The nonprofit Assistance League of Phoenix’s 51st Annual Celebration of Caring Gala will be held Friday, March 25, 5:30–10 p.m., at the Chateau Luxe, 1175 E. Lone Cactus Dr. in Phoenix.

The evening, themed “Once Upon a Time,” will raise funds to benefit Phoenix area children in need. Operation School Bell, the nonprofit’s signature program, provides school uniforms, shoes and other necessary items for thousands of children living in poverty. This year’s honoree is Jeff Meshey, CEO of Desert Financial Credit Union.

Individual tickets are $250 per person. To purchase tickets, visit To inquire about sponsorship, email Michelle Peralta at