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An Evening For The Stars



A benefit dinner to help The Starfish Foundation provide education support and leadership development to Ecuadorian high school students living in extreme poverty

Saturday, April 27, 2019

6:00 to 10:00 PM

Red Lion Hotel North Baltimore
2004 Greenspring Drive, Lutherville-Timonium, MD 21093




Tickets are available at the following prices:

Adult - VIP Reception + Dinner: $60

Adult - Dinner: $35

Student - Dinner: $25

Dress Code: Business casual

Featuring an Ecuadorian meal, beer and wine, a huge silent auction, a 50/50 raffle, fiesta bags, and live music!

Also featuring the recognition of our volunteers receiving this year’s annual awards


Ways to Contribute:

  1. Join us!

  2. Purchase a dinner program ad, or become a dinner sponsor.

  3. Donate an item to our silent auction.

  4. Participate in our silent auction. (You can bid on items from anywhere!)

  5. Volunteer.

VIP Reception

Join us for a casual gathering from 5:00 to 6:00 p.m., one hour before the dinner at the Red Lion Hotel North Baltimore.

For $60, you can meet our co-founders, Jenn and Beth, plus members of the Starfish family who have visited or volunteered with us in Ecuador. Your VIP Reception ticket will also admit you to the dinner and all its magic. No need to pay twice!

We will sell only 60 VIP Reception tickets, so buy yours today!


Questions, or prefer to RSVP by phone or mail?
Unable to attend but would still like to make a donation?

Contact Kathy Awalt at 443-326-2417 or mail your contribution to: 

An Evening for the Stars
c/o Kathy Awalt
1133 Dulaney Gate Circle
Cockeysville, MD 21030

Checks payable to "The Starfish Foundation, Inc."
(Memo: "An Evening for the Stars")




Dinner Program Ads & Sponsorships

Dinner program ads will be displayed digitally and in color. We have three screen ad options listed below.

Dinner sponsorship options include dinner program ads, social media shout-outs, and dinner tickets.

Check payments may be made to The Starfish Foundation, Inc. and mailed to Kathy Awalt at 1133 Dulaney Gate Circle, Cockeysville, MD 21030.

Email program ad / sponsorship orders, dinner program ad files, and questions to Kathy Awalt at


Full-Screen Ad        $100

Half-Screen Ad             $50

   Quarter-Screen Ad         $25




Dinner Volunteering Details

We're seeking friendly and energetic volunteers to create a festive evening for our dinner guests! If you would like to be part of the Starfish team, the following volunteer positions are available.

Contact Kathy Awalt at if you'd like to help!

Registration Table: Greeting guests, distributing name tags, and directing guests to various activities

Table Decorations: Arranging table decorations and Starfish marketing materials on tables

Silent Auction Table: Assist with recording bids of silent auction items

Check-Out Table: Facilitating guests' payment for item purchases before they leave the dinner

Silent Auction Runners: Handing silent auction winners their items as they leave the dinner

Clean-Up Crew: The party’s over, but the fun begins when the clean-up crew folds tables and chairs! A fabulous muscle-building activity, if you’re looking for a moderate work-out