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Join Our 13th Annual Gala on Sunday, April 7th, 2024


On Sunday, April 7th, Saving Innocence invites you to celebrate another year of service to our community at our 13th Annual Gala. Join 500 leaders and influencers in media, entertainment, business and philanthropy.

Hosted by Melissa Chataigne
Featured Keynote: Oree Freeman
Honoring: Sergeant Jeff Walker, LASD
Spoken Word: Harmony Dust of Treasures

You can show your support for the work of Saving Innocence by purchasing a ticket or becoming a sponsor for the event.

Silent Auction

Support our work by placing your bid on an exciting assortment of experiences and products ranging from health & wellness, sports, travel, contemporary art, entertainment, fashion, hospitality, and music. If you would like to donate to the silent auction, please contact [email protected].

Thank you to our Gala sponsors!

We appreciate your generous support of Saving Innocence. Please show them your patronage.

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Together we have

Plenty to Celebrate

We can’t wait to showcase the work we have done over the last years! Since Saving Innocence began in 2010, we have:

  • Supported and empowered hundreds of survivors of human trafficking
  • Hosted prevention and intervention groups for youth and caregivers
  • Responded to crisis calls to support minors and adults
  • Recruited, trained and supported foster families
  • Joined children and youth with loving foster families
  • Supported survivors in court during their testimony against their exploiter
  • Provided training and consulting with government agencies, law enforcement and other nonprofits in the sector.

As co-leader of the LA Regional Human Trafficking Task Force, we have provided advocacy, case management, relocation/repatriation, and immigration assistance to foreign national victims of human trafficking.

Join Us for

The Evening

And 500 leaders and influencers in media, entertainment, business and philanthropy.

5:00pm Cocktail hour
6:00pm Dinner
7:15pm Evening program
9:30pm Event Concludes

Skirball Cultural Center

2701 N Sepulveda Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90049

You can help us reach our goal of


for this event

Saving Innocence

Our Mission

We support and empower children and adults impacted by human trafficking by disrupting cycles of abuse and confronting exploitation through strategic partnerships and trauma-responsive education, advocacy, and systems of care.

“Thank you for a second chance at life.”

– Survivor age 17

The average age of entry into human trafficking is 12 -14 years old

Our Vision

We envision a world where survivors of human trafficking are empowered to live their lives with hope, dignity, and justice.

This Year We Plan to

Expand Our Team

to meet the increasing needs of the organization and population, including additional case managers/advocates, foster family agency social workers, and clinicians.

Expand Our Foster Family Agency

to create stability and permanence for our clients by providing a safe and loving family.

Increase Life Skills Training

to provide clients with support in areas such as financial management, cooking, resume/job training, and emotional regulation.

Offer Support Groups

to create a safe space where clients can connect, share their experiences, and receive emotional support from peers and Saving Innocence facilitators who understand their journey.

Meet Emergency Needs

to provide clients with real time support, basic needs, and crisis planning to regain stability and rebuild their lives.

Co-Lead the LA Regional Human Trafficking Task Force

to provide leadership to victim service providers in the community and to support victims of all forms of human trafficking.

Come with us on

The journey

Purchase your tickets now or become a sponsor of the event.