Ronald McDonald House Charities of San Diego held its fourth annual ROMP gala, this year titled “A Night at the Copacabana,” in Rancho Santa Fe on Oct. 5.Since 1980, Ronald McDonald House Charities of San Diego has provided a home away from home for families with critically ill or injured children being treated at local hospitals. Every year, Ronald McDonald House Charities of San Diego has more than 5,000 resident guests. The ROMP gala helps fund the organization, which approximately 10,000 additional people visit each year for the first time, for meals, computer access and other essential supports close to the hospital.
RSF residents Fernanda Whitworth and Jennifer Gramins, co-chaired this year’s gala, which featured a gourmet dinner, a live and silent auction, and entertainment by Mark Ballas, known for his work on ABC’s “Dancing with the Stars.” Additionally, Hoehn Motors sponsored a 2014 Mercedes-Benz CLA raffle. For more information on Ronald McDonald House Charities of San Diego, visit