FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 13, 2009 • SUSHI SAMBA RIO 504 North Wells St., Chicago Join us for the second annual Autism Speaks Heroes Ball. Show your support Friday, November 13th, by adding a blue accent to your finest cocktail attire, and unite to find a cure for autism. This year’s event will feature a premium open bar, strolling multi-course dinner, sushi bar, dessert, entertainment, live and silent auctions, raffle, and more! The 2008 inaugural Heroes Ball attracted over 500 guests, garnered 1.5 million media impressions, and raised $50,000 to benefit the Chicagoland Chapter of Autism Speaks, the nation’s leading non-profit organization dedicated to finding a cure for autism.
HOW TO GET INVOLVED
Sign up today to be a sponsor, either through a monetary or in-kind donation. Your company’s involvement will be recognized by 500+ of Chicago’s most social and generous professionals as well as countless more through our PR efforts. Autism affects one in 150 families. Your support will touch thousands of local Chicagoans in need.
SPONSORSHIP LEVELS INDIGO
• 6 VIP tickets to event ($900 value) • VIP gift bags • Sponsor logo included on event website & in event program $2,500-$4,999 Donation
• 10 VIP tickets ($1,500 value) • VIP gift bags • Sponsor logo included on event website and on-site signage • Half page ad in program • Recognition from stage by event host Logo included on e-vite and posters if committed by 10/7/09
ABOUT AUTISM SPEAKS
• 16 VIP tickets ($2,400 value) • VIP gift bags • Sponsor logo featured prominently on event website and all signage • Full page ad in program • Recognition from stage by event host and opportunity to speak at event • Logo inclusion in dedicated e-mail blast to 17,000 consumers Logo featured on e-vite and posters if committed by 10/7/09
Autism Speaks is the nation's largest autism science and advocacy organization, dedicated to funding research into the causes, prevention, treatments and a cure for autism; increasing awareness of autism spectrum disorders; and advocating for the needs of individuals with autism and their families. Today, it is estimated that one in every 150 children is diagnosed with autism, making it more common than childhood cancer, juvenile diabetes and pediatric AIDS combined. The definitive cause (or causes) of autism is not yet clear. For more information, please visit www.autismspeaks.org.
ABOUT LEGACY MARKETING PARTNERS
Legacy is a full-service independently owned experiential marketing agency. Headquartered in Chicago, Legacy has an active presence in over 70 markets nationwide. For more information, please visit www.legacymp.com.
Sponsor Name (as it should appear in program): Contact (Name/Title): Address: Email: Phone:
Desired Sponsorship Tier: Indigo: $2,500 or $
Sky: $5,000 or $
Royal: $7,500 or $
Other Monetary Donation (enter amount): $ Donation for Silent Auction
Donation for Gift Bags
* Autism Speaks is a 501c3 charity. Your contribution is tax deductible to the extent allowable by law.
Check: Made payable to â€˜Autism Speaksâ€™ Credit Card:
Credit Card #: Name on Card: Expiration: Billing Address: Phone: Please complete this form and return it (with check or credit card information) to:
Tony Nestorovski 640 N LaSalle, Suite #295 Chicago, IL 60654 Ph: 312-799-5454 Fx: 312-799-5545 firstname.lastname@example.org www.heroes-ball.org
Donor Name (as it should appear in program): Contact (Name/Title) Phone: Donor Email: Donor Address: Name of Item:
Detailed Description of Item:
Estimated Fair Market Value: $ Special Conditions (e.g. special handling, display requirements, etc.):
Please include any descriptive materials, brochures, photos, or other promotional items that can help us better explain and display the value of the item. This will help us get the highest price for the item. Please submit all auction items by Tuesday, November 3, 2009. Please complete and return this form to:
Rachel Goldstein 640 N LaSalle, Suite #295 Chicago, IL 60654 Ph: 312-799-5506 Fx: 312-799-5544 email@example.com www.heroes-ball.org