About Foster Hope Day

COVID-19 cancelled our in-person events, but kid’s needs don’t stop. Foster Hope Day is a fun, virtual day of giving benefiting children impacted by foster care on November 10th.

2020 Foster Hope Day Sponsors

Achieve Sponsor

Dowd Bennett LLP

Believe Sponsors

Edward Jones
Tim & Debra Niemann

Aspire Sponsors

First Bank
Laura & Mike Lueken
Stifel Bank & Trust
Renaissance Financial Corporation

Imagine Sponsors

Marcia & Joe Ambrose
Joe & Aimée Bergan
Christina & David Schoemehl

Dream Sponsors

Gunther Salt Company
Mary & John Gunther
Holly Blumeyer Interior Design
Katherine Kirby
Marsh & McLennan Companies
Mike & Julie Normile
Mike Normile Sr & Christine Normile
Saint Louis Closet Co.

Hope Sponsors

Tina Amrein
David & DeAnn Bell
Ryan & Jessi Blackburn
Andy Cohen
Patty Corum & Brent Underwood
Karen DeStefane
Barb & George Giudici
Rick & Christine Pennell
Melanie Scheetz & Bruce Reed
Stacey & Robert Sappington
John Schnarre & Mary McMath
David & Dale Steinberg
Diane & Peter Swank
Brandon & Cari Wegge


ASPEQ Heating Group
Sandra Burke
Peter & Susan Frane
Carmen Hoeber
Mary Larner
Tom & Pam Noack
Georgine O’Donnell
Emily Romines
Vihar & Katie Sheth
Mary Jo Sokol
Jennifer & Kirk Wippermann
Jessica Wubker

Saint Laurent Handbag Raffle Tickets

Are you a handbag enthusiast!? You don’t have to wait until the event for a chance to win a Saint Laurent Lou Medium Monogram YSL Calf Crossbody Bag valued at $1,250. Purchase your raffle Tickets now!

Generously donated by Neiman Marcus St. Louis

COVID-19 canceled our in-person events, but kids’ needs don’t stop.

On Tuesday, Nov 10th

Join us for a fun, virtual event unlike any other!

Celebrity Cameos

Featuring Andy Cohen and more surprise guests throughout the day on November 10th!

Award-Winning Food

Event sponsors will have curated dinners from St. Louis’ best restaurants delivered directly to their home.

Raffle Prizes

Private jet* and day spa getaway for two to Hot Springs.

Mission Taco food truck outdoor socially-distanced party at your home.

A weekend at Innsbrook at a beautiful chalet on the water.

Twelve chances at designer handbag packages and many more!

Exciting Activities

Cocktail class with Amy Bork, Taco class with Mission Taco, Pasta making with Clover and the Bee, Knife demonstration with Nate Bonner, & more TBA!

Become a Sponsor – Change a Child’s Life

Achieve our vision: For Every Child…A Place to Call Home.

Dinner Package

Delight in this lobster table boil for 10 from James Beard award-winning chef Kevin Nashan’s Peacemaker —delivered to your home! Enjoy peel-and-eat shrimp for an appetizer. The main course includes fresh, whole Maine lobsters served with half-fried/half-steamed potatoes, Brussels sprouts, house-made andouille sausage, and biscuits with hush puppies and green beans on the side. For an authentic Peacemaker experience, you will receive parchment paper, buckets, and lobster crackers. You’ll also get to enjoy their famous boozy slushies with your dinner. For dessert, choose slices of their out-of-this-world pies: caramel apple, pecan, coconut custard, or Derby. Non tax-deductible value is $580, as Peacemaker is providing this menu at a reduced price.

Benefits Include

  • Name and logo in full-page St. Louis Business Journal ad
  • Name and logo featured on 3,500 invitations
  • Name, logo, and link featured with a banner on the website and in e-Fostering Hope newsletter (online circ. 16,000+)
  • Name highlighted weekly in event social media promotion
  • Plus benefits from all levels below

Believe we will find forever families for children in foster care.

Dinner Package

Dinner for 8 delivered to your home from James Beard award-winning chef Gerard Craft’s new restaurant, Cinder House. Enjoy their most popular appetizer – lamb ribs cooked with a soy, lime, and mango honey glaze. For dinner, you’ll love Chef Craft’s spin on his grandmother’s Feijoada (pork belly, ham hocks, black beans, rice, kale, and chimichurri), accompanied by seared tuna and grilled 10 oz. ribeye. Drinks include their signature cocktails or your choice of red or white wine. Dessert is Postre Chajá, an angel food cake with Dulce cream, apricot sauce, compressed peaches, fermented kumquats, and baked meringue, with their traditional flan, caramel, and maldon salt. Non tax-deductible value is $408, as Cinder House is providing this menu at a reduced price.

