Ruth's House



2019 Hearts Gala Organizing Meeting

All interested persons are invited to attend the first organizing meeting for the 2019 Hearts Gala. It will be held on Monday, May 14, 2018, at 4:30pm at Fourth Avenue United Methodist Church in Faribault. For more information please contact Suzzanne at or call 507-334-5043.

Please attend whether you are interested in leading a committee or helping out on a committee. We are also looking for a Gala Chair. This person has overall responsibility for the Gala with experienced support in place for many of the committees as well as from the Ruth’s House staff.
The link at the right (Gala 2018) documents many of the activities of the Gala.


2019 Ruth’s House Hearts Gala
Saturday, February 9, 2019
American Legion in Faribault


The 2018 Hearts Gala was a success! We raised $90,000!

Thank you from the bottom of our hearts to everyone who came to show their support for Ruth’s House. Your support and donations mean that we can continue to provide safe shelter to women and children in need.

More Gala Photos on our Facebook page.

Repairs Completed since the 2017 Gala

Theme and Decorations

It’s the HEARTS GALA! Once again the Decorating Committee will transform the American Legion in Faribault into “Party Central.” Dress in your favorite comfortable party clothes and plan to sit with friends at the tables seating 8-10 people.
Gala Tables

Dessert Tables

The Dessert Auction

The Wine Wall

Wine Wall

2018 Gala Committee

Committee Members: Lynn Pohlman (chair), Kari Boldt, Chuck Budde, Desiree Caballero, Annie Clack, Joyce Elsen, Suzzanne Fox,  Marcy Goss, Matt Gustafson, Pat Johnson, Samantha Lane, Rose Leifeld-Brennan, Sue Rodman, Jennifer Sorg, Jordyn Swanson, Wendy Swanson, Kathy Tonolli, Jeanne Ullian.Gala Committee

Live Auction Items

Live Auction

Silent Auction Items

Silent Auction