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Join us for an evening of inspiration, reflection, and gratitude as we mark over two decades of dedicated ministry and honor the many lives transformed through your support. Funds raised from the Annual Benefit Gala enable Cornerstone of Hope to serve over 350 grieving individuals each week as they navigate the challenging journey following the loss of a loved one.

Saturday, March 9, 2024
Registration Opens 5:30 p.m. | Formal Attire
Renaissance Cleveland Hotel

24 Public Square
Cleveland, OH 44113

Individual Tickets: $250

Includes complimentary valet, a gourmet-inspired dinner, and hand-crafted drinks, plus the opportunity to participate in the auction and raffles.. Ticket sales will end February 28, 2024.

Corporate Sponsorship Opportunities

To view all opportunities, please visit the link above or contact Debbie Galland at (216) 407-0019 or [email protected]. To take full advantage of all sponsorship benefits, please register by February 1, 2024.

Renaissance Cleveland Hotel Room Block

Rooms are available for overnight stay at the Renaissance Cleveland Hotel on Saturday, March 9, 2023 for $199, plus taxes and fees. All rooms must be booked by Friday, February 16, 2024. To make your reservation

Cornerstone of Hope is giving away a 2024 Ford Bronco Sport Big Bend!  The winner will be drawn via Facebook Live on Saturday, March 9, 2024 at 10:00 p.m. at Cornerstone of Hope's 21st Annual Benefit Gala held at the Renaissance Cleveland Hotel. All proceeds will benefit Cornerstone of Hope. Tickets are $100 each.

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Champion of Hope | Electronic Merchant Systems

We are honored to recognize a company headquartered in the heart of our great city, Electronic Merchant Systems. The company is built on a culture of humility and generosity that is present amongst the leadership team, in particular CEO Emeritus, Dan Neistadt.

As a bereaved parent, Dan's personal journey is very close to the heart of Cornerstone of Hope, as he understands the value of Cornerstone's ministry. EMS has been a major sponsor at all Cornerstone of Hope events and continues to create new opportunities to increase our fundraising and awareness efforts. Please join us in celebrating our 2024 Champion of Hope, Electronic Merchant Systems.

Mission Moment | Maria and Nic Turcoliveri

You'll be moved as Maria and Nic Turcoliveri share their journey to hope following the loss of their son, Nicolo, Jr., 38 days after birth. Through their loss, the Turcoliveris have opened their hearts and dedicated themselves to serving others at Cornerstone of Hope who share their experience.

Silent & Live Auction

We invite you to support the event with an auction donation. Whether it's a unique experience, a handcrafted item, or sought-after gift, your generosity will not only contribute to the success of the event, but will, most importantly, provide hope to families coping with grief.

Below are some ways that you can help!

  • Make a contribution: Donate a weekend getaway, sporting event or concert tickets, a unique dining experience, adventure and outdoor package, or stylish handbag. The possibilities are boundless!
  • Give a gift from the Amazon Wish List: Take advantage of the upcoming cyber deals and purchase an item from the online wish list. It is full of great gift ideas!

All auction items received by February 1, 2024 will be included in the printed program. Questions? Contact Jennifer Knechtel at (216) 524-4673 or [email protected].

 Thank You 2024 Sponsors

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Cornerstone of Hope

Renaissance Cleveland Hotel

24 Public Square, Cleveland, OH, USA

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