Gala FAQs

Frequently asked questions:

  • How much are the tickets? Each ticket is $50. Per person

  • Is there a discount for students/Seniors/Alumni/Faculty &Staff/ Children? No. All seats are already discounted.

  • How many people at a table? 8 people per table

  • Where can I purchase a ticket? You can purchase a ticket, two ways: Online, or call Gwen for  pick up or drop off @ 209.298.3663.

  • Is there a deadline for ticket sales? No. Tickets are sold at a first come, first serve basis. However, there is limited seating; if you wait to purchase your ticket, you may not receive a food option (vegetarian/vegan), special food considerations, must be made at least two weeks, prior to the event.

  • What payment methods do you prefer? Method of payment: Cash, Check, Credit Card. If purchasing with a check, make all checks payable to the Dome of Hope Organization.

  • Is my ticket purchase tax deductible? Yes. The Dome of Hope is a 501c3 organization. If you want a receipt to claim your deductions, please send an email: domeofhope@gmail.com with your donation amount. After which, a letter of donation confirmation, will be emailed to you, no later than December 30th.

  • Can my family and guest sit together? You must make advanced accommodations or purchase a table. If not, it’s first come-first serve, which allow a public style seating.

  • What happens if I lose my ticket: When purchasing your ticket, give your name, ticket purchase amount, and number, to a representative, so that we can have it on file. You MUST register online and we can then, verify your ticket purchase, and have your name listed at the door, with amount of tickets purchased. For loss ticket, you must show ID, in order to obtain entrance to the gala.

  • Is there any refunds? No. There are no refunds. Our food is ordered/prepared by the number of tickets sold.

  • Will there be dinner or hors d'oeuvre? There will be a plated dinner. All guests will be served. No hors d'oeuvre and no Alcoholic beverages permitted on the premises

  • What will be on the menu? The dinner menu is listed on the website!

  • When will dinner be served? The gala begins at 6:00PM & Dinner will be served, promptly at 7:00PM.

  • Is there any food considerations for Vegetarians/Vegans? Yes. But you have to indicate your preference, prior to October 28th.

  • Will alcohol be served? NO

  • How long will the event last? The gala begins at 6pm and will end approximately at 9:00PM

  • Will there be vendor opportunities? NO.

  • Who do I speak with, if I have questions? You may contact, Gwendolyn Primous, organizer of the event: 209-298-3663 or email @ g_primous@u.pacific.edu

  • Is this a casual event? No. Formal Attire is requested

  • What kind of event is this? This event is the 4th Annual Charity Gala for the Dome of Hope, which highlights, local citizens who are transforming their community, through acts of kindness. Each recipient will receive a non-monetary gift/recognition from the Mayor and City Council members.