On Saturday, March 14, 2020, 5:30 to 9:00 p.m., Just in Time for Foster Youth (JIT) will host our 7th annual signature celebration and fundraiser, Walk the Talk. The focus of our event will be to connect and engage 400+ prominent members of our community to our mission and the young men and women that we serve. As in the past, at least 75 youth will be an integral part of the event, leading the program and sharing their stories. The evening will be festive yet relaxed, featuring gourmet comfort food, engaging and inspirational entertainment related to our mission, and unique Silent and Live Auctions. Attire is dressy-casual.

We invite you to Walk the Talk with us in these significant ways!

PRESENTING SPONSOR ($25,000)

EVENT

  • VIP Sponsorship Table with 8 tickets (8 guests & 2 JIT youth participants) in a key location
  • Name/Logo prominently placed on signage at the event and during slideshow presentation
  • Special acknowledgment of Presenting Sponsor from the stage during the event
  • Opportunity for Sponsor to give welcome remarks at the event

MEDIA

  • Presenting Sponsor featured during subsequent TV segments and print placements
  • Presenting Sponsor featured in all event media coverage and press releases issued through JIT’s PR firm

INVITATIONS/CORRESPONDENCE

  • Name/Logo appearing prominently as Presenting Sponsor above all other sponsors on the Save-the-Date and the Invitation (both print and email versions)
  • Name on Walk the Talk Letterhead used for event correspondence

PUBLICATIONS

  • One full-page advertisement on the inside cover of the event program
  • Name/Logo in larger print and above other sponsors on all event collateral materials
  • Name/Logo prominently placed in JIT’s 2020 Annual Report, distributed to 1,000+ supporters
  • Article in Giving Back Magazine (circulation 20,000) featuring Presenting Sponsor
  • Photo/Acknowledgement in San Diego Magazine’s Charitable Giving Registry (circulation 46,000)

ONLINE

  • Name/Logo, prominently placed on event webpage, with link to sponsor webpage
  • Name/Logo appearing in Just In Time e-newsletters (pre- event and post-event)
  • Opportunity for special story in JIT’s weekly “Executive Director’s Monday Memo”, e-communication to over 500 high-level donors and community partners
  • Prominent social media exposure through Facebook (3,053 fans) and Twitter (2,134 followers)

PLATINUM SPONSOR ($15,000)

  • Without the VIP Table, the entire $15,000 for the Platinum Sponsorship is tax deductible
  • With VIP Table of 8 tickets (8 guests and 2 JIT youth participants per table) in a prime location, $14,000 is tax deductible
  • Prominent signage at event and extensive print (includes invitation, save the date & program), digital and social media exposure
  • One full-page advertisement in a key location of the event program
  • Platinum Sponsor featured in event media press releases created by JIT’s PR firm
  • Name/Logo appearing on event collateral materials
  • Prominent listing in JIT’s 2020 Annual Report, distributed to over 1,000 supporters
  • Name/Logo appearing prominently on event webpage with link to sponsor webpage
  • Name/Logo appearing in JIT e-newsletters (Prior to event)
  • Opportunity for special story in JIT’s weekly “Executive Director’s Monday Memo” e-communication to over 500 high-level donors and community partners
  • Prominent social media exposure through Facebook and Twitter during campaign

GOLD SPONSOR ($10,000)

  • Without the VIP table, the entire $10,000 for the Gold Sponsorship is tax deductible
  • With VIP Table of 8 tickets (8 guests and 2 JIT youth participants per table) in a key location, $9,000 is tax deductible
  • Prominent signage at event and extensive print (includes invitation & program), digital and social media exposure
  • Half-page advertisement in the event program

SILVER SPONSOR ($5,000)

  • Without the VIP table, the entire $5,000 is tax deductible
  • With the VIP Table of 4 tickets in a key location, $4,500 is tax deductible
  • Prominent signage at event and extensive print (includes invitation & program), digital and social media exposure

HONORARY COMMITTEE TABLE ($5,000)

  • $5,000 includes a VIP Table for 8 guests & the sponsorship of 2 youth seated at your table
  • $4,000 is tax deductible
  • Name listed in the Walk the Talk invitation, program, webpage, in event slideshow presentation  and media coverage
  • NO meetings to attend; just the opportunity to help foster youth become confident, capable and connected!

GENERAL TABLE ($3,500)

  • $3,500 includes a Table for 8 guests & the sponsorship of 2 youth seated at your table
  • $1,000 is tax deductible
  • The opportunity to help foster youth become confident, capable and connected!

UNDERWRITING OPPORTUNITIES

You can help to ensure that every dollar raised at this event goes to supporting transition age foster youth in San Diego by underwriting a portion of the event. Each underwriter will receive prominent acknowledgment in the event program as well as the additional benefits listed below:

Join us for a night of music, entertainment and inspiration – all presented by our Just in Time Youth.

It’s a night like no other!

Hyatt Regency La Jolla at Aventine
5:30 pm Hosted Reception, Silent Auction
7:00-9:00 pm Dinner, Program, Live Auction

For More Information, Contact:

Just in Time for Foster Youth
Diane Cox, Development Director
P: (858) 705-1705
E: Diane@JitFosterYouth.org

Please mail your payment and this form to:

Just in Time for Foster Youth
Attn: Walk the Talk 2020
P.O. Box 601627
San Diego, CA 92160

2020 Walk the Talk Honorees

Diane & David Archambault

Co-Hosts

Lisa & Gary Levine
Marci & Ronnie Morgan
Sharon & David Wax

Honorary Committee Co-Chairs

Scott Arnold
Dave Schulman
Pierre Towns

$10,000 Cocktail Reception – Be everyone’s BFF! Receive prominent signage at the event
$8,000 Video Production – you too can be a Producer & see your name on the big screen
$3,500 Décor and Table Decorations – Add some extra sparkle to the room and receive prominent signage at the event
$3,000 Youth Entertainment – with prominent signage at the event
$2,500 Auctioneer – with prominent signage at the event
$2,500 Dinner Wine – with prominent signage on the tables, they’ll raise a toast to you
$2,500 Photographers – with prominent signage at the event
$2,000 Self-Parking – with prominent event signage and an announcement from the podium, your name will be one of the last they hear as guests depart
SOLD $1,500 Invitation – with prominent signage at the event and, of course, in the invitation
$1,500 Program – with prominent signage at the event and, of course, in the program
$1,000 Sponsor 3 Youths – to participate in the event as guests. 75 youth will be attending
$350 Sponsor a Youth – to participate in the event as a guest. 75 youth will be attending