Human Support Services



Shine Your Light at our 2024 Gala benefiting Human Support Services (HSS). HSS is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit that strives to help all people live their best lives by breaking cycles of poverty, facilitating employment, reconnecting families and allowing for purpose and belonging.

Your support helps us work toward our vision of a community in which all abilities are embraced and everyone is encouraged to pursue their greatest potential.

When & Where

The Shine Your Light Gala will be held on June 14, 2024 at The Falls Reception & Conference Center, 300 Admiral Weinel Boulevard in Columbia. Doors open at 5:30 p.m. for general admission; dinner will be served at 7 p.m.

This year’s gala will be a luxurious affair with dinner, fellowship, both live and silent auctions, and a program that will showcase some of our most inspiring stories and people.


Arrive when the doors open at 5:30 p.m. to sip cocktails and get your silent auction bids in early! Enjoy dinner at 7 p.m. followed by an inspiring program and the live auction.  Dress in your favorite dress, suit, tie or gown - the attire is black tie optional. Mingle, laugh and enjoy good company while you support an important cause in our community!

General Admission

Tickets are $100 per person. ($125 per person after May. 31.)

VIP Tickets

VIP tickets are $150 per person. 

VIP tickets offer guests:

  • Early event access at 5 p.m.

  • Priority parking

  • Early access to the bourbon pull

  • Exclusive appetizers

  • A handmade gift from HSS clients