Category: Fundraising

Gala brings in $1.2M for JDRF

Honorees Kim and Dave Dougherty

JDRF’s 32nd annual Cincinnatians of the Year Gala drew nearly 800 guests and raised more than $1.2 million. This fundraising total includes nearly $600,000 through Fund a Cure, a live auction to fund research, that set a new chapter record.

‘Suits’ take over Carnegie stage for two performances

Over the last eight years, more than 80 business and community leaders have traded in their suits and ties (and in some cases, heels) for a musical instrument and a stage. But this is more than a jam session among friends. This is Suits That Rock, an annual fundraising concert dreamed up by Kevin Canafax and John Domaschko. So why do the Suits pour their hearts and souls into this event every year? That’s simple … to celebrate the joy of music.

Celestial Ball: This one belongs to the kids!

Antonio Sanders

Some 1,400 friends and supporters of Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center joined special guests from the Cincinnati Reds for the 12th annual Celestial Ball. Proceeds from the gala, more than $1 million, will benefit Cincinnati Children’s community initiatives aimed at improving health outcomes for underserved kids