Events




May 4, 2019

2nd Annual”Taking the Mask Off

Immune Disorders Extravaganza”

Plan to dance the night away at AAIDA’s 2nd Annual patient-educational Extravaganza happening at the Marriott at SouthPark in Charlotte, N.C from 7:00-11:00 pm!

There will be a plated dinner for attendees for this fundraiser event so advanced ticket purchase is required. You can choose between single tickets ($65 or $125 couple) or you also have the option to reserve a table for up to 10 people in your party ($650).

RSVP and menu selection must be finalized by Sunday, April 28th. Please email info@godoaaida.org to receive the menu options after purchasing tickets.

Check out this interview from March 2018 with Good Day Charlotte on Fox 46 with our two Executive Directors, Lauren Dunlap and Dr. Maeve O’Connor, as they talk about AAIDA’s first Extravaganza on March 10th, 2018!

http://www.fox46charlotte.com/good-day/318356873-video 

Featured Keynote speaker, Dr. Randall Brown from the University of Michigan, will offer attendees effective strategies by which patients/families/advocates might successfully encourage their local clinicians on how to improve immune disorder care and communication for all.

Entertainment for the evening will be provided by Bryan Saint, who will deliver a performance like none you’ve seen before! Bryan has made appearances on NBC, Fox and the CW, has been a featured performer at the world-famous Magic Castle in Hollywood California, and was a season 5 winner on the hit primetime show Penn & Teller: Fool Us.

Other festivities include music, dancing, food, cash bar, raffle items and more. Tell your friends and family to come help raise awareness during this fundraising event! Everyone is welcome to attend!

AAIDA is a federally recognized 501(c)3. All proceeds go to AAIDA’s mission and purpose to educate patients and providers alike, to advocate for patients living with immune dysregulation disorders and to create awareness about specific immune disorders, all the while making strides in research to find cures and novel treatment options for these diseases.

Thank You to Our 2019 Event Sponsors!

 Non-Profit Supporters             Platinum Sponsor   Gold  Sponsor

Guest Speakers :

Randall Brown, MD,  University of Michigan * Keynote Speaker *

“The Wizard of Oz Paradox: How Do We Help Clinicians Become Better Immune Disorder Health Advocates?”

Cozzie Watkins, MBA, RN, FCN, Helms Homecare

“Caregiving is 24/7”

Maeve O’Connor, MD, AAIR of Charlotte

“Hereditary Angioedema (HAE) and Coordinating Care with Specialist”

Ken Newbill, HTS, HHNC, New Bill of Health

“Stepping Up Chronic Illness Management”

Lauren Dunlap, AAIDA

“Being Your Own Healthcare Advocate While Living With Primary Immunodeficiency Disease (PI)”

Raffle Items:

Private Wine Class For 20 Guest From Total Wine & More ($500 value)

Treat your friends, family, and fellow wine lovers to a private wine tasting for up to 20 people in the classroom of our store.

Total Wine & More will host an event that is certain to impress you and your guests. Taste a variety of our premium, hand-selected wines and discover hidden treasures from the wine region of your choosing. Your guests will enjoy a tour of the land and learn about the famed appellations and grape varietals that make each region so unforgettable. One of our wine experts will be on hand to present and discuss each delicious wine during your two hour tasting, which can be arranged as a seated class-style or more casual walk-around event. Total Wine & More will provide all necessary stemware and educational handouts for tasting notes. Value – $500. https://www.totalwine.com/

Charlotte Hornets Box Seats ($500 Value)

One pair of box seats, 5th Row, Courtside for Charlotte Hornets VS Division opponent

Brian Williams, DDS Gift Basket ($180 value)

Oral B Genius toothbrush with 3 heads, Crest mouthwash, gum detoxify toothpaste and glide floss

AAIR of Charlotte Acupuncture For 2 Session ($150 Value)

Brahman Coco Cabana Bag ($375 Value)

Savannah Bee Company Gift Card ($75 Value)

Hairy Winston Gift Basket

Modern Acupuncture of Blakeney Gift Basket

Hairy Winston Gift Basket

AAIDA’s Fundraising Events In 2018!

