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Champion the Dream to Save Our Youth Gala
DoubleTree by Hilton Modesto
Modesto, CA
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Saturday May 31, 2014 6:30 PM - Sunday Jun 01, 2014 1:00 AM | $50.00 - $75.00


Champion the Dream to Save Our Youth Gala
Inner City Youth SF and TYMFS: Transforming Young Minds for Future Solutions have partnered for the Champion the Dream to Save Our Youth Gala, and invite you to join us for a memorable evening.  Festivities will include a fabulous dinner, musical performance by the Monte Vista Jazz Messengers and Program hosted by Amar Khalil of platinum selling group Tony! Toni! Tone'!  During the Program, there will be a special presentation recognizing Superbowl Champ Marshawn "Beastmode" Lynch for his philanthropic work through the Fam 1st Family Foundation, a viewing of the 30-minute Youth-focused documentary "I Just Wanna Ball" (go to for trailer) a silent auction followed by dancing with music provided by DJ Blend of Mega 100 and DJ Roxwell.  

Proceeds from the Gala will support the 2-Day Save Our Youth Summer Summit at the Stockton Civic Auditorium, a free, community-benefit event for 2,500 Central Valley Youth. All donations are tax deductible through Inner City Youth SF.

Gala Details

Date:Saturday, May 31, 2014 from 6:30pm to 1am

*VIP pre-Gala Meet & Greet from 5:30pm to 6:30pm

Please contact (209) 627-0842 or for hard copy tickets, sponsorships, and volunteer opportunities.

Thank you for helping bridge the gap to reach at-risk youth!

After Five Attire


5:30 PM    *VIP Pre-Gala Meet & Greet
6:30 PM    Networking Mixer & Performance by the Monte Vista Jazz Messengers
7:30 PM    Dinner & Award Presentation hosted by Amar Khalil of Tony! Toni! Tone'!
8:30 PM    Viewing of "I Just Wanna Ball" documentary
9:00 PM    Silent Auction closes / Winners announced
9:15 PM    DJ & Dancing
*Sponsors and VIP ticket holders

"Save Our Youth" Summer Summit Highlights

Day One of the Youth Summit will focus on enhancing social skills, literacy, conflict/anger management, substance abuse prevention, community service, disaster preparedness,  entrepreneurship and overall healthy lifestyles. The Summit will include presentations by Freeway Ricky Ross of the Freeway Literacy Foundation and conscious rapper Jasiri X, along with a viewing of a 30-minute, Sports-focused Youth Documentary, "I Just Wanna Ball" directed by Robert "Fleetwood" Bowden, Case Manager with Inner City Youth SF. For trailer, please visit Light, healthy snacks and subsequent dinner will be provided.

Day Two of the Summit will include workshops conducted by several Industry professionals on "Breaking into the Entertainment Business," featuring Larry Batiste, Grammy Awards Music Director and Board Trustee for the Grammy Foundation. For more information on Mr. Batiste, please visit  The workshops will be followed by a Youth Talent Showcase, a special guest performance and conclude with an Industry Networking Mixer. A healthy continental breakfast, lunch and dinner will be provided.


DoubleTree by Hilton Modesto (View)
1150 Ninth Street
Modesto, CA 95354
United States


Arts > Dance
Arts > Performance
Arts > Visual
Comedy > Stand Up
Music > Funk
Music > Hip Hop & Rap
Music > Jazz
Music > Pop & Top 40
Music > R&B
Music > Reggae
Other > Fundraisers

Kid Friendly: Yes!
Dog Friendly: No
Non-Smoking: Yes!
Wheelchair Accessible: Yes!


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