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Winter gala season has officially begun

No matter your budget, you can help local organizations make a difference in our community.
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GOLDEN VALLEY, Minn. — There's no better way to to cure the winter blues than by supporting a good cause with a night on the town. We've rounded up some of our favorites coming up this winter. 

Under $100

A Tail Wagging Affair
Beneficiary: No Dog Left Behind rescue – to cover the costs for medical and living expenses for their foster dogs
Date: Saturday, Feb. 29, 2020
Time: 6 – 11:30 p.m.
Cost: $85 each (with discount code NDLB1234)
Location: DoubleTree Park Place, St. Louis Park
Activities: Happy hour, silent and live auction, wag bags dinner, and entertainment

2020 ZOOM House Gala
Beneficiary: ZOOM House – to support the Transformational Housing Program that assists families to move from the experience of homelessness toward self-sufficiency
Date: Saturday, March 21, 2020
Time: 5:30 – 11 p.m.
Cost: $85 each (Early bird pricing through Feb 16)
Location: Minneapolis Marriott Northwest, Brooklyn Park
Activities: Auction, dinner, program, DJ, games, and dancing

$100 to $150

Blue Moon Ball
Beneficiary: Colorectal Cancer Research
Date: Saturday, Feb. 22, 2020
Time: 5:30 – 11 p.m.
Cost: $125 ($50 discount for colon and rectal cancer survivors)
Location: Radisson Blu Mall of America

2020 Caring for Kids Gala
Beneficiary: Multiple children’s charities in the Twin Cities
Date: Saturday, Feb. 29, 2020
Time: 5 – 9:30 p.m.
Cost: $300 per couple
Location: Hilton Downtown Minneapolis
Activities: Silent auction, dinner, program, live auction, raffle prizes

$150 to $250 

Make Them Shine Gala
Beneficiary: St. David's Center - to help children of all abilities shine their brightest
Date: Saturday, March 7, 2020
Time: 5:30 – 11 p.m.
Cost: $250
Location: McNamara Alumni Center, University of Minnesota
Activities: Hors d'oeuvres, gourmet dinner, live & silent auction, complimentary wine & cash bar, and program emceed by KARE 11's Rena Sarigianopoulos

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