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Sponsorship Opportunities
Our work in the community is dependent on the generous support of our community partners. To join us as a sponsor for an upcoming event, contact Dave Sisk,
Director of Corporate Engagement at dave@unitedwaylpc.org or (219) 210-3534.

Current Sponsorship Opportunities:
Annual Golf Outing at Pottawattamie County Club
Annual Gala at Blue Chip Casino, Hotel and Spa
Home & Lifestyle Expo
Annual Golf Outing at Pottawattamie Country Club

Major Corporate Sponsor • $5,000
  • Two Foursomes
  • Game Bundle
  • Prominent Sponsor Signage

Eagle Sponsor • $3,500
  • One Foursome
  • Game Bundle
  • Prominent Sponsor Signage

Golf Cart Sponsor • $2,500
  • One Foursome
  • Game Bundle
  • Prominent Sponsor Signage
    logo in each cart

Birdie Sponsor • $1,500
  • One Foursome
  • Game Bundle
  • Hole Sponsor AND Game Sponsor

Par Sponsor • $1,250
  • One Foursome
  • Game Bundle
  • Hole Sponsor OR Game Sponsor

Game Sponsor • $350
  • Signage at the sponsored game
  • Recognition during awards

Hole Sponsor • $350
  • Signage on the course
  • Recognition during awards

Annual Gala at Blue Chip Casino, Hotel & Spa

Showcase Your Business
Showcase your business to a group of 600 influential guests from the Business and Professional communities of LaPorte, Lake, Porter, St. Joseph Counties, Chicago, SW Michigan and beyond at the premier social event in the area. Held at the outstanding Blue Chip Casino, Hotel & Spa venue, our annual gala features fabulous restaurant and dessert establishments, cocktails at several separate bar locations and unbelievable live entertainment. The night comes alive with themed displays to enhance the evening's festivities. Additionally, over 50 premier silent auction items will be available to bid on. Don't miss this opportunity to put a spotlight on your business and show your support for the United Way of LaPorte County and the many programs we help support.

The Audience:
  • More than 50 corporate tables with a total audience of 600 — complete sellout expected;
  • Senior leadership teams from the LaPorte County and NWI retail community, light and heavy manufacturing, regional/national banking, area hospitals and universities;
  • Elected officials from throughout the region including Commissioners and County Council members, State Representatives, etc;
  • Chambers of Commerce, City/County Economic Development Corporations, and Convention and Tourism leaders;
  • Non-profit leaders and board members, including United Ways from LaPorte, St. Joseph, Elkhart, Porter and Lake Counties;
  • Philanthropists and high-level donors.

Sponsorship Opportunities


Auction Sponsor • $5,000
Over 50 exclusive silent auction items including several upscale items will be auctioned at this event. New mobile bidding and state of the art technology will be utilized to assist the bidding and checkout process.

Sponsorship Benefits:
  • Sponsor mention on all Auction tables and mentioned on stage during all opportunities.
  • Signs placed throughout Auction area.
  • Auctioneers reminding bidders of your sponsorship during auction process.
  • Sponsor mention in official event program distributed at the event.
  • Sponsor receives two tables for 20 guests in the area near the stage.
  • Leadership/team members come up on stage to be recognized by MC/host.
  • Radio announcements leading up to the event on WIMS radio and social media spotlights.

Beverage Sponsor • $5,000
All alcoholic and non-alcoholic beverages are complimentary to guests.

Sponsorship Benefits:
  • Sponsor mention on a sign at all bars, reflecting the sponsorship for the cocktails.
  • Sponsor mention in the official event program distributed at the event and mentioned on stage during all opportunities.
  • Sponsor receives two tables for 20 guests in the area near the stage.
  • Leadership/team members come up on stage to be recognized by MC/host.
  • Radio announcements leading up to the even on WIMS radio and social media spotlights.

Decorations Sponsor • $3,000
The event will have various decorations designed to bring the “Secret Agent and/or James Bond” theme to life.

Sponsorship Benefits:
  • Sponsor mention on the table centerpiece on all tables, reflecting the sponsorship for all event decorations. Logo placed on each table.
  • Sponsor mention in the official event program distributed at the event.
  • Sponsor mention on stage during the event.
  • Sponsor receives one table for 10 guests in the area near the stage.

Entertainment Sponsor • $3,000
Entertainment includes live performances, impersonators and professional actors that will be preforming classic James Bond theme songs.

