You’re invited to join us for a night full of food, fun and festivities, all in support of St. Francis House and our mission to Create New Futures for women and families with children experiencing homelessness in our community!

This holiday season, our goal is to raise $50,000 to support our efforts in increasing financial support and community understanding of our mission, programs, properties, and the essential services we provide daily to those most in need in our community.

This year, on Saturday, December 7, 2024, we have the honor of hosting our 3rd annual fundraising gala event, “A Night for the Future,” at the Cade Museum. Activities will include live jazz music by The Nick DeCarlis Quintet, a silent auction, dinner, drinks, and much more! All proceeds raised during this event will benefit the members of the community served by St. Francis House.


Event: 3rd Annual “A Night for the Future” Jazz Gala Benefitting St. Francis House
Date: Saturday, December 7, 2024
Time: 5:30 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.
Location: Cade Museum for Creativity & Invention (811 S. Main St., Gainesville, FL)

Ticket Prices

  • 1 ticket – $100
  • 2 tickets – $185
  • 4 tickets – $365
  • 5 tickets – $450
  • 6 tickets – $535
  • 10 tickets – $875

We look forward to seeing you there!


Sponsorship Opportunities

Title Sponsor: $10,000 (Spots Available: 1)

  • Logo/name on all marketing materials, social media, printed items, and event signage
  • Recognition as signature event sponsor during welcome announcements
  • Opportunity to speak at the event
  • Admission for 20 guests (two tables), with reserved seating and brand recognition at reserved tables

Meal Sponsors: $5,000 (Spots Available: 3)

  • Logo/name on all marketing materials, social media, printed items, and event signage
  • Admission for 5 guests (half a table), with reserved seating and brand recognition at reserved seats

Supporting Sponsors: $2,000

  • Logo/name on all marketing materials, social media, printed items, and event signage
  • Admission for 4 guests

Community Sponsors: $1,000

  • Logo/name on all marketing materials, social media, printed items, and event signage
  • Admission for 2 guests

 

With you by our side as an official sponsor of this event, we know our efforts will make an even bigger impact in our community. If you are interested, you or your business can provide sponsorship for our event, and in turn, we will promote your company as one of our event’s official sponsors. As a sponsor, you will receive tickets to the event and sponsor benefits. Alternatively, if you cannot commit to a sponsorship, you or your company can provide items for our silent auction or purchase tickets to join us in support of those most in need in our community.

With your generous support, we are sure to achieve this season’s fundraising goal to provide critical services to women and families with children experiencing homelessness in Gainesville and Alachua County. Your support makes a significant and meaningful impact for those most in need in our community!

If you or your company is interested in being one of our event sponsors or silent auction item donors, please contact our Director of Development, Katelyn Drummet, at [email protected] as soon as possible. Thank you for helping us Create New Futures!


2024 Jazz Gala Flyers:

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