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Greater DC Gala

 

Friday, May 17, 2019
6:00 p.m. Reception & Silent Auction
7:30 p.m. Seated Dinner &  Program

 

The Ritz-Carlton, Pentagon City
1250 S. Hayes St.
Arlington, VA 22202

CHAIRED BY

Frank Kendall

 

Join the Tahirih Justice Center at our 22nd Annual Gala. This year, we bear witness to the long and arduous journey to freedom taken by Tahirih clients and acknowledge the strength and resilience women and girls embody as they seek to attain the most basic of human rights — to live in safety and with dignity.

To purchase a sponsorship or request additional information, please contact Alison Domonoske at dcgala@tahirih.org.

 

PURCHASE TICKETS & SPONSORSHIPS

 

Tickets & Sponsorship

Individual Tickets

VIP Admission: $500
Benefits include reception with passed hors d’oeuvres, premier seating for plated dinner, and celebratory program featuring special guests.

General Admission: $350
Benefits include reception with passed hors d’oeuvres, seated dinner, and celebratory program featuring special guests. General ticket seating is on a first come, first served basis.

*Please note: If you wish to sit with friends or colleagues, it is preferred that you purchase tickets as a group. We cannot guarantee seating requests post purchase.

Sponsorship Levels & Benefits

To enable Tahirih to sustain and expand its vital services and advocacy, we invite you to join our 22nd Annual Journey to Justice Gala as a sponsor. The funds raised through your compassionate generosity will directly impact the lives of women and girls who refuse to be victims of violence. Please submit a sponsorship form to Alison Domonoske at dcgala@tahirih.org. Sponsorship opportunities are available at the following levels:

Champion: $100,000+
(Tax deductible amount $98,500 – not available for purchase online – please submit a sponsorship form to Alison Domonoske at dcgala@tahirih.org)

  • 20 Premier Seats (2 tables of 10)
  • Recognition*: Digital Invitation (Name), Tahirih Annual Report (Name), Gala Webpage (Name & Link), Tahirih Social Media and Press Release (Name), Dinner Program (Special Recognition and Award Presenter)
  • Reserved Table Signage

Defender: $50,000+
(Tax deductible amount $48,500 – not available for purchase online – please submit a sponsorship form to Alison Domonoske at dcgala@tahirih.org)

  • 20 Premier Seats (2 tables of 10)
  • Recognition*: Digital Invitation (Name), Tahirih Annual Report (Name), Gala Webpage (Name & Link), Tahirih Social Media and Press Release (Name), Dinner Program
  • Reserved Table Signage

Benefactor: $25,000
(Tax deductible amount $24,250 – not available for purchase online – please submit a sponsorship form to Alison Domonoske at dcgala@tahirih.org)

  • 10 Seats (1 table of 10)
  • Recognition*: Digital Invitation (Name), Tahirih Annual Report (Name), Gala Webpage (Name & Link), Tahirih Social Media (Name)
  • Reserved Table Signage

Patron: $15,000
(Tax deductible amount $14,250 – not available for purchase online – please submit a sponsorship form to Alison Domonoske at dcgala@tahirih.org)

  • 10 Seats (1 table of 10)
  • Recognition*: Digital Invitation (Name), Tahirih Annual Report (Name), Gala Webpage (Name & Link)
  • Reserved Table Signage

Advocate: $10,000
(Tax deductible amount $9,250 – not available for purchase online – please submit a sponsorship form to Alison Domonoske at dcgala@tahirih.org)

  • 10 Seats (1 table of 10)
  • Recognition*: Digital Invitation (Name), Tahirih Annual Report (Name), Gala Webpage (Name & Link)

Lifesaver: $5,000
(Tax deductible amount $4,550)

  • 6 Seats
  • Recognition*: Tahirih Annual Report (Name), Gala Webpage (Name & Link), Event Signage (Name)

Friend: $3,000
(Tax deductible amount $2,700)

  • 4 Seats
  • Recognition*: Tahirih Annual Report (Name), Gala Webpage (Name & Link)

*All sponsorships must be confirmed by March 15 for inclusion in print invitation, April 19 for inclusion in printed program, and May 13 for inclusion on webpage and in on-screen presentation.

CEO Remarks
Layli Miller-Muro
CEO and Founder, Tahirih Justice Center

Since 2001, Layli Miller-Muro has led the Tahirih Justice Center in its service to more than 25,000 women and girls seeking protection from gender-based human rights abuses such as rape, domestic violence, female genital mutilation/cutting, forced marriage, and human trafficking. In recognition of its sound management and innovative programs, Tahirih won the Washington Post Award for Excellence in Nonprofit Management and received commendation for its innovative use of pro bono attorneys in the Stanford Social Innovation Review.

Prior to joining Tahirih as Executive Director, Layli was an attorney at the law firm of Arnold & Porter where she practiced international litigation and maintained a substantial pro bono practice. Prior to joining Arnold & Porter, Layli was an attorney-advisor at the U.S. Department of Justice, Board of Immigration Appeals. Layli Received her JD and MA in International Relations from American University and BA from Agnes Scott College.

Layli is a frequent lecturer and has appeared many times in numerous news outlets, including CNN, Fox News, The New York Times, NPR, PBS, and The Washington Post. She lives in the Washington, DC area with her husband and three children.

Venue: The Ritz-Carlton, Pentagon City

The Ritz-Carlton
1250 S. Hayes St.
Arlington, VA 22202