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Open Your Heart Gala
October 21 @ 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm$250.00
Hunkapi Programs, an equine therapy farm located in the heart of Scottsdale, invites guests to its ninth annual signature Open Your Heart Gala on Saturday, Oct. 21 from 5:30 to 10 p.m.
The “old wild west”-themed event celebrates the nonprofit’s mission to serve 300 people weekly with a range of diagnoses through therapeutic horse programs on the historic 10-acre farm. All funds raised will benefit a wide array of services offered by the Hunkapi Programs, including therapeutic riding, counseling, emotional regulation, somatic experience and addiction recovery.
Hunkapi’s different programs benefit clients with a range of diagnoses, including autism spectrum disorder, attention deficit disorder, oppositional defiant disorder, emotional disorder, addiction disorder and post-traumatic stress disorder.
The evening will be emceed by five-time Emmy Award-winning news anchor Brandon Lee. Guests will enjoy a thrilling live auction led by the incredible auctioneer Subyn Novelle, featuring winnings including a private Phoenix Suns Suite, a Barrett Jackson VIP Package, and a vacation at Omni Amelia Island Resort Stay & Delta Airfare. The night will also include engaging speeches by program participants and Executive Director Terra Schaad. The festivities will continue with an unforgettable farm-to-table dining experience, games, a best-dress contest, photo opportunities with members of the herd and more.
For more information or to purchase tickets, visit hunkapi.org.