18TH ANNUAL

ST. JUDE FALL FESTIVAL OF HOPE

Thursday, September 13, 2018

 
 

Join us for the 18th annual St. Jude Fall Festival of Hope, where local restaurants share their finest cuisine in celebration of St. Jude Children's Research Hospital and Childhood Cancer Awareness Month. 

Enjoy cocktails and delectable samples served by executive chefs from top Twin Cities restaurants such as The Capital Grille, Salut Bar Americain, Fogo de Chao, The Oceanaire Seafood Room, SEVEN Steakhouse and Sakana Sushi. 

Don’t miss an inspirational moment from a St. Jude patient's courageous story. Bid on exclusive items during the live and silent auction, while you further the lifesaving mission of St. Jude: Finding cures. Saving children.® 

Emcees: Local Fox 9 Hosts – Tom Butler and Alix Kendall

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4 million raised

LOCATION

 
 

Renaissance Minneapolis Hotel - The Depot
225 South Third Avenue
Minneapolis, Minnesota

DATE AND TIME

 
 

Thursday, September 13, 2018
5 - 9 p.m.

TICKETS

 
 

Individual - $200
Table of 10 - $2,000

For volunteer opportunities or more information, contact:

Melissa Bargmann — Development Specialist
melissa.bargmann@stjude.org
(952) 715-4400

 

Sponsorship opportunities

  1. Your support could:

    • help St. Jude provide four days of inpatient care for a St. Jude patient

    Benefits include:

    • 3 premier tables of 10 near the front of the stage
    • verbal acknowledgment during event program
    • logo placement and sponsor recognition in the following:
      • 3 half-page, full-color advertisements in Minnesota Monthly Magazine
      • 1 full-page, full-color advertisement in Minnesota Monthly Magazine
      • 1,000 event invitations
      • evening program
      • all press releases, media communications, and regional Facebook and website
      • visual at the event
    • opportunity to provide takeaway product for guest gift bag
  2. Your support could:

    • help St. Jude provide four outpatient visits

    Benefits include:

    • 2 prominently placed tables of 10 near the front of the stage
    • verbal acknowledgment during event program
    • sponsor logo recognition in the following:
      • 3 half-page, full-color advertisements in Minnesota Monthly Magazine
      • 1 full-page, full-color advertisement in Minnesota Monthly Magazine
      • 1,000 event invitations
      • evening program
      • all press releases, media communications and regional Facebook page and event webpage
      • visual at the event
    • opportunity to provide takeaway product for guest gift bag
  3. Your support could:

    • help St. Jude provide an ultrasound study for five patients

    Benefits include:

    • 1 table of 10
    • sponsor recognition in the following:
      • 3 half-page, full-color advertisements in Minnesota Monthly Magazine
      • 1 full-page, full-color advertisement in Minnesota Monthly Magazine
      • 1,000 event invitations
      • evening program
      • name-only mention on regional Facebook page and website
      • visual at the event
  4. Your support could:

    • help St. Jude provide seven hours of physical therapy

    Benefits include:

    • 6 tickets to the event
    • sponsor recognition in the following:
      • 1 full-page, full-color advertisement in Minnesota Monthly Magazine
      • 1,000 invitations
      • evening program
      • mention on regional Facebook and website (name only)
      • visual recognition at the event

Become a Sponsor

 

Families never receive a bill from St. Jude for anything — because all a family should worry about is helping their child live.

 
 

2017 event photos

 
 

Participating restaurants

Committee

 

EVENT CO-CHAIRS

Jeff Anderson, RE/MAX Results
Ken Phad, RE/MAX Results

RESTAURANT COMMITTEE
Bridget Grengs, The Oceanaire Seafood Room
Mary Lindahl, Fogo de Chao
Kris Roesler, Southern Glazers
Ro Shirole, Seven Steakhouse and Sushi 

EVENT COMMITTEE

Amber Fennell
Precision Gasket Company

Ann Bradsher

Bob Freytag
Introworks, Branding & Marketing Communications

Brian Hansen
Executive Leasing, LLC

Bud Hanley
Minnesota Twins

Carey Hoel
Marketplace Commercial Partners, L.L.C.

David Throldahl
AVEX

Deanna Pierzina
Three Links Care Center

Eric Haney
New Market Bank

Evelyn Wicker

Gregory Meyer
Piper Jaffray

Jim Abdo
ABDO Publishing Group

Judy Earling
Bose

Kathy Flynn
Executive Leasing, LLC

Lu Phad

Martha Cummings

Mary Lindahl
Fogo de Chao

Nancy Norling
Nancy Norling DDS

Neal Bradsher
KPMG, LLP

Pat Wicker

Todd Terhorst
Diversified Wealth Management

DIRECTOR EMERITUS

Jay Abdo, Abdo, Eick & Meyers, LLP

 

Sponsors

 

DREAM SPONSOR

Dream Sponsor Thrivent Financial

WISH SPONSORS

LGI
KPMG
Optum
Piper Jaffray

HOPE SPONSOR

Minnesota Monthly

SOCIAL HOUR SPONSORS

Re/Max Results

MEDIA SPONSORS

k-102
Minnesota Monthly
Fox 9

IN-KIND SPONSORS

Johnson Auctioneering
AVEX
Introworks
Corporate Graphics
Visions, Inc.
Continental Diamond

FRIENDS OF ST. JUDE SPONSORS

Neal Bradsher, KPMG
Precision Gasket Company
Abdo, Eick & Meyers, LLP
ABDO Publishing
Holmes Corporation
BDO

Nancy Norling, DDS
Corporate Graphics
Pure Humidifier Company
DeWitt Mackall Crounse & Moore S.C.
Minnesota Twins
Old National Bank

 

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