March 2, 2023

Chrysalis “GO ALL IN” Poker Night Returns on May 3

A fundraising poker tournament to benefit individuals navigating barriers to the workforce

[LOS ANGELES] — On May 3, Southern California nonprofit Chrysalis will host its sixth annual GO ALL IN Poker Night. The spirited Texas Hold-Em fundraiser will help Chrysalis clients navigating barriers to the workforce prepare for, find, and retain employment through Chrysalis’ job-readiness program, individualized supportive services, and paid transitional employment. The annual event will feature a night of competitive play, buffet dinner, cocktails, a silent auction, and prizes for the first, second, and third chip leaders. Latham & Watkins and Ernst & Young (EY) are returning as Title Sponsors. Since 2016, this event has raised over $650,000.

Chrysalis GO ALL IN Poker Night will be held at Los Angeles’ luxury landmark hotel, Fairmont Century Plaza, from 6:00 to 10:30 p.m. Tickets are available for $300 for a Gallery Ticket and $400 for a Player Ticket. Corporate packages are available for $5,000. All funds raised will benefit Chrysalis’ services available to anyone navigating a barrier to employment such as housing instability, experience with the justice system, or other systemic barriers to the workforce.

“Chrysalis Poker Night is sure to be an exciting evening and opportunity for attendees to GO ALL IN to support our mission in changing lives through jobs,” said Mark Loranger, President & CEO of Chrysalis. “The critical work of Chrysalis empowers our clients on their pathway to stability, security, and fulfillment in their work and lives.”

For more information and to purchase tickets, please visit and follow @ChrysalisSoCal.

About Chrysalis
Chrysalis serves people navigating barriers to the workforce by offering a job-readiness program, individualized supportive services, and paid transitional employment. We empower our clients on their pathway to stability, security, and fulfillment in their work and lives. Since 1984, Chrysalis has served more than 77,000 individuals at its six centers and locations throughout Southern California. In 2022, nearly 3,000 Chrysalis clients secured employment while participating in Chrysalis’ program and/or worked a transitional job with the organization’s social enterprise. Learn more at

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