You've been given a "License to Cure"!
The assignment: Support research and treatment of type 1 diabetes (T1D), enjoy cocktails, indulge in fine dining, compete in live & silent auctions and enjoy live entertainment.
Reward: Always one of Des Moines' premier events, the gala will entertain while supporting our critical mission of accelerating life-changing breakthroughs to cure, prevent & treat T1D and its complications. Your night will end with our Fund A Cure finale, in which 100% of proceeds go towards diabetes research.
With your help, we can complete our mission. Improving lives, curing type 1 diabetes.
5:00 P.M. Cocktails & Silent Auction
Silent Auction presented by Diabetic Equipment & Supplies, LLC
7:00 P.M. Dinner, Live Auction & Fund A Cure
9:30 P.M. Live Entertainment by the NOLA Jazz Band
Honoree: Josh Cook & Community Choice Credit Union
Fund A Cure Spotlight: Matthew & Michelle Rankin
Location: Community Choice Credit Union Convention Center Ballroom
(833 5th Ave., Des Moines, IA 50309)
Attire: Black tie
Parking: Complimentary valet
Thank you to our Valet Partner, Westside Auto Pros
Interested in staying the night?
Rooms can be reserved at the Embassy Suites Des Moines Downtown (101 E. Locust St) at a discounted rate by calling 1-800-EMBASSY or by visiting http://group.embassysuites.com/jdrfgala and referencing code JDR.
Rooms must be booked by Wednesday, September 13th to qualify.
Visit our Formal Wear Partner, Skeffington's!
Skeffington's is offering discounts on tuxedos rented for the Hope Gala, and will donate $10 to JDRF for every rental!
Visit the Skeffington's Formal Wear locations in West Des Moines, Ankeny & Des Moines.
Be sure to mention the JDRF Hope Gala for the discount & donation to apply!
JDRF is the leading global organization funding type 1 diabetes (T1D) research and because of generous donor and partner support, we have been able to direct over $2 billion toward research. JDRF is an organization built on a grassroots model of people connecting in their local communities, collaborating regionally for efficiency and broader fundraising impact, and uniting on a national stage to pool resources, passion, and energy. JDRF collaborates with academic institutions, policymakers, and corporate and industry partners to develop and deliver a pipeline of innovative therapies to people living with T1D. Our vision is to create a world without T1D. For more information, please visit jdrf.org or follow us on Twitter: @JDRF.