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“Making Virtual Miracles Happen” 2020 Annual Gala

November 14 @ 6:00 pm - 11:30 pm

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Our annual Gala has been reinvented this year and will now be virtual! Our 8th Making “Virtual” Miracles Happen Gala will take place on Saturday, November 14th, 2020.  Tickets and sponsorships are now available, Early Bird tickets are $75 thru September 30th.  Please click below on the “View Events Website” to purchase.

You will be able to attend this virtual event from the comfort and privacy of your own home and enjoy a front-row seat to welcome; top-rated, ABC7 news anchor, Alan Krashesky, our Master of Ceremonies for the evening!  Attendees will be able to bid on silent and live auction items, learn more about our agency, and enjoy some entertainment.  Attire is whatever you’re most comfortable in, and can range from pajamas to an evening gown or tuxedo!  Executive Director, Joanne Bratta, along with the Board of Trustees hopes that you will be able to attend this inaugural virtual event!  Net proceeds will benefit the maternity programs of Hopeful Beginnings.  If you would like to learn more about the FREE services Hopeful Beginnings provides for the community and the importance of these services especially now, during a time of crisis, please feel free to call us at (847) 870-8181.  If you are interested in hosting a “Gala Party” for friends, in your home, please call us at (847) 870-8181 for more information.

  • Dinner included with each ticket
    • Specific dinner and event details will be sent to each guest
  • Entertainment
    • Special appearance by Scott Dean & Kaylee Dionne
  • Raffles, Silent, and Live Auctions
  • Items that will be available to bid on:
    • Weekend packages at 2 beautiful homes in western Michigan
    • A weekend getaway for 2 for at an amazing cottage in Ottawa, Illinois
    • Family weekend package at Timber Ridge Lodge in Lake Geneva
    • A weekend getaway for 2 at the Abbey Resort in Lake Geneva
    • Jewelry
    • Restaurant certificates
    • Personal training & fitness package
    • Date night baskets
    • Ladies pampering package
    • Sports & Nostalgia memorabilia
    • Wine baskets
    • Italian Dinner in your home, made by Hopeful Beginnings Staff
    • Sports memorabilia
    • Custom Pet Portrait
    • Trip to Cabo
    • Theme baskets


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November 14
6:00 pm - 11:30 pm
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