Titled Gallery, Grape & Grain, the event will include a collection of local artists, wine and beer. A silent auction and raffle also will be part of the evening.
The organization says its mission is to provide youth with career knowledge, experiential learning and the continuous support necessary to enhance their lives. The website is www.stepituppdx.org.
“With the growing number of students utilizing these services, Step It Up is looking to broaden its horizons and work with a larger population of our local youth,” according to a news release. “The fundraising event will serve two purposes: (1) increase awareness of the challenges facing today’s youth in low-income and disadvantaged areas, and (2) promote what SIU is doing to find solutions and provide resources to these students.”
Tickets at $25 each are available at ticketleap.com.