Annual Gala

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Our annual Partners in Education Havana Nights gala will be held this year on Saturday, March 23, 2024, at the Warner Center Marriott in Woodland Hills. Our annual gala is a celebration that raises funds to support student learning and provides financial scholarships to students who desire a Catholic education but cannot fully afford it at Our Lady of Grace School. The proceeds from our event directly benefit our students, contributing to academic experiences, extracurricular opportunities, classroom needs, and innovative technology.

This year, our gala honors Verenice and Fernando Lopez (OLG Class of 1992). Verenice and Fernando, along with their family’s business El Mariachi Grill in Encino, have been instrumental in the success of the Partners in Education program since its first gala in 2015. Verenice and Fernando have three children who have attended OLG and their youngest graduates this year. The entire Lopez family have been advocates of our mission and have contributed not only financially but with their time and knowledge. Their philanthropic spirit has enabled us to make meaningful differences in the lives of our students. We are honored to have them as cherished partners in education.

For any questions regarding our gala, please contact the Development Office at 818-344-4126 ext. 336 or 322. You may also email us at [email protected].

Interested in supporting this year's gala? View the attached sponsorship letter for information on how you can help. Sponsorships and donations can also be made online. Visit

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