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A Champion inspires, encourages, stands up, and empowers every single person engaged in the fight against cancer. The Champions of Hope Gala brings together so many Champions from across all fields, providers, supporters, researchers, family, and most importantly, survivors.



November 11, 2023


Seawell Ballroom at the

Denver Center for Performing Arts Complex

1350 Arapahoe Street

Denver, CO 80204


Sparkly Semi-Formal

Program of Events

5:00 PM / VIP Sponsor Access ($15k Sponsors & Above)

5:30 PM / Check-In / Cocktail Reception / Silent Auction 

6:45 PM/ Dinner & Program

8:30 PM / After Party 

Underwriting Opportunities

Your suppor can help us achieve a world free from the pain and suffering of cancer.

Revenue Enhancer Info

Get your paddles ready! Take a peek at some of the auction items and learn more about donating an item of your own. 

Volunteer Opportunities

Volunteer to help people facing cancer. Browse our areas of interest to find volunteer opportunities that may be right for you. 

Frequently Asked Questions

Checkout our most

commonly asked questions!

American Cancer Society

Denver Champions of Hope Gala

Presented by

Event Leadership

2023 Gala Co-Chairs

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Maureen Tarrant

President & CEO

Presbyterian/ St. Luke's Medical Center &

Rocky Mountain Hospital for Children

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Ghislaine Torres Bruner


Polsinelli PC

Gala Board of Ambasadors

Amy Venturi

IMA Financial Group

Erica Ferris

Monarch Casino Resort Spa

Ghislaine Torres Bruner


Maureen Tarrant

Presbyterian/ St. Luke's Medical Center & Rocky Mountain Hospital for Children

Susan Cary

Madison & Company

Vicki Snider

Presbyterian/ St. Luke's Medical Center & Rocky Mountain Hospital for Children

Gala Experience Planning Committee

Dean Woodward 

PNC Bank

Kelly Stewart

Raymond James

Lauren Kvamme 

Sunflower Bank

Hannah Rossi

Completions Consultant 

Kristen Weber 

Hunter Douglas

Tim Sward


The American Cancer Society is a volunteer-led, staff-supported organization. Our volunteers are the cornerstone of our success. Their tireless work is instrumental to moving our mission forward: to ensure that everyone has an opportunity to prevent, detect, treat, and survive cancer. We cannot thank them enough for dedicating their time, treasure, and talents.

Interested in joining our volunteer leadership? Click here for more information.

2023 Sponsors

Thank you to our generous sponsors!

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2023 In-Kind Donors

Thank you to our in-kind donors!

Scavenger Hunts by Let's Roam

Hilton Garden Inn Arvada

New Belgium Brewery

Frontier Airlines

Enstrom Candies

Alaska Airlines

Stalk Market Co.


Elevated Seltzer

Lone Tree Arts Center

Comedy Works

Edible Beats


Jessup Cellars

The ART, a hotel

The Jacquard

The Crawford Hotel

Los Poblanos

Alamo Drafthouse, Sloan's Lake

TallGrass Spa

Sage Hospitality Group

Hai Hospitality 

Kroenke Sports

Denver Art Museum

The Tea Spot


Punch Bowl Social

Smart Cookie Barkery

The Brightside Box

Sponsorship Opportunities

Please provide your contact information to be directed to our current sponsorship and underwriting opportunities.

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