2023 TRANSFORMATIONS GALA

A Life-Changing Journey

Join us at the ReSurge International 2023 Transformations Gala at Pier 27 in San Francisco. Our annual gala is a night of hope celebrating our mission to train, fund, scale, and inspire reconstructive surgical teams in low-income countries. Proceeds will benefit the life-changing work we are doing across the globe.

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MARCH 25, 2023 |  PIER 27, SAN FRANCISCO

EVENT DETAILS

This year’s Transformations Gala celebrates the life-changing transformations that occur when people around the world can access their right to reconstructive surgical care. 

Join us for a journey that explores the ripple effect of hope that ReSurge’s vision is bringing to life. The evening will feature a cocktail hour and a silent auction, along with a seated dinner followed by a program filled with life-changing moments!

6:00 PM – 7:00 PM

Cocktail Reception, Sponsored by New York Plastic Surgical Group

Beer and Wine Bar, Sponsored by UBS Wealth Management

Specialty Cocktail, Sponsored by Cozen O’Connor

Silent Auction and Wine Wonders

7:00 PM – 9:00 PM

Seated Dinner by McCalls Catering
Event program featuring inspiring speakers and short videos
Live Auction and Fund-a-Need

9:00 PM -10:00 PM

Dancing: Live Band Performance by the Midnight Rounds

Attire

Formal

Event Co-Chairs

Gail and George Schell, Arvin Taneja, MD and Archana Rao, MD

LOCATION

HOTEL ACCOMMODATIONS

 In honor of the gala, ReSurge has a hotel room block at the Harbor Court Hotel, a waterfront hotel with beautiful rooms and suites in the Embarcadero area with great views alongside the San Francisco Bay. 

FEATURED SPEAKER

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Empty headiFeatured SpeProfessor Godfrey Muguti

Professor Muguti is the immediate past President of COSECSA | The College of Surgeons of East, Central and Southern Africa, Professor of Surgery and Professorial Chair in the Department of Surgical Sciences at the University of Zimbabwe. He is also a Clinical Professor of Surgery in the Department of Surgery at Stanford University School of Medicine and Medical Director at The Avenues Clinic in Harare.

Professor Muguti’s partnership with ReSurge has been instrumental in our joint efforts to build surgical capacity in Sub-Saharan Africa. 

We are honored to have such a special guest and honored partner at our gala this year

SUPPORT THE 2023 TRANSFORMATIONS GALA

SPONSORSHIP OPPORTUNITIES

PLATINUM $50,000 DIAMOND $25,000 GOLD $10,000 SILVER $5,000 INDIVIDUAL $500
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UNDERWRITING OPPORTUNITIES

Sponsor a Volunteer Table | $5,000
2 Gala tickets + Print & digital recognition

Specialty Cocktail | $5,000
2 Gala tickets + Print & digital recognition

Wine & Beer Bar | $10,000
2 Gala tickets + Print & digital logo recognition

Cocktail Bar | $10,000
2 Gala tickets + Print & digital logo recognition

THANK YOU TO OUR EARLY SPONSORS

Diamond Sponsors

Arvin Taneja, MD and Archana Rao, MD

Gold Sponsors

John and Lisa Cochrane

Diane and Mark Flynn

Hutton Family

Gail and George Schell

Meredith and Greg Taylor

Manisha and Sameet Gulati

Becky Ann Hughes

Jenny Yip

Silver Sponsors

Stanford Plastic Surgery

Kathryn and Kirk Hanson

Meyers Family and Friends

Dr. Sanku Rao and Dr. Sanku Rohini

The Friends of
Beverly Kent


Christina Dickerson

Linda Sunde and Douglas Sunde, MD

Cocktail Sponsor

Specialty Cocktail Sponsor

Beer and Wine Sponsor

Entertainment Sponsor

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Special Thanks

The Critics Choice Association, Darcie Kent Vineyards, Almost Famous Wine Company, Harbor Court Hotel, Granite Construction, Pebble Beach Resort, Tehama Golf Club, James Chang, MD, Mindy and Jesse Rogers, George Blanckensee, Matthiasson Wine, Trione Vineyards and Winery, Don Emmons, Occidental Wines, Michael & Monica Kavanaugh, Bill McClure, Thompson Cellar, Rosemary Cakebread, Spottswoode Estate Vineyard & Winery, The Junior League of San Francisco, McCalls Catering & Events, Tipsy Pigeon, and B Line Events.

CHECK OUT LAST YEAR'S 2022 TRANSFORMATIONS GALA

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Contact the Gala Team

If you have questions about the Gala or how to support, purchase a ticket or a group of tickets, or need support on how and where to donate. Please contact us below we will get back to you as soon as we can. 

FAQ's

Who can I contact to speak to about sponsorship and underwriting opportunities?

Email the team at gala@resurge.org.

Jacob Youssef Samuel - Burn Survivor

Last Chance To Give in 2023!

Any gift made before Jan 1 is doubled with a 2x match!

Jacob Youssef Samuel - Burn Survivor

Make Your Year-End Gift

Join us in transforming lives through reconstructive surgical care.
Any gift made before Jan. 1st is doubled with a 2X match!