"Journey 2019: A Night at The Great Pyramids" Fundraising Gala March 9 Will Benefit Hospice Of Chattanooga’s Kangaroo Kidz

Thursday, February 7, 2019

Journey 2019, the signature annual event of The Hospice of Chattanooga Foundation, is the primary funding source for Kangaroo Kidz - the region’s only hospice and palliative care program for families of infants, children and teens with life-threatening illnesses. 

The event till be held at 6:30 p.m. March 9 at the Chattanooga Convention Center.  The evening will include cocktails, silent and live auctions, dinner, dancing to The Downtown Band and entertainment at the pyramids of ancient Egypt. 

"Join us for Journey 2019: A Night at the Great Pyramids as we travel to this exhilarating Egyptian destination in support of our mission," organizers said.

All proceeds directly fund the Kangaroo Kidz program and services for infants, children and teens in Chattanooga and the surrounding 22 county area of southeast Tennessee and north Georgia.

For ticket information, call 423-805-7119 or visit JourneyHOC.org.



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