JDRF Presents the Triangle’s 11th Annual
Saturday, April 26, 2014, North Ridge Country Club
Living & Giving Recipients
Don and Barbara Curtis, Curtis Media Group
Chris LaTurno, Wells Fargo
Fund A Cure Chairs
John and Karen Moore
Damon and Melissa Blaco
The 10th Anniversary Hope Gala ~ Hope Blooms was a special event that will be remembered for a long time to come! From the Champagne lady to the live statues... there were many exciting entertainment surprises! The Auction was the highest grossing in the history of the gala raising over $170,000 - thanks to generous donors in the room!! The 2014 Hope Gala is set to be another magical evening and the ultimate, "Party with a Purpose"! Please join us as we recognize Don and Barbara Curtis with the Living and Giving award and come together to fund the important research that will prevent, treat and cure T1D.
Who: Approximately 500 friends and supporters of JDRF, including the Triangle’s top philanthropic and corporate leaders.
What: An exciting evening benefiting JDRF’s mission to cure Type 1 diabetes (T1D). The event will feature cocktails, dinner, dancing and entertainment, Live and Silent Auctions, and Fund A Cure.
Where: North Ridge Country Club, Raleigh, NC
When: Saturday, April 26, 2014; 6:00PM
Cost: $250 per ticket; $1,000-$35,000 sponsorship opportunities available
Attire: Black Tie
Contact: Sarah Blackmon at the JDRF office - 919-847-2630
Why Support JDRF?
JDRF is rated by Forbes
as one of the top 10 charities to support and the top 5 charities for
efficiency. We value our donors’ generous support and valuable time;
therefore we commit more than 80% of expenditures directly towards
supporting research and related education. For this reason, JDRF
continues to earn high marks and rankings from the American Institute of
Philanthropy and other independent sources that rate charitable
giving. By supporting JDRF Triangle / Eastern NC Chapter and our 2014
Hope Gala, you become an integral part of our fight to eradicate type 1
diabetes and its complications and forever change the lives of the
estimated 3 million kids and adults affected by the disease.
JDRF is the worldwide
leader for research to cure Type 1 diabetes. JDRF sets the global
agenda for diabetes research, and is the largest charitable funder and
advocate of diabetes science worldwide. Our mission is clear- to find a
cure for diabetes and its complications through the support of
research. Since its founding in 1970 by parents of children with Type 1
diabetes, JDRF has awarded more than $1.7 billion to diabetes
research. JDRF is funding research projects in 18 countries throughout
the world, including more than 53 human clinical trials. JDRF is a
501(c)(3) tax-exempt corporation. All donations to JDRF Triangle /
Eastern NC Chapter are tax-deductible.