JDRF 2022 Mid-Atlantic Hope Gala

November 5, 2022, Oxon Hill, MD
6:00 pm (Eastern Time)

SAVE THE DATE for the 2022 Hope Gala. This year's event will take place at the MGM National Harbor and feature seated dinner, fantastic silent and live auctions, Fund A Cure opportunities, and an exciting after party. We are thrilled to bring the JDRF Mid-Atlantic community back Together Against 1!

Ways to Get Involved

There are so many ways to support the 2022 JDRF Mid-Atlantic Hope Gala! Check out the opportunities below or visit jdrfhopegalamac.org to learn more.

  • Tickets are $500 per person and tables of ten seats can be purchased for $5,000. Afterparty tickets can be purchased separately for $100 per person.

  • Donate to Fund A Cure. Make a difference. Change lives.

    What is 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.

    Where do Fund A Cure donations go?

    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.

    How can I make a Fund A Cure donation?

    If you would like to support our mission by making a donation, please click here or contact Stephanie Stuckey at sstuckey@jdrf.org.

  • Align with an organization that supports your philanthropic goals as well as your business footprint. Sponsorship opportunities range from $3,500 to $100,000. This year, we are also offering additional exclusive opportunities to showcase your brand. To purchase a sponsorship package, click here. If you have any questions or would like to learn more about the sponsorship opportunities, please contact Stephanie Stuckey at sstuckey@jdrf.org.

  • Your auction items make a difference! Help the Mid-Atlantic Chapter curate the most unique, expansive, and impactful auction this year by donating or procuring auctions items.

    Consider donating one of the following “in demand” items:

    • Private dining experience or cooking lessons with local chefs
    • Behind-the-scenes opportunities
    • Domestic weekend getaways and international travel packages
    • Celebrity opportunities
    • Tickets or suites for concerts, sports, or shows
    • Vintage wines and liquors
    • Golf packages at premier courses

    Click here to donate to the auction. Contact Gabby Abbate at gabbate@jdrf.org to discuss ideas, ask questions, or learn more about the Gala Auction Committee.

  • Volunteer registration will open soon on the Hope Gala website. We are looking for individuals to help with set-up, attendee check-in, auction check-out, and more. If you are interested in learning more about volunteering at the Gala please contact Laurie Storch at lstorch@jdrf.org.

2022 Gala Leadership

Wanda Forrest
Rich Lucas
Gala Chairs


For more information about Sponsorship, Fund A Cure, and Auction Donation opportunities, visit www.jdrfhopegalaMAC.org.


MGM National Harbor

101 MGM National Avenue
Oxon Hill, MD 20745

Event Contact

Stephanie Stuckey, Development Director
(202) 465-4135 | sstuckey@jdrf.org

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