The Hospital Gala

The Hospital Gala, Sarasota’s premier event, has raised more than $4.3 million to benefit Sarasota Memorial ER/Trauma Services, Cardiac Services, Cancer Care Services and other critical needs.

Date:  Saturday, January 8, 2022
Time:  6:00 p.m. Reception | 7:00 p.m. Dinner
Location:  The Ritz-Carlton, Sarasota | 1111 Ritz-Carlton Drive, Sarasota


Proceeds will support Critical Care Services at Sarasota Memorial Health Care System.  For more information and sponsorship opportunities, please contact Sally Schule, Director of Community Engagement, at
941.374.9700 or

Enjoy Behind-the-Scenes Highlights from the 2021 Gala

Note: Individuals using Donor Advised Funds or Private Foundation Funds for sponsorships are required to purchase tickets separately using private funds if they wish to attend the event. Tickets based on availability.




Helicopter Sponsor Benefits
  • Exclusive sponsorship level (in business category)
  • Logo recognition on event invitation, event signage, program book, thank-you recognition
  • Full page program book ad
  • Name listed in event press release, event ads
  • Logo on SMHF Facebook post, SMHF website, event eblast
  • Sponsorship recognition in SMHF newsletter or Impact Magazine
  • Logo scrolled on event screens
  • Name announced from stage during event from stage
  • VIP table with priority seating
  • Table signage
  • Personal server dedicated to your table for the evening
  • Premium wine and champagne
  •  Two Ritz-Carlton guest rooms for the night of January 8, 2022
  • Invitation to SMHF donor dinner – December 9, 2022
  • SMHF will print and place guest place cards at your table
  • Attendees to event (14 guests)
  • Access to VIP reception (14 guests)
  • Tax-deductible amount – $22,550




From The Hospital Gala to The Golf Tournament, to the Women & Medicine Educational Luncheon and Rock the Roof, each event helps support critical needs at Sarasota Memorial.

The Hospital Gala event featured image-3x

Saturday, January 8, 2022 | 6–10:30 p.m.
The Ritz-Carlton, Sarasota
Proceeds benefit Critical Care Services at our health system.

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Rock the Roof event featured image

Saturday, March 5, 2022 | 6 p.m.
SMH-Sarasota West Parking Garage
We are reinventing Rock the Roof with more rock and more roll! Proceeds support Women and Children’s Services at our health system.

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Women & Medicine Educational Luncheon event featured image-3x

Friday, March 25, 2022 | 10:30 a.m. – 1 p.m.
Michael’s on East
The 9th annual educational luncheon will support Genetic Counseling Services at the Brian D. Jellison Cancer Institute at SMH.

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The Golf Tournament event featured image-3x

Friday, May 6, 2022 | 9 a.m.
Laurel Oak Golf & Country Club
The 20th Annual Golf Tournament benefits Physician’s Endowment at our health system.

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SMHF - Corinthian Society Dinner

February 16, 2022 | Honoring members and welcoming new honorees from the previous fiscal year (October – September).
Learn how to become a member: 941.917.1286

1925 Society Reception

A private reception to recognize new donors who made a gift in the previous calendar year.
Learn how to become a member: 941.917.1286

Legacy Society Luncheon

April 14, 2022 | An event celebrating those that made a commitment to the Healthcare Foundation through their estate.
Learn how to become a member: 941.917.1286