Delaware Hope Ball

April 28, 2018, Wilmington, DE
5:30 pm

Honoring Giordano, DelCollo, Werb & Gagne, LLC

Join us for the 17th Annual JDRF Delaware Hope Ball on Saturday, April 28, 2018 at the Hotel duPont. The black tie evening will include a cocktail reception, seated dinner, live and silent auctions, and live music and dancing. This year's Hope Ball will honor the law firm of Giordano, DelCollo, Werb & Gagne, LLC. The Delaware Hope Ball brings together more than 300 philanthropic community leaders, all in support of raising critical funds for type 1 diabetes (T1D) research.

tickets

Event Details

5:30 PM - Silent Auction & Cocktail Hour

7:00 PM - Dinner, Live Auction & Fund a Cure

9:00 PM - Entertainment provided by Deja Blue of BVT Entertainment

Ways to Give

Fund A Cure

Fund A Cure immediately follows the Live Auction portion of the evening. Fund A Cure is an opportunity to make an impact on the lives of people living with T1D and their loved ones through a 100% tax-deductible donation, which will accelerate life-changing research. Fund A Cure donations will be invested in JDRF’s effective and focused research agenda aimed to progressively remove the impact of T1D from people’s lives until there is a cure.

Donate

Sponsorship Opportunities

$10,000 PLATINUM SPONSOR

  • VIP seating for two (2) tables of ten
  • Special patron gift for each guest
  • Invitation to private research event
  • Premium recognition on all BidPal electronic bidding devices
  • Prominent corporate identity throughout the evening
  • Logo recognition on all gala printed materials, newsletters and JDRF chapter website with link to company
  • Logo on Hope Ball event website with link to company
  • Recognition in pre-event materials including press releases
  • Four (4) social media posts (Facebook and Twitter)
  • Customized post-event return on investment report
  • Recognition at the JDRF Delaware Annual Meeting
  • Select two VIP amenities chosen from the following:
    • Overnight accommodation at the Hotel duPont for two couples (2 rooms)
    • Table-side champagne at your table
    • Complimentary delivery of auction items for you & your guests in the greater Delaware area
    • Special prepared dessert for your table guests

$7,500 GOLD SPONSOR

  • Preferred seating for two (2) tables of ten
  • Special patron gift for each table guest
  • Invitation to private research event
  • Prominent corporate identity throughout the evening
  • Logo recognition on all gala printed materials, newsletters and JDRF chapter website with link to company
  • Logo on Hope Ball event website with link to company
  • Recognition on all BidPal electronic bidding devices
  • Two (2) social media posts (Facebook and Twitter)
  • Customized post-event return on investment report
  • Recognition at the JDRF Delaware Annual Meeting
  • Select one VIP amenities chosen from the following:
    • Overnight accommodation at the Hotel duPont for one couple (1 room)
    • Table-side champagne at your table
    • Complimentary delivery of auction items for you & your guests in the greater Delaware area
    • Special prepared dessert for your table guests

$5,000 SILVER SPONSOR

  • Preferred seating for one (1) table of ten
  • Prominent corporate identity throughout the evening
  • Logo recognition on all gala printed materials, newsletters and JDRF chapter website with link to company
  • Logo on Hope Ball event website with link to company
  • One (1) social media post (Facebook and Twitter)
  • Customized post-event return on investment report
  • Recognition at the JDRF Delaware Annual Meeting

$3,500 BRONZE SPONSOR

  • Six (6) individual tickets to the gala
  • On-screen name recognition at the event
  • Logo recognition on all gala printed materials, newsletters and JDRF website with link to company website
  • Logo on Hope Ball event website with link to company
  • Group social media post (Facebook and Twitter)
  • Customized post-event return on investment report
  • Recognition at the JDRF Delaware Annual Meeting

$1,000 YOUTH AMBASSADOR SPONSOR

  • Two (2) individual tickets to the gala
  • Recognition as a Youth Ambassador Sponsor
  • Paired up with a JDRF Delaware Youth Ambassador

Additional Underwriting Opportunities are available by contacting Catherine Alvarez at calvarez@jdrf.org or 302-888-1117.

Auction Item Donation

Please consider donating an item to our event night auction. Click here to donate or contact Kat Weldon at kweldon@jdrf.org or 302-888-1117.

Sponsors

Platinum Sponsor

View All Sponsors

Platinum Sponsor

Gold Sponsor

Silver Sponsor

Bronze Sponsor

Technology Sponsor

Valet Sponsor

Event Information

Sponsorship and Tickets
Join us at the 2018 Hope Ball by becoming an event sponsor or purchasing a ticket. Sponsorship opportunities are available online or by contacting Catherine Alvarez at calvarez@jdrf.org or 302-888-1117. Individual tickets are $250 or a table of 10 is $2500. Guests must be 21 years of age to attend.

Auction Donation
Please consider donating an item to our event night auction. Click here to donate or contact Kat Weldon at kweldon@jdrf.org or 302-888-1117.

Hotel Accommodation
A room block has been established at the Hotel duPont. Guests can reserve their room by calling the hotel at 302-594-3125 or 800-441-9019 and refer to group # JDRF2018.  The room rate is $159.00 plus 10% occupancy tax. The number of rooms are limited and the room rate will expire on March 27, 2018.

 

Venue

Hotel duPont

JDRF and the 2018 Hope Ball Committee are thrilled to return to The Hotel duPont for the 17th Annual Hope Ball: Finding a Cure in ONEderland.

The du Barry Room
Cocktails & Silent Auction at half-past five o’clock

The Gold Ballroom
Dinner, Live Auction & Fund A Cure at seven o’clock

The Mad Hatter’s Party
Live entertainment by Deja Blue from nine o’clock to midnight

 

 

42 West 11th Street
Wilmington, DE 19801
Directions

Event Contact

Catherine Alvarez
302-888-1117 | calvarez@jdrf.org