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8th Annual Orange You Glad Sunset Gala

Community 17 May, 2021 Follow News

Guests dress the part and have fun at the live auction

Friends gather to support the Orange You Glad Gala and have a fun night!

Meals on Wheels Board of Directors at the 2020 Orange You Glad Dinner

Guests are encouraged to wear Orange, but it is not required

It’s time to grab your best orange attire, that little black dress, orange bowtie or orange accessories for the 8th Annual Meals on Wheels Orange You Glad (OYG) Sunset Gala, to be held on May 22, 2021 at the historic Grand Old House, South Church Street. The OYG Gala has become a much-anticipated event on Cayman’s social calendar and is the largest annual Meals on Wheels fundraiser. As is customary, the night will offer a great opportunity to catch up with colleagues, family and friends while enjoying a gourmet dinner, live entertainment, dancing, door prizes and spectacular auction prizes. After taking a walk down the Orange Carpet, attendees will be entered in our secret door prize raffle, then enjoy cocktails and canapes as they watch the sunset on the horizon while listening to the the talented John Gray High School String Ensemble.

A gourmet 3 course dinner will be served while guests indulge in an exciting Live Auction that includes “must have items” such as a 2-night staycation package at the luxurious Rum Point Club Residence in a 3-bedroom ocean front villa, personal chef experience, unlimited yoga for 1 year at Cayman Yoga Club, sunset sail for 15 with BlueSky Sailing, dazzling jewelry, original works of art and much more.

Another feature this year will be the Dine and Dash Wall, where attendees can donate $25, $50 or $100, will receive a Gift Certificate for equal value to an array of Cayman’s top local restaurants.

The OYG Gala provides an opportunity for Meals on Wheels to highlight the incredible work that is done through their non-profit organization which delivers an average of 6,400 meals each month to seniors, homebound, infirm, and disabled individuals throughout our community. Meals are delivered by a dedicated group of over 100 volunteers who deliver a daily hot meal, hearty soup, and a warm smile. This nutrition and visit inspire and encourages wellbeing and prevents isolation, which can lead to depression among other illnesses.

MOW provides daily, hot, nutritious meals & hearty soups to seniors, homebound and disabled persons throughout Grand Cayman. Meals are provided free of cost to the clients and delivered to their homes, 52 weeks per year. Meals are prepared in 4 community kitchens and delivered to over 300 persons each weekday in all 5 districts - referrals continue to be made daily for more seniors in need.

This year’s event is made possible by our platinum sponsor Dolphin Point Club, along with Ogier, McAlpine, Calderwood and Health City Cayman Islands & Radio Cayman, who are committed to helping us fulfill our missions of ending senior hunger in the Cayman Islands.

So, ladies, get yourselves all dolled up and, gentlemen, shine your shoes, it’s time to have an amazing night out! Tickets are $200 per person and tables for any size group can be reserved. Book your tables today by emailing info@mealsonwheels.ky, call 769-1974 or tickets may be purchased from the Meals on Wheels office located at Trafalgar Place, 1428 West Bay Road.

If you are interested in learning more about how to donate, volunteer or refer a senior, follow us on social media or visit our website at www.mealsonwheels.ky.

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