Celebration of Leadership 2017

Help us celebrate student and adult leaders on May 13th!



Saturday, May 13, 2017 – The Monona Terrace, Madison

5:00pm  Social Hour & Silent Auction

6:00pm   Dinner & Program

$75 per person

$30 for middle/high school students

Please note: To ensure that cost is not a barrier to attendance, we offer a sliding scale of $0-$75 upon request. Contact info@gsafewi.org to receive more info on sliding scale.

To purchase tickets or make a donation to support the event, please click here!

Meal Choices:

  • Peach and Mascarpone Chicken (GF) – Boneless chicken breast stuffed with peach and mascarpone and topped with brown butter pecan sauce.  Served with craisin brown rife pilaf.
  • Cauliflower and Eggplant Ragout (GF/Vegan) – Served atop a bed of creamy polenta.
  • Both meals served with Fresh Seasonal Vegetables and either a Fresh Fruit Cup (GF/Vegan) or a Butterscotch Budino (GF), a glass of rich buttery pudding accented with dark rum and sea salt served with a drizzle of caramel sauce.
  • Special Diet – please note if you have a food allergy or need a special diet accommodation.

Untitled design (2)2017 Scholarship Recipients (clockwise from top left): Alan Morales, Ashton Whitaker, Elijah Holmes, Chandler Mass)

2017 Scholarship Recipients:

  • Alan Morales, Madison West High School
  • Ashton Whitaker, Kenosha Tremper High School
  • Chandler Maas, Arrowhead Union High School
  • Elijah Holmes, Madison East High School

2017 Educator of the Year Award Recipient:

  • Abigail Swetz, Madison O’Keefe Middle School

2017 Judi Devereux Community Organizer Award Recipient:

  • The Honorable Reverend Everett Mitchell, Dane County Circuit Court, Christ the Solid Rock Baptist Church

2017 Special Recognition of Best Practice:

  • Milwaukee Public Schools

Sponsorship Opportunities

GSAFE has several sponsorship opportunities for Celebration of Leadership.  As a sponsor of this special event, you will be publicly recognized and thanked for choosing to invest in our community and in the lives of your young people.  Sponsorship opportunity details can be found here

Silent Auction Donations

A key part of our fundraising efforts is our silent auction at Celebration of Leadership.  We welcome in-kind donations of a variety of items that range in price from $10-$1,000.  As a silent auction donor, you and your business will be publicly recognized for choosing to invest in our community and in the lives of our young people.  You will also gain business exposure from over 500 attendees.  To donate an item to our silent auction, please complete this form here