About Caritas Gala
Since 1993, The Irene Dunne Guild, in partnership with the trustees of the Saint John's Health Center Foundation, host the Caritas Gala, an annual black tie award gala, which raises funds in support of programs and services at Providence Saint John's. Since inception, the Caritas Gala has raised over $11 Million for the benefit of Saint John's.
The awards of the evening include the Caritas Award, bestowed upon individuals who demonstrate compassion and concern for others through exceptional service to the community, and the Spirit of Saint John's Award that honors an individual or couple whose service to the Health Center is an example to all of the best in philanthropy and volunteerism. To inquire about the gala, please contact us.
Friends of Saint John’s who have been past honorees include David & Yolanda Foster, Tonian Hohberg, Tarble Foundation, Pierce Brosnan, Julie Andrews and Blake Edwards, Chris O’Donnell, Rhonda Fleming Carlson, Dr. Patrick Soon-Shiong and Michele B. Chan, Warren Beatty and Annette Bening, Tom Hanks and Rita Wilson, Anthony Hopkins, Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger and Maria Shriver, Martin Sheen, Vin Scully, Gretchen and Michael Wayne, Sister Marie Madeleine Shonka, Robert Wagner, Angela Lansbury, former First Lady Nancy Reagan and Jimmy Stewart.