Be a Mentor hosts 6th annual Going Places Gala

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North Charleston, SC (WCBD) – The non-profit children’s advocacy organization, Be a Mentor, will host its 6th annual Going Places Gala November 1. 

This year’s theme is “Going Places Gala: Making Wave.” The event will be held on November 1 from 7 p.m. to 10 p.m. The fundraiser will take place at Sterling Hall at Hyatt Place Hyatt House located at 560 King Street. 

The gala celebrates over 300 mentors in the Charleston area who are making waves in the lives of youth all throughout the Lowcountry every week during the school year. 

“We work with kids, but we do not ever label them,” says Be a Mentor Executive Director, Alex Moor.  “We always say you’re on the brink of success and we are here to help you.” 

 The gala will feature a silent auction with big ticket items like airfare, spa treatments, vacation experiences and more. 

New this year, Be a Mentor will host a VIP cocktail reception at Uptown Social from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. It will be open to any official sponsors of the Gala, or attendees can upgrade their general admission ticket to a VIP ticket for an additional $25. The cocktail reception will include drinks, appetizers, live entertainment, and a chance to win a big ticket raffle prize. 


Tickets are currently being sold for $85. To purchase tickets, visit

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