Sienna’s Gala Dinner is all about raising awareness and funds for neuroblastoma – an aggressive children’s cancer. The event first occured in March 2010 and so far these dinners have raised over $340,000 for vital research. In 2018 our aim is to raise over $100,000 and that is why we need your support. Join us for dinner and help make a difference. Profits raised go towards supporting Australia’s Children’s Cancer Institute neuroblastoma projects to find a cure.
Sienna’s Gala Dinner Event Details
When: Friday, 23 February 2018
Time: 6.30pm till 11.30pm
Where: The Grand Refectory, Holme Building, University of Sydney
Dress code: Cocktail
Tickets: EARLY BIRD PRICES AVAILABLE NOW
Tables of 10 $1600 (regular pricing from 1st December $1750)
Individual tickets $175 (regular pricing from 1st December $200)
220 guests will join us on the lawns at University of Sydney followed by a sit down two course meal with complimentary wine in The Grand Refectory. Food will be prepared by Gold Licensed caterers HostCo. There will be live music, live and silent auction as well as a raffle. Details on the auctions and raffles will be added to this page on 9 February 2018. Please contact Lucy.Jones@nb.org.au if you can donate any items.
The event will be hosted by Channel 7 Sports Reporter, Mark Beretta and News Reader, Natalie Barr. In addition, Chief News Reader Channel 9, Peter Overton will be a guest speaker. Peter has shared neuroblastoma family stories on 60 Minutes. Inspirational neuroblastoma survivor, Michael Crossland will also share his story and insights with us.
In 2008 Sienna was diagnosed with neuroblastoma, she was just 9 months old. After 7 months of gruelling treatments Sienna responded well. The tumour was successfully removed and Sienna was in remission. In late 2009 Sienna relapsed and after a very brave fight and more treatment Sienna tragically lost her battle on the 3 February 2010. Sienna is the daughter of Neuroblastoma Australia President, Lucy Jones and her husband Oliver.
About Neuroblastoma Australia
This event is run by Neuroblastoma Australia, a registered charity founded by Sienna’s parents and other parents with children affected by the disease. The charity received GDR tax deductible status in 2014 and has raised over $1.4 million for research.