Benefits Include

  • Name and logo on all donor notification emails
  • Plus benefits from all levels below

Aspire that all children have capable, compassionate foster families.

Dinner Package

Dinner for 6 from Juniper Southern Table and Bar, the restaurant that is “quickly becoming an anchor for the east-of-Euclid throng in the Central West End,” according to St. Louis Magazine. Get your fried chicken fix delivered to your home, including a whole chicken or fried chicken sandwiches, hoecakes (served with crispy andouille sausage, a sunny-side-up egg, barrel-aged maple syrup, green tomato mostarda, and chowchow), and the rotating bread basket, full of buttermilk biscuits, popovers, Sally Lunn bread, and cornbread, served with peach molasses and miso-maple butter. Cocktail choices include their signature “6 Feet Apart,” made with green chili vodka, lime, and pineapple. Dessert is the St. Louis classic: gooey butter cake. Non tax-deductible value is $220, as Juniper is providing this menu at a reduced price.

Benefits Include

  • Name and logo included in hourly raffle promotion
  • Plus benefits from all levels below

Imagine no boundaries to support for foster parents.

Dinner for 4 from St. Louis’ newest, most exciting concept restaurant, Reign, delivered to your home. Start your meal with their house salad. For the main course, enjoy grilled salmon penne, steak fillet with green beans, horseradish whipped potatoes, and bourbon demi-glace. All of this is coupled with their New Orleans-style shrimp and grits. Dinner includes your choice of red or white wine, and dessert is your choice of flourless chocolate cake or crème brûlée. Non tax-deductible value is $200, as Reign is providing this menu at a reduced price.

Benefits Include

  • Name and logo prominently featured on event website
  • Plus benefits from all levels below

Dream we will enrich the lives of children in foster care.

Dinner Package

Dinner for 2 from Bar Italia, “one of St. Louis’s best places,” according to Feast Magazine, delivered to your home. Start with their delicious bruschetta for an appetizer. For dinner, delight in their Bistro steak medallions with balsamic reduction, chef’s potato, a seasonal vegetable, and their one-of-a-kind tortellini in cream sauce. To drink, you choose red or white wine. Non tax-deductible value is $120, as Bar Italia is providing this menu at a reduced price.

Benefits Include

  • Name mentioned in event social media promotions
  • Plus benefits from all levels below

Hope that no child will have to grow up without a forever family.

Dinner Package

Heavy appetizers for 2 delivered to your home from Katie’s Pizza, including their famous fried artichoke salad, Neapolitan meatballs, grilled Canadian lobster, and bread service. Cocktails included! Non tax-deductible value is $80, as Katie’s Pizza is providing this menu at a reduced price.

Benefits Include

  • Your sponsorship will provide a one-to-one match on Foster Hope Day
  • Name featured on event website
  • Name featured in Fostering Hope newsletter (circ. 7,000+)
  • Name and link in E-Fostering Hope (online circ. 16,000+)
  • Name listed on the Fostering Hope Giving Society wall
  • Name listed on Coalition website

Charcuterie & Cocktail Delivery

Everything you need to make the charcuterie board of your dreams right in your own home. Enjoy an assortment of charcuterie and artisan cheese, dip and jam, and crackers and bread. You’ll also receive your choice of one of Brennan’s bottled cocktails for two – all delivered right to your doorstep! Non tax-deductible value is $50.

Desserts & Wine Delivery

The perfect ending to your night! Your package will include a cake tasting box from a local bakery, Chouquette, with your choice of red or white wine delivered straight to your home on Foster Hope Day. Non tax-deductible value is $40.

Chocolates & Wine Delivery

Enjoy delicious red or white wine and delectable, local, handmade chocolates from Chocolate Chocolate Chocolate Company delivered to your home. Non tax-deductible value is $35.

Cocktail Kit Delivery

Everything you need for cocktails for two. Includes the alcohol, a mixer, garnish, and instructions – just add ice! Choose between three options: gin Martini, Manhattan, or Cosmo. Non tax-deductible value is $25.