Stepping Out To Celebrate Life: 22nd Annual Gala Fundraiser and Fashion Show

Event has passed (Sat Sep 23, 2017 - Sat Sep 23, 2017)
The Marin Center - County Fairgrounds and Lagoon
Activism / Cause


When: September 23, 2017

-5:30 p.m. / Cocktails and Silent Auction
-7:00 p.m. / Dinner catered by McCalls

Fashion Show & Live Auction

-Dancing to the music of The Fundamentals (underwritten by the Blanche Thebom Trust Fund)
-Black Tie (optional)

The entrée selections are:

-Filet Mignon with Caramelized Onion Garlic Marmalade in Red Wine Sauce, Celery Root Potato Puree, Baby Zucchini and Carrots
-Roast Butternut Squash, Ginger Lemon Red Rice, Snap Peas with Light Coconut Curry Sauce
-Value of goods and services per ticket is $150. Any amount over the $150 is a charitable contribution and tax deductible.

Silent Auction

-You can participate in our celebration by donating getaways, jewelry, restaurant gift certificates (minimum value $100) and wine (minimum value $35) to our Silent Auction. Beginning at 5:30 p.m., Silent Auction items will be on display for your shopping pleasure.

Live Auction

-Preview our exciting Live Auction and plan your bidding strategy!

Stepping Out Wine Library

-Stepping Out committee volunteers and models can help create a very special Live Auction item – the Wine Library. To help build this popular Live Auction item, return the Wine Library Donation form along with a bottle of wine (min. value $35) to a Stepping Out planning meeting or fashion show rehearsal.

Sponsor a Model

-Show your love by sponsoring a breast cancer survivor model as she/he makes an inspirational walk down the runway on Saturday, September 23, 2017.

Become a Model

-We welcome women and men diagnosed with breast cancer who would like to model in the Stepping Out Gala fashion show. Models of all sizes, ages and stages of treatment or post-treatment are invited to participate in this very special event – simply complete the Become a Model form to get started.

Become a 2017 Gala Sponsor

-Mark your calendar for the 22nd Annual Stepping Out Gala on September 23, 2017. For sponsorship benefits, please refer to 2017 Stepping Out Benefits or contact us for more information and questions.

Thank You to our 2016 Sponsors

-To Celebrate Life gratefully thanks our 2016 Stepping Out Sponsors whose generous support contributed to our 2017 Grants Program. Grant awards will fund San Francisco Bay Area nonprofit programs serving underserved women and men living with breast cancer. Every day, critical direct and emergency services will make a difference in their lives.