To help our community stay healthy during the coronavirus pandemic, JDRF will be reimagining events rather than hosting in person gatherings – local details to follow.

Western and Central Pennsylvania Virtual Gala 2021

April 24, 2021
7:00 pm

Presented by UPMC, UPMC Health Plan, and UPMC Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh

Stay tuned for more information regarding this year's Western and Central PA Promise Gala! While we are disappointed we can't gather in person this year, prepare for a virtual experience like no other! Join us live on set as we fight towards a cure for type 1 diabetes!

Event Details

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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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Social Packages

Bring the Promise Gala to Your Home! Each package will be delivered right to your home on April 24th! Please see the additional details below, and click here to purchase!

 

WESTERN PA SOCIAL PACKAGES:

 – Packages are brought to you by Common Plea Catering – 

HERO PACKAGE:

-Dinner for 10 guests delivered to your home, which includes:
-Herb Roasted Black Angus Tenderloin of Beef served with Creamy Horseradish and Tiger Shrimp Brochette served with Mediterranean Orzo
-Gourmet Chefs Salad: Kale Salad with Blueberries, Sunflower Seeds, Dried Cranberries and Citrus Vinaigrette
-Custom Cheese Plate
-Signature Dessert: Chocolate Mousse Tartelettes
-Gala in a Box Party Package
-10 printed programs
-Yard sign showing support of the 2021 Promise Gala

 

SIDEKICK PACKAGE:

-Choice of one of the following food packages delivered to your home:
The Tuscan Grazing Box:
Pepperoni, Salami, Prosciutto, Mortadella, Roasted Pepper Salad, Sliced Provolone, Olive Tapenade, Artichoke Spread, Crostini.
The European Cheese and Fruit Grazing Box:
Brie, Creamy Bleu, Honey Ricotta, Asiago, Assorted Berries, Red Grapes, Dijon, Fig Jam, Fancy Crackers, Baguettes.
-Gourmet Chefs Salad: Kale Salad with Blueberries, Sunflower Seeds, Dried Cranberries and Citrus Vinaigrette
-Signature Dessert: Chocolate Mousse Tartelettes
-Gala in a Box Party Package
-10 printed programs
-Yard sign showing support of the 2021 Promise Gala

 

POW! FAMILY PACKAGE:

-Your choice of dinner for 6 from the following:
Lasagna Rollatini
Stuffed Shells
Bone in Roasted Chicken
-Choice of either Chefs Salad or Signature Dessert
Kale Salad with Blueberries, Sunflower Seeds, Dried Cranberries and Citrus Vinaigrette
Chocolate Mousse Tartelettes
-Gala in a Box Party Package
-2 printed programs
-Yard sign showing support of the 2021 Promise Gala

 

WHAM! COUPLES PACKAGE:

-Choice of one of the following food packages delivered to your home:
The European Cheese and Fruit Grazing Box:
Brie, Creamy Bleu, Honey Ricotta, Asiago, Assorted Berries, Red Grapes, Dijon, Fig Jam, Fancy Crackers, Baguettes.
The South of the Border Grazing Box:
Assorted Blue, Corn and Whole Grain Chips, Fresh Salsa, Pico de Gallo, Mango Salsa, Guacamole, Black Bean Dip.
-Gala in a Box Party Package for 2
-2 Printed Programs
-Yard sign showing support of the 2021 Promise Gala

 

BANG! PACKAGE: IDEAL FOR KIDS! 

*Can be added to any purchase

-Decorate a Cookie Box
Consists of 12 freshly baked sugar cookies, 5 different types of icing and 3 different types of sprinkles.
-Kids Gala Package

 

CENTRAL PA SOCIAL PACKAGES:

 – Packages are brought to you by the JDK Group – 

HERO PACKAGE:

-Dinner for 10 guests delivered to your home, your choice of one of the following:
Braised Beef Short Ribs with Orange Scallion Gremolata and a Port Wine Glaze
Pomegranate Molasses Salmon
Pan Seared Herb Chicken with Porcini and Caramelized Shallot Brandy Cream
-Sides include Twice Fried Baby Dutch Potatoes and Honey Balsamic Brussel Sprouts
-Antipasti Salad: Chopped Romaine with Roasted Red Peppers, Mediterranean Olives, Diced Fresh Mozzarella, Chopped Artichokes, Sliced Red Onion, and Red Wine Vinaigrette
-Artisan Cheese Plate
-Signature Dessert: Assorted Truffles
-Gala in a Box Party Package
-10 printed programs
-Yard sign showing support of the 2021 Promise Gala

 

SIDEKICK PACKAGE:

-Choice of one of the following food packages delivered to your home:

Grazing Box 1:
Shrimp Pasta Skewers, Tuscan Truffles (prosciutto, fig,
goat cheese, pine nuts), Trio of Dips (sweet & savory pecan cheese spread, pimento spread, and grilled vegetable bruschetta)
Grazing Box 2:

Garlic Garbanzo Bean Stuffed Mini Peppers, Caprese Pipettes, Trio of Dips (Mexican street corn dip, roasted red pepper hummus, and German beer cheese spread)
Shaved Brussel Sprout Salad with Hydroponic Red Vein Sorrel, Pomegranate seeds, toasted almonds, shaved parmesan, fresh lemon and olive oil dressing

-Signature Dessert: Apple Blossoms
-Gala in a Box Party Package
-10 printed programs
-Yard sign showing support of the 2021 Promise Gala

 

POW! FAMILY PACKAGE:

-Your choice of dinner for 6 from the following:
Eggplant Parmesan and Spaghetti with Marinara
House Fried Chicken Thighs with Garlic Mashed Potatoes and Broccolini
Old Fashioned Meatloaf with White Cheddar Mashed Potatoes and Glazed Carrots
-Choice of either Chefs Salad or Signature Dessert
Traditional Garden Salad: Mixed Greens, Shaved Carrots, Sliced Cucumber, Cherry Tomatoes, Housemade Croutons, Balsamic Vinaigrette
Old Fashioned Chocolate Pie with Housemade Whipped Cream
-Gala in a Box Party Package
-2 printed programs
-Yard sign showing support of the 2021 Promise Gala

 

WHAM! COUPLES PACKAGE:

-Chef’s Cheese and Charcuterie Display: Assortment of local cheeses paired with Tuscan Salami, Prosciutto, Roasted Tomato Bruschetta, Cannellini Bean and Sage Bruschetta, Olives, Marinated Artichokes, Pickled Cauliflower, Grapes, Grainy Mustard, Hot Honey, and Assorted Crostini and Breads
-Gala in a Box Party Package for 2
-2 Printed Programs
-Yard sign showing support of the 2021 Promise Gala

 

BANG! PACKAGE: IDEAL FOR KIDS! 

*Can be added to any purchase

-Decorate a Cookie Box
Consists of 12 freshly baked sugar cookies, 5 different types of icing and 3 different types of sprinkles.
-Kids Gala Package

Event Contact

Shannon Davis
412-258-1320 | sdavis@jdrf.org

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