2017 Promise Ball Gala

November 11, 2017, Scottsdale, AZ
5:30 pm

Presented by JDRF Desert Southwest Chapter


Event Details

5:30 PM- Guest Check-In

5:30 PM to 7:00 PM – Hosted Cocktail Reception and Silent Auction

While enjoying hors d’oeuvres and a cocktail reception, socialize and use the BidPal electronic bidding system on your smartphone to bid on the fabulous array of auction items.

7:00 PM to 9:00 PM – Honoree Recognition, Dinner, Live Auction and Fund A Cure

As we pay tribute to this year’s honorees, guests will enjoy a gourmet dinner and dessert, wine and the ever-popular live auction culminating with Fund A Cure. 

Fund A Cure provides an opportunity for all guests to support JDRF funded research.  The auctioneer will call out giving levels from $50,000 to $100.  Guests simply raise their bid paddle at the giving level they are most comfortable with and their 100% tax-deductible contribution will drive critical JDRF research priorities.

9:00 PM to 10:30 PM – After Party with Entertainment


Rock Star Sponsor

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Rock Star Sponsor

Opening Act Sponsor

Supporter Sponsor

Groupie Sponsor

Promise Ball Gala Honorees: Morris and Abby Friedman Family

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  • Sponsorship’s available starting at $7,500
  • Underwriting opportunities available starting at $2,500
  • Individual Tickets $600 or Social Tables (10 seats) $6,000

For questions about gala sponsorship please contact Joan at jkaminski@jdrf.org or 602.224.1815.



If you are interested in volunteering, please sign up here!


The Phoenician, a Luxury Collection Resort

6000 E Camelback Rd
Scottsdale, AZ 85251

Event Contact

Karyn Fortin
602-224-1819 | kfortin@jdrf.org