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Registration is Open!
Enchanted Masquerade Gala

Presented by WhidbeyHealth Foundation
Saturday, June 22, 2024 | Useless Bay Golf & Country Club or Virtually

Embark On A Journey Filled With Elegance & Purpose 

This year's gala promises to be a captivating evening, embracing the masquerade theme

while celebrating the spirit of giving and community impact. 

Your Support Will Help

1) Open a new Rehab Care clinic in Oak Harbor

2) Revamp the existing clinic in Coupeville

3) Facilitate the potential opening of new Rehab Care in Clinton

 

The Focus Of These Efforts Will Expand & Revitalize

Cardiac Rehab | Pulmonary Rehab | Pediatric Rehab | Physical Therapy | Occupational & Speech Therapy | Specialty Services (such as pelvic floor dysfunction, acupuncture, hand therapy, aquatic therapy)

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Join us to Expand & Revitalize

Rehabilitation Care on Whidbey

This expansion will ensure that our community has access to vital healthcare services close to home.

Funds raised will directly contribute to the growth & expansion of the Rehabilitation Care on Whidbey Island.
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Event Schedule

 

4:00PM | COCKTAIL HOUR

Join us for an exclusive reception. Network, savor signature drinks, explore our silent auction and learn more about WhidbeyHealth Foundation and partners.

 

6:00PM | DINNER & PROGRAM

Indulge in an exquisite dinner buffet and enjoy an evening program filled with surprises.

 

9:00PM | AFTER PARTY DANCING FUN

Dance the night away at our after-party extravaganza. 

Livestream | Guest Joining Virtually

Unable to attend in person?

We've got you covered with our first-ever virtual section of the event.

Join our livestream gala program from anywhere in the world.

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Thanks to

Our Gala
Partners

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Frequently Asked Questions

 

VENUE | DATE & TIME

The gala will be held on Saturday, June 22, 2024, at Useless Bay Golf & Country Club in Langley, WA.

Saturday, June 22 at 4:00PM

Useless Bay Golf & Country Club

5725 Country Club Dr, Langley, WA 98260

 

VIRTUAL TICKET $70 | What is included in the virtual ticket?

By purchasing a virtual ticket, you are joining us from the comfort of your own home. While you may not be able to join the on-site celebration, your virtual ticket ensures that your generosity and support are felt throughout the evening. Join us as we come together to make a difference in the lives of those in need of Rehabilitation Care on Whidbey Island. Your participation truly makes a meaningful impact. Your virtual ticket includes:

  1. Exclusive access to livestream gala program (exclusive sections of the evening)

  2. Participation in the silent auction

  3. Tax deductible contribution (see details & breakdown below)

  4. 100% of your donation supports the expansion of Rehabilitation Care on Whidbey Island (excluding fees)

 

IN-PERSON TICKET $150 | What is included in the In-person ticket?

With your ticket, you are not just gaining entry to an evening of elegance and enchantment; you are also contributing to a meaningful cause that aims to improve rehabilitation care in the Whidbey community. Your ticket includes:

  1. Exclusive access to cocktail hour, dinner, & program

  2. After party dancing fun

  3. Tax deductible contribution (see details & breakdown below)

  4. Contribution to Expanding Rehabilitation Care in 3 locations

 

PURCHASE TICKETS | How can I purchase tickets for the gala?

Tickets for the Enchanted Masquerade Gala can be purchased online through our website WhidbeyHealth Foundation on this link or by contacting our Fundraising Specialist. Phoebe Keliikupakako: kelikp@whidbeyhealth.org or call:  360.678.7656, Ext.6501. Early booking is recommended as tickets may sell out quickly.

 

GET INVOLVED & VOLUNTEER | How can I get involved or volunteer for the gala?

We welcome volunteers to assist with various aspects of the event, including setup, registration, and auction support. If you're interested in volunteering or getting involved, please fill out this form or contact us for more details.

SPONSOR | Can I sponsor the Enchanted Masquerade Gala?

