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The Wine Auction
Join us for the 27th Annual Wine Auction on September 17, 2016
One thousand community members will fill the St. Paul RiverCentre for an evening filled with fine wine and food, music and silent and live auctions. The 2015 Wine Auction raised $1,050,000 and we look forward to another successful event in 2016.
5:00 p.m. — Champagne Reception & Silent Auction (sponsors at $10,000 level and above)
5:30 p.m. — Premium Wine Tasting & Silent Auction
7:30 p.m. — Dinner & Program (closing of Silent Auction)
8:30 p.m. — Live Auction
9:00 p.m. — Entertainment (featuring Black & Whyte Dueling Pianos)
Ways to get involved
Sponsor the event- Use our secure online form to sign up or click the links below to learn more.
- Sponsor packet- Learn more about the 2016 Wine Auction.
- Sponsorship opportunities- Learn the benefits of being an event sponsor.
- Commitment form- Sign up to be a sponsor.
Purchase an event ticket- Your participation will place you among physicians and leaders from Regions Hospital, HealthPartners and the Twin Cities community. You can use our secure online form to purchase tickets.
Donate an auction item- Your donation will add excitement to the night and help raise money for a great cause. Fill out the auction item donation form to contribute.
Donate wine online- Want to make your auction donation easy? Then use our online wine donation form. Your wine will be delivered to The Wine Auction by The Cellars Wines & Spirits
Give a financial contribution- Want to donate to the Wine Auction and benefit cancer research? Just fill out the special appeal form.
Volunteer at the event- We have fun volunteer opportunities during the day and night of the event.
Help us create a Giant Lite Brite for Cancer- For a $25 donation, receive one peg to put into our 8' x 8' Lite Brite and leave a note in honor of a loved one. You can join us on Thursday, August 25 in the Regions Hospital atrium to place your peg or we can place it for you. Use our Lite Brite donation form to sign up. The completed Lite Brite will be displayed at the 2016 Wine Auction on September 17.
Proceeds will help us expand access to the newest cancer research
When cancer strikes, patients need the hope that comes with access to the most advanced treatments. Many want to participate in the latest clinical trials of new treatments. Some have no other option. For these patients, the future is growing increasingly bright. With the many advances in cancer therapies, more patients are living longer with a better quality of life. But too often, patients must access other health systems or even travel across the country to participate in clinical trials.
Regions Hospital is already a leading provider of cancer research. Now, with help from the 27th Annual Wine Auction, we will accelerate the expansion of our cancer research program, with a particular emphasis on early-stage research. This expansion will make Regions a regional resource for the latest cancer research. As a result, local residents will have greater access to the latest breakthrough therapies. Easier access to clinical trials will allow patients to focus less on the details of their treatment and more on their daily lives. This access will be especially valuable to the many low-income patients we serve, since such patients often do not have the resources to access trials elsewhere yet deserve the same access to the newest treatments.
Read how Jackson Krinke, Student Council President at Forest Lake Elementary School, raised money for cancer research at Regions in honor of his mom, who is receiving treatment for stage 4 breast cancer.
Do you want to learn more?
For more information on how you can sponsor the event, contribute to the special appeal, donate an auction item or volunteer your time, contact Regions Hospital Foundation at 651-254-2376 or send an email.