Week of Hope

April 12-16, 2021

Lost & Found Grief Center announces that our annual Evening of Hope live event has been replaced with a week-long interactive experience this year.

Week of Hope 2021 recognizes the important work of assisting children, adults and families who are grieving. The week will feature inspiring stories, giveaways, and an auction in support of those who are navigating the difficult loss of a loved one.

Stay tuned for details on our upcoming in-person fall event to honor all of our valued Week of Hope sponsors.


Schedule

Throughout the Week of Hope, you’ll hear first-hand stories of help, hope, and healing from those who have walked their grief journey with us. Each day during the Week of Hope, April 12-16, Lost & Found will send exclusive content via email. These emails will include stories of loss and hope from our participants, giveaways, and priority access to the auction.


Sponsorship Levels

Week of Hope sponsors will receive exclusive content via email featuring stories of loss and hope from our participants. Starting on March 29, you can help support the families Lost & Found serves by sharing heartwarming videos featuring Lost & Found participants talking about their journey with us.You'll be eligible for special giveaways and our auction. In addition, dinner will be provided at a later date as a thank-you for supporting us through these difficult times.

Letter from our Director

Platinum Sponsor: $20,000

  • One year of therapeutic grief support for 20 children, including supplies
  • Initial intake call after the loss, orientation and building tour for the entire family who sustained the loss
  • 36 hours of therapeutic grief support in group per child for 20 children and parents/caregivers that run concurrently with children’s group
  • Ongoing access to Master’s level grief support/mental health providers
  • Individualized services, one-on-one support if need is determined
  • Dinner for 8 (date TBD), exclusive access to “behind the scenes” content, Platinum level gift bag for host, recognition as Platinum Sponsor, Option to include a Digital Presenting Package

Diamond Sponsor: $10,000

  • One year of therapeutic grief support for 10 children, including supplies
  • Initial intake call after the loss, orientation and building tour for the entire family who sustained the loss
  • 36 hours of therapeutic grief support in group per child for 10 children and parents/caregivers that run concurrently with children’s group
  • Ongoing access to Master’s level grief support/mental health providers
  • Individualized services, one-on-one support if need is determined
  • Dinner for 6 (date TBD), exclusive access to “behind the scenes” content, Diamond level gift bag for host, recognition as Diamond Sponsor

Gold Sponsor: $5,000

  • One year of therapeutic grief support for five children, including supplies
  • Initial intake call after the loss, orientation and building tour for the entire family who sustained the loss
  • 36 hours of therapeutic grief support in group per child for five children and parents/caregivers that run concurrently with children’s group
  • Ongoing access to Master’s level grief support/mental health providers
  • Individualized services, one-on-one support if need is determined
  • Dinner for 4 (date TBD), Gold level gift bag for host, recognition as Gold Sponsor

Digital Presenting Sponsor: $3,000

  • One year of therapeutic grief support for two children, including supplies
  • Initial intake call after the loss, orientation and building tour for the entire family who sustained the loss
  • 36 hours of therapeutic grief support in group per child for two children and parents/caregivers that run concurrently with children’s group
  • Ongoing access to Master’s level grief support/mental health providers
  • Individualized services, one-on-one support if need is determined
  • Continuing education and training for group coordinators and facilitators
  • Present a day through email marketing, Social media shout out, Logo at the bottom of each event email, Feature in Lost & Found newsletter

Silver Sponsor: $2,500

  • One year of therapeutic grief support for two children, including supplies
  • Initial intake call after the loss, orientation and building tour for the entire family who sustained the loss
  • 36 hours of therapeutic grief support in group per child for two children and parents/caregivers that run concurrently with children’s group
  • Ongoing access to Master’s level grief support/mental health providers
  • Individualized services, one-on-one support if need is determined
  • Continuing education and training for group coordinators and facilitators
  • Dinner for 2 (date TBD), Silver level gift bag for host, recognition as Silver Sponsor

Digital Sponsor: $1,500

  • Initial intake call after the loss, orientation and building tour for the entire family
  • 36 hours of therapeutic grief support in group for one child and parents/caregivers that run concurrently with children’s group
  • Supplies for one child for group activities
  • Ongoing access to Master’s level grief support/mental health providers
  • Individualized services, one-on-one support if need is determined
  • Continuing education and training for group coordinators and facilitators
  • Social media shout out, Listed at the bottom of each email, recognition as Digital Sponsor

Sponsorship Form

Thank you for your support of Lost & Found. Complete the form below to become a Week of Hope sponsor.

    Please email me an invoice.Please follow up with a phone call for credit card information.

    Lost & Found Grief Center’s Week of Hope will be held on April 12-17, 2021. More details to come.

    For additional information, please contact Emily Givens at egivens@lostandfoundozarks.com

    Schedule of the Night

    • 5:30 pm • Check-in, 52 Card Raffle Sales, Squares Game Sales, Cocktails, & Silent Auction
    • 7:00 pm • Main Silent Auction Closes
    • 7:15 pm • Dinner Service Begins
    • 7:45 pm • Premier Silent Auction Closes
    • 8:00 pm • Heart-Felt Program Begins
    • 8:30 pm • Sponsor a Child, 52 Card Raffle, Squares Game and Live Auction
    • 9:30 pm • Check-out opens

    Menu

    Roasted Beet and Arugula Salad

    Smoked Almonds, Goat Cheese, and Champagne Vinaigrette

    Duet of Filet Mignon and Halibut

    Center-cut Filet of Beef Tenderloin with Rodney Strong Red Wine Demi -Glace

    Pan-Seared Halibut with Mango Citrus Vinaigrette

    Truffle-Scented Yukon Whipped Potatoes, Prosciutto Wrapped Asparagus

    White River Signature Rolls – White and Wheat

    Dessert from Amy Cakes

    Zebra cake – two layers vanilla almond cake, two layers chocolate cake filled and frosted with vanilla buttercream. Decorated with white buttercream rosettes, chocolate ganache drizzle, dark and white chocolate curls.


