Arizona Foothills Magazine: Inspirational Stars Gala Nets $2.1M for Youth

The kids who inspire… and the bidding war for the top auction items.

The Boys & Girls Clubs of Metro Phoenix has made such a difference in so many kids’ lives! Many of the their exceptional stories are shared at the annual Stars gala. It’s quite an emotionally inspiring evening and a chance for supporters to embrace the results of monies raised. The Chairman of the Stars event and  BGCMP Board Member Kevin McHollandand BGCMP Board Chair Ralph Marchetta.are pictured above with the Youth of the Year candidtates, left to right: Enrique Olague-Fierro, Dymond Bradley, Isabel Castillo, Ariana Williams, Kylee Lucero, Arianna Escarzaga, Abbass Bah, Londyn McGinty,  Gabrielle Johnson, Brianna Inda, Judith Rochin, Ashley-Rodriguez-Flores, and Calvin Fort.

Champions of Giving, Bob and Renee Parsons, (pictured below right) were recognized for their unwavering dedication to supporting children throughout the Valley. The evening also spotlighted Arianna Williams. She’s pictured above, as she discovers she was named as Youth of the Year.

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