“We Are Family” – The 2018 Children’s Choice Awards


The 2018 Children’s Choice Award is presented to the Bernard E. & Alba Witkin Charitable Foundation for their longstanding partnership, which has supported Saint Vincent’s Day Home in offering quality care and learning experiences for our children while giving families the assistance they need to succeed.

We are excited that the Foundation’s Executive Director, Kenneth Kuchman, a passionate advocate for the education of young children, in his own right will be accepting the award.

The mission of The Witkin Foundation is to support effective non-profit organizations that assist children in Alameda and Contra Costa Counties, in the San Francisco East Bay Area.

Alba and Bernie

The event is Friday, April 20, 2017 at the Ginn House & Nile Hall at Preservation Park – 660 Thirteenth Street, Oakland, CA 94612.

  • 6:00 – 7:15 p.m. Cocktail Reception at the Ginn House.
  • 7:30 p.m. Dinner & Program at Nile Hall – adjacent to the Ginn House.
  • Garage parking available.
  • Semiformal evening attire.
  • The favor of a response by March 30 is appreciated. Seating is limited for the dinner.

Held at the Ginn House/Nile Hall at Preservation Park, the event will feature:

  • Live Music
  • Entertainment by Day Home children
  • A delicious dinner presented by Nybll
  • A special opportunity to support the Day Home’s quality educational programs and impact more than 200 children and families each year who truly need your support!
  • Dinner followed by a dessert reception

2018 VIP Dinner Sponsorship Opportunities and Special Benefits:

Classroom Hero – $5,000.00  —  You’re a hero to keep a child in school during a family emergency.

  • Special recognition by our host of the evening
  • One table of eight with premium seating and wines
  • Parking for 4
  • Hosted cocktails for guests
  • Ongoing recognition in all event promotion – signage, web, e-news, newsletter & social media
  • Full page ad in the printed dinner program

Child Advocate – $2,500.00  —  Build a child’s confidence to excel and be heard. You will provide speech therapy for one child for one year.

  • Special recognition by our host of the evening
  • One table of eight with premium seating and wines
  • Ongoing recognition in all event promotion – signage, web, e-news, & social media
  • ½ page ad in the printed dinner program

 Fantastic Four – $1,250.00  —  Provide nutritious & delicious meals for one child for one month.

  • Four reserved seats at a table for eight
  • Recognition at the event – sponsor sign
  • Recognized in the printed dinner program

Dynamic Duo – $500.00  —  Assist in providing a scholarship for three days for a student.

  • Two event tickets
  • Recognition in event promotion – web, e-news, & social media
  • Recognized in the printed event program

Solo Superstar – $175 .00  —  You are a part of each child’s success one step at a time.

  • One event ticket
  • Meet some wonderful people

Registration Information:

  • To register by mail, download the registration form and send it in with your check to Saint Vincent’s Day Home at 1086 Eighth Street, Oakland, CA 94607.
  • To pay with your credit card, register online.

Questions? Contact the Development Department at development@svdh.org or (510) 832-8324.

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