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Dinner in the Dark

Enjoy a fundraiser like no other while dining under blindfold at our Dinner in the Dark:

  • “Blind” wine pull – 100 bottles of wine “hidden” from view. $25 per ticket provides the chance to pull a bottle of wine (minimum of $20 value per bottle)
  • Super silent auction items open for bidding
  • A limited collection of Leader Dog items and collectibles available at the “pop-up” Leader Dog Gift Shop
  • Selfies with a Canine Ambassador at the Chief Financial Selfie Station
  • Dine under blindfold while a Leader Dog client guides you through your meal. Cash bar
  • Be inspired to make a donation during our Mission Moment after listening to stories of independence and empowerment from our clients

Supporter Tickets are $125 per person and include everything listed above. Doors open at 6:30 p.m for supporter ticket holders.

VIP Tickets are $225 per person and include everything listed above as well as entrance to a special VIP area, two drink tickets, passed hors d’oeuvres, and blindfold walks with a Leader Dog with a keepsake picture. The VIP reception will also include a special program featuring a Leader Dog client. Doors open at 6:00 p.m. for VIP ticket holders.

Date: Friday, March 6, 2020

Location: MGM Grand Detroit, 1777 3rd Ave, Detroit, MI 48226

Dress code: Snappy casual

Accommodations: A limited block of rooms has been reserved for Dinner in the Dark at the MGM Grand Detroit. To reserve, please call 1-877-888-2121 and mention Dinner in the Dark Gala 2019. Rooms must be reserved by Wednesday, February 6, 2019.

Luxury King - $199
Luxury Queen (two beds) - $249

Become a Dinner in the Dark Sponsor

Learn about our sponsorship opportunities and become a part of this special event.



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MGM Grand Detroit


Chief Financial Credit Union


Cascade Partners

John & Margo Hebert

Sellers Subaru


Huntington Bank

McLaren Oakland


AAA – The Auto Club Group

Paula & Otto Rosenbusch


ABG of Michigan, Inc.

ABG Portfolio Strategies, Inc.

Premier Pet Supply




Lon & Barbara Grossman

Honigman LLP

The Huttenlocher Group


Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart, P.C.

Paul & Sheri Preketes

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