Providing Home, Hope and Healing to abused and neglected children and teens in Southwest Florida

2025 Starry Night Gala Chairs

Ingrid Aielli, Rufino Hernandez, and Deborah Houk, MD

2025 Honorary Chair

Elizabeth and Stanley Star

Past Honorary Chairs

2024: Amy & John Quinn
2023: Jill & Steve Miller
2022: Sandi & Tom Moran

Committee Members

  • Tade Bua Bell
  • Rich Cacace
  • Cindy Engles
  • Susan Flack
  • Deborah Houk
  • Lacey King
  • Courtney Hansen Hartington
  • Mark Riley
  • Brenda Ruth/Blickenstaff
  • Mary Smallwood
  • Donna Solimene
  • Monika Stepanovich
  • Milda Vaivada
  • Nancy White

The Band

We are excited to announce that Powerhouse Next Generation will be entertaining during the Starry Nights event.

Thank You to Our 2024 Sponsors

Presenting Sponsor

Dream Sponsor

Star Sponsor

Inspiration Sponsor

Hope Sponsor

Champion Sponsor

Courage Sponsor

Media Sponsor

Thank you for helping us provide children and teens with an immediate lifeline of Home, Hope, and Healing.