A Virtual Gala Experience

Saturday, January 29, 2022
Eden Dreams La Vie En Rose

Support individuals with autism from the comfort of your own home!

The safety of our guests and volunteers is our first priority. It is with much disappointment that we have made the decision to hold this year’s Eden Dreams gala virtually. If you purchased tickets or a sponsorship, Jennifer DaCunha will be in touch with you. 

Join us for a livestream program

Filled with stories from our community, messages from Eden staff, and opportunities to give directly to the vital work Eden provides.

The virtual livestream is free to view, but virtual guests will have an option to purchase a Dreams at Home package that includes upscale small bites and a bottle of wine to enjoy during the program.

Virtual Program Information

Attend Eden’s most glamorous fundraiser from the comfort of your home! Click here to sign up for free access to view the livestream program on Saturday, January 29, 2022 at 7 PM (EST). Then visit edendreams.org at 7 PM on January 29 to watch.

Dreams At Home Packages

Virtual guests may also purchase a Dreams at Home package complete with all the goodies needed to enjoy the evening! Upscale small bites and a bottle of wine are included in each package. All Dreams at Home packages must be picked up on Saturday, January 29th between 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm at The Eden School, located on Route 1 South in Princeton, or Eden’s Day Center at 2031 Old Trenton Road, West Windsor. Pick-up person must be over 21. Click here to purchase an Eden Dreams at Home package.

Frequently Asked Questions

How do I watch the program?

Simply visit edendreams.org to view the livestream! You will not need to login, and you can watch the program on any device with Internet access.

What time does the program start?

The program will begin promptly at 7:00 pm. We encourage you to join us at edendreams.org no later than 6:50 pm to be able to enjoy the program.

What will the program consist of?

The program will highlight the story of Ari Shiner, the first individual with autism to be employed by Wawa. Ari recently celebrated 40 years with Wawa, marking a major milestone in a wonderful partnership. Learn about the origins of Eden’s employment program, discover how individuals like Ari paved the way for other men and women with autism to gain employment opportunities, and hear Eden’s plans for the future as many of our participants enter their retirement years.

How long will the program last?

The program is approximately one hour long

Will I be able to interact with others in the audience?

Yes! There will be a chat feature where you can interact with other viewers.

Do I have to dress up?

Only if you’d like to! Viewers will not be on camera so you can dress as you please.

Can I post a picture of me and my family enjoying the event?

Yes! We want to see how you are enjoying the event with your family. Post a picture on Facebook, Instagram, or Twitter and tag Eden Autism.

How can I donate?

You can donate by visiting this link or text EDEN22 to 44-321.

A gift at any amount will support the critical services that Eden provides to individuals with autism and their families.

To make a donation, text EDEN22 to 44-321. You’ll receive a text back with a secure link to donate. Or you can donate online by clicking here.

Become an Eden Dreams Sponsor

$10,000

Sterling

  • Listing in press release + media alert
  • Logo on event invitation
  • Recognition during the live program
  • Logo in pre-event slide show
  • Logo in pre-event print and electronic advertising
  • Logo during the live program
  • Logo on livestream viewing web page
  • Recognition through Eden social media
  • Premier color digital ad in pre-event slide show
  • 10 Dreams at Home packages
  • Access to the livestream program

$7,500

Damask

  • Recognition during the live program
  • Logo in pre-event slide show
  • Logo in pre-event print and electronic advertising
  • Logo during the live program
  • Logo on livestream viewing web page
  • Recognition through Eden social media
  • Premium color digital ad in pre-event slide show
  • 10 Dreams at Home packages
  • Access to the livestream program

$5,000

Heirloom

  • Logo during the live program
  • Logo on livestream viewing web page
  • Recognition through Eden social media
  • Name throughout venue including digital displays, posters, etc.
  • Standard color digital ad in pre-event slide show
  • 10 Dreams at Home packages
  • Access to the livestream program

$1,000

Vintage

  • Name on livestream viewing web page
  • 2 Dreams at Home packages
  • Access to the livestream program

Steering Committee

Maribeth Edmunds, Chair

Kim Bannon-Van Leeuwen

Santa Bannon-Shillea

Mark Berkowsky

Elizabeth Decker

Tanya Edmunds

Livia Engel

Melissa Ford

Erica Lofgren

Morgan McManus

Janet Quartarone

Lydia Ryba

Paola Silva Barajas

Kim Stewart

Beatriz Tadie

Board of Trustees

Mark Berkowsky, AIA, Chair

Scott Kent, Vice Chair

S. Paul Prior, Esq., Vice Chair

William Johnston, Treasurer

Maribeth Edmunds, EdD, Secretary

John Amirante

Charlie Banta

Katerina Bubnovsky, OD

Madeline Chadehumbe, MD

Marc Citron, Esq.

Jeffrey Gary

Claude George, MD

Manasa Gopal

Charlette Gray

Norman Greenberg

Helen Hoens, Esq.

Jayne O’Connor

Tara Palamarik Murphy

Frank Piazza

Stacie Sherman

Jeffrey Vamos, DMin

Michael Decker, President & CEO
Ex Officio

Thanks to Our Sponsors

Linda & Robert Scharfman

Elizabeth & Michael Decker

Maribeth & Carl Edmunds

Fox Rothschild LLP

Norm & Helen Greenberg

Helen Hoens & Robert Schwaneberg

Erica & Eric Lofgren

Kathleen Moore & Duncan White

Rue Insurance

Lydia & James Ryba

Karen & Mark Stanton

Taft Communications

Diane Titus & Nick Chester

Emmy Zuckerman & Ed Bonfield

Any Questions?

Please contact Jennifer DaCunha here.