Our city plays host to many of our most charitable causes. Partying for a purpose provides guests an opportunity to help these worthy organizations raise money to enhance their mission. Here is a guide with all the information you need, so you don’t miss out on the fun or the philanthropy.

November 17, 2018

BCA (Bluegrass Center for Autism) Homecoming Gala at The Henry Clay. The event includes an elegant evening of chefs’ small plate tastings, specialty craft cocktails, live/silent auctions along with entertainment provided by Thumper and the Plaid Rabbits. All proceeds benefit the Bluegrass Center for Autism in the mission of improving the lives of children and young adults with autism, helping them achieve their full potential for success. For more information go to or contact Tara Denham at [email protected]

November 17, 2018

Norton Children’s Hospital’s Snow Ball at The Omni Hotel. This will be a spectacular event raising money for The Jennifer Lawrence Cardiac Intensive Care Unit at Norton Children’s Hospital. Join honorary chairs Karen and Gary Lawrence for this must-attend event where sublime food will be served and the fashion won’t disappoint. For more information, go to

December 1, 2018

Hosparus Candle Glow Gala at The Omni Hotel. This year celebrates 40 years of compassionate care and will honor those in our community who have made an impact on their organization. Denise Roby, event chair, is thrilled to lead this event that raised $250,000 last year to support the mission of Hosparus Health. Gala Dinner tickets include cocktails, dinner, awards, and dancing. Lounge area tickets include an open bar, appetizers, and dancing. 12South Band from Nashville will be featured. For more information, go to


January 26, 2019

Twisted Pink Masquerade Ball at The Speed Art Museum. This year marks the 5th year for this annual gala that raises money for metastatic breast cancer research. This event– their biggest fundraiser of the year- notoriously sells out fast and with only 400 tickets available, you will want to grab your tickets soon. For further information, go to

February 9, 2019

2019 Louisville Heart Ball at the Louisville Marriott Downtown. This year’s theme is “Queen of Hearts.” This evening will bring together the city’s most influential leaders from corporate, philanthropic and medical communities to raise funds and promote the life-saving work of the American Heart Association here in Kentuckiana. For more information on tickets and sponsorships, contact Suzy Hillebrand at 502-371-6012 or email her at [email protected]

Posted on 2018-10-10 by Allison Jones