The Boys Home of the South will hold its 12th Annual Spring Soiree on Thursday, May 3 at the Embassy Suites on Verdae Boulevard in Greenville. The event hopes to raise $100,000 for the Boys Home, a non-profit group home in southern Greenville County that currently serves fifty-two boys, ages 6 to 21. Over 400 people are expected to attend this fun event that always sells out.
The Soiree’s silent auction will begin at 6:00 pm, featuring over 200 items, including diamond jewelry, a week at a condo on Litchfield Beach, vacations to Cabo San Lucas and Montana, original artwork and a set of Michelin tires. Dinner will be served at 7:30 pm, with Boys Home alumni serving as guest speakers. During Dinner an exciting live auction will take place offering items artwork, catered dinner in your home and vacations. Jane Robelot will be mistress of ceremonies.
Since its inception, the Spring Soiree has raised over $589,000 for the Boys Home, with almost 100% of proceeds going directly to organizational services. Tickets for a table of 10 are $500 or can be purchased for $50 each. Tickets must be purchased in advance, and no tickets will be sold the day of the event. Sponsorships and silent auction items are still needed.
The Boys Home of the South was founded in 1958, and is located on 127 acres in Greenville County. The Boys Home campus consists of five cottages, the CARE facility, a chapel, a challenge-based therapy program, a gymnasium, two ponds and the Charles Aiken Academy group home school. The 52 boys ages 6-21 years old have been abused, abandoned, neglected or orphaned.
For more information about the Boys Home of the South, or the 12th Annual Spring Soiree, contact Susan Spitzer at 864-243-3443 ext. 123.