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Friendship Bridge's Building Bridges Gala is Oct. 8, 2020


Building Bridges Gala: Together Reaching New Heights
Thursday, Oct. 8, 2020 at The Baldoria on the Water: 146 Van Gordon St., Lakewood, CO 80228.

We invite you to join us for the 2020 Building Bridges Gala to honor the past and celebrate the future of Friendship Bridge. For your convenience, we offer two ways to attend this year’s event: in-person or virtually. These two options allow you the choice of meeting our community face-to-face or supporting us from home online. Whichever way you choose to participate, we thank you for supporting Friendship Bridge and our mission to create opportunities that empower Guatemalan women to build a better life.


Attend In-Person

5:30pm MST | Event Begins

Enjoy passed hors d’oeuvres and an open bar, shop in our authentic Guatemalan market, and bid on silent auction items.

6:30pm MST | Program Begins

Enjoy a three-course meal as we recognize Gloria Cholotío and Karen Layton Barker, watch an exciting video premiere, bid in our live auction, and play an interactive game.

9:00pm MST | Auction Ends

The auction will close, followed by 30 minutes of social time. In-person event ends at 9:30pm.

$125 – General Admission $100 – Cada Mes Members $1,500 – Table for 10



Attend Virtually

Support Friendship Bridge while savoring a night at home by attending our virtual Stay-at-Home Gala: Together Reaching New Heights on Thursday, Oct. 8, 2020 from 5:30pm-9:00pm MST. Each ticket entitles you to a fun activity and access to an exciting online auction. All virtual guests are invited to view a Friendship Bridge online video premiere and will receive a beautiful, handmade artisan item. Details on how to attend virtually will be emailed to you the week of the event.

$75 – General Admission $30 – Cada Mes Members $125 – VIP Stay-At-Home Ticket




Sponsor the Event

Sponsor benefits will expose your organization through targeted outreach to individuals via email and online event communications. We will send formal invitations to more than 3,000 individuals nationally (of which 1,200 are Denver metro residents). We expect 250 guests in attendance at the actual Colorado event, in addition to a national virtual component. As a sponsor, you have the opportunity to support Friendship Bridge at varying levels, from $500-$5,000.

$5,000 – Diamante Sponsor $2,500 – Platino Sponsor- $1,000 – Oro Sponsor $500 – Amiga Sponsor



Thank You to our 2020 Sponsors

 Oro Sponsors – $1,000 

 Amiga Sponsors – $500