According to a press release, The Exaugural Ball is "for those who have worked hard to get us to where we are, and it's a gathering for those who will work the hardest to keep us from falling backwards."
Roy T. Willey IV and his wife Kelsey Willey wanted to have an event that would "continue to affect and celebrate positive change in the lives around them."
100% of net proceeds will be donated to:
- South Carolina Equality (www.SCEquality.org)
- Palmetto Project Homeless to Hope Fund (www.HomelesstoHopeFund.org)
- Pro Bono Legal (www.CharlestonProBono.org)
- NAACP (www.NAACP.org)
- Thrive SC (www.thrivesc.life)
- Coastal Conservation League (www.CoastalConservationLeague.org)
Admission includes beer, wine, and passed hor d'oeuvres. There is also a VIP option. Tickets for the event are available at http://www.exauguralball.com/.