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Back to the Future

Thank you for your sponsorship and support of Phoenix Family's 11th Annual Gala: Back to the Future. As one of our closest friends and most generous donors, you made the evening what it was – a grand success! With your help, we raised more than $275,000 to help care for our community’s most vulnerable seniors, adults and chldren. Thank you!

Thursday, May 1, 2014 | 5:30 pm

Grand Ballroom at the Kansas City Convention Center
16th and Central, Kansas City, MO 64108 directions

Honorary Hosts: Trent and Julie Green
2014 Clifton R. Cohn Distinguished Community Leader: Jeanette Prenger


To see more photos from the night, click here

The Night

May 1, 2014

5:30 p.m. to 9:00 p.m

The Grand Ballroom at the Kansas City Convention Center

We are pleased to announce we will be launching MOBILE BIDDING at Phoenix Family’s 11th Annual Fundraiser for our Silent Auction, allowing for a completely paperless bidding system and it is incredibly simple and easy to use!

Learn more about mobile bidding.


Evening Schedule

Valet Parking Opens
Registration Opens
Complimentary Open Bar Opens
Silent Auction

Gourmet Dinner
Cash Bar Opens

Awards Ceremony followed by Live Auction
Auctioneer: Tanna Guthrie


Phoenix Family is providing valet parking for all guests. The valet station will be located on the corner of Wyandotte and 16th Street. To take advantage of the complimentary valet parking, please arrive on 14th Street and turn south on Wyandotte. To learn more, please download valet parking information.

Note: Wyandotte will become ONE-WAY the night of the event. Click here to


Back to the Future Gala is SOLD OUT! Thank you for your interest and we look forward to seeing you next year!

Individual Tickets — $150

  • Single Admission ($50 is tax-deductible)
  • Complimentary Hosted Cocktail Hour
  • Gourmet Dinner
  • Complimentary Valet Parking

Table Host

  • Ten Admissions($750 is tax-deductible)
  • Signage at Event
  • Complimentary Hosted Cocktail Hour
  • Gourmet Dinner
  • Complimentary Valet Parking for Guests
  • Recognition in Annual Report

Federal income tax law requires us to inform you that the estimated fair market value of the ticket is $100 per person. Therefore, within the limits prescribed by law, $50 of each ticket is deductible for Federal income tax purposes.

Event Sponsors

Phoenix Family would like to thank all of our sponsors whose generosity provides the critical services that those we serve need, assuring a stronger, better community for all of us.

Mission Sponsor

  • RBC Wealth Management

Universal Sponsors

  • Lockton Companies

Global Sponsors

  • Arvest Bank

National Sponsors

  • Arvest Bank
  • Arvest Bank
  • Bank of America
  • BlueCross Blue Shield of Kansas City
  • Burns and McDonnell
  • CBIZ and Mayer Hoffman McCann, P.C.
  • ECCO Select
  • ECCO Select
  • Sprint
  • Trent Green Family Foundation
  • The Yarco Companies

Community Sponsors

  • Aetna
  • Irv and Sue Belzer
  • Bryan Cave
  • Cigna Healthcare
  • Farmland Foods
  • Hallmark
  • The Sandord L. Cohn Co

Neighborhood Sponsors

  • Bukaty Financial
  • Cliff and Pennie Cohn
  • Delta Dental of Kansas
  • Erica Dobreff and Terry Gratz
  • Gardner Capital
  • Gateway Community Development Fund, Inc.
  • ING
  • ING
  • KCPL
  • Liberty Mutual Group Benefits
  • Singer Jones & Lock, PA
  • Universal Mechanical Services with Marianne Schumann

Table Hosts

All Climate Refrigeration • American Century • The Card Group • The Eagle Point Companies • Employment Edge • Humana • MedTrak • Personal Best Pilates • Southport-Yarco • The Standard • United Healthcare • Whatever It Takes Electrical Contractors, LLC

A limited number of sponsorship opportunities are still available for this year's event. If you would like more information about sponsorships, please contact Laurel Groh, or call 816.616.8917.

2014 Event Committee

2014 Chair: Ken Eidson, RBC Wealth Management



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If you're interested in donating an item for this year's silent or live auction, please visit our online donation page or contact Taryn Shropshire email at 816.561.1033 ext. 307 for more information