2017 Cheer for Children Ball

Friday, October 6 2017.   7:30-11:30 P.M.

The Cheer for Children Ball is the Georgia Center for Child Advocacy’s largest black tie fundraiser event. Cheer attracts over 400 of Atlanta’s most successful business professionals and philanthropists. This year, the 22nd annual Cheer Ball will be held at the Foundry at Puritan Mill on October 6, 2017.  Our event features wonderful food from the American Culinary Federation, exciting live band from Anita & Life Party, and incredible silent and live auction items and packages that are truly unique. All proceeds go directly to provide services that help heal abused children and allow families hope for a better future!

Silent and Live Auction!

Our silent and live auction items feature local Atlanta AND destination location resort, entertainment, sport, restaurant and service items and packages that are truly unique! You will have time before the event the peruse the items available online as well as on the night of the gala. We will send out a link for registering and pre-bidding on items a week before the event. For the silent auction, you can bid from the comfort of your own smartphone! And we will have additional devices and on-site help for those that do not have or bring a smartphone to the event. Our live event will be conducted by our fast-talking and entertaining Auctioneer. Just try to keep up!

All proceeds go directly to the Georgia Center for Child Advocacy and our services that help give Atlanta children and families hope for a better future!

Eat, Drink and Dance the Night Away!


Eat & Drink: You won’t believe the food at the Cheer for Children Ball. And these chefs are the reason. The Atlanta Chefs Association provides the wonderful eats at our Ball every year. Enjoy the evening with our open bar (both alcoholic and non-alcoholic drinks served). And don’t forget to arrange for a cab, Uber or designated driver!





Dance: We have selected an absolutely marvelous band for this year’s Cheer for Children Ball: The Anita & Party Life! This is an exciting and interactive party band, but also a group with deep-rooted musical sophistication. Sound level is kept to a perfect volume and their song list is extremely diverse, featuring the musical history of the past 50 years. The audience is the star as Anita and band are 100% wireless and deliver their musical magic in the crowd with the audience, as well as bringing the audience on stage as appropriate.




Venue: The Foundry at Puritan Mill: 916 Joseph E Lowery Boulevard Northwest, Atlanta, GA 30318. At 12,000 square feet, The Foundry is a truly dramatic and flexible event space. Original pine beams, expansive skylights, and polished concrete floors offer a backdrop with character and history, illustrating the industrial past and lively present of Atlanta’s popular Westside. A one-of-a-kind setting for a truly unique experience. And here are the directions.




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