Thank you for accepting our invitation to host a table at the WellSky Foundation’s second annual gala! We are delighted to have you and your guests join us for an unforgettable event inspired by the theme “Celebrating the Night in Black and White.”  

With a nod to the classics, this soirée guarantees an unforgettable journey into the timeless magic of black and white movies and the Big Band era. Indulge in an evening of exquisite cocktails and dinner, lively music, a live auction, and experiences reminiscent of the golden age.   

The information below provides an overview of your role as a table host and important information you can share with your guests. 

Before the Event

Submit your guest list

The table you are hosting has room for 10, including you. Please help us ensure every seat is filled! To input your guest information, please reference your confirmation receipt email and click on the “update attendee details’ link. Or send a list of your guests’ names (first and last), phone numbers, and email addresses to and our team will register them for the event. 

Submit your guest list by January 22, 2024, to ensure they are registered in advance and receive important email communication before the event. 

Share attendee expectations

Our Gala goal is to raise funds for the WellSky Foundation’s mission, which aims to promote positive change by providing financial support to organizations that offer care and healing to people, regardless of their socioeconomic status.The WellSky Foundation has donated $1.7 million to over 36 non-profit organizations over the last five years. These organizations tackle issues like housing insecurity, food scarcity, limited access to transportation, and social isolation that can severely impact people’s well-being. 

We have impressive raffle items and live auction items to bid on again this year! Please share the information below with your guests and encourage them to support the foundation by bidding, buying tickets, and donating. NEW this year: you and your guests can bid before the event even starts 

Plan your stay

If you’re visiting Kansas City from out of town or want a memorable night out downtown, book your stay at the luxury Loews Kansas City Hotel. Gala guests are entitled to a special rate that can be redeemed using the link below. Act fast, as the deadline to reserve your room at the discounted rate is January 5, 2024.  Don’t miss out on this exclusive offer! 

Get in the spirit

Our gala theme is “Celebrating the Night in Black and White,” so we encourage guests to find their swankiest cocktail dress or suit in these colors. Join us for a night of elegance and nostalgia!  

Saturday, January 27, 2024    

5:30 p.m. – 10:30 p.m. |  The Abbott 

live entertainment  | cocktails  | dinner  | raffle  | live auction  

During the Event

Upon arrival, guests will check in and receive auction materials, instructions on bidding, and an event overview. Please greet them and show them to their table.  

Together, we can do more

Thank you for supporting our event and the WellSky Foundation. We owe the success of this evening to your unwavering support, compassion, and willingness to promote the meaningful work of the WellSky Foundation.  

Let’s raise funds for vulnerable populations in our communities – together, we can connect more people to the resources and support they need to thrive! 


Contact Brett Fuller at for more information.