2018 Madison Spring Gala

April 14, 2018, Middleton, WI
5:30 pm

Honoring Maureen Berghoefer, Joe & Cindy Brady, and UW Health
Presented by event chair: Courtney Odorico

Join us on Saturday, April 14, 2018 at our NEW LOCATION, Madison Marriott West for an unforgettable evening of cocktails, dinner, live and silent auctions, and dancing! This year we will be celebrating the 20th Anniversary of the JDRF Western Wisconsin Chapter Spring Gala. We will have the opportunity to look back at the progress we've made to accelerate life-changing breakthroughs to cure, prevent and treat type 1 diabetes (T1D) and its complications, while also looking forward to where we are headed.


Event Details

5:30 PM - Hors D'oeuvres, Cocktails, & Silent Auction

7:30 PM - Dinner, Live Auction, Fund A Cure

10:00 PM - Music by VO5

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.


Sponsorship Opportunities

Click here to learn about how you and/or your organization can partner with JDRF. To customize your own sponsorship package, please contact the JDRF Western Wisconsin Chapter by phone (608.833.2873) or email (westernwi@jdrf.org).

Purchase Tickets

To purchase individual tickets to the event, please click here.

Donate an Auction Item

Would you like to contribute an item to the silent auction? Fill out an online procurement form here.


Presenting Sponsor

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Reception Beverages Sponsor

Dream Sponsor

Signature Cocktail Sponsor


More Info

The 2018 JDRF Spring Gala is going to be one for the books! Not only are we moving to a BRAND NEW location, Marriott Madison West, but we will also be celebrating the 20th Anniversary of the JDRF Spring Gala. Join us as we look back at the progress made over the past 20 years, thanks in large part to the sponsors, donors, and volunteers who attend the event year after year!

The Gala will feature a spectacular silent and live auction line up, a delicious multi-course meal, and our signature Fund A Cure. To celebrate our 20th Anniversary, we will also have a live performance from Madison’s Favorite Dance Band, VO5! More details about the night will be revealed as we get closer to the event.

For more information or to reserve your tickets/sponsorships, please visit the JDRF Spring Gala website. Please feel free to also contact the JDRF Western Wisconsin Chapter by phone (608.833.2873) or email (westernwi@jdrf.org) with questions.

We are so appreciative of everyone who has contributed to the successes of the past 20 years and we’re looking forward to working together again to help find a cure!


Madison Marriott West

1313 John Q Hammons Dr
Middleton, WI 53562

Event Contact

Lori Fons
6088332873 | lfons@jdrf.org