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STEPPing Beyond Boundaries - Next STEPP 28th Annual Benefit Gala


Celebrate 28 Years of Offering Life, Help & Hope with Next STEPP!

You are invited to experience the Next STEPP 2021 Annual Benefit Gala - and there is a lot to experience! This year’s exciting event will be held at the Historic St. Pete Coliseum, and live-streamed. We will share amazing stories of God’s grace and providence, powerful testimonies of lives changed and exciting video presentations.

We invite you to choose from a variety of ways to participate -either in person or virtually - in the success of this year's event. This is our major fundraising event of the year and we have set an ambitious goal of $250,000 to help us fulfill our God-given mission. We know you will be blessed and invite you to be a blessing. Here's how:

1. Be a Life Sponsor for this event. Your sponsorship is an investment in ensuring that the life-affirming ministry of Next STEPP continues. Just scroll past the Ticket/RSVP section & click Sponsor our Our Event. Select the sponsorship level you desire. You can add your name, logo, website, etc. You can mail your sponsor check payable to Next STEPP Center to 1210 22nd St. So. by October 30, 2021.

2. Join our Peer-to-Peer Fundraiser - invite your family and friends near & far to donate online toward the success of this year's event. For more information, just click HERE.

3. RSVP for the complimentary dinner & program as an individual (& guest) or table host.

4. RSVP to participate in the streamed event by hosting an individual, church or organization watch party.

If you have any questions, please contact me at 727-896-9119 or We look forward to your participation!

Carole Alexander, CEO with Pete Mishler, Board Chair

A big thank you to our sponsors!

A. Supreme Life Sponsor - $10,000+ Sponsorship
Gulf Coast Community Church
Johns Hopkins All Children's Healthy Start Attn: Kimberly Brown-Williams
C. Signature Life Sponsor - $5,000+ Sponsorship
Diana Geegan
D. Select Life Sponsor - $2,500+ Sponsorship
Carole Alexander
Elihu & Carolyn Brayboy
Anonymous Donor Congratulations, Next STEPP!
Chris Riley
Stephen Shields
E. Special Life Sponsor $1,000+ Sponsorship
Local Church St Pete
Steve & Jolene Bivens
Barbara Burnett
Valeria Dorn
Deborah Fleetwood
E. Sustaining Life Sponsor $500+ Sponsorship
New Creation Family Church
St. Pete Midtown Rotary
Ervin and Alfreda Brown
Rickey & Helen Houston
Neal K. McLeod
Neal K. McLeod
Martin Rainey
Lon & Mashonda Smith
G. Supporting Life Sponsor - $250+ Sponsorship
Pinellas County Urban League
Michael DellaValle
Blanche Ganey
David Ljunggren
Beth Stauffer