"Ready to Take the Diamond
and Strike Out Domestic Violence"
Operation For HOPE Foundation extends a huge thank you for the tremendous support in making the '3rd Annual Ready to Take the Diamond and Strike Out Domestic Violence' charity fundraiser a success!
TEAM SAN DIEGO VS TEAM POWAY -- Nine innings of coed softball to benefit the Operation For HOPE Foundation - HOPE Fund. A charity fundraiser and day filled with tremendous community collaboration. The players enjoyed the healthy competition while the fans enjoyed watching them strategize to win.
Master of Ceremonies Carlo Cecchetto transcended the importance and significance of the needed charity fundraiser by highlighting how each player, coach, volunteer, sponsor, fan, and support joined together to benefit the HOPE Fund.
The HOPE Fund is a program of the Operation for HOPE Foundation -- micro emergency loans that remove economic barriers for domestic violence victims and their children.
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Proceeds benefited the HOPE Fund, a program of the Operation for HOPE Foundation. The HOPE Fund provides micro-emergency loans to victims of domestic violence in seeking or remaining safe from their abuser. Program extends and reaches all communities in the San Diego region by assisting clients of community partners from the YWCA, San Diego Family Justice Center, North County Family Violence Prevention Center, Center for Community Solutions and many other agencies who serve victims of intimate partner, domestic, relationship violence.
Charity softball game fundraiser included nine innings of coed softball, opening & closing ceremonies, entertainment, food, and raffle drawings at Lake Poway.
Special Guest & Performances by Hans Oropallo
Fifteen-year-old Hans Oropallo was born in the Philippines and started his first band at age 12. Today he's a "socially conscious" songwriter who sings about many issues facing the kids of his generation. He attends Mira Mesa High School and has performed all over Southern California, including The House of Blues in San Diego and Disneyland in Anaheim.
transcenDANCE joined us for a dynamic performance during the 7th Inning Stretch!
Kids Gear for Baseball
COLLECTION DRIVE was held during the Charity Fundraiser!
HUGE thank you to our Sponsors, Co-Chairs, Master of Ceremonies,Celebrity Coaches, Partners, Fans, and Supporters!
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