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On Saturday, March 1, 2014, JDRF will host its 14th Annual Gala, at the historic Jefferson Hotel in downtown Richmond, VA; to raise funds for research to find the cure for diabetes. The evening promises to be one of the city’s most elegant, exciting, and fun events to date. Highlights will include live and silent auctions, live entertainment, fabulous cocktail reception, and an elegant dinner.

To purchase tickets & tables, become a sponsor, make a contribution to Fund A Cure, purchase an advertisement in our event program and/or donate an auction item, please visit our Gala website.

Be part of the cure!
As a corporate partner to JDRF, there are many ways that you can become engaged in the Gala and JDRF’s mission to find a cure. Below are a few opportunities, all of which can be customized to offer your company the greatest return on investment.


Corporate Sponsorship: Corporate packages, ranging from $2,000-$25,000 can be customized to fit your needs; 2014 Gala – Sponsorship Opportunities.

Ad Donor:
Ad levels range from a ½ page ad to a two-page spread, including two tickets to the Gala

Auction Donor:
Become an auction donor; JDRF 2014 Gala – Auction Procurement Form.

Fund A Cure:
Fund A Cure provides individuals and corporations with the opportunity to make a direct contribution to help fund research efforts toward a cure for diabetes (100% of your donation is tax-deductible)

ndividual Reservations:
Tickets start at $250 per person; Tables of 10 are available for as little as $2,500.


THANK YOU in advance for your consideration.
For more information, contact Megan Hodges at JDRF: or 804.254.8014


2014 Gala Committee
Gala Chair
Charlotte Perkins

Fund A Cure Chairs
Marianna & Slaughter Fitz-Hugh

Committee members

Season Malan Appelget, Denise Bartlett, Trish Bishop, Robyn Bivens, Catherine Bugg, Beth Campbell, Kirby Carr, Eva Clarke, Sherry Compton, Heather Cooper, Liesl Delisio, Megan Fuson, Machelle Hatfield, Renee Innes, Maria Jankowski, Becky Jessee, Debbie Johnston, Ethnie Jones, M.D., Louise Kirby, Larry Loving, Dana Miller, Keegan Miller, Kathy Morgan, Sara Parsons, Jane Pratt, Cindy Proctor, Carrie Roth, Susan Russell, Lisa Schaffner, Leslie Strickler, Bill Towler, Erica Townsend, Lisa Valentine, Susan Versen, Julie Wade, Scott Warren, Kenny Wayland, Norvell Whitaker, Amanda Williamson, and Joyce Winters