Home is Where the Heart is – Fall Fundraising Event

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Thank You for Coming to Home is Where the Heart is

Thank you for joining us on September 30th for Home is Where the Heart is! πŸ’™πŸ 

We hope you had as much fun as we did and enjoyed the entertainment from the New Hope Band and the Santa Clara Chorale. Paulette Penzvalto also spoke about her life with autism and sang with her beautiful voice.

We greatly appreciate your support in furthering our mission to create home, and change the lives of developmentally disabled adults.

It’s not too late to donate to our fundraiser! You can still make a difference by below of by texting β€œHEART4HOMES” to 44321


In case you missed us, make sure you watch the recording of this amazing night on our Youtube below!

Keynote Speaker, Paulette Penzvalto

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Paulette Penzvalto is a dramatic soprano specializing in Wagner and Strauss.  She appeared as Freia in Wagner’s Das Rheingold and the soprano soloist in Strauss’ Vier letzte Lieder for the Dramatic Voices Program in Berlin.  Paulette is also an engineering Program Manager at Google and she studies privately at San Francisco Conservatory of Music with Susanne Mentzer.  Paulette is diagnosed with autism.

Entertainment, The New Hope Band

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The New Hope Band is a rock band in San Jose, comprised of individuals with special needs, including autism, Down syndrome and other developmental disabilities. They play a wide range of music from the 1950’s to today, with a talented band and singers. Their music brings inspiration and joy to our audiences as well as enriching their lives!

Entertainment, The Santa Clara Chorale

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The Santa Clara Chorale has provided singers and audiences alike the opportunity to experience great choral music since 1962. Members and audiences have been introduced to the classical choral music of Beethoven and Mozart, the challenging contemporary music of Eric Whitacre and Libby Larsen, and the diversity of traditions in jazz, spirituals, gospel, Broadway, popular music, and world music.