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Advocates 4th Annual Gala: There's No Place Like Home



Our 4th Annual Gala is going virtual this year! We will hold our big, exciting gala online on November 19 – and also host a tentative, small, in-person pre-party on November 18. Whether you enjoy from the comfort of your own farm with Auntie Em or follow the yellow brick road to the Land of Oz, we hope you will join us.

Virtual Gala
Thursday, November 19, 2020

Gala Pre-Party*
Wednesday, November 18, 2020
Location TBD

What to Expect at a Virtual Gala
You may think it will be difficult to match the excitement of our past in-person galas, but we think you'll be wickedly suprised. We still have a fun program planned, goodies to enjoy at home, and lots of fun auction packages. Instead of a ballroom, you'll tune in online from your own home; and instead of celebrating into the night, this event will just last one impactful hour. Ahead of the event you will receive a link and instructions on how to participate. You will also receive a special package delivered to your home.



Purchase tickets or make a contribution.



Gain visibility for your organization at the event through sponsorship and advertising opportunities.

Full sponsorship details coming soon!

$50,000 Emerald City Presenting Sponsor
$25,000 Dorothy Sponsor
$25,000 Ruby Slippers Sponsor
$25,000 Over the Rainbow Sponsor
$10,000 The Man Behind the Curtain Sponsor
$7,500 Lions and Tigers and Bears… Oh My! Sponsor
$5,000 Yellow Brick Road Sponsor
$2,500 Wicked Sponsor
$1,000 Wiz Sponsor
$1,000 Witch from the East Ad (full page)
$500 Witch from the West Ad (half page)

For more sponsorship information, please contact Diane Newark ( or Molly Gentilucci (


All funds raised through the Gala directly help more than 30,000 children and adults with autism, brain injuries, intellectual/developmental disabilities, or mental health challenges at Advocates.

*Plans for the Pre-Party are still underway. We will do everything possible to ensure the health and safety of all guests, and will make adjustments to the format as we get closer to the date.