Sponsorship Benefits:
  • Sponsor will receive mention on the stage prior to all live performances, and will be thanked at the beginning of each performance. Sign/logo placed near front of the stage for all to see.
  • Sponsor mention in the official event program distributed at the event.
  • Sponsor receives one table for 10 guests in the area near the stage.

Photography Sponsor • $3,000
A “Secret Agent” themed area will be set up with a professional photographer, and guests will have the opportunity for a complimentary photo that will be available to take home.

Sponsorship Benefits:
  • Sponsor mention on the sign for the complimentary photo.
  • Sponsor mention in the official event program distributed at the event.
  • Sponsor receives one table for 10 guests in the area near the stage.

Restaurant Sponsor • Priceless!
Area restaurants provide their best dishes and executive chefs for this exclusive event. Each restaurant is assigned a station with signs, receives mention on stage throughout the event, is mentioned in official program distributed at the event, and has an opportunity to showcase their food and attract new customers. We are honored to showcase restaurants, beverages, and desserts…. and these were a few of our past participants:
Galveston Steak House, Gino’s Pizza, Portofino’s, Little Chocolates, Long Beach Country Club, The Blue Chip Casino, Spire, Top Dog, Bit O Swiss, Designer Desserts, Eli’s Cheesecake, Suzie’s Café and Catering, Arturo’s Baked Good & More Darna Liquor, Southern Wine & Spirits, Glazer’s, Indiana Beverage & Pottawatomie Country Club.

Home & Lifestyle Expo

Showcase Your Business
Showcase your business to hundreds of guests from the Business and Professional communities of LaPorte, Lake, Porter, St. Joseph Counties, Chicago, SW Michigan and beyond at this premier VIP Event on March 3rd, 2017. You’ll get a sneak-peak at the expo, too! This year's “Building A Strong Foundation in LaPorte County” themed event promises to be even better than last year's spectacular event. Held at the outstanding Blue Chip Casino, Hotel & Spa venue, our VIP event will feature a fabulous buffet dinner, cocktails at several bar locations and entertainment. The sights and sounds of our Home & Lifestyle EXPO come alive with a themed “brick” display that will enhance the evening's events. Additionally, premier silent auction items will be available to bid on. Don't miss this opportunity to put a spotlight on your business and show your support for the youth of our communities. This year we are excited to announce that proceeds from the VIP Event will benefit our local United Way of LaPorte County and the many youth programs they help support.

The Audience:
  • More than 100 attendees at the VIP event — complete sellout expected;
  • Senior leadership teams from the LaPorte County and NWI retail community, light and heavy manufacturing, regional/national banking, home builders, craftspeople, remodelers, area hospitals, and universities;
  • Elected officials from throughout the region including Commissioners and County Council members, State Representatives, etc;
  • Chambers of Commerce, City/County Economic Development Corporations, and Convention and Tourism leaders;
  • Philanthropists and high-level consumers.

Sponsorship Opportunities

Cornerstone Sponsor • $1,000
You set the reference point that determines the support structure for the youth of our community!

Sponsorship Benefits:
  • Sponsor mention at entry doors, on all Silent Auction tables, and mentioned on-stage during all opportunities.
  • Cornerstone brick with your logo placed on the “Building LaPorte” display.
  • Signs placed throughout the area.
  • Leadership/team members invited on stage to be recognized by MC/host.
  • Radio announcements leading up to the event on WIMS radio and social media spotlights. ( an additional 4 announcements per week spotlighting your company, 1 email blast per week to 10,000 United Way email customers, and social media “shout-outs” once per week). Plus company mentioned in press releases to local print and web news outlet.

Foundation Sponsor • $500
You are the support structure for the youth of our community!

Sponsorship Benefits:
  • Sponsor mention on a sign at buffet entry way.
  • Sponsor mention on stage by MC/host.
  • Foundation brick with your logo placed on the “Building LaPorte” display.
  • Radio announcements leading up to the event on WIMS radio (up to 2 announcements per week and social media “shout outs” once per week).

Bricklayer’s Bucket Sponsor • $250
You provide the tools to support the youth of our community!

Sponsorship Benefits:
  • Sponsor mention on WIMS radio and social media once per week.
  • Sponsor mention on stage during the event.
  • Sponsor receives brick with logo to be placed on “Building LaPorte” display.

Brick Sponsor • $100
You provide the life-building bricks for the youth of our community!

Sponsorship Benefits:
  • Sponsor receives brick with logo to be placed on “Building LaPorte” display.

Click here to purchase sponsorship packages online!

For more information, contact Dave Sisk, Director of Corporate Engagement at dave@unitedwaylpc.org or (219) 210-3534.