September 20, 2018: “Beer & Bites”

Charlotte,  North Carolina

Back by high-demand for the third year in a row, enjoy a local Charlotte brew, music and great food and fun at the Village Tavern at SouthPark from 5:30-8:00 pm! Tickets are $25 or $45 per couple and includes 2 OMB beers and all you can eat Village Tavern appetizers.

Tickets can be purchase at the paypal link at the top of this page. Tickets will also be available for purchase at the door. 

* All proceeds go to AAIDA’s mission and purpose to educate patients and providers alike, to advocate for patients living with immune dysregulation disorders and to create awareness about specific immune disorders, all the while making strides in research to find cures and novel treatment options for these diseases.

August 23, 2018: “Beer & Bites”

Broomfield,  Colorado 

Save the date for AAIDA’s first-ever Colorado fundraiser on Thursday, August 23rd! Only 30 minutes from downtown Denver, come out and enjoy a local Colorado brew, food and fun at the Village Tavern at Flatirons Crossing while supporting a great cause.  5:30-8:30 pm

Tickets are $25 or $45 per couple and includes 2 Wibby Brewing beers and all you can eat Village Tavern appetizers. 

March 10, 2018:

“Taking the Mask Off

Immune Disorders Extravaganza”

Join us for an evening of excitement and fun for this Patient Educational Extravaganza happening at Levine Museum of the New South in uptown Charlotte, N.C from 7:00-11:00 pm! Come dressed as a type of disease/condition that you would like to raise AWARENESS about and learn from other patients and loved ones about different disease processes (OPTIONAL).

You can also help raise awareness about the condition/disease you choose without the pressure of a costume by simply wearing a RIBBON with the color that corresponds to the disease/condition you choose (Ex: HIV is a red ribbon, Asthma is a blue, etc)

Check out this interview with Good Day Charlotte on Fox 46 with our two Executive Directors, Lauren Dunlap and Dr. Maeve O’Connor, as they talk about AAIDA’s March 10th event!

http://www.fox46charlotte.com/good-day/318356873-video 

There will be many festivities including music, dancing, food, drinks, silent auction, raffle items and complimentary MASSAGES by The Perfect Touch Massage Therapy by Rod Green, and more! We will have guest speakers including local medical providers, patients, parents/caregivers and others affected by various immune disorders. Tell your friends and family to come help raise awareness during this fundraising event! Everyone is welcome to attend!

Tickets are $30 or $50 per couple. Order tickets before 3/1 and receive a FREE raffle ticket for an item of your choice. Attendees also have the option to reserve an entire table in their name for $200 (seats 8) or a cocktail table for $100 (seats 4).  To purchase tickets to our fundraising event, scroll to the top of this page and click on the Paypal link tab. Tickets may also be purchased at the door the day of the event.

Music and sound will be provided by DJ Shanti Moore (Craftsmen Sound Manifest), Catering by The Village Tavern at SouthPark, Lighting by Eye Dialouge, Event planning by Rochelle Stewart (Show Stopping Event Planning) and Video/Photography by Megan Whitehead.

AAIDA is a federally recognized 501(c)3. All proceeds go to AAIDA’s mission and purpose to educate patients and providers alike, to advocate for patients living with immune dysregulation disorders and to create awareness about specific immune disorders, all the while making strides in research to find cures and novel treatment options for these diseases.

Thank you to our Event Sponsors!

 

Platinum Sponsor Gold Sponsor Silver Sponsor

CSL Behring Logo

Silent Auction Items:

Chef Ross Purple offers an in home, hands on cooking experience like no other. You and five of your closest “Sous Chefs” will roll up your sleeves and prepare a fabulous meal in the comfort of your own kitchen ($500 value). https://www.facebook.com/ChefRossPurple/

A gift certificate for a 70 minute personal massage from The Perfect Touch Mobile Massage Therapy by Rod Green ($125 value) and a gift certificate for a two hour chair massage for corporate employee appreciation or home event ($200 value).    https://www.facebook.com/PerfectTouchMobileMassage/

A 5 hour design, coordination, setup and break down event project by Rochelle Stewart at Show Stopping Event Planning ($350 value). http://showstoppingeventplanning.com/custom-event-planning/

Mary Kay skin care and makeup products consisting of a set of professional makeup brushes and a complimentary makeover  ($50 value).

