2024 Hope Gala

May 11, 2024, Indianapolis, IN
5:00 pm (Eastern Time)

2024 Hope Gala

May 11, 2024, Indianapolis, IN
5:00 pm (Eastern Time)


Let’s make the impossible, possible, at the Hope Gala. Join us for an unforgettable night dedicated to realizing new possibilities in T1D research. The annual JDRF Hope Gala brings together the diabetes community for an unforgettable evening featuring an expansive silent auction, one-of-a-kind live auction, seated dinner, live entertainment, and a night of fundraising all in support of JDRF.  Save the date for the Hope Gala on Saturday, May 11, 2024.

Evening Timeline

5:00 PM – VIP Early Access
Entertainment by Dave and Rae

6:00 PM – General Registration and Silent Auction Viewing

7:15 PM – Evening Program and Dinner Service

9:15 PM – After Party with The Bluewater Kings Band

Event Leadership

Revenue Committee
Jeffrey Sterling Andrews
Mark Hollis
Matt Kriech
Kelli Ozdemir
Beth Ruge
Luke Wiese

Auction Committee
Jennifer Compton
Megan Cox
Leah Dunigan
Gerianne Hap
Jennifer Hawkins
Jeff Hawkins
Seth Jachimiak
Karen Kryah
Andrea Malone
Maddie Melangton
Jocelyn Sandoval

Event Details

Bluewater Kings Band

After Party Entertainment

Dave and Rae

Silent Auction Entertainment

First Course

Roasted Carrot and Arugula
Cashew Crema, Fennel Frond, Toasted Hazelnut, Caraway Champagne Vinaigrette

Second Course
Honey Shallot Marinated Chicken and 6-Hour Short Rib Roasted Cauliflower Potato Hash, Sea Salted Asparagus, Oven Dried Tomato Jam, and Natural Demi

May 11, 2024
Starts: 5:00 PM
JW Marriott Indianapolis
Indianapolis, IN 46204
Merrill Harper
Indiana and Kentucky Chapter
Mail donations to:

PO Box 6810
Hagerstown, MD 21741-6810


Platinum Sponsor

Mobile Bidding Sponsor

Drink Sponsor

Pearl Sponsors

Smile Sponsor

Branding Sponsor

Sapphire Sponsors

Fund A Cure Video Sponsor