Mardi Gras Gala

Saturday, March 2, 2019 – 6 pm to 11 pm

The Tangier – 532 West Market Street  Akron, OH 44303

A night out on Bourbon Street, presented by Cleveland Clinic Akron General!

Eventbrite - 2019 Mardi Gras Gala Presented by Cleveland Clinic Akron General

How You Can Help:

  • Click Here to Purchase Tickets or call 330.376.7022 ext. 210
  • Click Here to Become a Sponsor 
    • Partner with us and help victims of crime and trauma move from hardship to healing. Various sponsorship levels available. See our Sponsorship Form for more details.
  • Click Here to Donate an Auction Item
    • Wish-list items include: jewelry, spa packages, restaurant gift certificates, unique experiences, behind-the-scenes tours, memberships, tickets to sporting events and theater productions. See our Donation Form for more details.
  • Click Here to Purchase a Program Advertisement
  • Click Here to Volunteer

We will recognize Sponsorship and Auction donations on our mobile bidding platform and in other event publicity. Victim Assistance Program is a registered 501(c)(3) (Tax ID 38-3142753), and all donations are tax deductible. For additional event details, call Kelly Kaufman, Director of Advancement at 330.376.7022 x210.  Thank you for being our partner and for helping victims of crime and trauma move from hardship to healing. We greatly appreciate your support.


2019 Bernard I. Rosen Community Service Award – Mr. Glenn Leppo

2019 Courage Award – The Family of Brittany Littlejohn

Ticket Prices:

Advanced ticket sales – $100 per person (through Feb. 1st)

Regular ticket sales – $115 per person (through February 22nd)

What are the meal choices?

Blackened Filet Mignon with Skewered Shrimp, Salmon N’Orleans, or Vegan Stuffed Pepper

What is the Dress?

Cocktail Attire – A dark suit worn with a tie (a navy or charcoal grey suit is best) for men, and a shorter, party-ready dress for women, such as a little black dress or even dressy separates like a skirt and blouse.

Can I pay for tickets by check?

Yes, please mail payment by February 22nd to:

Victim Assistance Program 137 South Main Street Suite 300 Akron, Ohio 44308

* Please include the following information with your check: Names of Guests; email addresses; and meal selections. (Blackened Filet Mignon with Skewered Shrimp, Salmon N’Orleans, or Vegan Stuffed Pepper)

Are there ID or minimum age requirements to enter the event?

21 and over

How do I contact with any questions?

Please email or phone 330.376.7022 ext. 210

To view photographs of our 2018 Mardi Gras Gala, courtesy of Tim Fitzwater and Shane Wynn, visit our 2018 Mardi Gras Gala Photo Album. 



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