15th Annual JDRF Celebrity Gala

February 9, 2019, Appleton, WI
5:30 pm - 10:30 pm

Join us for an elegant evening where FUN and PHILANTROPY meet. Mark your calendar and join us for a night of inspiration and fun!

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Event Details

  • Jack Taschner

    Jack Taschner

    Celebrity

    Bio

    Jack Taschner

    Celebrity

    Jack Taschner is a former left-handed Major League Baseball relief pitcher. He played for the San Francisco Giants, Philadelphia Phillies, Pittsburgh Pirates, and LA Dodgers. In his major league career (2005-2010), he won 10 games and struck out 160 batters in 189 innings. After his playing career ended, he became a police officer in Appleton. In 2017, he went VIRAL when he lead the student section in a cheer at a Appleton Football game. The video has had over 3 million views.

5:30- Check-In and Silent Auction

AUCTION

The JDRF Celebrity Gala auction is like none other! Featuring close to 200 items, including once-in-a-lifetime experiences, signed memorabilia, luxury items, vacations, and unique opportunities, this is an auction you won’t want to miss.

BIDPAL

Sponsored by Pearle Vision & Neelam Davison Investments

BidPal electronic bidding will be used during the Gala’s silent auction. Guests may bid directly from their smartphone – anywhere and anytime!

You will receive a text message prior to your arrival at the Gala with information on how to start bidding.  Bid early and often right from your fully charged smartphone!

7:00- Dinner is Served

Menu TBD and shared soon!

7:45- Gala Program, Live Auction, & Fund A Cure Begins

10:00- Item Pick Up Begins & Gala Concludes

Travel safe and thank you for your support!

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.

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Sponsorship Opprtunities

The JDRF Celebrity Gala offers sponsorship beginning at $2,500- $10,000. Please contact Dana Paschen, dpaschen@jdrf.org to learn more about our corporate event partnership opportunities.

Purchase Individual Tickets

The price of an individual ticket is $150, which includes cocktail hour, a reserved seat for dinner, parking,  and the opportunity to participate in the auctions and Fund A Cure program.

Please visit the website to purchase a ticket, or contact Dana Paschen at dpaschen@jdrf.org or call 920-997-0038 with any questions regarding  individual tickets.

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Venue

Red Lion Paper Valley Hotel

333 West College Avenue
Appleton, WI 54911
Directions

Event Contact

Dana Paschen
920-997-0038 | dpaschen@jdrf.org