JDRF Hope Gala

May 11, 2019, Indianapolis, IN
6:00 pm

Honoring Steven J. Cage

Join us for the JDRF Hope Gala! This inspiring evening features our expansive silent and exciting live auctions, a plated dinner, our signature Fund A Cure program, and late-night dancing! Make a difference in the lives of millions living with type 1 diabetes and join passionate volunteers and advocates, as well as business and civic leaders for this one-of-a-kind event. Follow us on Facebook and Twitter for the latest Gala updates and to see more photos of last year’s record-breaking event!

Event Details

5:15 PM - VIP Reception

6:00 PM - General Reception

7:15 - Dinner and Program

Live Music and Dancing to Follow Dinner

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 Opportunites

If interested in sponsorship, please contact Courtney Shafer at cshafer@jdrf.org.

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In-Kind Sponsor


Past Honorees

2018 – John Lechleiter

2017 – Chris Traylor

More Info

For ticket and sponsorship information, please contact Courtney Shafer at 317-308-4929 or cshafer@jdrf.org.

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2019 Gala Sponsorship Info


JW Marriott

Reserve your overnight guestroom at the JW Marriott: https://book.passkey.com/go/JDRFHopeGala2019

10 South West Street
Indianapolis, IN 46204

Event Contact

Courtney Shafer
317-308-4929 | cshafer@jdrf.org