Join us Sunday, May 17, 2015 for our annual Gala celebration and fundraiser at Grounds For Sculpture with catering by Rat’s Restaurant, in Hamilton NJ!
Guests are invited to arrive early to enjoy the current exhibits before returning to the West Gallery for our Silent Auction and cocktail reception at 3:30 in the West Gallery. A live auction, short program and dinner will follow in the East Gallery. Our evening will wrap up around 8:30pm.
This year, we are pleased to honor NJM Insurance Group as our 2015 Champion of Children.
We gratefully acknowledge the generosity of MyDivineMusic.com, Bill Drummer Productions and DJ Rock N Ron of BridgeMusico for their donations of time and talent to make our event special.
Since 1894, CHSofNJ has been saving children’s lives and building healthy families. Our programs focus on treatment and prevention of child abuse and neglect.
Your support for this important event will help maintain and expand the 54 CHSofNJ programs and services that have made a meaningful difference in over 50,000 lives of children and their families last year alone.
We look forward to welcoming you at our 121st anniversary celebration!
$150 per person
We do not issue printed tickets for our event. We will add your name and guest names to our list immediately. We look forward to welcoming you to our event on May 17th.
Your reservation includes admission to Grounds For Sculpture (all day), cocktail reception, live and silent auctions, entertainment, and dinner catered by Rat’s Restaurant.
Tables will seat up to 10 people. If you wish to be seated with other guests but are not purchasing tickets together, please let us know so we can accommodate.
Tickets are available online! Click here to reserve your seats and purchase 50/50 raffle tickets. Contact Denise Wentzler at or 609-695-6274 x153 with questions or for more information.
To make a donation in support of the Gala, kindly click here to get to our "All Things Gala" portal.
Thank you for helping us reach our fundraising goal of $100,000 this year!
Give more. Help more. Become an event sponsor and know that your contribution will directly support our programs and services.
Angel Sponsor – $15,000 Reservations and priority check-in for your 20 VIP guests, presentation of engraved plaque acknowledging your sponsorship at our event, opportunity to make a live presentation or submit a brief video* to be shown at the event, private docent tour of Grounds For Sculpture, listing on event related communications, logo with link to sponsor website from CHSofNJ event webpage, full page premium color ad.
*Video requires approval by CHSofNJ prior to event.
Platinum Sponsor – $10,000 Reservations and priority check-in for 20 guests, presentation of engraved plaque acknowledging your sponsorship at our event, private docent tour of Grounds For Sculpture, listing on event related communications, logo with link to sponsor website from CHSofNJ event webpage, full page color ad.
Gold Sponsor – $7,500 Reservations ad priority check-in for 10 guests, private docent tour of Grounds For Sculpture, listing on event related communications, logo with link to sponsor website from CHSofNJ event webpage, full page b&w ad.
Silver Sponsor – $5,000 Reservations for 10 guests, private docent tour of Grounds For Sculpture prior to start of reception, listing on event related communications, logo with link to sponsor website from CHSofNJ event webpage, half page b&w ad.
Bronze Sponsor – $3,000 Reservations for 10 guests; listing on event related communications, logo with link to sponsor website from CHSofNJ event webpage, quarter page b&w ad.
CHSofNJ is proud to report our general administrative and fundraising expenses were 5.87% in the last fiscal year, well under the national standard of 8%.
Reserve Your Ad Space Now!
Purchase space in our program book for your business advertisement or special message. Our program book will be distributed to each of our gala guests and published on the CHSofNJ website following the event to be seen by all of our friends and donors.
Premium Color Ad Back Cover (5” wide x 8” high) $1,500 – only one available!
Premium Color Ad Full Page (5” wide x 8” high) $1,000
Black & White Full Page Ad (5” wide x 8” high) $500
Black & White Half Page Ad (5” wide x 4” high) $250
Black & White Quarter Page Ad (2.5” wide x 4” high) $125
Artwork deadline: April 17, 2015.
Click here for the ad form.
Our ever-popular cash raffle is coming back!
Three lucky winners will split 50% of the gross proceeds from raffle ticket sales as follows: 1st Prize 35% of gross sales 2nd Prize 10% of gross sales 3rd Prize 5% of gross sales
Tickets are on sale now! Click here to purchase online.
Our auctions are a BIG part of our Gala fundraising efforts. Here are some exciting updates for this year’s event:
We are taking our Silent Auction mobile and online! Some of our silent auction items are already online for previews. Click here to see!
If you can’t be at our event, you can still place and monitor bids through our online auction portal.
We are also bringing back our Live Auction with some fabulous items for you to win!
Here’s how you can help
- Become a Gala Sponsor (see details above)
- Donate to our Silent Auction. Please complete and return our donation form to inform us of your contribution. You may also browse our Amazon Wish List for a convenient way to donate and help us build our auction.
- Buy an Ad in our program book (see details above)
- Join us at the event as we celebrate our 121 years of dedication to children and families
- Purchase raffle tickets. (More details above). Winners need not be present at drawing.
- Make an online donation to help us reach our fundraising goal.
- Join our Volunteer team for the day or evening of our event (space is limited; small groups are welcome). Contact Pamela Cipriano at for volunteer opportunities.