All Things Dream Gala!


We cannot wait to see our guests back in the ballroom this spring for our 2024 Dream Galas! With Dream Galas right around the corner, we want to make sure you’re updated on all things Gala.

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2024 Dream Gala St. Louis 
Four Seasons St. Louis
April 13, 2024
Reserve your spot! 

2024 Dream Gala Kansas City
Kansas City Marriott Downtown
May 4, 2024
Reserve your spot! 

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. 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. Make your Fund A Cure gift today!

St. Louis Fund A Cure

Kansas City Fund A Cure

This year, JDRF is recognizing Fund A Cure donors and their T1D champions on our virtual Wall of Hope. Learn more about how you can be featured on the virtual St. Louis Wall of Hope and Kansas City Wall of Hope. For any questions regarding Fund A Cure or the Wall of Hope, please reach out to Sherri Lozano at

Event Day Volunteering

Our Dream Gala Volunteer Sign Up links are LIVE!  These events couldn’t be a success without some help from our amazing volunteers. Make a big impact on the Dream Gala today by signing up for one of the many event day volunteer opportunities!

St. Louis Volunteer Sign Up

Kansas City Volunteer Sign Up

We please ask that all volunteers are 18 years of age or older due to the nature of the event and the handling of monetary transactions. Volunteers ages 15-17 are welcome to sign up to volunteer with a parent/guardian age 21+ accompanying them. There are volunteer roles with a specific age requirement, so please read the age restrictions in each description before signing up for a slot. Shift times include time for volunteer training on site.

Remote Bidding

Do you want to bid in the Silent Auction but can’t attend the Dream Gala in person? Join us as a remote bidder! Please fill out the form below to sign up to remote bid. Once the silent auction goes live, you will receive an email with a link to the mobile bidding site where you will be able to register and bid.

St. Louis Remote Bidding

Kansas City Remote Bidding



Join us as a 2024 Dream Gala sponsor as we share our positivity, confidence and determination to overcome every challenge on the way to cures for T1D. There are multiple ways you can support the Dream Gala with your partnership. For more information on 2024 Dream Gala sponsorship opportunities, click the links below or contact Becky Smith at or 816.536.5395.

St. Louis Sponsorship Packages

Kansas City Sponsorship Packages

If you have any questions regarding the Dream Gala St. Louis or Dream Gala Kansas City, please reach out to