Friday, October 13, 2017

Hilton Minneapolis 

1001 Marquette Avenue
Minneapolis, MN 55403




Join us Friday, October 13th at the Hilton Minneapolis for a special evening complete with reception and silent auction, a dinner of delicious cuisine, inspiring stories, a thrilling live auction, and fun-filled games and end-of-evening social hour.


Share the night with friends and family, along with our emcee, Jana Shortal from KARE11. Tickets are $195 per person ($105 tax deductible.) All proceeds from the Gala will significantly help us to serve more, better. RSVP by October 1, 2017.



6:00 p.m. Silent Auction, Reception, Hors d'oeuvres
7:40 p.m. Program and Dinner
9:40 p.m. End-of-Evening Social Hour


“When good people get together to do good things, then good things happen!”  

~Fran Heitzman, Founder 


We look forward to seeing you at the Hilton Minneapolis on Friday, October 13!


 Silent Auction

We are still in need of items for our silent auction. If you would like to donate, please email Cathy Berg for more information. Check back for a preview of the 2017 live and silent auction items.




Make an Evening of it!

Make plans to stay the night at the Hilton Minneapolis! A limited number of guest rooms have been reserved for Gala attendees. Rooms are available on a first-come, first served basis at our special rate of $139 per night. Please reserve by Wednesday, September 13. Call 888.933.5363 for reservations.



Thanks for the Memories


Last year’s gala was an outstanding event, setting records both in the number of people attending, as well as raising a record $300,000 for our mission! And with your help and generosity, we’re planning to do it all again this year.

Check out these memorable event photos from 2016.


Contact Us

For more information about the event, donating auction items or volunteering, contact Cathy Berg at cathy.berg(at) or (952) 460-1017. 


Thank you to our Sponsors!


Presenting Sponsor




Founder Fran Sponsors



Technology Sponsor




Hope Sponsors



Living Room Sponsors











Table Sponsors



































Fund-a-Need Sponsor




Silent Auction Sponsors



Hospitality Sponsor