2016 Fundraiser Luncheon

Strive Survive Succeed will be holding our 1st annual fundraising luncheon where we will be able to bring awareness to the organization and raise funds for our programs. Hope to see you there!

Silent Auction: To help raise additional funds for the organization we will be holding a silent auction online and at the luncheon. 

Auction items include Disneyland tickets, wine tasting experiences, gift certificates and so much more. Keep checking back to see new featured items that are added. 

About the Speakers:

Dr. Payton is a native of Oakland, California; growing up in the impoverished West Oakland community and the eldest of nine children of  Mr. Alfred & Mrs. Annie Payton he has overcome many obstacles to reach his goals. He received his early education in Oakland and Concord public schools. He attended San Francisco State University, Golden State School of Theology and received his Doctorate degree from Saint Thomas University.  In his free time which is rare, he enjoys listening to old sermons from some of the greats out of his vast collection. He is also an avid sports fan and enjoys supporting his NBA All Star baby brother Gary Payton when time permits. On October 1, 2004, Dr. Gregory B. Payton was presented as the second Pastor of the St. John Missionary Baptist Church in Oakland, California. Being a motivator, advisor, administrator, businessman, lecturer, revivalist, coach, mentor, teacher, father, grandfather, visionary, pastor and so much more he has truly made a lasting impression and continues to do so on his parishioners, family, community and future generations to come.   

Dr. Halbert, known as America’s Teenologist is a licensed child, family, teen psychologist   with 25-years plus experience as a dynamic facilitator, speaker, and management consultant. Dr. Beth’ has a thriving private clinical practice and facilitates workshops nationally for parents and teens. Her keynote presentations for organizations are known to be both highly entertaining and extremely educational. 

A special thank you to all of our Sponsors and Donors!

Thank you to all of our generous sponsors for their continued support with Strive Survive Succeed.