18TH ST. JUDE GOURMET GALA



Tuesday, February 28, 2017
6 - 10 p.m.

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St. Jude patient Abigail

St. Jude patient Abigail, from Virginia

 

Be part of one of Washington D.C.'s largest charity events and celebrate the 18th St. Jude Gourmet Gala at the National Building Museum. Each year, more than 600 supporters gather to recognize the life-saving work conducted at St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital. Join us for a spirited evening that includes silent and live auctions and an exciting Give to Live program! 

Read about the 17th annual event

LOCATION

 
National Building Museum
401 F Street, NW
Washington, DC 

DATE AND TIME

 
Tuesday,
February 28, 2017
6 – 10 p.m.

TICKETS

 
Individual - $400
Table of 10 - $5,000

Purchase Tickets

 

 

Sponsorship opportunities

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Investing in Hope - $50,000

Technology SponsorExclusive opportunity

This support could:

  • help provide grocery gift cards for two years for five St. Jude families.
  • help provide 100 blood platelet transfusions.

Sponsor benefits:

  • 30 Reservations
  • logo listed on each auction touch screen kiosk throughout the venue
  • logo placed on the item display cards, patron invoices and live auction bid numbers
  • on-stage recognition by our CEO Rick Shadyac
  • prominent Logo display on-site
  • brand recognition in the invitation, program, post-event communication and dedicated event website
  • pre-event Meet and Greet with our CEO Rick Shadyac and featured patient family
  • full-page four-color advertisement on inside cover of program book
  • two dedicated social media posts on the St. Jude Mid-Atlantic Facebook Page
  • custom St. Jude patient “thank you” plaque

Investing in a Cure - $50,000

Restaurant Tasting Sponsor – Exclusive opportunity

This support could:

  • help provide half of the cost of a radiotherapy treatment for brain tumor patient
  • help provide 100 blood platelet transfusions

Sponsor benefits:

  • 30 Reservations
  • interaction with featured Chef(s) and photo opportunity at your table
  • prominent logo display on-site and at each restaurant booth
  • logo displayed on cocktail napkins
  • on-stage recognition by our CEO Rick Shadyac
  • brand recognition in the invitation, program, post-event communication and dedicated event website
  • pre-event Meet and Greet with our CEO Rick Shadyac and featured patient family
  • full-page four-color advertisement on inside cover of program book
  • two dedicated social media posts on the St. Jude Mid-Atlantic Facebook Page
  • custom St. Jude patient “thank you” plaque

Little Red Wagons - $25,000

Cocktail Table Centerpiece Sponsor

This support could:

  • help cover the cost of one major surgical procedure.
  • help provide 17 days of chemotherapy for a St. Jude patient.

Sponsor benefits:

  • 20 Reservations
  • prominent logo display on-site
  • customized cocktail table centerpieces with featured company logo or item
  • on-stage recognition by our event host
  • full-page black and white advertisement in the program book
  • dedicated social media post on the St. Jude Mid-Atlantic Facebook Page
  • brand recognition in the invitation, program, post-event communication and dedicated event website
  • custom St. Jude patient “thank you” plaque

Off-Chemo Party - $15,000

Auction Sponsor

This support could:

  • help run the St. Jude Blood Donor Center for one week.
  • help provide nearly 29 hours of physical therapy for St. Jude patients.

Sponsor benefits:

  • 10 reservations
  • logo display on-site
  • branded signage in the silent auction area
  • half-page black and white advertisement in the program book
  • dedicated social media post on the St. Jude Mid-Atlantic Facebook Page
  • brand recognition on invitation, program and dedicated event website
  • custom St. Jude “thank you” plaque

Cancer Free - $10,000

Patient Sponsor

This support could:

  • help provide a CT scan for a St. Jude patient.
  • help provide grocery gift cards for a week for 100 St. Jude families.

Sponsor benefits:

  • 10 reservations
  • logo display on-site
  • signage at Registration
  • quarter-Page black and white advertisement in the program book
  • brand recognition on invitation, program and dedicated event website
  • custom St. Jude “thank you” plaque

Believe in Miracles - $7,500

Entertainment Sponsor

This support could:

  • help provide 14 platelet transfusions for St. Jude patients.
  • help provide two months of Child Life Specialist services.

Sponsor benefits:

  • 10 reservations
  • signage at Registration
  • recognition at event, in program and dedicated event website

Hospital Without Walls - $5,000

Program Sponsor

This support could:

  • help cover the cost of four days of chemotherapy for a St. Jude patient.
  • help cover the cost of ICU daily room rate.

Sponsor benefits:

  • 10 reservations
  • recognition at event, in program and dedicated event website

Become a Sponsor

Download sponsorship packet

 

Donate to the auction

St. Jude patient Damien

St. Jude patient Damien

Auction item wish list:

  • sports tickets
  • vacation rentals
  • high-end jewelry
  • wine tasting
  • autographed memorabilia
  • tickets (The Kennedy Center, Wolf Trapp, etc.)
  • spa stays
  • backstage passes to a performance
  • catering packages

Download Commitment Form

For more information, contact: Alexis Polakoff | alexis.polakoff@stjude.org | (703) 650-4515

 

Committee

 

Event Chair: Paul Hatch, UBS Wealth Management Americas
Honorary Chair: Annie Simonian Totah

Victor Albisu
Anne Campbell
Terri Carr
Diane M. DuBois
Charles Feghali
Marilyn Harris 

Tegan Holtzman
Michael Howard
LtC. Jon S. Jackson
Savannah John
Gen. George Joulwan
Kevin Gaghan
Anne Landry 

Lesli Mangeri
Lisa Oppenheimer
Michael Oppenheimer
Claudia Raffman
Colleen E. Sanford
Sharon Shakarji
Brock Swartz 

Peter Tanous
Donna Tschiffely
Ken Via
Rebecca Weiner
Karen Wentz
Tom Wertz

2017 Restaurants

 

 

2017 Sponsors

 

 

Little Red Wagons

Peter G Dodge

Off-Chemo Party

Airbus
Everfresh

Cancer-Free

Inbox25

Dina and David Alden

Hospital Without Walls

Armed Forces Benefit Association
Claudia and Mark Raffman
Emergent BioTech
Ernst & Young

Eunice and Al Mazloom
Gaghan Mechanical
General Dynamics
General George Joulwan

IBM
Liljenquist and Beckstead
Lynx Investment Advisory, LLC
Steven Samowich and Tegan Holtzman