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Virtual Gatsby Gala

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Virtual Gatsby Gala
Night of Independence Awards
A 1920's Evening of Giving!
Saturday, September 26, 7:00 pm


The Gatsby Gala Night of Independence Awards is The Whole Person's largest fundraiser and supports the vast number of programs and services we provide to people with disabilities in the Kansas City area. 

The health and safety of our supporters is our priority. Due to concerns about the impact of COVID-19, we have changed the format of this year’s event to a Virtual Gala. A lot of time and love is going into this event to make it a fun and memorable occasion you can enjoy from the comfort of your own home.

Host your own epic 1920's-themed house party, and join in  with us to celebrate our 2020 award winners, raise some funds for TWP’s future, and have a Roaring Good Time!

Link to Virtual Gala will be emailed to all registered guests!

2020 Night of Independence Award Winners

Thank you to our Honorary Chairs and Co-Chairs!

Purchase Sponsorship Packages and VIP or Virtual Guest Tickets Here!

$ Click for a list of the perks and benefits with each price level.

Sponsor the Virtual Gatsby Gala!

The success of our Virtual Gatsby Gala Night of Independence Awards 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.

Yes, we are bringing the party to you—literally.

Don your newsboy caps and strings of pearls (or your fanciest pajama set) for our one-night-only event! This virtual speakeasy benefits the wide-range of programs and services VITAL to people with disabilities in Kansas City.

Purchase a VIP or Virtual Guest Ticket below and receive the link for the virtual event on Saturday, September 26 from 7-8:30pm.

Gatsby Gala Raffle!

Throughout the evening we will be raffling 3 incredible prizes!  Raffle tickets are $25/each or 5 for $100!

  • Puerto Vallarta Mexico vacation – 5 night stay in a beautiful two bedroom condo located in Old Town.
  • Fully stocked beverage cart with all the basics
  • Date night for a year (12 gift cards/certificates)

House Party Packages!

Chef Tiffany Bohm-Taff, of The Whole Person Catering, is preparing appetizer and dessert packages for purchase to enhance Home Gatsby Gala Parties!

Your Package includes an Appetizer Tray and a Dessert Tray, each holding 2 of each item per person:

  • Appetizer tray items:  Bruschetta with Roast Beef, Whole Grain Mustard, Caramelized Onions and Blue Cheese; Cucumber with Smoked Salmon Cream Cheese, Capers and Chives; Roasted Red Pepper Hummus with Vegetables and Pita Chips (red and yellow peppers, cucumber, carrot and celery sticks)
  • Dessert tray items:  Triple Chocolate Heath Brownies; White Chocolate Mousse in Chocolate Cups; Chocolate Covered Strawberries 

Select your Sponsorship Package or Virtual VIP or Online Tickets and add some raffle tickets or a House Party Package above.