Isogenix health and wellness nutrional products. https://www.isagenix.com

Panel picture wall art by Under the Sea ($100 value).

A nutritional consultation with Caroline Kluttz from Allergy Asthma & Immunology Relief of Charlotte ($500 value). http://www.aairofcharlotte.com

Haircut and style service from The Venue Hair Studio ($ 150 value).   https://www.facebook.com/VenueHairStudio/

A basket of essential oil products from Wellness-Journey ($75 value). https://www.doterra.com/US/en/site/mollypurvines 

Nothing but Noodles gift card ($25 value) . https://nothingbutnoodles.com/

131 Main gift card, Blakeney Shopping Center ($40 value).  http://www.131-main.com/

SAS Cupcakes, Blakeney Shopping Center ($50 value). http://www.sascupcakes.com/

Zeitouni Mediterranean Grill gift certificate ($25 value). http://zeitounigrill.com/

Miro Spanish Grille two (2) gift certificates ($50 value each). http://www.mirospanishgrille.com/

Spring gift basket from Creative by Nature Home Furnishings, Blakeney Shopping Center ($75 value). http://www.cbnhome.com/

Ted’s Montana Grill two (2) gift card ($50 value each).  https://www.tedsmontanagrill.com/tmg068.html

Bravo Cucina Italiana at Blakeney Shopping Center, two (2) gift cards ($50 value each).   https://www.bravoitalian.com/blakeney.html 

Haas Wellness Center gift certificate for an exam and consultation with Dr. Crystal Harrison ($300 value). http://haaswellnesscenters.com/

And MORE!!

Other AAIDA Events In 2018:

May 14, 2018: PI Community Support Meeting

This support meeting for Primary Immunodeficiency Disease (PI) is open to ALL patients and their loved ones in the community! Make plans now to join us and connect with others who live with PI while having fun discussing various topics affecting PI patients. From 6:30-7:45pm. Location will be 1523 Elizabeth Ave, Suite 200, Charlotte N.C. 28204.

August 3, 2018: AAIDA Night at the Charlotte Knights Baseball Game

7:00-10:00pm. AAIDA is proud to be the featured non-profit of the night at BB&T Ballpark on August 3rd, 2018! Show your support and help create awareness by purchasing tickets to see the Charlotte Knights play in Uptown, and be sure to stop by our Community Corner table behind Section 109 at the game!

https://groupmatics.events/event/Aaida18

2017 AAIDA Fundraising Events:

June 3, 2017: “Around the World Carnevale”

Join us for an evening of traveling the globe in a CARNEVALE themed setting at the Village Tavern at SouthPark from 7-10:30 pm.

Tickets are $25 or $45 per couple. There will be many festivities including a best-dressed “carnevale” costume contest, music, food and drinks unique to each country plus more! Tell your friends and family to come enjoy this fundraising event!

 

September 14, 2017: “Beer and Bites”

Back by high-demand, come enjoy a local Charlotte brew provided by OMB Brewery, live music, food and fun at the Village Tavern at SouthPark from 5:30-8:30 pm!

Ticketes are $25 or $45 per couple and includes 2 OMB beers and all you can eat appetizers! There will also be a cash bar available.

December 18, 2017: YDWD NoDa Brewery

You Drink We Donate (#YDWD). Come into NoDa Brewing Company in Charlotte N.C. on Monday, December 18th from 4-9:00 pm and NoDa will DONATE $1 per beer sold on draft in the tap room to Advocacy & Awareness for Immune Disorders Association (AAIDA)!

Come out and enjoy a local brew and help support AAIDA! 

All proceeds go to AAIDA’s mission and purpose to educate patients and providers alike, to advocate for patients living with immune dysregulation disorders and to create awareness about specific immune disorders, all the while making strides in research to find cures and novel treatment options for these diseases.