Let's Socialize!

Party Like It's 1999

thank you!


Thank you for supporting Phoenix Family through Party Like It's 1999! We're thrilled to announce that $315,000 was raised through the event to support the Friends of Phoenix Family fund, which meets Phoenix Family's most immediate, and sometimes urgent, needs.



All pictures from the night are posted at here
Pics from Party Like It's 1999

The Night

Friday, May 1, 2015
6 p.m. to 11 p.m
Kansas City Convention Center Grand Ballroom

Evening Activities

Cocktail Hour

6–7 pm: Enjoy a complimentary hosted bar (for all guests)

Gourmet Dinner

7–8:30 pm: Enjoy a gourmet dinner with complimentary wine

Silent, Super Silent, and Live Auctions

6–8:45 pm: Silent and Super Silent Auctions featuring Greater Giving mobile bidding (Learn more about mobile bidding.)

8:30–9 pm: Live Auction Auctioneer: Tanna Guthrie

Awards Ceremony

8–8:30 pm: Master of Ceremonies: Nick Haines, KCPT

2015 Clifton R. Cohn Distinguished Community Leader: Danny O'Neill, Bean Baron, The Roasterie

Dancing and Live Entertainment

9–11 pm: End the night dancing to the top hits from the 1990s.


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.


  • Single Admission ($75 is tax-deductible)
  • Complimentary Open Bar from 6 to 9 pm
  • Gourmet Dinner
  • Complimentary Valet Parking
Buy a ticket
  • Ten Admissions ($750 is tax-deductible)
  • Signage at Event
  • Open Bar from 6 to 9 pm
  • Gourmet Dinner
  • Complimentary Valet Parking for Guests
  • Recognition in Annual Report
Buy a table

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, $75 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.

2015 Sponsors RBC Wealth Management Lockton Companies Smithfield-Farmland Bryan Cave LLP Mutual of Omaha The Roasterie Sprint CBIZ/MHM bic media WHEELS UP Ecco Select Bukaty Financial Services Delta Denta of Kansas Tria Health All Climate Refrigeration

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.

2015 Event Committee



- Preview this year's auction items -

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