Guests in costume on the dance floor at the Seeds of Change Gala. Photos by Joycelyn Cabrera

Against Abuse Inc. put on its annual Seeds of Change Gala Feb. 29 at Province Town Hall. The event raises funds for the maintenance of the Maricopa shelter, topped off by an $8,000 donation from Maricopa Ace Hardware.

Mike Richey (right) and Jacquie Richey (center) on behalf of Maricopa ACE Hardware donates $8,000 to Against Abuse Inc., accepted by Torri Anderson (left).
The opportunity to gamble brought in more dollars for the fundraiser.
Raffle tables filled with gift baskets from sponsors and donors were available.
A live DJ plays music from multiple decades as far back as the 1920’s and as recent as the 2010’s.
Couples dance together before raffle winners are announced. Mayor Price and wife Cindi are among the pairs.
Torri Anderson with the Board of Directors for Against Abuse Inc. organizes the Seeds of Change Gala annually.