2017 JDRF Run for the Roses Hope Gala


May 6, 2017, Gravette, AR
4:00 pm

Presented by General Mills

The JDRF Run for the Roses Hope Gala is quickly growing to be one of NWA’s premiere events raising over $370,000 in 2016. Now in it’s 6th year, the gala is bringing philanthropists, community leaders, and partners together for an unforgettable evening featuring: Premiere Silent Auction Live Music VIP Cocktail Reception Sit-down Dinner Hat Contest with Prizes One-of-a-Kind Live Auction Live Viewing of the Kentucky Derby Horse Betting Raffle Unique opportunity to make a bid from the heart during JDRF’s Fund A Cure program.


Event Details

Schedule of Events

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Cocktail Reception, Live Music, and Silent Auction

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Kentucky Derby Coverage


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Program Begins

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Live Auction and Fund A Cure

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

Trifecta Sponsorship: $20,000

·30 Guests at two prime stage-side tables

·20 tickets to VIP Reception

·Two Page ad in Program

·Company logo on all promotional materials including event website, event signage, printed materials, social media messaging, and all media releases and materials.

·Company Name listed in JDRF National Annual Report

·Display of logo on all tables

·Verbal and On Screen recognition during event

·Premiere speaking role during the live program

·Invitation to exclusive honoree party

Win Sponsorship: $10,000

·20 Guests at two stage-side tables

·10 tickets to VIP Reception

·Display of Logo on Invitations

·One-Page Ad in Program

·Recognition in pre and post event advertising

·Logo and link on Event Website

·Company Name Listed in JDRF National Annual Report

·Verbal and On screen recognition during event

Place Sponsorship: $6,000

·10 Guests at one preferred table

·6 tickets to the VIP Reception

·One-Page Ad in Program

·Logo and link on Event Website

·Verbal and On screen recognition during event

Show Sponsorship: $3,000

·One Table of ten guests

·2 tickets to the VIP reception

·Listing in Gala Program

·Verbal and On Screen recognition during event

Click here for more information on Sponsorship.

Volunteer Information

If you are interested in volunteering to help with setup or during event night, please call 479-443-9190 or email Lauren Sivewright, lsivewright@jdrf.org.


Horton Farms

15799 Bethlehem Road
Gravette, AR 72736

Event Contact

Lauren Sivewright
479-443-9190 | lsivewright@jdrf.org