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Fostering Connections is excited to announce our annual Night of the Arts Gala which will be held at Friday Musicale on May 18th. We will be celebrating our 5th anniversary! Please click here to purchase tickets or scan the QR code below. 
Early Bird tickets at $100 available through March 1st, increasing to $150 per person starting March 2nd.
Become a Night of the Arts Sponsor here
Donate an Auction Item here
We look forward to seeing you there!


Dear Community Partner,
Fostering Connections provides essential educational programs and enrichment scholarships for youth impacted by foster care or trauma in grades Pre-K-12 and their families. We serve over 300 youth across Northeast Florida.

On May 18, we will be hosting our
4th Annual Night of the Arts fundraiser at Friday Musicale in the historic Riverside neighborhood of Jacksonville Our guests will be immersed in an evening of the arts with heavy appetizers, desserts, drinks, live entertainment, a silent auction, and live auction. Night of the Arts is our largest fundraiser of the year. 200 guests will be in attendance. Proceeds from Night of the Arts will benefit our education programs and enrichment scholarships.

We invite you to support our
Night of the Arts fundraiser through a sponsorship or silent auction donation. As a sponsor or donor, you will receive extensive recognition through our website, social media, and at Night of the Arts. It is a great opportunity to promote your business and support local youth impacted by foster care or trauma.

All donations are tax-deductible. The attached forms provide information about sponsorship opportunities and the benefits for your business. Your support will provide the youth we serve the tools and resources they need to thrive in adulthood.

For more information, please contact me at or by phone at (904) 813-5809.

Thank you for your consideration. Together, we can help youth impacted by foster care, adoption, or trauma learn about the possibilities for their future and achieve their dreams.

Kind Regards,
Aubrie Simpson-Gotham Founder & CEO


Friday Musicale



6:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Join us for an evening of lively entertainment, delicious delights, and stunning art displays. This will be the perfect setting for a night out celebrating the arts and our community.

We hope to see you under the stars!


This is our biggest fundraiser of the year and we need YOU to help us achieve our goal and continue to provide outstanding educational programs and essentials in our community. There are quite a few ways you can support this amazing event.

Attend - Early bird tickets are $100 per person until March 1. Tickets are $150 per person after March 1.

Shop - Our virtual silent auction is live and filled with amazing items from fabulous stays to delicious dining.

Donate - We are looking for items for our silent auction as well as other services and products to support the event.

Sponsor - Show your support for children and families impacted by foster care, adoption, or trauma by sponsoring at one of our various levels. We ensure our sponsors are highlighted throughout our marketing and so much more.


Sponsor Packages

Sponsor Packages
All packages include recognition on digital marketing reaching over 2,400, Facebook followers and over 1,800 Instagram followers, and logo on event signage.

Title Sponsor $5,000
Provides a Keys to Independence grant for a youth aging out of care to purchase their first car.

•    8 Tickets.

•    Logo featured on Money Pages ad reaching up to 50,000 households.

•    Opportunity to address the 200 guests at the event.

•    Sponsor Spotlight video.

•    Featured on live media presentation with News 4 Jax.

•    Opportunity to provide guest swag bags.

•    Logo on photo booth photos.

Champion Sponsor $3,000
•    Funds a Foster/Adoptive Family Meet Up event for one year.

•    6 Tickets.

•    Sponsor Spotlight video.

•    Mentioned on live media presentations.

•     Logo on cocktail tables.

Partner Sponsor $2,000
•    Provides job shadowing stipends for thirteen students.

•    4 Tickets.

•    Sponsor Spotlight video.

•    Mentioned on live media presentations.

Star Sponsor $1,000
•    Supports one Teen Talk event.

•    3 Tickets.

•    Sponsor Spotlight video.

Supporter $500
 •    Provides enrichment scholarships for two students.

•    2 Tickets.

Friend $250
•    Provides one laptop computer for a youth in care.

•    1 Ticket.

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Thank you for your donation!

Fostering Connections is a registered 501(c) (3) nonprofit organization #83-3544148. Your donation is tax deductible to the extent allowable by law. No goods or services were provided by Fostering Connections in return for this contribution.

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