Event Details

Friday, October 7 2016 7:30-11:30

The Cheer for Children Gala will be held at the Foundry at Puritan Mill at 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.

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, Cyclone Covey. Just try to keep up!

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

Eat, Drink and Dance the Night Away!

Eat: You won’t believe the food at the Cheer for Children Ball. And these chefs are the reason. The American Culinary Federation, Greater Atlanta Chapter provides the wonderful eats at our Ball every year.

Drink: 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 Papa-Sol Band! Papa-Sol is a powerful band featuring lively floor shows and danceable pop or soul! Their repertoire also contains a bit of funk, reggae, country, blues, jazz, beach, and good old rock & roll. Papa-Sol plays hits from the vintage years of the 1950’s to today. This band has danced from coast to coast and around the world. They boast performance credits in Japan, Thailand, Korea, The Philippines, and Guam. Papa-Sol is guaranteed to profoundly pop your soul!

  6 comments for “Event Details

  1. March 25, 2014 at 4:02 pm

    Hi, we are a local business who would like to donate an item to your silent auction for the Cheer for Children event. Please pass along a donation form via email. Thank you!

    • Cheer4Children
      April 1, 2014 at 4:14 pm

      Great! Thanks so much Maryn and LearningRX of Atlanta! We will get you the donation form!

  2. Dawn Allen
    June 29, 2014 at 6:27 pm

    I would like to contact the person in charge of the silent auction for the October 2014 event. My email is above or my cell number is 770-568-8029. Thank you kindly, Dawn Allen

    • Cheer4Children
      July 9, 2014 at 8:18 am

      Hi Dawn! Sorry for the late reply to your email. Please feel free to reach out to me personally about the auction event! laneolives@gmail.com

  3. Shonda Bernard
    September 16, 2014 at 9:08 am

    I recently read about your event that is taking place on October 17th in the Atlanta Parent Magazine. I love what your organization is doing for the lives of many children here in the city of Atlanta. I am an Educator in Gwinnett County and I was wondering if there are any volunteer opportunities available for the night of your Gala. Please email me back at bernard.shonda@yahoo.com


  4. Cathy
    June 29, 2015 at 4:59 pm

    I didn’t see the cost

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