Single Mother Outreach’s Empowering HeArts 2020 Gala

by | Aug 27, 2020 | Community

Single Mothers Outreach (SMO) is proud to announce INSPIRE TO EMPOWER as the theme for their first ever virtual Empowering HeArts fundraising gala set to take place on September 12, 2020 at 6:00PM. Once guests purchase their ticket, they will be sent the link to join the event.
What is Empowering HeArts:
Empowering HeArts bridges the worlds of social action and artistic expression by pairing inspirational women and artists of Santa Clarita to create art forms that depict the moving stories of these honorees. Art is juried and two prizes are awarded as follows:
*Dottie Award – awarded to the artist who creates the most compelling visual story.
*People’s Choice – awarded by gala attendees from votes taken at the event
Honorees are nominated by the community and selected by the Single Mothers Outreach Board of Directors and Empowering HeArts planning committee. Six artists have been selected to be paired with one of our six honorees to tell her story in the medium of photography, collage, painting or sculpture. A panel of industry experts will judge the artists, and the grand-prize winner will be announced during the virtual event and be featured in a tribute program describing each woman’s story.
* Dinner is included with every ticket purchase and guests will have the option to choose from Salt Creek, Wolf Creek or Hidden Havana Cuban Café.
*Silent auction will be held during the event. Guests can bid on items prior to the event by going to the Empowering HeArts tab on the website.
Empowering HeArts is the signature fundraising event for Single Mothers Outreach, all proceeds from sponsorships, tickets and product sales support SMO’s mission. To learn more about SMO, visit


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