11th Annual Celebrate Hope

Celebrate Hope is the signature gala for USA Health Mitchell Cancer Institute. Held the Thursday before Thanksgiving each year, the event features dishes by local chefs paired with wine and craft beer, as well as live entertainment. Since its inception, Celebrate Hope has generated $3.1 million for cancer research. This year's Presenting Sponsor is the USA Foundation.

When:

Nov 21, 20196:30 PM - 9:30 PM

Cost:

$175.00
RSVP's and Advanced Tickets required for entry to this event.

Celebrate Hope is the signature gala for USA Health Mitchell Cancer Institute. Held the Thursday before Thanksgiving each year, the event features dishes by local chefs paired with wine and craft beer, as well as live entertainment. Since its inception, Celebrate Hope has generated millions of dollars for cancer research technology. A special thank-you to all of the sponsors, attendees, chefs and vendors who play an integral role in the success of Celebrate Hope! 

All proceeds benefit cancer research at MCI. For sponsorship opportunities, please contact Casey Hitson, Assistant Director of Development, at (251) 460-6209 or caseyhitson@southalabama.edu.

 

Sponsorship Levels

A sponsor-only event beginning at 5:30 p.m. features an intimate tasting with James Beard Award winner Chef Chris Hastings, co-owner of Hot & Hot Fish Club and OvenBird in Birmingham.

Cellar Master - $25,000

Benefit = $1,500

  • Sixteen tickets to Celebrate Hope
  • Ten tickets to the Premier Partner event
  • Category recognition in Celebrate Hope Program
  • Priority seating at Celebrate Hope
  • Reserved parking for eight vehicles at event
  • Recognition on the Mitchell Cancer Institute donor wall
  • Recognition on the Mitchell Cancer Institute website

Chef de Cave - $12,500

Benefit = $990

  • Ten tickets to Celebrate Hope
  • Eight tickets to the Premier Partner event
  • Category recognition in Celebrate Hope Program
  • Priority seating at Celebrate Hope
  • Reserved parking for five vehicles at event
  • Recognition on the Mitchell Cancer Institute donor wall
  • Recognition on the Mitchell Cancer Institute website

Gran Reserva - $10,000 level

Benefit = $720

  • Ten tickets to Celebrate Hope
  • Six tickets to the Premier Partner Event
  • Special recognition in the Celebrate Hope Program
  • Recognition on social media
  • Reserved parking for four vehicles

Wine Maker - $7,500

Benefit = $720

  • Eight tickets to Celebrate Hope
  • Four tickets to the Premier Partner event
  • Category recognition in Celebrate Hope Program
  • Reserved parking for four vehicles at event

Enophile - $5,000

Benefit = $570

  • Six tickets to Celebrate Hope
  • Four tickets to the Premier Partner event
  • Category recognition in Celebrate Hope Program
  • Reserved parking for three vehicles at event

Grand Sommelier - $3,000

Benefit = $420

  • Four tickets to Celebrate Hope
  • Four tickets to the Premier Partner event
  • Category recognition in Celebrate Hope Program

Connoisseur - $1,000

Benefit = $210

  • Two tickets to Celebrate Hope
  • Two tickets to the Premier Partner event
  • Category recognition in the Celebrate Hope Program

Individual Gala Ticket - $175

Benefit = $75 

Contact Us

If you have any questions or concerns, please contact Casey Hitson, Assistant Director of Development, at (251) 460-6209 or caseyhitson@southalabama.edu.

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