Jenna Bush Hager, daughter of former President George W. and Laura Bush, will speak Oct. 30 at 3 p.m. in Gallo Center for the Performing Arts, 1000 I St., Modesto.
Tickets range from $10-$35 each and are available online.
Hager wrote “Ana’s Story: A Journey of Hope,” described in a news release as “about a 17-year old single mother living with HIV and determined to shield her child from the abuse that riddled her own childhood.”
“Whether an action large or small, everyone has the ability to make a profound impact on the lives of others,” Oct. 27 news release from Gallo states.
“A devoted humanitarian, Jenna Bush Hager calls audiences to action and shows they too can make a difference. In her speech, Jenna Bush Hager will demonstrate the many positive contributions that people can have to impact their families, schools and communities.
“As a UNICEF volunteer, inner-city school teacher and a Today correspondent who shows stories of everyday people doing terrific things, she has ample experiences seeing the very best in human nature. Hager’s message of compassion for supporting those in need inspires audiences to help the disadvantaged and take a more active role in their community.”
Her appearance is co-sponsored by Tri Counties Bank and UC Merced.