2017 JDRF One Dream Gala Live Auction Preview

This is the ONE night you don’t want to miss! Featuring a special performance by Styx and an auction showcasing over 400+ packages, once-in-a-lifetime experiences, and special opportunities you won’t find anywhere else.

Live Auction Preview
Thank you to our Live Auction Sponsor, Ford Motor Company.

Broadway in New York

Take in New York City during a whirlwind adventure in the Big Apple. Start your trip with two tickets to The Parisian, starring Uma Thurman, followed by a meet and great with the cast members.

After the show, rest easy with a two-night stay at The NoMad Hotel. Wine and dine during your stay with dinner at Nomad.  Your trip will be complete with miles to be redeemed for First Class airfare on American Airlines.

Thanks to JAM Theatricals, Scott and Linda Seelman and Jacob Parker in memory of Richard Parker, and American Airlines

Ultimate Chicago Sports Fan

You and three friends will cheer on every Chicago sports team in premium seats during these once-in-a-lifetime experiences! Your adventure begins with Cubs Spring Training at Sloan Park in Mesa, AZ, where you will be able to tailgate and enjoy the party decks on opening day! You may even rub elbows with some of the players post game. When you return to Chicago, experience the south side with club seats to a 2018 White Sox game – food and beverages included.

Head into cooler weather and plan out your experience with the Bulls. Feel like an owner for the day as you enjoy dinner and a 2018-19 Bulls game in Michael Reinsdorf’s Suite! Grab your winter coat and choose a 2018 Blackhawks game complete with an all-access tour of the locker room after the game (men only). Round out your Chicago experience at a 2018 Bears home game!

Thanks to Sloan Valve, Illinois Sports Facilities Authority, Michael Reinsdorf, Chicago Blackhawks and Ken & Amy Aldridge

Cabo San Lucas Getaway

Spend seven nights in Cabo San Lucas in a private four bedroom villa in the Diamante Resort. With more than 80 acres of gorgeous views surrounding state-of-the-art facilities and luxurious accommodations, Diamante Cabo San Lucas is truly paradise. With this package, you’ll enjoy seven nights in a private, four bedroom villa, 16 rounds of golf at The Dunes Course or El Cardonal, two in-villa chef dinners and time to unwind with $1500 in spa credit.

Thanks to Diamante Cabo San Lucas

American Country Music Awards

Calling all Country Music Fans! Two guests will jet off to Las Vegas for the LIVE filming of the Academy of Country Music Awards on Sunday, April 8th. With hosts Luke Bryan and Dierks Bently, you’ll feel like a winner too as you sit among stars. Relax and enjoy one room for two nights in Las Vegas, with round trip First Class airfare for the winner and a guest.

The country music experience doesn’t stop there! Join Chicago Big 95.5 in a VIP experience at four of their Country music shows at Joe’s Live Rosemont. Enjoy a meet and greet with an artist and a live performance with Chase Rise, Walker Hayes, and more! You will also have a VIP experience and meet and greet at Chicago Big 95.5’s Memorial Day concert, November and December 2018 concerts! Get your cowboy boots ready because you’re about to have a year you’ll never forget!

Thanks to Ford Motor Company

Costa Rican Getaway

Spend seven nights in beautiful Costa Rica in a 5,800 sq. ft. private residence that sleeps ten. The Casa Puesta del Sol is a beautiful five bedroom home located in the mountain top neighborhood of Vista Tres Bahias in the Los Suenos Marriott Resort. Recognized by Travel & Leisure magazine readers as one of the “World’s Best” luxurious Marriott resorts.

Don’t miss your opportunity for a beautiful escape! Dates to be mutually agreed upon, excludes Christmas and Easter.

Thanks to William & Katie O’Connor

Styx Sing-A-Long

It’s your time to shine! Grab a group to be on stage at the One Dream Gala and sing-a-long to the classic Styx song “Too Much Time on My Hands”. You’ll feel like a rockstar singing to the chorus with your favorite band.

Thanks to Styx



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