Living Well Disability Services
1168 Northland Drive, Mendota Heights, MN 55120
p 651-688-8808 | f 1-651-560-3888


We have exciting news! We’ve reached our seating capacity for this year’s gala.  If you’d like to be added to our waiting list, please contact Kate Eifrig at  We will add your name to the list and contact you if and when seats become available.

***or click here to be a volunteer at the event***

Join Master of Ceremonies, Rick Kupchella

Friday, September 15, 2017

from 6 p.m. to 10 p.m.

McNamara Center at the U of M

 The evening’s highlights will include a mouthwatering dinner from D’Amico, fantastic live & silent auctions, heartfelt stories from our 45 years of transforming lives, and music by Ali & the Scoundrels.


Become a part of the Living Well Family!

If you’re interested in participating in this year’s gala as a sponsor or auction item donor, contact Kate Eifrig at
For questions about the Gala, contact Laurie Eggers, Director of Advancement, at or 651-242-5116


The Need for Funding

Living Well Disability Services provides invaluable support for hundreds of people impacted by disabilities.  All proceeds from the gala go directly toward the life-transforming programs & services we provide.


When you support the Transforming Lives Gala, you help us to increase innovative services that are personalized to support each person’s needs, hopes and independence.


Thank You To Our 2017 Sponsors!

Transforming Lives Presenting Sponsors 


Exceptional Services PLUS Cocktail Reception Sponsor

Exceptional Services Sponsors


Remarkable Abilities Sponsors



Home Is Where the Heart Is Sponsors


Friends & Community Partnership Sponsors

Table Hosts

Blue Cross Blue Shield MN

Elgin & Sally Manhard

Miles Cohen

George Griffiths & Dennis Jolley

Beth Ryan

Derek Maas

Julie Manworren

Martha Larson

Ann Merrick

Tony DeRose

Steve Polski

Paul Hillen

Larkin Hoffman

Peggy Eck

Sponsorships like these allow us to transform the lives of those impacted by disability.  Thank you.

2017 Gala Committee

This event is made possible with the leadership of our enthusiastic and hardworking volunteer Gala Committee. We are grateful for their support in everything from requesting auction donations to selecting the Dreammaker Award winners!

Equal Housing Opportunity Statement: We encourage and support an affirmative advertising and marketing program in which there are no barriers to obtaining housing because of race, color, religion, sex, handicap, familial status, or national origin.

Equal Opportunity Employer: Minorities, Women, Veterans, Disabilities. Living Well is a tobacco-free organization.