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Celebrity Waiter Gala for Child Care Aware of Eastern Kansas: Famous Faces, Fulfilling Futures

Date: September 28, 2024

Location: Townsite Tower Ballroom, 534 S Kansas Ave, Topeka, KS 66603, USA 

Join us for a memorable night where local celebrities don aprons and serve as your waitstaff, all for a great cause. This event brings together community leaders, passionate advocates, and generous supporters to raise essential funds that will benefit children and families across Eastern Kansas.

Highlights of the Evening:

  • Celebrity Waitstaff: Enjoy a delicious meal served by your favorite local celebrities, from athletes and media personalities to community leaders and influencers. Watch as they compete for tips to raise the most funds for our cause.

  • Live and Silent Auctions: Bid on exclusive items and experiences, from vacation packages and dining experiences to unique memorabilia. Every bid helps support our mission.

  • Entertainment and Activities: The night will be filled with entertainment orchestrated by celebrity host Shannon Reilly, Emmy nominated playwright, and most recently known for his artistic director role at the Topeka Civic Theater as well as creating and directing the popular comedy production Laugh Lines. 

How You Can Get Involved:

  • Purchase Tickets: Secure your seat at this exciting event by purchasing tickets online.

  • Become a Sponsor: Explore our sponsorship opportunities and discover how your organization can make a significant impact while gaining valuable exposure. CLICK HERE  for sponsorship information. 

  • Signature Page:  Show everyone you support Child Care Aware® of Eastern Kansas and our mission by adding your signature to the signature page in the Celebrity Waiter Gala program book. For more information on the signature page,  please call us at (785) 357-5171 or toll-free at (877) 678-2548 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. You can pay online for your signature spot in the program HERE
  • Donate: Can't attend the gala? You can still make a difference by making a donation online. Every dollar counts and directly supports our programs. 

Join Us in Making a Difference:

The Celebrity Waiter Gala is more than just an event; it's a celebration of community, compassion, and commitment to our children's future. Your participation will help us continue providing vital services and support to children and families in Eastern Kansas.

Together, we can serve hope and build brighter futures for our youngest learners. We look forward to seeing you at the gala 


Thank You to our Corporate Sponsors

Gold Sponsors:

Envista Credit Union

Silvers Sponsors:

CoreFirst Bank & Trust

Bronze Sponsors:


Kaw Valley Bank

If you are interested in volunteering at this event or events in the future, please email us at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or call 785-357-5171 or 877-678-2548 toll-free. 

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