Jazz It Up! 2023
We are excited to invite you to save the date for Building Futures’ 35th anniversary IN-PERSON benefit!
Building Futures’ 35th anniversary benefit Jazz It Up! will be in-person on Thursday, May 11, 2023, from 5:00 to 8:00 pm at Nido’s Backyard Outdoor Restaurant in Oakland. We expect 150 community leaders, elected officials, and other supporters to join us for an inspiring evening of celebration. Tickets will be $35 for our 35th year!
Last year, our sponsors made an incredible difference. Thank you for helping connect individuals and families with the resources they need to live free from homelessness and domestic violence. We are now inviting our early bird sponsors to make your online donation for this special celebration.
Live introduction and your logo showcased prominently at event; dedicated social media posts; full page, full color, cover ad in program booklet; logo/name recognition on printed invitation*; acknowledgment in all materials, including your logo featured in annual report, e-newsletters and on Building Futures’ website for one year. Generous number of complimentary event tickets with RSVP.
Live introduction and your logo showcased prominently at event; dedicated social media posts; full page ad in program booklet; logo/name recognition on printed invitation*; acknowledgment in all materials, including your logo featured in annual report, e-newsletters and on Building Futures’ website for one year. Generous number of complimentary event tickets with RSVP.
Band Leader: $2,500
Your logo featured during the event; half page ad in program booklet; acknowledgment in materials including social media; your logo in annual report, e-newsletters and on Building Futures’ website for one year. Complimentary event tickets with RSVP.
Jazz Beau: $1,000
The needs are so great as our region navigates historic inflation and housing scarcity. Jazz It Up! sponsors like you make better lives possible.
Special Thanks to Our 2023 Sponsors
Avalon Bay Communities
Main Advantage Technology Services
Michael & Nancy Pretto
Star One Credit Union
Alameda Alliance for Health
City of Alameda
City of San Leandro
David C. Irmer
Elic Suazo, Realtor
Alameda Health System
Nat Binns and Kera Bartlett-Binns
Paul Carney and Giovanna Giuliani
Carla Dartis and Steven Carter
Rob and Emily Rich
Best Price Furniture
Kevin Connolly and Deni Adaniya
Sarah and Bob Bailey
(to date as of 3/20/23)
100% of the net proceeds from this fundraising event supports our homeless, domestic violence and housing services in Alameda County. Building Futures with Women and Children is a 501(c) (3) tax exempt organization, Federal tax ID 94-3100741, (aka Cornerstone Community Development Corporation) and your contribution is tax-deductible to the fullest extent allowed by law. Building Futures’ mission is to build communities with underserved individuals and families, where they are safely and supportively housed, free from homelessness and domestic violence. Building Futures believes that everyone deserves a safe place to call home. www.bfwc.org. To see how we do our work, check out our Annual Report.
To pledge your support today, and arrange payment later, simply contact Ana Maria Mahiri, Director of Development, at email@example.com or 510-357-0205 x204 to be included.
MORE PAST EVENTS
Need some uplift and inspiration? Want to share our stories?
Watch the 2021 Jazz it Up! video any time, including our three-part “docu-series” that gives beautiful insight into our programs, clients, staff, and the overall heart of Building Futures, even during a pandemic.
POSTPONED DUE TO COVID
Special thanks to our 2020 Jazz It Up! lead sponsors, Michael & Nancy Pretto, Creekside Plaza Partners, Community Realty and Investments, the City of San Leandro and the City of Alameda at the Band Leader level and above!
We are grateful to our other sponsors at the Jazz Beau and Artiste levels include ACI-Alameda County Industries, Bonnewit Development, East Bay Community Foundation, Face Reality Acne Clinic, Flores Optometry Inc., Nat and Kera Binns, Evelyn and Juan Gonzalez, Gaye Eisenlord, Rob & Emily Rich, Waste Management of Alameda County, Inc., Bay Alarm, Bruce and Judy Jund, Carla Dartis & Steven Carter, Gayle Thomas & Mike Williams, Main Advantage Technology Services, Supervisor Wilma Chan, Teamsters Local Union #853, and Tom Lauderbach!We postponed the May 2020 Gala, and focused our attention to keeping our community safe as we sheltered-in-place and did emergency response to the new COVID-19 pandemic.
Special thanks to our 2019 Jazz It Up! Sponsors
Kaiser Permanente, Wells Fargo, Nancy & Michael Pretto, Sanjay Madan, and UPS Northern California District
BRIDGE Housing, City of Alameda, City of San Leandro, Community Realty & Investments, VDay East Bay, and McDermott Costa Insurance Brokers
Alameda County Firefighters L55, Alameda Health System, Nat & Kera Binns, Cahill Contractors, Paul Carney & Giovanna Giuliani, Supervisor Wilma Chan, Creekside Plaza Partners, Dark Heart Nursery, East Bay Community Foundation, Gaye Eisenlord, FH Dailey Chevrolet, Flores Optometry, Juan & Evelyn González, Maximus Real Estate Partners, MidPen Housing, Rob & Emily Rich, and Anonymous
Deni Adaniya & Kevin Connolly, Alameda Alliance for Health, Hon. Pete Ballew, Best Price Furniture, Bonnewit Development, Carla Dartis & Steve Carter, East Bay Housing Organizations, Eden Health District, Glen Price Group, Habanas Cuban Bistro Alameda, Katherine Greenberg & Hon. Ed Hernandez, Bruce & Judy Jund, Tom Lauderbach, Main Advantage Technology Services, Poppy Bank, Resources for Community Development, Satellite Affordable Housing Associates, System Innovation, Teamsters Local Union 853, Gayle Thomas & Mike Williams, and William Pettus Architect