Sunburst Gala 2023

February 18, 2023 @ 6:00PM — 10:00PM Eastern Time (US & Canada) Add to Calendar

Intercontinental Cleveland: 9801 Carnegie Avenue Cleveland, OH 44106 Get Directions









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Shining Light on A Bright Future at the 6th Annual Sunburst Gala

The Sunburst Gala is an annual celebration by the Down Syndrome Association of Northeast Ohio, (DSANEO) that brings together our community along with our corporate partners to raise awareness and dollars for individuals with Down syndrome. With your support, we can continue to add needed programs and resources for our NE Ohio families.

To Pay by Check-Sponsorship and Tickets Fillable Form

Click here to purchase Kentucky Derby Raffle Tickets

Make a night of it! We are partnering with the Intercontinental Cleveland to offer a discounted room rate & overnight valet fee for gala guests. You can book your room HERE!

Click HERE for the form to complete and return to donate an item(s) to our Auction/Raffle Baskets.

You are invited to an inspirational evening as we shine light on a bright future for individuals with Down syndrome, their families and our community. Experience a celebration of inclusion, friendship and advocacy. Cocktails, fine dining & entertainment.

  • Intercontinental Cleveland
  • Cocktail Reception
  • Silent Auction, Wine Pull, 50/50 Raffle & Baskets, Heads or Tails
  • Dinner & Entertainment by DJ Nick Duve


Todd Meany

Todd Meany, Fox 8 News Anchor, has been the Master of Ceremonies for the Sunburst Gala since 2018. He also participates in the Buddy Walk by performing the National Anthem and walking with his Buddy, Olivia, on team Bubba's Bunch. With his continued support, he has helped DSANEO raise awareness for people with Down syndrome throughout the community. Todd has been with Fox 8 News since November of 2000 and can be seen daily on Fox 8 News in the Morning. He is the lead singer of the Ace Molar band ( which performs regularly around Northeast Ohio.

Back again this year! Discover beautiful, handcrafted artwork, jewelry, stationery, and more at the Artful 21 shops!

All created by individuals with Down syndrome special for the Sunburst Gala!

To donate to the auction or raffle, please click HERE to complete the fillable form and return to or

A big thank you to our sponsors!

Silver Sponsor
MAI Capital Management
Bronze Sponsor
Catanzarite Family Foundation
Cintas Corporation
Cuyahoga County Board of Developmental Disabilities
Dollar Bank
Mansour Gavin, LPA
Wakefield Equipment
Supporting Sponsor
The Sherwin-Williams Company
In Kind Sponsorship
Gotta Groove Records

$81,497 raised by 107 people


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