Thank you to our supporters for helping us reach our fundraising goal for the 2021 Hope Virtual Gala! The event and auction are now closed, but you can still donate, rewatch the event and download the ebook.

Employment Options Inc.’s mission is to empower individuals and families in mental health recovery to thrive in their communities. Through employment, education and advocacy programs, we inspire people living with mental illness to reclaim their lives by discovering their own potential, skills and gifts. The Hope Virtual Gala on January 28, 2021 was a night filled with triumph and hope!

The Hope Gala was an evening of celebration during which we recognized individuals with mental health conditions and commemorated their heroic recovery journeys. The event included powerful stories, a silent auction and an awards ceremony.

David Seymour, Flipping Boston (2012), was the Emcee for this inspirational event.  We showcased true stories of triumph and adversity from the heroes of Employment Options.

The Toni A. Wolf Award: This award highlighted a local individual, group or business that has put forth extraordinary efforts to assist those with mental health conditions and has been a committed partner to our organization.

Auction: Bidding is now closed! Thank you to all of our bidders and winners! 

Interested in sponsoring our next gala? Please contact Jim Grasberger, Director of Finance & Development  at  jgrasberger(at)