The purpose of Círculo de la Hispanidad’s Spring Gala is to raise funds to support agency programming and its Scholarship Fund. Over twenty different programs and services are provided to children, youth, individuals and families through six central service areas including: Education & Career Services, Health, Housing, Crisis Intervention Programs, Violence Prevention and Youth Development. Services are offered out of three different office locations, including two in Hempstead and one in Long Beach, New York. Círculo’s Scholarship Fund has provided Hispanic high school graduates with financial support in their pursuit of higher education. Círculo has provided scholarships since its inception in 1980, helping youth to realize their dream to attend college. The agency has distributed over $200,000 for this purpose.