2017 JDRF Dream Gala – Mad for a Cure

April 15, 2017, Denver, CO
5:30 pm

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Presented by Ball Corporation

Event Details

  • 5:30PM | Cocktail Reception & Silent Auction

    7:15PM | Dinner & Live Auction

    9:30PM | Dessert & Entertainment

  • Join the JDRF Rocky Mountain Chapter community and you’ll become part of one of the most efficient and effective charities in the nation, and the only global organization with a strategic research plan to end type 1 diabetes (T1D). Support the JDRF Dream Gala knowing that nearly 80 percent of your donation will go directly to JDRF’s mission and your generosity will be rewarded with an exciting and inspiring evening.

    Unable to make it to the Gala? You can still support type 1 diabetes research by making a Fund A Cure donation.

  • Click here to view the live auction packages available on the night of the Gala.

    If you can’t attend the event, but would like to bid, please contact Kate Doty to have a proxy bidder bid on your behalf! kdoty@jdrf.org (303) 209-7721

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.

  • Align with an organization that supports your philanthropic goals, as well as your  business footprint. Sponsorship opportunities range from $25,000 to $5,000, with varying benefits associated. If your company is unable to attend, there are still ways to support JDRF’s mission and receive valuable marketing benefits.

    Click here for more information and sponsor benefits. To secure your sponsorship, please contact Ruth Hendren at 303-209-7718 or rhendren@jdrf.org. 

  • Individual tickets are available for $400. Please click here to secure your seat and find additional information.

  • Click here for a preview of the exciting packages being offered in the Live Auction! 

    Unable to join us for the auction, but would still like to bid on one of our amazing live auction packages? Perhaps something that might interest a friend? No problem! Allow our proxy bidders to take care of the bidding for you! To participate, simply contact Kate Doty, JDRF Development Coordinator, at 303-209-7721 orkdoty@jdrf.org.


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The JDRF Dream Gala is a fundraising dinner that benefits the JDRF Rocky Mountain Chapter and type 1 diabetes (T1D) research. More than 450 prominent  philanthropic community leaders join JDRF for a seated dinner, silent & live auctions and  entertainment. We hope you will join us in our efforts for the 2017 Dream Gala and help reach our goal of $800,000 for T1D research.

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Event Chairs: Lucy Kellogg & Kathy Hughes
Corporate Chairs: Michael & Karey Finch
Fund A Cure Chairs: Scott & Lee Fleming
Auction Procurement Chairs: Julie Golden & Dick Cohen

To purchase tickets or secure your sponsorship, please click here. For additional information, contact Ruth Hendren at 303-209-7718 or rhendren@jdrf.org.


Hyatt Regency Downtown Denver Hotel

JDRF has secured a $129 discounted room rate at the Hyatt for the night of the 15th. Please visit https://aws.passkey.com/go/jdrf17 by March 17 to make your reservation.

650 15th Street
Denver, CO 80202

Event Contact

Ruth Hendren
303-209-7718 | rhendren@jdrf.org

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