United 4 Children’s Annual Lighting the Way Gala 

Frequently Asked Questions 

Italia-America Bocce Club. 2210 Marconi Ave. St. Louis, Missouri 63110 

What should I know before arriving? 

  • Doors open at 6 pm and the program will start at 7 pm. Tables are assigned. You will receive your table number once you arrive. 
  • An open bar will be provided starting at 6 pm.  
  • A photobooth will be onsite to capture pictures. Please take time out between 6-7 pm or after our program to get your picture taken by yourself or with a group. 


What should I wear? 

  • The dress code for the event is semi-formal! That means you can wear your favorite cocktail or business attire. 


I have a dietary restriction. Who should I contact? 

  • Please contact Stephanie Null via email at nulls@united4children.org .  Please include if you are sitting with an organization or business and your restriction. 


Where do I park? 

  • Parking is available onsite. You will see United 4 Children’s banner and yard signs upon entering the parking lot. 


How do I check in? 

  • Please note the front entrance is now unavailable. A side entrance will be available for attendees. Greeters will be directing individuals to that side entrance. Once inside, please follow the line to the registration table for check-in. 


Is there a raffle? 

  • Yes, we will have a golden ticket raffle. Tickets are $50 each. Golden tickets allow you to choose your favorite live auction item! You can obtain one of our amazing live auction packages without even bidding.  


What live auctions do you have? 

  • The Bourbon for Days package includes an array of unique and hard to find bourbons. 
  • The Center Ice package includes two Plaza Level tickets and the ability for one person from your group to take a ride on the Olympia Zamboni. 
  • The Calling All Art Lovers package includes a 16 x 20 painting by Ellis Outlaw, a member of our band playing at the gala. 
  • The Wine at the Garden package includes a 90-minute wine tasting for 12 at St. Louis Homes and Lifestyles magazine 2022 Garden of the Year.  
  • The Watch What Happens Live! package includes two audience tickets to see Watch What Happens Live with Andy Cohen in New York City.  


What if I am unable to go now?  Can I still support the agency? 

Thank you for supporting United 4 Children! 



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