Transforming our Nation One Child at a Time.

+618 874 6505

564  Veronica Ave

East St. Louis, IL 62205

Purchase Tickets


Single Tickets: $60

Table of 8: $420


Includes the before

& after dinner show

A delicious

Salad & Dinner buffet


Coffee or Iced Tea


Cash Bar Available


Wide selection of silent auction

Items available

Come Early, Bid Often!

Become a Sponsor

And  Support the Ministry & Mission

Of Uni-Pres Kindercottage Even More!


High School      $1,500

(8 tickets, top billing in program, highlighted

by emcee)


 Freshman          $1,000              

(2 Tickets, top mention in program, highlighted

by emcee)


Toddler Level      $500

(2 Tickets, name in program)


Tiny Tots              $200

(Listed in program)



Three ways to purchase tickets

and sponsorship:

1. Click on the PDF order form directly below, print it, update with your information, and mail with payment to Uni-Pres Kindercottage, using the address on the form.

2. Use the "Add to Cart" button below to purchase tickets and/or to choose level of sponsorship using debit/credit cards or PayPal account information.

Choose Number of Tickets
Choose Level of Sponsorship

3. Call 618-874-6505.

More information related to the Gala Event 

Brenda Crisp began working at Uni Pres Kindercottage in 1967 and soon moved into the Director’s position. She has been a dynamic forcefor Christ’s ministry ofcare, compassion and advocacy for justice ever

since. A faithful voice for the most vulnerable children in our communities, Brenda has cared for them directly, advocated for them locally and on the state level, shared their stories and her passion in the Giddings-Lovejoy Presbytery, the Illinois South Conference United Church of Christ and countless other churches, service organizations and state agencies. After 50 years, Brenda is moving to a developmental role at Kindercottage and will continue to be an advocate and voice for the coming generations of children in all places and especially in the most impoverished communities among us.

The Anthony Wiggins and Friends Jazz Band.  Known as “The Master Blaster,” Anthony Wigginshas been a performer, entertainer and master teacher of trumpet and jazz in the St. Louis area jazz scene for over 30 years. He has gathered a special group of friends for a great night of music to honor Brenda Crisp and 50 years of ministry at UniPres Kindercottage.

Natalie Monroe steps off the stages of some of the top Comedy Clubs in the Midwest to join in our Golden Gala celebration with her clean comedy and quirky take on life.