Saturday, December 7, 2019
Monarch Beach Resort
1 Monarch Beach Resort
Dana Point, CA 92629
View 2018 Holiday Gala Candid Photos
View 2018 Holiday Gala Candid Portraits
The Mission Hospital Holiday Gala was an enormous success - raising more
than $2 million - thanks to the engagement of more than 550 inspired community
members, physician partners and our dynamic gala chairs: Dana and Dr.
James Bredenkamp, Barbie and Dr. George Miranda and Drs. Michele Staunton
and John Shaver.
The evening celebrated the millions of dreams that will come true thanks
to the expanded cancer programs and services within Mission's new
Judi and Bill Leonard Institute for Cancer Prevention, Treatment and Wellness.
Thrilling moments included an inspirational performance by Deanna and
Jon Ramsay and their children - ages 5, 7, 12 and 14. They brought the
house to its feet with a standing ovation and then shared their Mission
Hospital grateful patient experience.
Three remarkable community members - Brendan, Claudia and Debbie - shared
their encounters with cancer and thanked the amazing physicians who cared
for them, healing them in body, mind and spirit. Their stories are in
the video linked below.
Guests enjoyed bidding on live and super silent auctions, including two
front-row tickets to a Gwen Stefani concert, an exclusive meet and greet
after the concert and transportation to the Las Vegas venue in a private
jet. Other auction items included a once-in-a-lifetime trip to Tuscany
and FOX NFL Sunday producer for a day experience. Idit and Moti Ferder
of Lugano Diamonds donated an exquisite set of white and black diamond
bangles, valued at $27,800, which was raffled at the event.
For any questions regarding the 2019 Holiday Gala, please contact Jessika
Abbott at (949) 365-3844/
Video Presentations from the 2018 Holiday Gala