The annual gala benefit for Family Aid Catholic Education (FACE) will be May 2 at the Blackhawk Automotive Museum, 3700 Blackhawk Circle, Danville.
FACE provides tuition assistance based on financial need to students attending Catholic schools in the Diocese of Oakland, without regard to an applicant's religion, gender, ethnicity or citizenship.
For the 2014-15 year 680 students received FACE grants: 343 students for an elementary education; 337 students for a secondary education. An elementary education FACE grant provides $1,750 worth of assistance. A secondary education FACE grant provides $3,050 worth of assistance.
Join Bishop Michael C. Barber, SJ; master of ceremonies Steve Burke and auctioneer Eric Johnson beginning at 5:30 p.m. with a hosted cocktail reception and silent auction; 7:30 p.m. dinner and student/family speakers; 8:30 p.m. live auction; 9:15 p.m. dancing. Tickets: $150; table of 10, $1,500. Register online at www.faceofoakland.org. Information: 510-267-8358 or email FACE@oakdiocese.org.
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