DIFFA Garden Gala Call for Volunteers

DIFFA/Chicago is looking for enthusiastic volunteers to assist with their upcoming 24th  Annual Gala, entitled GardenGala. This event is regarded as the social kick-off for the interior design and contract management event, NeoCon, the world’s trade fair held in Chicago every year.

DIFFA/Chicago distributes funds to national and Chicago area agencies and organizations that provide direct service, education and outreach in the area of HIV and AIDS.  Since 1987, DIFFA/Chicago had awarded more than $2.5 million in Excellence in Care Awards. All proceeds from the event and silent auction will benefit organizations that are committed to the fight against HIV and AIDS. For more information on the gala or to see photos of previous events please visit the DIFFA/Chicago website: www.diffachicago.org. If you click on the GardenGala icon you will get a glimpse into the creative for this year’s event.

Below are preliminary details of the event. We will brief you on more details of the event once we receive your contact information and have determined your role for the evening.

Date:                     Saturday, June 9, 2012

Event Time:          6:00pm – 2:00am

Volunteer Shift:    Approximately 5:00pm – 1:00am (final timing may vary slightly)

Location:               The Marriott Downtown, Chicago, IL

Volunteers will be used in the following areas of the event:

  • Greeters
  • Live Appeal/Auction Attendants
  • Peace Cord Sales
  • Photo Scribes/Photo Sales
  • After Party Greeters

If you are interested in volunteering for this event, please email Karen Wells at info@diffachicago.org with your full contact information including: Name, Address, Phone Number, Email Address by Friday, June 1, 2012. Once we hear back from you regarding your interest in volunteering we will provide you with more details about the event and discuss your availability and interest so we can place you accordingly. If you know of others who might be interested, please feel free to forward this information to them.