Yes, sponsorship opportunities are available at various levels, offering exclusive benefits and visibility.

Please refer to our sponsorship packages for more information or reach out to our Fundraising Specialist, Phoebe Keliikupakako kelikp@whidbeyhealth.org or call:  360.678.7656, Ext.6501.

 

DONATE AUCTION ITEM | Can I donate an auction item for the Gala?

Yes, we welcome and appreciate donations of auction items for our gala. If you're interested in contributing an auction item, please fill the following online form or reach out to our Fundraising Specialist, Phoebe Keliikupakako: kelikp@whidbeyhealth.org  or call 360.678.7656, Ext.6501 for more details on how to donate. Your generosity helps us make our fundraising efforts a success, and we thank you for your support!

 

ATTIRE

Dressing for the theme is optional. Guests are encouraged to dress in elegant attire with masks to fit the masquerade theme.

 

MASKS | Are masks required for the gala?

No. While masks are not mandatory, they are highly encouraged to embrace the enchanting masquerade atmosphere. Masks will also be available at the event.

 

WHAT TO EXPECT | PROGRAM

Guests can anticipate an enchanting evening filled with live entertainment, gourmet dining, silent and live auctions, and dancing.

 

PARKING | Is there parking available at the venue?

Yes, complimentary parking will be provided for gala attendees. Additional details regarding parking arrangements will be communicated closer to the event date.

 

TAX DEDUCTIBLE | Is my donation & contribution tax deductible?

Absolutely. WhidbeyHealth Foundation is a 501(c)3 tax-exempt organization, and your donation is tax-deductible within U.S. law. Here's a breakdown of tax deductibility for various contributions:

  1. Donations/Raise Paddle: Contributions made through donations or raise paddle activities are 100% tax-deductible to the extent allowed by law.

  2. Ticket and Auction Items: Contributions made through the purchase of gala tickets and winning auction items are deductible on the portion exceeding their fair market value.

 

IRS REQUIRED MINIMUM DISTRIBUTION (RMD) | What is the IRS RMD?

If you are 70 ½ or older, the IRS requires RMD from your retirement accounts. You can direct this distribution to our campaign, fulfilling your RMD obligation while supporting vital healthcare initiatives in our community.
 

Donations made directly from a Required Minimum Distribution (RMD) to WhidbeyHealth Foundation  are 100% tax deductible. This provision was introduced as part of the CARES Act in 2020, allowing individuals who are 70½ years or older to make tax-free charitable donations of up to $100,000 directly from their IRAs.

 

USE OF FUNDS RAISED | How will my contribution and donation be used?

Your donations and contributions will directly support the expansion of Rehabilitation Care on Whidbey Island. Specifically, your contributions will help in the following ways:

  1. Opening a new Rehabilitation Care clinic in Oak Harbor this year.

  2. Upgrading and renovating the existing rehabilitation clinic at the main hospital in Coupeville.

  3. Facilitating the potential opening of a new rehabilitation clinic in Clinton.

 

What do you mean by “Rehabilitation Care?"

Rehabilitation Care encompasses a range of essential services aimed at improving the overall well-being and functionality of individuals recovering from illness, injury, or surgery. These services are designed to address various physical, cognitive, and emotional needs, helping individuals regain independence, mobility, and quality of life. The focus of our fundraising efforts includes expanding and enhancing these services:  cardiac rehab, pulmonary rehab, pediatric rehab, physical therapy, occupational and speech therapy, as well as specialty services such as pelvic floor dysfunction, acupuncture, hand therapy, and aquatic therapy.

 

Your support plays a crucial role in improving access to vital rehabilitation services and enhancing the overall well-being of individuals in need within the Whidbey community. We deeply appreciate your generosity and commitment to our cause.

 

CONTACT | Who can I contact for further inquiries about the gala?

For any additional questions or inquiries regarding the Enchanted Masquerade Gala, please feel free to reach out to our event organizers. We're here to help make your gala experience truly magical!

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