photo courtesy of Voices for Children

Voices for Children’s (VFC) 17th Annual Starry Starry Night Gala, held at Rancho Valencia Resort and Spa in Rancho Santa Fe, raised more than $1.15 million to support the organization’s Court Appointed Special Advocate (CASA) program. The event, co-chaired by Katie Sullivan, Annette Bradbury, Lisette Farrell, Haeyoung Tang, and Lise Wilson, hosted nearly 350 guests for an evening under the stars, complete with a cocktail reception, dinner, live auction, and dancing. A highlight of the event was hearing from former foster youth Corrin, as she shared the impact her CASA had on her life.

VFC also presented its inaugural CASA of the Year award to Christie Ranney, who has served as a CASA volunteer for 15 children, including three sets of siblings, over the course of 18 years. She also serves on the organization’s volunteer outreach team and has helped recruit hundreds of volunteers to take on the CASA role.

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