Rainbow Gala

Plans for 2015 Rainbow Gala underway

The 23rd Annual Rainbow Gala will be held on Saturday, April 18, 2015 at the Westin Convention Center Pittsburgh Hotel. Morgan O’Brien, President and CEO of Peoples Natural Gas will serve as the 2015 Honoree. “Peoples Natural Gas is a proud supporter of JDRF,” said Morgan O’Brien. “Type 1 diabetes affects so many of our families, friends, coworkers and neighbors. The research funded by JDRF is critical to improving the lives of those affected by type 1 diabetes and to finding a cure for this disease. I know JDRF won’t rest until a cure is found and I am proud to support their important work.”

Joining forces with Mr. O’Brien are the 2015 Gala Corporate Chairs: Laura Shapira Karet, CEO of Giant Eagle, and Dan Onorato, Executive Vice President, Chief External Affairs & Communication Officer of Highmark Health. The Rainbow Gala is an extraordinary event, bringing more than 700 prominent members of the Pittsburgh community together for an evening of fine dining, stellar entertainment and exciting auctions. The event has raised over $17 million toward funding research to prevent, treat and ultimately cure type 1 diabetes. You can help be a part of this memorable night by purchasing tickets, asking your company to sponsor the event or by supporting the auctions and Fund A Cure.

Highlights of the Rainbow Gala every year include the silent and live auctions. We are actively working to procure items for both auctions. If you are interested in serving on the committee and securing items for the auction or would like to donate to the auction, please contact Cathy Majka, Development Manager at cmajka@jdrf.org or 412-471-1414 x7. For sponsorship opportunities, please contact  Carol Yannuzzi, Executive Director at cyannuzzi@jdrf.org or 412-471-1414 x1.

Click here to view an online gallery of photos from the 2014 Rainbow Gala!

 

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