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Virtual Gatsby Gala

A 1920's Evening of Giving!

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Virtual Gatsby Gala
Night of Independence Awards

Saturday, September 26, 7pm


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!

A link to Virtual Gala will be emailed to all registered guests!

$ Click your Sponsorship Level, or Ticket for a list of the perks and benefits
Select your Sponsorship Package or Virtual VIP or Online Tickets below!
Purchase Raffle Tickets for a chance to win one of 3 amazing items!

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.

Click Sponsor Level to add to your Cart!

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.

Click Ticket Item to add to your Cart!

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)

Click Raffle Ticket Item to add to your Cart!

Cannot attend, but want to donate to The Whole Person?

Thank you in advance for your support of our programs and services. 1 in 4 people (19% of the population) are people with disabilities.  The need is great in Kansas City and we are determined to advocate for accessibility and inclusion our community.


2020 Night of Independence Award Winners

Virtual Gala Production by Utopia Entertainment

Gatsby Gala Sponsors





Buttonwood Financial Group  •  Crema  •  Boulevard Brewing Company  •  Numotion • T-Mobile • Julie DeJean


Expressions Art Exhibition Committee/Poppy Di Candeloro • Carla Oppenheimer
Jim Fitzpatrick • Steve Nelson • Adam Crouch • Jim Keeney • Bobby Dykstra