Mario Basner Photographic Art | "Wealth" raises $15,000 for JDRF.

"Wealth" raises $15,000 for JDRF.

June 05, 2018


The 2018 Hope Gala honoring Chuck and Claire Bowling at Mandalay Bay Resort and Casino raised more than $1.3 million dollars on May 11, 2018 to accelerate life-changing breakthroughs to cure, prevent and treat type 1 diabetes (T1D) and its complications.

2018 Hope GalaThis years 2018 Hope Galla honoring Chuck & Claire Bowling raised over $1.3 million dollars.

This year Mario Basner showed his support for JDRF once again with his donation of a 34x60" Artist Proof of "Wealth", the multi award winning portrait of the George Peabody library in Baltimore on the grounds of Johns Hopkins University. This years winning bidder and 11 guest are treated to an exclusive sensory experience in the elegant artist's gallery in Tivoli Village. Welcomed with a champagne toast, followed by a guided tour of the internationally celebrated exhibition with the artist himself. The journey continues with an incredible Louis XIII cognac experience with the brand ambassador, completing the flavor palate with Carelian Caviar. This unforgettable feast for the senses raised Fifteen Thousand dollars for JDRF!

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The crowd participated in record breaking silent and live auctions for the amounts raised. Bidding on items from a private dinner in your home with chefs Mary Sue Miliken and Susan Feniger from Border Grill to a one of a kind Ultimate Cirque Du Soleil VIP Experience that included a complete makeover with costume before taking part in dress rehearsal at one of the shows. 

JDRF red carpet.

The fun begins at the Hope Gala.Mario Basner, Deanna Riley, Ardi & Larry from Vasari.

Let's raise some $$$$Mario Basner bidding to raise money for JDRF.


2018 JDRF Hope Gala.Mario's table at the Hope Gala.

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Guillaume Vallet brand ambassador for LOUIE XIII Cognac.Mario & Guillaume participating in JDRF Hope Gala.