Gala Raises More Than $91,000 for the Stepping Stones Adult Day Program at McKee
LOVELAND, Colo. (Nov. 5, 2012)-- McKee Presents…a Gatsby Gala, presented by The Friends of the Hospital, was held Saturday, Nov. 3 at the Embassy Suites in Loveland. Attended by more than 300 business owners, physicians, community leaders and McKee Foundation supporters the event raised more than $91,000. Ticket sales, sponsorship contributions, and auction revenue will benefit the Stepping Stones Adult Day Program at McKee.
The Stepping Stones Adult Day Program provides participans an opportunity to socialize, build friendships, and enjoy stimulating activities in a safe, caring environment. By tailoring activities to meet individual’s specific needs, Stepping Stones becomes a place where dignity, confidence, security and independence are assured, giving participants new levels of freedom and enhancing their quality of life.
The 2nd Annual McKee Philanthropy Award was presented to Cindy Guldy. Cindy has been involved with the McKee Foundation Board of Directors, has developed several successful fundraising events for the Foundation and is a dedicated Loveland community volunteer. The McKee Philanthropy Award honors one outstanding Foundation supporter and is presented at the annual gala event every year.
Subaru of Loveland donated a 2-year lease on a 2012 Subaru Outback which was raffled off and won by Dr. Kevin Foley. 100 percent of raffle proceeds will also benefit the Stepping Stones Adult Day Program.
Major event sponsorship support for the gala came from Home State Bank, the Embassy Suites and Subaru of Loveland. All of the funds raised will benefit the Stepping Stones Adult Day Program at McKee.
The McKee Medical Center Foundation raises funds and friends for the health and wellness of our community.