Hosted by:

The Most Reverend Bishop Luis Rafael Zarama
&
the Catholic Charities Board of Directors

Friday, April 23, 2O21

7:OO PM

The 2021 Catholic Charities “Toast to the Gala” will be live streamed for all to enjoy free of cost.

Individuals may support the event through sponsorship and other opportunities, by contacting Katey Fithian, Director of Development, at 984-900-3119 or Katey.Fithian@ccharitiesdor.org.

Since its inception in 2011, the Annual Gala has raised over $1.5 million to allow Catholic Charities to serve our neighbors in need. As a result of the COVID-19 pandemic, this need has significantly increased within our diocese, which is why the funds raised by the Gala are more critical than ever.

The event was first held in the Cardinal Gibbons High School gymnasium in 2011. Over time the event outgrew this space, attracting over 400 guests a year, and was moved to other locations including the Downtown Raleigh Marriott and the Raleigh Marriott Crabtree Valley. Catholic Charities has been honored to have speakers such as Duke Football Coach David Cutcliffe and former President and CEO of Catholic Relief Services, Dr. Carolyn Woo, share in this tremendous event.

While we cannot join in person in 2021, the newly envisioned “Virtual Toast to the Gala” will allow our community to continue supporting Catholic Charities while also celebrating the level of success and awareness the Gala has brought to the agency over the past 10 years.

Sponsors

Gold

Affordable Communities Group
Colleen and Jim Baker
Poyner Spruill, LLC
Karen and Chuck Swoboda

Silver

Linda and Paul Bedo
CJB18 Consulting, LLC
Margie and Mark Dellasega
Equestrian Order of the Holy Sepulchre
Sue Ann and Donald Glower
Lincoln Financial
Becky and Carman Liuzzo
Rebecca and John McCabe
Heather and Adam McCarthy
Roberta and Rick Miller-Haraway
Shane Nolan
St. Michael the Archangel Catholic Church
Cathy and Dean Penny
Townebank

Bronze

Margaret and Philip Baddour
Captrust
The Foundation of the Roman Catholic Diocese of Raleigh
The Law Offices of Tom Lindgren
Maureen O’Keeffe-Lindgren and Tom Lindgren
Mann Charitable Trust
Leonard Robke
Alexandra and Anthony Vance

Committee

Ellen Crowley, Chair
Diane Johnston
Ginger Ward-Presson
Therese Taxis
Molly O’Reardan

Lisa Perkins
Executive Director

Katey Fithian
Development Director

Daniel Altenau
Communications Director

Gabby Amos
Office Coordinator

Wesly Holt
Senior Development Officer

For more information about supporting the event through sponsorship and other opportunities, please contact Katey Fithian, Director of Development, at 984-900-3119 or Katey.Fithian@ccharitiesdor.org.

Sponsorship Levels

Diamond Sponsor

$25,000

  • Listing as a Diamond Sponsor periodically throughout the webcast
  • Verbal recognition as a Diamond Sponsor during the webcast
  • Logo displayed on screen during the webcast
  • On screen advertisement displayed during the webcast
  • Listing as a Diamond Sponsor in the virtual event program, Catholic Charities website, event emails, and on social media pages
  • Opportunity for a “Sponsor Highlight” video on the Gala webpage
  • “Virtual Toast to the Gala” Signature Drink Recipe Card
  • Gala gift for use during the event

Sterling Sponsor

$15,000

  • Listing as a Sterling Sponsor periodically throughout the webcast
  • Verbal recognition as a Sterling Sponsor during the webcast
  • Logo displayed on screen during the webcast
  • On screen advertisement displayed during the webcast
  • Listing as a Sterling Sponsor in the virtual event program, Catholic Charities website, event emails, and on social media pages
  • Opportunity for a “Sponsor Highlight” video on the Gala webpage
  • “Virtual Toast to the Gala” Signature Drink Recipe Card
  • Gala gift for use during the event

Platinum Sponsor

$10,000

  • Listing as a Platinum Sponsor periodically throughout the webcast
  • Logo displayed on screen during the webcast
  • On screen advertisement displayed during the webcast
  • Listing as a Platinum Sponsor in the virtual event program, Catholic Charities website, event emails, and on social media pages
  • Opportunity for a “Sponsor Highlight” video on the Gala webpage
  • “Virtual Toast to the Gala” Signature Drink Recipe Card
  • Gala gift for use during the event

Gold Sponsor

$5,000

  • Listing as a Gold Sponsor periodically throughout the webcast
  • Logo displayed on screen during the webcast
  • Listing as a Gold Sponsor in the virtual event program, Catholic Charities website, event emails, and on social media pages
  • “Virtual Toast to the Gala” Signature Drink Recipe Card
  • Gala gift for use during the event

Silver Sponsor

$2,500

  • Listing as a Silver Sponsor periodically throughout the webcast
  • Listing as a Silver Sponsor in the virtual event program, Catholic Charities website, event emails, and on social media pages
  • “Virtual Toast to the Gala” Signature Drink Recipe Card
  • Gala gift for use during the event

Bronze Sponsor

$1,000

  • Listing as a Bronze Sponsor periodically throughout the webcast
  • Listing as a Bronze Sponsor in the virtual event program, Catholic Charities website, event emails, and on social media pages
  • “Virtual Toast to the Gala” Signature Drink Recipe Card

On Screen Advertisment | $500

Everyone has a chance to be a winner by participating in the 2021 Gala Raffle!
$50 per ticket or 3 for $100!

Winners will be drawn during the live webcast on Friday, April 23, 2021.

Raffle Ticket Prizes

~1st Prize~

A choice between an Alaskan land tour for two or a week-long stay at the exclusive Kiawah Island Resort

~2nd Prize~

Angus Barn Five-Course
Wine Cellar Dinner for 12

Donated by The Angus Barn

~3rd Prize~

Taste of the Triangle Basket
Over $1,000 in gift certificates to local restaurants