JDRF Northern Nevada 2018 Vision Gala

April 28, 2018, Reno, NV
6:00 pm

Honoring Don Jensen, CEO Jensen Precast

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.

Sponsorship Opportunities

$25,000 Vision Sponsor

  • VIP seating for 20 guests including premium gift bags
  • Exclusive wine pairings and champagne selected specifically for your table
  • Two full-page color ads in the evening’s program distributed to Vision Gala contributors and attendees
  • Corporate logo on Sponsor “Thank You” banner at registration and ballroom entrance
  • Thank you from emcee during the evening’s program
  • Logo displayed on JDRF Northern Nevada website and Vision Gala website with link to sponsor site
  • Support publicly acknowledged once a week on all JDRF Northern Nevada social media sites
  • Logo displayed on all mobile bidding devices used for silent auction leading up to and during event
  • Two standard hotel rooms at the Eldorado or Silver Legacy for the evening of the event
  • Limo service for up to 8 guests including beverage service

$10,000 Hope Sponsor

  • Preferred seating for 10 guests including premium gifts
  • Premium wine pairings and champagne selected specifically for your table
  • Two full-page color ads in the evening’s program distributed to Vision Gala contributors and attendees
  • Corporate logo on Sponsor “Thank You” banner at registration and ballroom entrance
  • Thank you from emcee during the evening’s program
  • Logo displayed on JDRF Northern Nevada website and Vision Gala website with link to sponsor site
  • Support publicly acknowledged once a week on all JDRF Northern Nevada social media sites

$5,000 Inspiration Sponsor

  • Preferred seating for 10 guests including patron gift
  • Premium wine pairings selected specifically for your table
  • One full-page color ad in the evening’s program distributed to Vision Gala contributors and attendees
  • Company name on Sponsor “Thank You” banner at registration and ballroom entrance
  • Company name displayed on Vision Gala website with link to sponsor site
  • Support publicly acknowledged on four occasions on all JDRF Northern Nevada social media sites

$3,500 Dream Sponsor

  • Preferred seating for 8 guests including patron gift
  • Upgraded wine pairings selected specifically for your table
  • Company’s name on Sponsor “Thank You” banner at registration and ballroom entrance

$2,500 Table Host

  • Standard seating for 8 guests

$325 Ticket

  • Standard seating for 1 guest

$1500 -$2500 Program Ad

  • One full page color ad in event program for $1500 OR two full page ads for $2500

Live & Silent Auction Donations

This event is known for the large variety of high end live and silent auction items.  From unique experiences to fashion and jewelry, we are always looking for donated items for our attendees to bid on!  Please email lgorris@jdrf.org for a donation form.

Honorees

Don Jensen, CEO of Jensen Precast, is this year’s honoree.  Don and his family have been active supporters of JDRF Northern Nevada for several years, providing vital funding that allows us to continue our mission.

Past Honorees

2017:  McDonald Carano

2016:  The Duncan Family

2015:  Scott & Michelle Christy

2014:  The Acuaga Family

2013:  The Carano Family

2012:  Barrick Gold North America and Newmont Mining Corporation

2011:  Mike & Lisa Smart

2010:  Wendy & Pete Ernaut

2009:  Dr. David & Maryann Zucker

2008:  Warren & Jale Trepp

2007:  Rod Cooper & Granite Construction

2006:  Ruedy & Allyson Edgington

2005:  Tim Maland & The Reno Hilton

2004:  Grant Markham & First Independent Bank of Nevada

2003:  Kirk Clausen & Wells Fargo

2002:  Chuck Mathewson & IGT

2001:  R & R Partners

2000:  Sierra Pacific Power Company

1999:  Greg & Carolyn Ferraro

1998:  Mark Bev Elston

Venue

Reno Ballroom

Join us for the 2018 Vision Gala for JDRF Northern Nevada Chapter.  This year, we are excited to be back at the Reno Ballroom with our Gala Co-Chairs, Kelli Cooper and Kelli Vandenberg.  Please join us for great food, excellent auction items, and fun entertainment by Pop-Rocks, all in support in our mission to improve lives and find a cure for those with type 1 diabetes.

401 N. Center Street
Reno, NV 89501
Directions

Event Contact

Laurie Gorris
775-332-2784 | lgorris@jdrf.org