The Big Futures Gala, Celebrating the Power and Promise of Youth, is right around the corner! Please join us to celebrate our Bigs and Littles of the Year on Friday, April 28, 2023. We had such a great turnout last year that we already outgrew the space! But don't worry! We found a stunning new location with the Julia Morgan Ballroom inside the historic Merchant Exchange building in San Francisco on the 15th floor. 

Come ready to celebrate as we start the evening with a cocktail reception with the National CEO of Big Brothers Big Sisters, Artis Stevens. During the reception, you can enjoy delicious signature cocktails & other libations and hors d'oeuvres, followed by dinner and a celebration of the power of mentoring with our co-hosts, favorite local ABC7 News anchors, and long-time mentoring advocates, Dan Ashley and Kumasi Aaron.

You'll have the opportunity to support our organization and win some unique items in our energetic live auction. Most importantly, you'll witness the power and promise of youth as we unveil our Bigs and Littles of the Year to learn how their mentoring relationship changed their life. After the big reveal and celebration, revel in the After Party featuring a delectable Dessert Bar and after-dinner cocktails; and our DJ playing your favorite tunes so you can dance the night away! We can't wait to celebrate with you! 


The Julia Morgan Ballroom
465 California St, 15th Floor
San Francisco, CA 94104


  • 6:00 pm Cocktail + hors d'oeuvres 
  • 7:30 pm Dinner, Live Auction + Bigs and Littles of the Year Reveal
  • 9:00 pm Enjoy a dessert bar and dance the night away!

Suggested Attire. Friday night cocktail

Secure Parking. Bank of America Building, 555 California St (enter on Pine Street between Montgomery & Kearny)

Seating is limited, purchase your table of 10 or individual tickets today!

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Gala Co-chairs: Martha Ehmann Conte & Brianna Rogers

Gala Host Committee: Byron Bardy, Andrew & Carolyn Barnette, Becca Gelb & David Boehmer, Andre Dawson, Mike & Kathy D'Onofrio, Ally Siegel, Tanaz Sowdagar, Adriana & Aaron Vermut

Gala Planning Committee: Martha Ehmann Conte, Tom DeJonghe, Kelly Halper, Christine Lachman, Tonja Marcus, Brianna Rogers, Alexandra Siegel