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Hope Gala – 25 Years Strong

November 7, 2020, Portland, OR
5:00 pm - 9:30 pm

Honoring Vanessa & Tony Sturgeon

Join us at the Annual Hope Gala, commemorating the past 25 years of JDRF supporting the T1D Community in Oregon/SW Washington, at the Sentinel Hotel/Jake's Catering in Portland. The Hope Gala is JDRF’s most high profile networking opportunity and most successful annual fundraiser in the Portland area. This black tie event includes a cocktail reception, impressive Silent Auctions and an exclusive Wine & Spirits Silent Auction, presentation of the Living & Giving Award, a spectacular live auction and Fund-A-Cure program, gourmet dinner. With 500 attendees, the Hope Gala is a fun and inspirational event that offers supporters the opportunity to help turn Type One into Type None!

Event Details

Elizabeth Dinh


  • 5:00 pm

    • Doors Open
    • Silent Auction & Wine and Spirits Auction

    6:30 pm

    • Dinner

    7:15 pm

    • Live Auction
    • Fund A Cure

    9:30 pm

    • Auction Item Pick-up Opens


Illumination Sponsor

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Illumination Sponsor

Printing Sponsor

  • Industrial Finishes

Spirits Sponsor

  • TMT Development

Gold Sponsor

  • Pacific Seafood

Silver Sponsor

  • Hoffman Construction Company

2020 Living & Giving Award Honorees


Sentinel Hotel

614 Southwest 11th Avenue
Portland, OR 97205

Event Contact

Susie Rice
503-716-1013 |

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