Alzheimer’s Association annual Purple Gala is a time to celebrate and honor the
lives of people impacted by Alzheimer’s and other dementias. The evening
includes a reception and silent auction followed by a gourmet dinner, live
auction, entertainment, and after party with a live band. Proceeds from the
Gala raise awareness and funds for Alzheimer’s care, support and research.
Benefits & Fundraisers
From the organizer:
For the second year in a row, dozens of local retailers will participate in an alternative campaign to Black Friday, known as Plaid Friday. Started five years ago in Oakland, Calif., Plaid Friday encourages consumers to put their holiday gift dollars back into the local economy by shopping at stores in their own communities. Read more about Plaid Friday
Funding research and support, stride by stride and side by side. Join the Lupus Foundation of Minnesota for our 18th Annual Lupus Walk for Hope and 5K Trail Run - Twin Cities. Read more about Lupus Walk for Hope & 5K Trail Run - Twin Cities
Crowning Achievements is holding thir 7th annula pageant for men and women with special needs within the St. Croix Valley area and beyond. Crowning Achievements is a 501c3 non-profit providing fun events each month and a pageant in the fall where we crown both Kings and Princesses! Our program fosters acceptance, awareness, confidence, independence, community involvements, social skills, friendshio and FUN! Read more about Crowning Achievements 7th Annual Pageant & Raffle
Simon Says Give®, an Eagan-based nonprofit with the mission of Kids Celebrating Kids®, is proud to present in partnership with the Woodbury YMCA Youth Group a Hollywood Meets Bollywood Dance. Mandi Simon the founder of Simon Says Give is one of 25 GlobeChangers across the nation recognized by the Jefferson Awards Foundation in 2015. Read more about Hollywood Meets Bollywood Dance
We're all social creatures, so spend the evening out at AZUL's fourth annual Wild Night gala! Wild Night is going to have Mill City Nights buzzing with a full evening featuring our Zoomobile animals, DJ Koeltrain, a unique auction featuring Zoo experiences, and fantastic entertainment. Read more about Wild Night
Styled for Good's innagural event and fundraiser will be a night to remember. Only the best local event vendors will come together for one night to collaborate and give you an experience you will never forget. Come to enjoy large scale installations, one of a kind interactive stations & demos, delicious appetizers, sweets, curated cocktails, giveaways all night long, live model window displays, local pop-up shops, and so much more! Read more about Styled for Good's Innagural Vendor Showcase and Fundraiser
This year marks the fourth annual Cody's Dash for Down Syndrome to benefit GiGi's Playhouse! Get moving for a great cause. Sign up for a 5K run/walk, a 1-mile walk, or a kids' dash, followed by an afternoon of big fun: music, face painting, food trucks, balloons and more.
All proceeds will benefit GiGi's Playhouse and the free programs and services they provide to the Down syndrome community throughout the Twin Cities. Read more about Cody's Dash