Give for Hope Boo Bash

Fri Oct 27 2023 at 05:30 pm to 08:30 pm

Ambassade de France / Embassy of France | Washington

Pediatric Epilepsy Surgery Alliance
Publisher/HostPediatric Epilepsy Surgery Alliance
Give for Hope Boo Bash
Surround yourself with people who get it while supporting Dreams for Danny - our epilepsy surgery travel scholarship for families in need.
About this Event

Join us at the beautiful French Embassy in Washington, DC! As the Pediatric Epilepsy Surgery Alliance's national signature event, the Give for Hope™ Boo Bash benefits Dreams for Danny – our surgical evaluation travel scholarship.

One-third of children with epilepsy have seizures that Medic*tion cannot control. Epilepsy surgery brings hope to stop or reduce seizures, but finding out whether your child is a candidate for surgery at a specialized epilepsy center can be costly.

Your generosity enables us to provide up to $1,000 to families facing the overwhelming costs associated with their child's essential hospital tests. Your support alleviates the financial burden of airfare, gas, lodging, and meals, giving families the hope and focus they need during a critical time. Together, we're not just covering expenses; we're offering a lifeline for families as they explore surgical options that could change their child's life.

Your contributions are vital in helping us reach our ambitious goal of raising $50,000. With your support, we aim to provide 50 or more children suffering from Medic*tion-resistant seizures the opportunity for a life-changing surgical evaluation.

This event is also a platform to honor those with relentless dedication to our community. This year's honoree is Maureen van Stone, Esq. the esteemed director of the Maryland Center for Developmental Disabilities at Kennedy Krieger Institute and the founding director of Project HEAL (Health, Education, Advocacy, Law). With an unwavering dedication to children with disabilities, Ms. van Stone has pioneered transformative programs that combine healthcare, education, and legal advocacy to empower families in need. Her exceptional work through Project HEAL, Maryland’s only medical-legal partnership, has provided invaluable resources to low-income families and children with disabilities. A distinguished leader in the field, she embodies the spirit of community service and is an inspiration to us all.

About the event

Enjoy hosted beer and wine bar, refreshments and appetizers, a dinner buffet, pizza for the kids, silent auction, trick or treating, costume contest, and monster mash dance party!

Costumes or cocktail attire encouraged.


  • Adult - Regular: $100
  • Adult - VIP: $250* - Includes recognition at event and preferred seating
  • Visionary Table: $1,500* - Deepen your commitment to our community with friends, family, or colleagues. Includes admission for ten persons, dedicated sign, preferred table location, recognition at event and on website, meet and greet with honoree. Email Brittany Carver at bcarve[email protected] to purchase your visionary table.
  • Free for children
  • We are delighted to announce that thanks to the generous support of Livanova, we have ten complimentary adult tickets available for families who may not be able to afford the regular ticket price. Email [email protected] to learn more. Tickets are on a first-come, first-served basis.

Don't forget to set up your own peer-to-peer fundraiser! It's easy and a fun way to raise critical funds for this important program. .

*Only amounts in excess of the fair market value of each ticket are tax deductible. Adult and Visionary Pass - valued at $40; VIP table - valued at $400. Recognition at the event and on the website is deemed to be “good will” and without monetary value.

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Event Venue & Nearby Stays

Ambassade de France / Embassy of France, 4101 Reservoir Road Northwest, Washington, United States


USD 0.00 to USD 250.00

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