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Variety Hearts & Stars

Posted on Thu Jan 16 2020

Variety the Children’s Charity is pleased to present the Variety Hearts & Stars Gala on Saturday, May 2, 2020 at The Townsend Hotel in Birmingham, Michigan.  

 
This will be a magical and moving evening to raise awareness for Variety’s core programs which provide life-changing support to children with unique and special needs.  A celebration of Variety’s heart, the evening brings those with incredible passion and dedication together to continue to fulfill Variety’s mission.     
 
Variety will recognize philanthropist and Variety past-president Lois Shaevsky for her extraordinary dedication to changing the lives of children with a Heart Award presentation. 
 
Guests will experience a fabulous dinner show featuring Mark Randisi and The Motor City Horns.  We also welcome the return of Master of Ceremonies Paul W. Smith, Morning Show Host on News Talk 760 WJR.
 
 Event co-chairs are Laurie Fischgrund and Rhonda Sabatini.
 
Sponsors and Wish Upon a Star members will enjoy an exclusive Derby Party and Cocktail Reception in the Clancy Room beginning at 6:00 pm.  Gala begins at 7:00 pm.
 
 Tickets:
 WISH UPON A STAR - $500
 Includes VIP Derby Reception ticket, gala ticket, and recognition on invitation and program (press deadlines apply)
 
 FRIEND - $250
 Gala ticket

To reserve your tickets, CLICK HERE or call 248-258-5511.
 
Sponsorship opportunities are available.  This year, we extend our gratitude to Michele and Nathan Mersereau for generously underwriting the evening.  Their commitment means that your sponsorship will directly benefit Variety core programs serving children with unique and special needs.  

As the Diamond Sponsor ($30,000), your company will receive:

 Logo and/or Name inclusion*:

• Diamond Sponsor recognition on event invitation (press deadline applies)
• Diamond Sponsor recognition during gala via signage/screens and program
• Diamond Sponsor recognition during special presentation
• Diamond Sponsor recognition via website, social media, and press/print materials 
• Thirty (30) tickets to the event (three tables of ten with VIP Preferred Placement) & Derby Reception
• Opportunity to provide promotional item in swag bag for 300 guests
• Additional customized opportunities may be available upon request

 As the Platinum Sponsor ($20,000), your company will receive:

  Logo and/or Name inclusion*:
• Platinum Sponsor recognition on event invitation (press deadline applies)
• Platinum Sponsor recognition during gala via signage/screens and program
• Platinum Sponsor recognition during special presentation
• Platinum Sponsor recognition via website, social media, and press/print materials 
• Twenty (20) tickets to the event (two tables of ten with VIP Preferred Placement) & Derby Reception
• Opportunity to provide promotional item in swag bag for 300 guests
• Additional customized opportunities may be available upon request

As the Gold Sponsor ($10,000), your company will receive:
  Logo and/or Name inclusion*:
• Gold Sponsor recognition on event invitation (press deadline applies)
• Gold Sponsor recognition during gala via signage/screens and program
• Gold Sponsor recognition during special presentation
• Gold Sponsor recognition via website, social media, and press/print materials 
• Ten (10) tickets to the event (one table of ten with VIP Preferred Placement) & Derby Reception
• Opportunity to provide promotional item in swag bag for 300 guests

As the Silver Sponsor ($5,000), your company will receive:
  Logo and/or Name inclusion*:
• Silver Sponsor recognition on event invitation (press deadline applies)
• Silver Sponsor recognition during gala via signage/screens and program
• Silver Sponsor recognition during special presentation
• Silver Sponsor recognition via website, social media, and press/print materials 
• Four (4) tickets to the event & Derby Reception

As the Bronze Sponsor ($2,500), your company will receive:
  Logo and/or Name inclusion*:
• Bronze Sponsor recognition on event invitation (press deadline applies)
• Bronze Sponsor recognition during gala via signage/screens and program
• Bronze Sponsor recognition during special presentation
• Bronze Sponsor recognition via website, social media, and press/print materials 
• Two (2) tickets to the event & Derby Reception

As a member of Wish Upon a Star, ($1,000), you will receive:
• Name recognition on event invitation and screens/ signage throughout the event (press deadlines apply)
• Two (2) tickets to the event & Derby Reception


To secure your sponsorship or to learn more, call 248-258-5511 or email  Michelle.Murphy@Variety5Detroit.com. 

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