To thank all of their fantastic volunteers, supporters, and wish-granters, Make-A-Wish Central and Northern Florida will hold their Sixth Annual Wishmaker’s Ball at the Grand Hyatt in Tampa Bay (2900 Bayport Dr.) on May 2. The event will feature an exclusive Derby Race Viewing party, so your best Derby Glam Black Tie attire will be required. This glamourous gala will celebrate the support from the Tampa Bay community in helping to grant the wishes of children in Hillsborough, Hernanado, Pinellas, Polk, and Pasco counties.
Don’t Miss This Spectacular Event
The Make-A-Wish Central and Northern Florida Wishmaker’s Ball will help to celebrate wishes granted, but will also raise funds to grant even more wishes for children battling life-threatening medical conditions. The elegant evening will include a sit-down dinner, exclusive VIP table drawing, live and silent auctions, live entertainment, and special appearances by the Make-A-Wish Central and Northern Florida Wish Kids.
Arrive early for the Derby Race Viewing party in the lobby bar at 5:30 p.m. Guest check-in and a welcome reception will be held at 6:30 p.m., with the dinner and wish program beginning at 8 p.m. If you have ever wondered what it would feel like to make a wish come true, this is the perfect opportunity. You will play a part in helping Make-A-Wish Central and Northern Florida to grant wishes for children battling life-threatening medical conditions.
Register Or Purchase Tables Today
General admission for this magical event is $200, but tables of 10 are available for $2,500. Purchase your tickets today and don’t miss out on this magical wish-granting experience. Sponsorship opportunities are also available. Choose from the following opportunities if you are interested in becoming an event sponsor:
Table Host: $2,500
Jockey Sponsor: $3,000
Belmont Sponsor: $7,000
Preakness Sponsor: $10,000
Kentucky Derby Sponsor: $14,000
Presenting Sponsor: $21,000
Learn more about the benefits of these sponsorship opportunities here. Sponsorship opportunities are going fast, so be sure to register as soon as possible!
If you cannot attend the event, consider making a general donation to support Make-A-Wish Central and Northern Florida.
Can’t Attend But Still Dream Of Granting Wishes?
If you want to make wishes come true but cannot attend the Wishmaker’s Ball, you can still play a part in the wish-granting process when you donate a car, truck, boat, motorcycle, or other vehicle to Wheels For Wishes. Wheels For Wishes is a vehicle donation program benefiting Make-A-Wish Central and Northern Florida.
Your car donation will provide you with free pick up or towing of your vehicle, a great tax deduction, and an easy and hassle-free donation process. Plus, your unwanted vehicle will be turned into a wish for a local child in your community.
To donate a vehicle that will go toward Make-A-Wish Central and Northern Florida’s mission of granting wishes of children with life-threatening medical conditions, please call 1-877-709-9474 or take a moment to fill out our online car donation form.