Support for JDRF is ‘Unstoppable’ at Annual Promise Ball

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Posted By on November 14, 2019
Drs. Colin & Bithika Thompson, Dr. Basu & Jean Saha and Scott Showers, JDRF Executive Director

The Event: Promise Ball Gala

The Cause: JDRF Arizona

Event Chair: Hank Arens

Event Honorees: The David & Kim Roberts Family

Event Sponsors: Verra Mobility, STORE Capital, Sonora Quest Labs, Michael A. Pollack Real Estate, Berge Auto Group and Tempe Dodge Chrysler Jeep

Event Date: November 9, 2019

Venue: J.W. Marriott Camelback Inn

Dollars Raised: $1.4 million

Event Highlight: The black-tie fundraiser themed “Unstoppable Now” featured big ticket auction items such as all-inclusive vacations, a FOX Sports experience, a Hermes Birkin handbag, beautiful paintings by JDRF youth ambassadors and local artist Nestor Martinez.

Photo credit: Haute Media

JDRF Youth Ambassadors – Nick, Ella, Hana & Pete
Ken & Holly Reycraft with Stephanie & Brian Stillman
Jayme & Nicholas Eggert
Marcela Yates, Tara Rakow & Dominique Dady
Hank Arens, Promise Ball Chair
The Roberts Family – David, Kim, JD, Ben, Hannah & Reagan
Emcee Carey Pena
James Patterson, Robyn Moore with Mandy & James Holmes
Letitia Frye with her daughter Hunter, son Duke & Tamara Dooley
Jill Rivera

About Jill Rivera

Jill Rivera is a contributing writer for Frontdoors Media.