26th Annual Promise Gala

April 28, 2018, Pittsburgh, PA
6:00 pm

Honoring David L. Holmberg, President & CEO, Highmark, Inc.

Save the Date for the 26th Annual JDRF Promise Gala on April 28, 2018 at the Wyndham Grand Pittsburgh Downtown.

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Event Details

6:00pm -- Registration and Silent Auction Opens

AUCTION

The Promise Gala auction is like none other! Featuring  hundreds of packages, including once-in-a-lifetime experiences, signed memorabilia, luxury items, vacations, and unique opportunities, this is an auction you won’t want to miss.

BIDPAL

BidPal electronic bidding will be used during the Gala’s silent auction. Guests may bid directly from their smartphone – anywhere and anytime!

Watch this video  to ensure you’re prepared to bid on all your favorite items on Gala night! If you have questions on this  feature, please contact Lara Daly at ldaly@jdrf.org.

You will receive a text message prior to your arrival at the Gala with information on how to start bidding. Bid early and often right from your fully charged smartphone!

7:00pm -- Ballroom Opens to Guests

7:45pm -- Gala Program Begins

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.

Corporate Partnerships

The JDRF Promise Gala offers corporate event partnerships with customized benefits starting at $7,500+ and several underwriting opportunities. Please contact Danielle Vetter at dvetter@jdrf.org or 412-258-1321 to learn more.

Donate and Procure Auction Items

Your auction items will make a difference! The amazing generosity and support from our community has ensured the success of our auction year after year – and today we have one of the most unique, expansive silent auctions in Pittsburgh!

In Demand Items:

  • Private Dining Experiences or Cooking Lessons with local chefs
  • Behind-the-Scenes Opportunities
  • Domestic Weekend Getaways and International Travel Packages
  • Celebrity Opportunities
  • Tickets or Suites for Concerts, Sports, or Shows
  • Vintage Wines and Liquors
  • Golf at Premier Courses
  • Hot Electronic Items
  • High-End Household Goods
  • Designer Fashion Items
  • Children’s Toys

Download the Auction Procurement Form and include it with your donation when you send it to the chapter or drop it off.

Learn how to turn your next gathering into a Party With A Purpose and build the auction at the same time. Or consider a “Virtual” Party With A Purpose.

Interested in making a difference? Contact Lara Daly (ldaly@jdrf.org) with your auction donations, ideas or questions.

Fund A Cure Program

Donate to Fund A Cure. Make a difference. Change lives.

What is Fund A Cure?

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.

Where do Fund A Cure donations go?

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.

How can I make a Fund A Cure donation?

This year’s Fund A Cure goal is $2.6 million. Every dollar matters! You can make your donation prior to the event or at the Gala during the Fund A Cure program. Please call 412-258-1317 for more information on how to make your pledge or donation.

Purchase Individual Tickets

The price of an individual tickets is $425, which includes a reserved seat for dinner with open bar, program and entertainment, and the opportunity to participate in the auctions, raffle and Fund A Cure program.

To purchase tickets, please click here.

Please contact Lara Daly at ldaly@jdrf.org or 412-258-1317 for questions about ticket sales.

Thank You to our Generous Corporate Partners!

Presenting Partners

Venue

Wyndham Grand Pittsburgh Downtown

600 Commonwealth Place
Pittsburgh, PA 15222
Directions

Event Contact

Lara Daly
412-258-1317 | ldaly@jdrf.org