A Holiday of Hope Gala will be happening for the first-time ever in Rochester, Minnesota, all to benefit one of Rochester's newest nonprofits, The Landing, MN, which works daily to help those in our community who are experiencing homelessness.

The holidays are all about traditions - this year, we are creating one of our own.
Join The Landing MN on December 9th for our first annual A Holiday of Hope Gala as we gather for an evening at The Castle. Come together with friends, family, and neighbors within the community as you enjoy a delicious dinner prepared by Cameo, live music, silent and live auction items, a wine pull and even more fun surprises. - The Landing, MN Facebook Page


The Landing, MN is giving the homeless in Rochester, Minnesota a place to land.

While Rochester, Minnesota is home to the world-famous Mayo Clinic, it is also home to many who are facing homelessness. Thankfully, in 2018, The Landing MN was founded which is a resource-based non-profit organization that assists multiple individuals with fulfilling needs, such as handling medical resources, seeking housing, and obtaining necessities for day-to-day living. Get a glimpse at the impact The Landing, MN is making in the community at the photos below and at their website here.

Everything You Need to Know about "A Holiday of Hope Gala" in Rochester, Minnesota

The "A Holiday of Hope Gala" is open to everyone and tickets can be purchased individually, half or full table opportunities.

  • Date - Thursday, December 9th, 2021
  • Where - The Castle
  • The gala will start with a happy hour and live music, followed by a seated dinner, a wine pull, and both a silent and live auction.
  • Learn more and purchase tickets at www.thelandingmn.org/holiday-of-hope-gala

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