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Boys Town California Says, "Cheers!" to its Fourth Annual Uncork for Hope

​Another successful Uncork for Hope took place Sunday, May 1 at the Center Club in Costa Mesa, California. This year’s event included a Taste of Hope pre-dinner at North Italian Restaurant and dinner for sponsors and winemakers at a supporter’s home, leading up to the sold-out fundraiser.

Nearly 300 guests enjoyed sipping on wine from 17 local winemakers, while bidding on items in the event’s silent and live auctions. Each year, Boys Town California also honors a person who lives out Boys Town’s mission of Saving Children and Healing Families®. The 2016 recipient of the Champion of Hope Award is Tilly Levine, who was chosen for her work with children in Orange County. Read more about Tilly below:

We are honored to have Tilly Levine as this year’s Champion for Hope recipient. Tilly, the Co-Founder of Tilly’s Inc. and Founder of Tilly’s Life Center, continues to make an impact in our community. After coming to California at the age of 23, Tilly set out on a mission to change the world for kids, especially those from disadvantaged situations. This mission is what initiated her to create Tilly’s Life Center, a place to inspire youngsters to learn self-esteem and empowerment. Through her positive mind, generous spirit and uplifting personality, Tilly has been involved with Boys Town California for over 16 years and we are grateful for her support.

Through the hard work of all of the staff, organizers, and sponsors, the event raised approximately $110,000. Thank you to all of those who continue to support the life-changing work at Boys Town California!

Read ​medi​a coverage on the event.