Children’s Trust Benefit Gala and Auction

Join Us!  Celebrating 30 years of child abuse prevention

Saturday, August 23, 2014
Columbia Marriott, 1200 Hampton Street
6 – 11 p.m.
Black tie optional

  • Live music by “Men of Distinction”
  • Heavy hors d’eouvres
  • Silent auction featuring the "Wall of Wine" and "Heads or Tails"
Advance tickets must be purchased by Wednesday, August 20 at 11:45pm. Tickets may also be purchased at the door.

Become a sponsor or in-kind donor

As a sponsor or in-kind donor, you’ll be positioned as a valued community partner, supporting South Carolina’s only statewide nonprofit organization dedicated to strengthening and supporting public and private prevention efforts that keep our children safe. Your support helps us achieve our mission to give every child the opportunity to thrive in a healthy, nurturing environment. Learn how to become a sponsor or in-kind donor.

Make it a weekend at Marriott

Celebrate and stay a while. We have arranged discount hotel accommodations just for you. A special rate of $119 is available for gala guests at the Columbia Marriott. The group rate will be honored Friday, August 22, 2014 - Sunday, August 24, 2014. Make your reservations online or call 1-800-593-6465 and indicate you are attending the “Children’s Trust Gala”. Our block code is ctsctsa.

Be sure to make reservations by August 1, 2014 to receive the discounted rate.

Check out things you can do while you’re here

Things to do in Columbia

Follow us on social media before and during the gala

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Use the hashtag ctscGala and post your excitement for our annual fundraiser. Don’t forget to include pictures.


We’ve also created a Facebook timeline photo to include on your own Facebook page. Download it today and spread the word about our great fundraiser to help support our mission.

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Thank you to all our vendors

We would like to thank all of the vendors who help to make this event a success. The gala would not be possible without your assistance and support.

Gala Committees

This event is made possible by the time and talents of an incredible group of volunteers. We are very thankful for our 2014 Midlands and Upstate Committee members.

For more information

Adrienne Moody