Frequently Asked Questions

What is the location of the Evergreen Gala?
The Gala will still be held in our signature tent, but please note our NEW tent location for the 2017 Evergreen Gala – on campus at
Lake Washington Institute of Technology, North Parking Lot
11605 132nd Ave. NE; Kirkland, WA  98034


Can I donate an item for the auction?
Yes, please!  Contact Chelsi Belin at 425.899.1908 or to learn more about donating an item for the 2017 Evergreen Gala.

How can I support the Evergreen Gala if I am unable to attend?
You can make a direct contribution to our Fund-a-Need or consider one of our many underwriting options available to support this. Learn more here.

What is the event timeline?
Evening Festivities
6:00pm     Welcome Reception, Cocktails, and Silent Auction
7:45pm     Gourmet Dinner, Surprise Entertainment, and Live Auction
10:30pm   Late Night Dancing

What do I wear to the Evergreen Gala?
The Evergreen Gala is a black-tie event: for gentlemen – a tuxedo or dark suit; for ladies – a long evening gown or cocktail dress. It is not ‘costume’, but we do want our guests to have fun with the theme.  We have heard some ladies discussing fun leather/lace dresses, metallic, edgy colors; men with fun ties and/or bold colors, favorite rock shirts under tuxes, etc.

Where do I park?
Complimentary valet parking will be provided by Butler Valet at the entrance of the tent.

What will the menu be?

When registering for the Gala, please indicate any dietary restrictions you or any of your guests may have that we should be aware of. Thank you in advance!

START ME UP – Passed Hors D’Oevures
Blue Oyster Cult Shooters with Wasabi Vinaigrette
Pete Townsend Seastack Herbed Walnut Crostini with Pearl Onion Jam
Fade to Black Truffle & Bad to the Bone Marrow Stuffed Potatoes
Pecan Chicken Bites with Red Hot Chili Pepper Jelly
Meat Loaf Sliders, House-made Marinara, Mozzarella, Basil, Brioche
Sgt. Peppadew, Rosemary Goat Cheese & Marcona Almond

THE HOOK – First Course
Leather & Lace Salad –
Medjool Date Leather, Parmesan Lace, Willie’s Greens with Champagne Vinaigrette
Artisan Rockin’ Rolls, Sweet Cream Butter

AC/D Sea Bass, Sun-Dried Tomato Vinaigrette
Braised Beef Short Ribs with Red, Red Wine Demi
accompanied by
Grunge-Grilled Asparagus
Korn & Scallion Polenta Cake (GF)

Vegetarian / Vegan Entrée
 available upon request
Portobello-Leek Wellington, Black Sabbath Berry Reduction
Grunge-grilled Asparagus

BYE BYE MISS AMERICAN PIE – Trio of Petite Desserts
Whiskey & Rye Pecan Pie
Chocolate Ganache Pat Bena Tart, Gilded Cherry
John Lemon Meringue Pie

What is the ticket price and what does that include?
Individual tickets are available for $400 each or Patron tickets for $500 each. Your ticket includes a gourmet meal paired with Baer Winery wines, cocktails, access to amazing silent and live auction packages, live entertainment and late-night dancing. Patron guests also receive individual promotional name recognition and preferred seating.

Are ticket purchases tax-deductible? 
The fair market value of each ticket is $150, the balance of your ticket purchase is tax-deductible. You will receive a receipt for your purchase for your tax records. EvergreenHealth Foundation is a non-profit, 501(c)3 organization.
Our tax ID is 91-1519430.

Who should I notify regarding any special needs such as wheelchair access, dietary restrictions, etc.?
Please contact Christie Elliott at (425) 899.1906 or

I’m a sponsor, where do I submit my guests’ names?
Please send guest names and all contact information* to Kerry Read at

*Please be sure to include an email address and mobile phone number for each guest. We will send our auction catalog and other important event information to each guest via email.

Who should I notify regarding changes to my reservation such as a replacement guest?
Please contact Kerry Read at (425) 899.1901 or with any guest changes.

If you have any questions, please contact Chelsi Belin at 425.899.1908 or