Centers for Youth and Families

Centers for Youth and Families

Events + Fundraisers

The Evolve Gala 2021


Centers Classic Golf Tournament

Bunny Run 5K

The Evolve Gala 2022

The Evolve Gala is April 30, 2022 at the Statehouse Convention Center at 6 p.m. CST.

We look forward to furthering the mission with through a successful event and are honored to announce our 2022 leadership and honorees:
Hero of Hope Honoree: Mrs. Karen Flake
Chairs: Dr. Brian Bean & Mrs. Tami Bean
Champions of Hope: 2022 Champions Class *Roster Coming Soon!
Auction Committee Chair: Mrs. Erin Whitt
Sponsorship Committee Chair: Mr. Keith Harvey

To support The Centers' missoin through The Evolve Gala, contact Allie Edwards at or (479) 883-5547 for more information on sponsorship, tickets and volunteering.

2022 Evolve Gala Kick-Off Social - Sept. 15, 2021 @ Hill Station in Hillcrest
An outdoor social marked the start of The Evolve Gala 2022 efforts! Many thanks to Hill Station's staff for providing excellent food and service. And of course, a special thank you to every volunteer and supporter in attendance, as well as those unable to attend.

The star-studded honoree and leadership lineup was announced, followed by plenty of socializing to share mission with Champions of Hope champs and families.

BrunchFest hosted by Emerging Leaders



Saturday, June 25, 2022
Where: The Hall
What: A fan favorite event among Centers supporters and beyond is none other than a festival of brunch. Celebrating Central Arkansas fare with samples from over 30 of the area’s best eateries, the event features all your brunching essentials – from mimosas and bloody marys to merchandise and music. Most importantly, BrunchFest pairs two pillars of your community – local restaurants and a local cause. Cheers to that!

*Coming Soon!* Sponsorship, ticket and volunteer information will be posted in the coming weeks.


THANK YOU! With your help, The Centers 2nd Annual BrunchFest, hosted The Centers' Emerging Leaders young professionals group, raised more than $36,000 for children and youth in your community.

THANK YOU to our 2021 BrunchFest supporters; PASS holders, event attendees, restaurants and sponsors!

MARK YOUR CALENDAR! BrunchFest '22 - June 18, 2022

The BrunchFest PASS is still available; get one while they last (exp. 8/31/21):

Support The Centers and your local restaurants with the BrunchFest PASS! Purchase your BrunchFest PASS and enjoy the maximum experience and deals at your favorite restaurants! Check out more information HERE.

Interested in being a sponsor or having your restaurant participate in 2022? Call (501) 666-9436 or email

Special thanks to our 2021 Sponsors for making the BrunchFest PASS and event not only possible, but a great success! We appreciate you:

Brunch Master Sponsor:

Fantastic Flapjack Sponsor:

BrunchBuddy Sponsors:

Arkansas Beef Council • Arkansas Blue Cross and Blue Shield • Arvest Bank • CenterPoint Energy • Delta Dental • Electric Cooperatives of Arkansas • Legacy Termite & Pest Control • Mainstream Technologies • McDonald's • Mitchell Williams Law Firm • Regions Bank • Uniti Group Inc.

Charlotte Potts-State Farm • Datamax • Jordan P. Johnson Consulting • The Hatcher Agency • VSC Fire & Security

31st Annual Centers Classic Golf Tournament

Presented By: Dover Dixon Horne PLLC
Monday, Oct. 11 | Pleasant Valley Country Club | Two Tee Times: 8:00 a.m. and 1:00 p.m.

The 31st Annual Centers Classic Golf Tournament is on the horizon and you are invited!

Last year's tournament raised more than $93,000 for children in your community. Hosted by The Foundation at Centers for Youth and Families, this special Columbus Day tradition provides for a healthier community through healthy competition.Featuring a raffle, tournament games, team photos, a player’s tee gift and awards ceremony, we invite you spend the holiday with us – bettering your community and helping those in need who call it home.

For more information, sponsorship levels and volunteer opportunities, contact Allie Edwards at or (479) 883-5547.

Thank you to our sponsors, runners and walkers for raising funds to help children and youth living at The Centers' Southeast Residential Center in Monticello! You are changing lives of children in your community!

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