Ronald McDonald House BC A Night to Dream Gala Honouring Gary Segal October 9, 2014 - Fairmont Pacific Rim presents Ronald McDonald House BC A Night to Dream Gala Honouring Gary Segal October 9, 2014 - Fairmont Pacific Rim Ronald McDonald House BC A Night to Dream Gala Overview Honouring Gary Segal October 9, 2014 - Fairmont Pacific Rim Each year Ronald McDonald House BC provides 73 families with a home away from home. In one year that is almost 30,000 nights. This event helps us raise the money necessary to keep families together for the entire year. The RMH BC A Night to Dream Gala is heading in to it’s 12th year and is the largest fundraising event for Ronald McDonald House BC. The evening features; a cocktail reception, an exquisite 3-course meal, a unique silent and live auction, as well as talented live entertainment and is a fantastic night out for a great cause. The A Night to Dream Gala offers many opportunity for corporate promotion including: • • • • Associate with a high profile, well-established event Business to business networking, client entertainment, product awareness, and employee recognition Exposure for your company’s image, product and/or service Inclusion of your company logo on printed materials including on-site signage, big-screen visuals, and the Gala program Honouree – Gary Segal With our new House now open, we would like to recognize a leader who has made a profound impact on this project: Gary Segal. His generous gifts of time and expertise have made it possible for us to build a 73 bedroom Ronald McDonald House BC and better meet the needs of BC and Yukon families who depend on our services. Gary Segal is president of Kingswood Capital Corporation and a noted Vancouver philanthropist. In his leadership roles at such organizations as the Louis Brier Home and Hospital for Seniors and Spread the Love Project for Ethiopia, Gary has been committed to ensuring that families both locally and internationally have the support they need to thrive. Gary has served on the Board of Directors of Ronald McDonald House BC since 2008 and has been an invaluable member of this organization. Gary recognized the vital need to provide more accommodation for seriously ill children and their families in BC, and became the Chair of our Capital Campaign to build our new House. He has been instrumental in lobbying for and securing many major gifts to the Campaign, including a $13.375 matching grant from the Government of British Columbia. Gary’s outstanding support means that 73 families each night have a ‘home away from home.’ We would like to thank him for his many contributions to Ronald McDonald House BC and for his incredible generosity to so many worthy organizations. Ronald McDonald House BC A Night to Dream Gala Sponsorship Opportunities Cash contribution Complimentary tickets with priority seating Honouring Gary Segal October 9, 2014 - Fairmont Pacific Rim STAR DIAMOND PLATINUM GOLD SILVER BRONZE $20,000 $15,000 $10,000 $7,500 $4,500 $2,500 12 10 10 6 2 2 Full Full Half 1 1 Personal VIP concierge “table service” Option to purchase additional tickets at a discounted rate Company recognition on a Ronald McDonald House BC Guest Suite for 1 Year Verbal recognition of your sponsorship by Emcees Ad in the souvenir event program (Size by page) Recognition on the RMH BC website, our monthly newsletter and social media Corporate logo displayed prominently in all advertising, and communications Corporate logo on all event signage, and event night media presentation Corporate name on all event signage, and event night media presentation 4 1 4 8 Ronald McDonald House BC A Night to Dream Gala Support Opportunities Honouring Gary Segal October 9, 2014 - Fairmont Pacific Rim Friends of the House We welcome support at all levels. A family dinner. A bedtime story. A game of catch. This is what you help make possible when you give the gift of a night for a family in need. Every $75 you donate pays for one night of accommodation for a family at RMH BC. Help us reach our goal of 30,000 nights, which would cover all the operating costs of the House for an entire year. Cash contribution Tickets available at a discounted rate Recognition on the RMH BC website Corporate name on event night media presentation $1,500 - $2,500 $1,000 - $1,500 4 2 $500 - $1,000 Ronald McDonald House BC About Ronald McDonald House® BC A Night to Dream Gala Honouring Gary Segal October 9, 2014 - Fairmont Pacific Rim Since 1983, Ronald McDonald House® British Columbia has opened its doors and arms to overwhelmed families who need to keep the spirit of hope alive as they engage in the fight of their lives. Far from home. Financially strained. Emotionally drained. Every year, thousands of families come to Vancouver in search of life-saving medical treatment for their seriously ill children. Finding themselves in a strange city and in a vulnerable state, these families long for life’s simple comforts: a bed to sleep in, a kitchen to prepare a hot meal and a couch to put up their feet after a long day at the hospital. More than anything though, they seek a safe and affordable place where their family can stay together under one roof. Within our walls, kids undergoing treatment for cancer and other devastating diseases bask in the glow of family love. Here, parents under siege share stories with others who face similar challenges. And here, people have access to services that help put some joy and normalcy back into their lives. Ronald McDonald House® British Columbia is more than just a place for families to stay – it’s a place for families to heal better together. Quick FAQs about Ronald McDonald House® Who is eligible to stay at Ronald McDonald House® BC? Ronald McDonald House® British Columbia serves families who live beyond communities that comprise the Metro Vancouver region. Children, from birth to 19 years who are being treated at BC Children’s or other Vancouver area medical facilities, and their families are eligible to stay at the House. How long do families usually stay at Ronald McDonald House® BC? Stays can be as short as one night or as long as several months, and sometimes extend to a year or more, depending on the child's illness and treatment. Who owns and operates Ronald McDonald House® BC? Ronald McDonald House® British Columbia is owned and operated by the Children’s Family House Society of BC. Each of the 328 Ronald McDonald Houses worldwide is owned and operated by a local notfor-profit society. How are Ronald McDonald Houses funded? Generous supporters like you help fund Ronald McDonald Houses. The majority of our programming funds come from individuals, organizations and businesses. Ronald McDonald House BC A Night to Dream Gala About Ronald McDonald House® BC Honouring Gary Segal October 9, 2014 - Fairmont Pacific Rim Your Funds at Work When you support a Ronald McDonald House BC event, you give the gift of togetherness! Your generous support allows a BC family to stay together under one roof while their child receives lifesaving medical treatment in Vancouver, and makes it possible for them to share precious moments like family dinners, bedtime stories, and game nights even during difficult times. With your help we can keep 73 seriously ill kids and their families together every night of the year. Support through sponsorship, gifts in kind or by gifting a night to a family help us keep thousands of BC and Yukon families together when they need it most. By becoming a sponsor or registering a team you help us provide the gift of nights for families in need. How many nights can you gift? • • • • • 4,800 Presenting Sponsor – 233 nights Platinum Sponsor – 133 nights Gold Sponsor – 100 nights Bronze Sponsor – 34 nights One table of ten – 43 nights Ronald McDonald House BC A Night to Dream Gala Contact Information Honouring Gary Segal October 9, 2014 - Fairmont Pacific Rim Dayna Backus RMH BC, Signature Events Manager e: [email protected] p: 604.736.2957 Jennifer Dolnik RMH BC, Gala Chair e: [email protected] p: 604.202.6733 Ronald McDonald House BC www.rmhbc.ca facebook.com\rmhbc twitter.com\rmhbc Hotel Bookings A limited number of rooms are available at the Fairmont Pacific Rim at the discounted rate of $259. To make a booking Call: 1-877-900-5350 Or Email : [email protected] Please quote block code RONA1014 or identify yourself as a guest of the RMH BC Gala.
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