Thank you to everyone who joined us for our Stepping Out Virtual Gala live stream on September 26th and contributed to our annual fundraiser! Watch a recording of our Virtual Gala here

It’s not too late to donate to our 25th Annual Stepping Out gala! Click Here to support underserved Bay Area breast cancer patients. Proceeds benefit our 2021 Bay Area Breast Cancer Grants Program.

BE OUR GUEST – Coming Live To Your Living Room!
Join us for an inspiring evening — Online Auction, Fund A Need and More…
Special vocal performance by Susan Zelinsky.
Comfy bidding attire or black tie optional.
Join us at 6:00 pm for a pre-gala toast and opportunity for technology questions before the gala begins.
Click Here to register.

Watch the Virtual Gala LIVE on YouTube Saturday, September 26 at 6:30 pm!
Our Virtual Gala will be streaming LIVE on YouTube Saturday, September 26 at 6:30 pm and everyone watches for FREE! We encourage you to log in at 6:00 pm before the gala begins where you can bid on our exciting auction items or support our Fund A Need!

View the live stream on your computer or Smart TV. Click Here to view the Virtual Gala on YouTube. You can access the Virtual Gala live stream on a Smart TV through the YouTube app (Search: To Celebrate Life Breast Cancer Foundation).

Plan a socially-distanced Virtual Gala watch-party with your family or COVID bubble of friends!
Support businesses in our community by ordering delicious take-out meals for your watch-party prepared by some of our local restaurants.

Click Here for a list of local restaurants offering curbside pick-up or delivery.

DONATE TO OUR VIRTUAL GALA
No one should face breast cancer alone.
Click Here to donate to the 25th annual Stepping Out To Celebrate Life gala. Proceeds benefit our 2021 Bay Area Breast Cancer Grants Program.

PRE-GALA WINE TASTING AND GOURMET BITES
Saturday, September 26, 2020
5:00 pm – 6:00 pm
Join us for a unique live virtual wine tasting experience, hosted by Bernard Retornaz, President, Louis Latour, Inc. From the comfort of your home, enjoy superb French wine complemented with gourmet bites from Delicious Catering.* Limited registration.
Reservations are now closed.
Click here for information about Maison Louis Latour.

FUND A NEED
Click Here and virtually raise your paddle for Fund A Need. Funds raised will benefit our 2021 Bay Area Breast Cancer Grants Program.
BREAST CANCER DOESN’T TAKE A BREAK FOR COVID-19.
Women and men in our communities who are struggling with medical and financial emergencies after a breast cancer diagnosis need our help now more than ever!

AUCTIONS
SILENT AUCTION
There’s something for everyone in our Silent Auction! Click Here to browse and place your bid on our exciting selection of beautiful jewelry, fine wines and tastings, restaurants, local getaways and more!
Click Here to Register.

LIVE AUCTION
Get ready to bid on our six fabulous packages! Celebrate a special occasion with a private gourmet dinner for ten prepared in your home by celebrity chef, Joey Altman.
Enjoy relaxing Wine Country getaways to Healdsburg, Sonoma or Napa. Luxurious packages include gourmet dining and food and wine pairings. Wine connoisseurs can bid on a collection of premium wines or our signature Stepping Out Wine Library, a unique collection of wines donated by Stepping Out Virtual Gala volunteers and To Celebrate Life’s Board of Directors.
Click Here to register and for additional details about these exciting items.

HOW ONLINE BIDDING WORKS
What You Can Expect
This year’s auction will use Greater Giving Online Bidding – allowing for a paperless bidding system. You will bid using your SMARTPHONE OR TABLET on silent auction items. Also, you can easily track Packages by “following” their activity without having to continuously return to a table or bid sheet. Click here for more information.

ONLINE BIDDING FAQ

Please include your mobile phone number while registering for the event.

  • Once bidding starts, you will be alerted on your mobile device when you have been outbid, so you can instantly respond with another bid. 
  • Bidding can occur at any location within the auction itself, whether you are in line for the bar or mingling with friends. 
  • You do not have to be at the display tables to make a bid. 
  • All auction bidding will be tracked, displayed and announced in real time throughout the evening. 
  • At the end of the evening, the check out process will run efficiently because your credit card information will have been entered into our system prior to or at the beginning of the event. 
  • Online Bidding allows for a completely paperless bidding system.
  • You are able to use technology you already know ….. your own smartphone or tablet (iPad, Samsung Galaxy, etc).
  • It is fun and easy.
  • You are notified via text when you are outbid and can rebid immediately from your phone.
  • Yes, you can bid with any mobile device.
  • With smartphones and tablets, you can browse, search and bid via a web browser.
  • When registering your mobile device, you will be provided a custom URL for bidding purposes.
  • With standard mobile phones, you can bid and receive alerts via text messaging.

2020 VIRTUAL GALA COMMITTEE
GALA CHAIRS
Kristen Bennett
Kris Geller

GALA COMMITTEE LEADS

Martha Auld
Julie Ballard
Amy Branner
Scott Geller
Mickey Berg Kordelos
Ina Miller
Terry Nevin
Mary Papale
Kim Wimer

TO CELEBRATE LIFE BOARD OF DIRECTORS
Kristen Bennett, Board President
Nooshin Behroyan
Amy Branner
Shari Dagg
Jillian Grialou
Deborah Palmer Keiser
Molly Schmidt
Kim Wimer

2020 VIRTUAL GALA VOLUNTEERS

Dawn Abels
Tamra Adams
Bryn Argov
Jill Anderson
Lisa Bernardi
Kacy Brod
Barbara Brown
Joannie Cahill
Shari Dagg
Rich DeMartini
Bobbi Demore
Isabella Easley
Claudia Gardner

Glen Graves
Jillian Grialou
Michelle Haan
Joanna Hathaway
Karen Hatzigeorgiou
Steve Hodgdon
Jonna Intoschi
Karin Kidd
Catherine Kuhn
Jennifer Kun
Adele Levin
Cindy-Anne Lewis
Lori Ling

Lisa Lucero
Nancy Manning
Andrea McArtor
Ina Miller
Laurie O’Mara
Theresa Paris
Ilene G Pearce
Maureen Plumstead
Jennifer Rynders
Cynthia Saia
Bonnie Sauter
Eva Schlenker
Donna Scuitto

Elaine See
Dianne Sheridan
Lori Smith
Lilly Stamets
Cathy Tobin
Sue Torres
Lanny Udell
Cherie Visconti
Rona Weintraub
Susan White

THANK YOU TO OUR 2020 SPONSORS

PREMIER PARTNERS

Jeanne Sciutti Capurro

BENEFACTOR

PATRONS

Dr. Roger and Mary Greenberg

In memory of Mary Pitts

Kathy Niggeman

Lois and Frank Noonan

In memory of Sean Noonan Moylan

Nancy P. and Richard K. Robbins Family Foundation

Eduard and Janice Still

SUPPORTERS

Anonymous

Chris and Kerry Hecht

FRIEND

CONTRIBUTORS

Kristen Bennett

Terry and
Jim Nevin

David R. Stern Fund of the Common Counsel Foundation

In memory of Peggy Bryant

MEDIA AND PRINT PARTNERS

Your contributions support multiple stages of treatment and a range of services for healing. We put your dollars to work in the community.