Join Us! 2017 Hard Hat & Black Tie Gala

It's the gala that's a little less formal, and a lot more fun!

 

Saturday, April 8, 2017

St. Paul RiverCentre

The Hard Hat & Black Tie Gala is Twin Cities Habitat for Humanity’s annual premiere gala which generates support to help families make a brighter future for their children.  

By supporting Twin Cities Habitat for Humanity you create real, positive change in our community.  Consider what is accomplished each year:

  • 50+ Habitat Homes get built by volunteers in the Twin Cities
  • 50+ families buy and own the home where they can raise their kids
  • 125+ homes get repaired by Habitat volunteers
  • 1,000+ families are educated on what it takes to be a successful homeowner
  • 17,000+ people volunteer with Habitat

Schedule of Events

6:00 to 7:30 - Cocktails and Silent Auction

7:30 to 9:15 - Dinner, Program, and Live Auction

9:15 to 11:30 - After Party featuring the High & Mighty

 

Ticket Opportunities

Individual..................................................................$175
Couple........................................................................$350
Young Professional (age 35 and under, please)....$85
Table* (seats 10).......................................................$1,750

*These tables are for individuals only.  Corporate sponsored table pricing is below.

Can't attend, but want to make a difference in the lives of Twin Cities families?  You can still make an impact by donating at the ticket link below.

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St. Paul Hotel Stay Information

The party doesn’t have to end when the Gala does! Reserve a one-night stay at the St. Paul Hotel for Saturday evening and you’ll have the shortest commute home! Located just across Rice Park, the gorgeous St. Paul Hotel is a Minnesota landmark. We’ve arranged a discounted rate of just $163 per room (taxes not included) for a Deluxe King or Deluxe Double guestroom for our Gala guests.

Please contact the St. Paul Hotel at 1.800.292.9292 and ask for the Habitat for Humanity rate to reserve your room.

Sponsorship Opportunities

Premiere Event

The Hard Hat & Black Tie Gala is an evening of fun and fundraising for Twin Cities Habitat’s mission. Each year the gala engages hundreds of affluent supporters of Habitat, including executives and professionals from Minnesota’s active business community.

We invite you to join us as a 2017 Hard Hat & Black Tie corporate sponsor, and as a benefit, your business will receive outstanding recognition and visibility at the party that’s always a little less formal, and a lot more fun! Contact Bryanna at 612.305.7108 or events@tchabitat.org if you have any questions or would like to secure your sponsorship.

Sponsorship Packet

Response Form

Sponsorship Levels

CARPENTER - $3,500 ($2,750 tax deductible)

Public Recognition

  • Name in Minnesota Monthly Thank You ad

Habitat Publications

  • Carpenter Sponsor logo recognition on Habitat website prior to the event (20,000+ visitors per month)
  • Name recognition in the Habitat Herald newsletter and Hab Wire e-newsletter (circulation 35,000+)

Event Recognition

  • Logo recognition on signage at event, in the event program, and during the dinner slideshow
  • Seating for one table of 10

BUILDER - $6,000 ($5,250 tax deductible)

Public Recognition

  • Name in Minnesota Monthly Thank You ad

Habitat Publications

  • Builder Sponsor logo recognition on Habitat website prior to the event (20,000+ visitors per month)
  • Name recognition in the Habitat Herald newsletter and Hab Wire e-newsletter (circulation 35,000+)

Event Recognition

  • Quarter-page, black and white ad recognition in the event program
  • Logo recognition on signage at event, in the event program, and during the dinner slideshow
  • Seating for one table of 10
  • 2 invitations to the exclusive President's Reception
  • Opportunity to include promotional materials in guest gift bags

FRAMER - $10,000 ($9,250 tax deductible)

Public Recognition

  • Name in Minnesota Monthly Thank You ad

Habitat Publications

  • Framer Sponsor logo recognition on Habitat website prior to the event (20,000+ visitors per month)
  • Name recognition in the Habitat Herald newsletter and Hab Wire e-newsletter (circulation 35,000+)

Event Recognition

  • Half-page, black and white ad recognition in the event program
  • Logo recognition on signage at event, in the event program, and during the dinner slideshow
  • Seating for one table of 10
  • 6 invitations to the exclusive President's Reception
  • Opportunity to include promotional materials in guest gift bags

CONTRACTOR - $15,000 ($13,500 tax deductible)

Public Recognition

  • Name in Minnesota Monthly Thank You ad

Habitat Publications

  • Contractor Sponsor logo recognition on Habitat website prior to the event (20,000+ visitors per month)
  • Name recognition in the Habitat Herald newsletter and Hab Wire e-newsletter (circulation 35,000+)

Event Recognition

  • Half-page, full color ad recognition in the event program
  • Logo recognition on signage at event, in the event program, and during the dinner slideshow
  • Seating for 20 - two tables of 10
  • 10 invitations to the exclusive President's Reception
  • Opportunity to include promotional materials in guest gift bags
  • Verbal recognition from the podium
  • Opportunity to host a bar, with logo placement and signage
  • 2x social media mentions in March

TITLE - $25,000 ($23,500 tax deductible)

Sponsorship at this level can be tailored to fit the needs of your organization. We will work with you to customize your participation and benefits. The following list of categories and benefits are guidelines for expectations of the available sponsorship opportunities.   Opportunities include: Dinner Sponsor, Entertainment Sponsor, Fund-A-Need Sponsor, Silent Auction Sponsor, and President’s Reception Sponsor (SOLD). Response needed by February 1, 2016 to be included on the event invitation.

Public Recognition

  • Logo in Minnesota Monthly Thank You ad

Habitat Publications

  • Title Sponsor logo recognition on Habitat website prior to the event (20,000+ visitors per month)
  • Name recognition in the Habitat Herald newsletter and Hab Wire e-newsletter (circulation 35,000+)

Event Recognition

  • Full-page, full color ad recognition in the event program
  • Logo recognition on event invitation
  • Logo recognition on signage at event, in the event program, and during the dinner slideshow
  • Seating for 20 - two tables of 10
  • 20 invitations to the exclusive President's Reception
  • Opportunity to include promotional materials in guest gift bags
  • Verbal recognition from the podium
  • Opportunity to host a bar, with logo placement and signage
  • 2x social media mentions in March and 1x social media mention the night of the gala
  • Tailored sponsorship benefits as agreed upon

Where the money goes

Twin Cities Habitat for Humanity strives to do the most good with every single dollar entrusted to us. Rest assured that a gift to support our mission creates an immediate and significant impact for the families and communities we partner with.

86.4% Programs & Services, 10.4% fundraising, 3.2% Administration

Every $1 you donate results in almost $2 of economic activity in our community.

Twin Cities Habitat for Humanity is a 501 (c)(3) non-profit recognized by the IRS. Tax ID Number: 36-3363171. NMLS ID 400065