"Serious Fun" Raises $450,000 for Domestic Violence Programs - Human Options

Rooted With Love

Thank you to everyone who attended Human Options’ Rooted with Love, An Evening of Serious Fun at the St. Regis Monarch Beach on Saturday, May 14. More than 400 guests honored our co-founder and longtime CEO Vivian Clecak with the 2016 Dove Award, all while raising $450,000! Because of you, we will be able to continue our mission of ending the cycle of domestic violence in Orange County.

Attendees enjoyed a  cocktail reception, awards program, videos, gourmet dinner, live auction and an after party with music and dancing. To view photos from our exciting event, please click here.

We are truly grateful for the generous support of our sponsors, all those in attendance and our board & event committees. A special thanks to honorary event chairs Steve Churm, Julie Hill and Jean Weiss and event chair Caroline Marchant for sharing your heartwarming stories of working with Vivian and Human Options over the years.

Again, thank you for your continued support. You each help to move our mission of breaking the cycle of domestic violence. Together, we are creating a brighter future for Orange County.


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Maricela Rios-Faust, MSW, LCSW
Human Options CEO

Maricela Rios-Faust