GOURMET GALA

Kate Leib
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Kate Leib

A Congressional Chef Cooking Series

DATE: Spring- Fall 2021
LOCATION: Locations Announced 2021
ADDRESS: DC, Washington, DC 20001
 

For additional details or information please contact Kate Leib.

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Event description

The chefs, volunteers and guests who make up our Signature Chefs Events community are coming together in new, innovative ways to suport moms and babies this year.

We are following state mandated guidelines in response to COVID-19 and will not have an in-person event this year. So, we are preparing an exciting, new Virtual Gala for your 2020 March of Dimes Signature Chefs Auction experience!

We need your help now more than ever. Your support funds:

  • COVID-19 interventions and support for moms and babies
  • Programs that promote health equity for moms and babies and directly combat racial disparities in maternal and child health
  • Free virtual NICU support program for families
  • Virtual prenatal programs for moms-to-be
  • Educational programs, including live Facebook panel discussions, to get info into the hands of moms and families
  • Necessary supplies for expectant mothers including blood pressure cuffs and masks and so much more!

Support the mission

Every year, 15 million babies are born prematurely worldwide, and 1 million will die before their first birthday. Your gift helps the March of Dimes fund research, education, advocacy and programs that help more moms have full-term pregnancies and healthy babies.

Become a sponsor

Every year, 15 million babies are born prematurely worldwide, and 1 million will die before their first birthday. Your gift helps the March of Dimes fund research, education, advocacy and programs that help more moms have full-term pregnancies and healthy babies.

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EVENT DETAILS

March of Dimes will host a series of In-Person Receptions and Virtual Cooking Demonstrations with Members of Congress occurring Spring- Fall 2021. These unique culinary- themed events allow U.S. Senators and Representatives to share about their hometown cuisine and family recipes. Dates, locations and participating Members of Congress can be viewed below. To see highlights from the 2020 March of Dimes Gourmet Gala Virtual Series please click here!
 

 2021 EVENT LEADERSHIP

We are honored to collaborate with our volunteer leaders on the 39th Annual March of Dimes Gourmet Gala. The hard work and dedication of our Co-Chairs will take the 2021 event to new heights. The March of Dimes and the families we support are grateful for the generosity and effort of the team who is helping to make this event possible.

Honorary Co-Chairs
Terese Casey, Pennsylvania
Vicki Risch, Idaho
Brian Rodgers, Washington
Pat O'Halleran, Arizona


Finance Co-Chairs
Sam Lancaster, Comcast
Dan Murray, Southern Company
 

BECOME A SPONSOR

March of Dimes Gourmet Gala unites those who share a demonstrated commitment to the health of our nation's mothers and babies. Sponsors will be given a unique and exclusive opportunity to connect with Members of Congress through a series of culinary themed events.

For sponsorhsip information, please view our 2021 Sponsorship Opportunites or contact Kate Leib.

SUPPORT THE MISSION

Premature birth is the #1 killer of babies. Every year, 15 million baies are born prematurely worldwide, and 1 million will die before their first birthday. Your gift helps the March of Dimes fund research, education, advocacy and programs that help more moms have full-term pregnancies and healthy babies. You can help fight prepature birth by making a 100% tax deductible donation at the event or click here to make your donation today. See how your donation will support our mission.
 

2021 Congressional Schedule

2021 In Person Receptions*
June 23 Hosted by Chevron   Sen. Gary Peters and Mrs. Colleen Ochoa Peters, Rep. Jason Smith, Sen. Mike and Mrs. Maureen Braun & Sen. John and Mrs. Sandy Cornyn
July 20 Hosted by Samsung   Rep. Cathy McMorris and Mr. Brian Rodgers, Sen. Bob and Mrs. Terese Casey, Sen. Jim and Mrs. Vicki Risch, Whip Steve and Mrs. Jennifer Scalise & Sen. Rodger and Mrs. Gayle Wicker
September 22 Hosted by Southern Company   Sen. Kevin and Mrs. Kris Cramer, Sen. Lisa Murowski and Mr. Verne Martell, Rep. Tom and Mrs. Jacqueline Emmer, Rep. Robert and Mrs. Caroline Aderholt, Sen. Pat and Mrs. Kris Toomey & Rep. Salud and Mrs. Gina Carbajal
September 28 Hosted by NACDS Foundation   Rep. Billy and Mrs. Barbara Long, Rep. Rick and Mrs. Robin Allen, Rep. Doug and Mrs. Jeannie Lamborn, Sen. Bob and Mrs. Terese Casey, Rep. Bob and Mrs. Marcia Latta & Rep. Bill and Mrs. LeeAnn Johnson

2021 Virtual Receptions*
July 16 Hosted by Sen. Chris and Mrs. Annie Coons
August 26 Hosted by Sen. John and Mrs. Bobbi Barrasso
September 7 Hosted by Sen. Jim and Mrs. Vicki Risch
September 9 Hosted by Sen. Roy and Mrs. Abigail Blunt

*Dates and Members of Congress subject to change. All in-person receptions will follow CDC and local regulations, regarding COVID protocols.

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