    Supporting Lost & Found Grief Center at Evening of Hope

    Silent Auction

    We will have over 80 packages to bid on because of our generous community. An exclusive section of premier items are valued at over $600 and will be available for guests to bid on longer than the main silent auction.

    Sponsor a Child

    It costs $1,000 to provide therapeutic grief support to one child for a year. For $83 a month you can cover this cost. Our Sponsor a Child Program allows us to provide support at no cost to families.

    52 Card Raffle

    For $200, you have the chance to win your choice of our live auction items. Our live auction packages value up to $10,000, so this is a steal. This raffle always sells out fast, so come early to grab your chance to win! Playing cards go on sale at 5:30 pm. The runner-up won’t go home empty handed as he/she will receive an item donated by Maxon Fine Jewelry.

    Squares Game

    For $50 a square, you can write your name in on one of the 100 squares on the board. If the square with your name in it is selected during the Live Auction, you will win a brand new Tag Heuer watch! Sponsored by Maxon Fine Jewelry.

    Live Auction

    Our live auction items value at $2,000 and up. We will have exclusive trips and experiences for you to choose from. View our Live Auction items below.


    Ultimate Kansas City Sports Package

    - 4 tickets on the 20 yard line to a Fall 2020 Chiefs game
    - Tailgating experience with food and drinks before the Chiefs game
    - Signed Patrick Mahomes jersey
    - Entire suite for 20 to a Kansas City Royals game in 2020

    Wine Cellar Progressive Dinner and Tour

    - Three-home Wine Cellar Tour with Wine, Appetizers, Dinner, and Dessert
    - Limousine service included

    Bourbon Tour at Independent Stave

    - Exclusive bourbon (or wine) tour and tasting for 10 guests at Missouri Cooperage in Lebanon
    - Limousine service provided between Springfield and Lebanon
    - Includes basket of Bourbon

    Inlet Beach, Florida Vacation Home

    - Oceanview home, 600 yards from Rosemary Beach
    - 6 nights/7 days
    - Sleeps eight guests - Four Bedrooms (1 King, 1 Queen, Twin Bunk Beds, Twin Bed Trundle) / 2 Bathrooms

    Harvest Dinner

    - Dinner for 8 at Harvest with Chef Craig von Foerster

    Labrador Retriever Puppy

    - 9 week old yellow female Labrador Retriever. Grand-dog of the Cabela’s spokes-dog.

    Kansas Speedway Hot Pit Experience

    - Hot Pit Passes for 4 in May

    All For The Hall Nashville

    - 4 tickets to the February 10, 2020 "All for the Hall" benefit concert with Keith Urban, Luke Combs, Lauren Daigle, Blake Shelton, Chris Stapleton, Ingrid Andress, Brothers Osborne, Luke Tenille Townes and Tanya Tucker
    - Chris Stapleton autographed guitar

    All-Sports Package

    - St. Louis Blues Hockey: 4 tickets in a private suite at Enterprise Center St. Louis Blues vs. Dallas Stars. February 29, 2020
    - Oklahoma City Thunder Basketball: 2 tickets in a private suite and a parking pass to OKC Thunder vs. Denver Nuggets. March 20, 2020
    - St. Louis Cardinals Baseball: 4 field box tickets and UMB champions club passes to a 2020 regular season home game
    - Sporting KC Soccer: 4 tickets to a game of choosing for the 2020 season.
    - Mizzou Basketball: 4 tickets behind visitors bench for a game in the 2020-2021 season
    - University of Arkansas Football: 4 tickets in a loge box to the Arkansas vs. Tennessee game. October 31, 2020

    Best of Both Worlds

    The best of both worlds are coming together for two dinners with two amazing chefs, Nicola Gilardi of Nicola’s Ristorante and Pat Duran of Metropolitan Grill.
    The first dinner will be for 10 at Metropolitan Grill, with Nicola and his wife Monica joining you with their selection of wines.
    The second dinner for 10 will be at Nicola’s with Pat and his wife Cheri joining you with their favorite wines.

    Chillaxification Package at Busch Stadium

    - 6 tickets for the Chillaxification Stadium Tour with Kenny Chesney, Florida Georgia Line, Old Dominion and Michael Franti & Spearhead in St. Louis’ Busch Stadium June 13, 2020. Access to indoor/outdoor seating and all the food and drinks you can handle through the exclusive UMB Champions Club
    - 3 hotel rooms at The Westin St. Louis the night of June 13, 2020


    Week of Hope Sponsorship

    Due to the turbulent times we all find ourselves in, Lost & Found Grief Center has decided to make our annual Evening of Hope event a week-long experience. We are excited to share the important work we do to support grieving families with you in a new way.

    Each day during the Week of Hope, April 12-17, Lost & Found will share exclusive content via email. These emails will include stories of loss and hope from our participants, giveaways, and access to the online auction. We will host a dinner at a later date thanking all of our sponsors for supporting us through this difficult year.

    Sponsor Levels & Benefits

      Please email me an invoice.Please follow up with a phone call for credit card information.