Celebrate Life

Date & Time:

Saturday, March 12, 2022

Location:

JW Marriott Buckhead

Cost:

Starts at $250

Join Us as we Celebrate Life and recognize champions in our transplant community during a charitable evening of dinner, dancing, and unique auctions.

Bridging the Gap

Together, we can further the Foundation’s mission to bridge the gap between hope and opportunity by educating and enriching the lives of those affected by transplantation. At the third annual Celebrate Life gala, presented by Care Dx, Piedmont Transplant Institute, and Emory Transplant Center, we have the privilege of honoring:

  • Transplant surgeon, Dr. David Vega, and his personal transplant connection through his niece, Abby Bacho, who saved the lives of five people as an organ donor.
  • Bill Backus, heart transplant recipient and two-time GTF Board President.
  • Transplant nephrologist, Dr. Eda Hochgelerent, and kidney transplant recipient, Melissa Carter.

All proceeds benefit the Georgia Transplant Foundation. We look forward to seeing you on March 12th!

Tickets & Sponsorship Individual tickets to attend the event are available. Sponsorships are also available at a variety of levels, for corporations, to individuals. See options below.

 

 
  • Number of Guests
  • Event Naming Opportunity
  • Verbal Recognition
  • Speaking Opportunity at the gala
  • Logo on Step-and-Repeat
  • Logo on main stage
  • Hotel Room at the JW Marriott (night of the event)
  • Social media promotion (Facebook, Twitter, Instagram)
  • Valet Parking
  • Special memento for table underwriter
  • Logo and Hyperlink on auction bidding site
  • Program inclusion
  • Sponsorship signage at event
  • Recognition in post-event issue of GTF's Impring Magazine (28,000+ circulation)
  • Email Blast
  • Website Presence
  • Gift for table guests

Presenting

$25,000
  • Number of Guests30 priority
  • Event Naming OpportunityX
  • Verbal RecognitionX
  • Speaking Opportunity at the galaX
  • Logo on Step-and-RepeatX
  • Logo on main stageX
  • Hotel Room at the JW Marriott (night of the event)2
  • Social media promotion (Facebook, Twitter, Instagram)Dedicated post
  • Valet Parking4
  • Special memento for table underwriterX
  • Logo and Hyperlink on auction bidding siteX
  • Program inclusionFull page
  • Sponsorship signage at eventX
  • Recognition in post-event issue of GTF's Impring Magazine (28,000+ circulation)X
  • Email BlastLogo
  • Website PresenceLogo and hyperlink
  • Gift for table guestsX

Gift of Life

$10,000
  • Number of Guests16 priority
  • Logo on main stageX
  • Hotel Room at the JW Marriott (night of the event)1
  • Social media promotion (Facebook, Twitter, Instagram)X
  • Valet Parking2
  • Special memento for table underwriterX
  • Logo and Hyperlink on auction bidding siteX
  • Program inclusionHalf page
  • Sponsorship signage at eventX
  • Recognition in post-event issue of GTF's Impring Magazine (28,000+ circulation)X
  • Email BlastLogo
  • Website PresenceLogo and hyperlink
  • Gift for table guestsX

Save a Life

$5,000
  • Number of Guests10
  • Valet Parking1
  • Special memento for table underwriterX
  • Logo and Hyperlink on auction bidding siteX
  • Program inclusionLogo
  • Sponsorship signage at eventX
  • Recognition in post-event issue of GTF's Impring Magazine (28,000+ circulation)X
  • Email BlastLogo
  • Website PresenceLogo
  • Gift for table guestsX

Hope

$2,500
  • Number of Guests4
  • Program inclusionName
  • Sponsorship signage at eventX
  • Recognition in post-event issue of GTF's Impring Magazine (28,000+ circulation)X
  • Email BlastLogo
  • Website PresenceLogo
  • Gift for table guestsX

Second Chance

$1,500
  • Number of Guests2
  • Program inclusionName
  • Sponsorship signage at eventX
  • Recognition in post-event issue of GTF's Impring Magazine (28,000+ circulation)X
  • Email BlastName
  • Website PresenceName
  • Gift for table guestsX

Ticket

$250
  • Number of Guests1
  • Gift for table guestsX

Event Sponsors

THE DEAVOURS FAMILY

MR. AND MRS. WARREN SHIVER

DR. MICHAEL HOROWITZ

PIEDMONT KIDNEY TRANSPLANT TEAM: DRS. CHRISTINA AND DREW KLEIN, DR. AND MRS. JOSHUA WOLF; DR. AND DR. JON HUNDLEY; DR. JOSE LIZCANO AND MS. PAULA CHESSER; DR. AND MRS. ERIC GIBNEY; DR. ANA ROSSI

PIEDMONT LIVER TEAM: DR. RAYMOND RUBIN, DR. ROSHAN SHRESTHA, DR. LANCE STEIN; DR. RAHUL MAHESHWARI; DR. DEVINA BHASIN; DR. ALEXANDER LEMMER

PIEDMONT TRANSPLANT SURGEONS: DR. AND MRS. CLARK KENSINGER, DR. AND MRS. MIGUEL TAN, DR. AND MRS. MARWAN KAZIMI, DR. AND MRS. EMMANUEL MINJA, DR. SAMANTHA AITCHISON, DR. HARRISON POLLINGER

DR. MICHAEL GALLICHIO

DR. EDA HOCHGELERENT AND DR. BRUCE CASSIDY

DR. DAVID MARKHAM AND DR. SONJOY LASKAR

MR. AND MRS. EDWARD DALY

DAVID AND SUSAN VEGA

DR. JENNIE PERRYMAN AND DR. MANI DANESHMAND

MR. AND MRS. LANCE J. CUNHA

DR. ANDY SMITH

PIEDMONT PHARMACISTS: DR. ROSEMARY CROSS, DR. THUY OMMERT; DR. ALEXA RAY

JOYCE AND RAMIE TRITT FAMILY FOUNDATION

MR. AND MRS. ALBERT BOLET, III

WELLS FARGO

ROME INDUSTRIAL CLEANING

MR. AND MRS. CHARLES NEAL POPE

MR. AND MRS. CAROLYN AND JAMES RITICHER

MR. AND MRS. MARY LU AND WADE MITCHELL

ENCOMPASS RX

BEN AND KATHY BARKLEY

MR. TOM CLARK

Map & Additional Info

Schedule:

  • Cocktail Reception 6:30pm
  • Main Event 7:30pm

Emcee:

Tom Clark

Attire:

Off-Blue Tie (gentlemen in tuxedos/suits and ladies in cocktail/formal wear). Blue, teal and gold are admired, but not required

Questions?
Please contact Rita Michaels: