2019 Hope Gala

The Hope Gala is officially SOLD OUT! If you wish to have your name put on a waiting list for any unforeseen cancellations, please email our Hope Gala Chair, Jenny Grindel at jgrindel@bradenshope.org

We are looking for volunteers to help with the Hope Gala and would love your help! Sign up here and bring HOPE to children through your volunteerism! Thank you! https://www.signupgenius.com/go/5080845aba72ea31-2019

Our 8th Annual Hope Gala will be held on September 28, 2019 at the Overland Park Convention Center.

This will be an evening filled with fun and fundraising for awareness and research grants that work to find targeted therapies of childhood cancers.


Formal, but not black tie


5:15-5:45 VIP Party and Silent Auction

6:00- All Guests Welcome

6:30 Dining Room Doors Open

7:00-8:15 Dinner and Program

8:15-9:00 Live Auction

9:00-12:00 After Party featuring Dancing and Casino Games


We sell out every year so you will want to get your tickets early.

Registration details coming soon!


Our HOPE Heroes will once again join us as our featured Emcees this year. They may even delight us with some entertainment again this year!


Beef/Chicken Meal:

Black & Bleu Salad
Fresh Spring Mix with Blackberry, candied Pecans and Heirloom Cherri Tomatoes
Dressing served House Made Blackberry Balsamic Vinaigrette

Entrée: *Gluten Free
Braised Short Rib with Pan Sauce with Gremolata
Chicken Buerre Blanc Roulade (Rice Chex is the breading on the chicken)
Butternut Squash Mash
Tri Color Cauliflower

Dessert Alternating:
Chocolate Pot de Crème *Gluten Free
Pineapple Upside Down Cake

Vegetarian/Vegan Option:

Cauliflower steak,  Soft Polenta , Tofu,  pickled carrots, red beets, hummus and Thai curry and coconut reduction

*Gluten Free, Vegan


Do you have items you wish to donate for our silent auction? We would be very happy to accept them! Just contact our Silent Auction Chair, Andrea Bennett at andreabennett@bradenshope.org


You can purchase individual tickets or tickets for a table of 10 at the following link:


Hotel Rooms:

You can reserve a hotel room in the adjoining Sheraton Hotel at a discounted rate while our block of rooms lasts. Just use this link!

Book your group rate for Braden’s Hope Gala 2019


If you have any questions, please email our Hope Gala Chair, Jenny Grindel at jgrindel@bradenshope.org