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Virtual Gatsby Gala

An Evening in Paris
Night of Independence Awards

Friday, September 24, 6-10pm
The Abbott Kansas City
1901 Cherry Street, Kansas City, Missouri

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Make plans now to be whisked away by the ambience of the romantic streets of Paris!  This year’s Gala will be held on Friday, September 24th at the beautiful Abbott Event Space in the heart of the Crossroads.

This event will be a HYBRID event. In-person tickets and virtual options offered.

Cocktail hour with cash bar and live music from 6-7pm, followed by buffet dinner and awards program.

2021 Night of Independence Award Winners

(To be announced in July 2021)

Every year we honor individuals, organizations and businesses in Kansas City who advocate for people with disabilities through their actions and support.

Thank you to our Co-Chairs!

We would also like to thank committee members, Jordan Ward (Immediate Past Co-Chair), Chris Albright, Jessica Barranco, Bruce Kay, Blake Kullman, Hilary Muehlberger, Alex Shipley, Kelly Grooms and Mitch Chalk, for their work to make this a spectacular evening for all!

Sponsor the Gala!

The success of our Night of Independence Awards - An Evening in Paris, would not be possible without the generosity of businesses and organizations with a strong connection to our community. With great appreciation, we ask that you consider supporting this event and the work The Whole Person provides for people with a wide-range of disabilities in the Kansas City Metro Area.

Click here for Sponsorship Packages!