation will ‘Unmask the Night’ at the 1st annual Hope Celebrity Masquerade Ball. Join us at the Renaissance Portsmouth-Norfolk Waterfront Hotel in support of single mothers and their families. One of the most anticipated weekends of the year, the evening will include live entertainment from Strickly Bizzness, DJ entertainment, heavy hors d’oeuvres, prizes, cocktails, celebrities and much more!
Cocktail attire and masks are suggested. Masks will be available for purchase the night of the event.
When & Where
Still Hope Foundation, Inc.
Still Hope Foundation, Inc., formed in October, 2007, was established in an effort to lighten the parenting responsibilities borne by single mothers throughout the Hampton Roads, Virginia communities.
The Foundation’s goal is to equip mothers with those tools that will enable them to become self-sufficient the leaders of their households. Through the provision of supportive mentoring relationships, quality resources, and education, Still Hope Foundation – a tax-exempt 501(c)(3) public charity – seeks to ensure that every mom has the opportunity to build and maintain a successful family unit.
Our program, Journey For Success, concentrates on seven (7) areas of focus to ensure that women are afforded the opportunity to enhance their own lives while strengthening their families. They are: Parenting, Education, Health & Wellness Self-Awareness, Self-Sufficiency, Financial Independence, and Career Development/Job Skills Training
While our clientele of mothers parenting alone varies by circumstance, from teen or divorced mothers, to widowed women, we believe that any mother, irrespective of her socio-economic status, religion, or race, can benefit from the guidance and support offered through the programs of Still Hope Foundation, Inc.
Tony and Monica Brothers founded the organization to honor both of their mothers, Dorothy Brothers and Marian Bonner. Both were single mothers during a period in their lives.
As adults raising their own children, the Brothers began to offer their time, talents, and treasures to other organizations and institutions in the Hampton Roads community. While doing so, they noticed that quite often single mothers seemed handicapped or disadvantaged by their circumstances. They also realized that their own lives could have turned out very differently had their mothers not been surrounded by strong support systems and that not all single mothers were as fortunate. At this point, the couple recognized they were in a position to make a difference.
When Still Hope Foundation was established in 2007, Dorothy had been deceased six years, and Tony welcomed the opportunity to pay tribute to his mother. While Marian is still with us, for Monica, she represents the sacrifices that mothers will make to provide for their families and the importance of a strong support system.