Bon Secours Violence Response Team Celebration


October 19, 2024
6:00 pm – 11:00 pm


Science Museum of Virginia

2500 W Broad St.
Richmond, VA 23220

Event Support

Cristin Drummond

A fundraising event to benefit the Bon Secours Violence Response Team

Celebrate a team that treats, supports and protects the most vulnerable in our community

Mark your calendar for Saturday, October 19! You don't want to miss this glamorous evening of generosity for a good cause. Proceeds help fund the work and expansion of the Bon Secours Violence Response Team. It's a chance to enjoy good drinks, food, auctions and dancing in support of a vital health care service.

Read on for more event details, as well as information about tickets and sponsorship. You can also learn more about the critical work of the Violence Response Team you'll be helping!


6:00PM - 7:00PM


Cocktail hour
Silent auction

7:00PM - 9:30PM

Settle In

Seated dinner
Live auction

9:30PM - 11:00PM


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Tickets & Packages

Individual ticket


Honorary committee

$500 (two tickets)

Honorary committee

$500 (donation only)

Table of 10


Sponsorship Packages

Title Sponsorships

Presenting (20 tickets)  $50,000
Diamond (12 tickets) $30,000 
Pearl (10 tickets $20,000 
Ruby (8 tickets) $10,000
Sapphire (6 tickets $5,000
Emerald (4 tickets) $2,500
Friend (2 tickets) $1,000

Exclusive Sponsorships

Honorary Committee (8 tickets $10,000
Reception (8 tickets $10,000
After Party (8 tickets) $10,000
Green Screen (6 tickets) $7,500
Décor (6 tickets $5,000 
Live Auction (4 tickets) $2,500

Mission Sponsorship

Mission Sponsorship
*100% of donation to the Violence Response Team


Contact Angie Dempsey for more information about the wide range of sponsorship opportunities available for this event at [email protected] or (804) 514-5440.


Contact Cristin Drummond, Special Event Coordinator, for more information about our live and silent auctions at [email protected] or (804) 370-7606.

About the Violence Response Team

The Violence Response Team is a group of forensic nurses and victim services advocates. They are present at all Bon Secours Richmond hospitals, 24-hours per day. Thanks to donors like you, this specialized team helps victims of:

  • Domestic violence
  • Intimate partner violence 
  • Sexual assault 
  • Physical assault 
  • Strangulation 
  • Elder and child abuse/neglect 
  • Substance-exposed infants 
  • Human trafficking 
  • Workplace violence 

The Violence Response Team has been a resource for victims of all ages for over 30 years. Established in 1993 as the Forensic Nursing Team, the program changed its name in 2020. The new name reflects expanded services, such as victim advocacy support. Today, the team provides comprehensive and compassionate care for victims including: 

  • Specialized medical attention and injury identification 
  • Evidence collection 
  • Expert witness testimony 
  • Emotional support 
  • Victim advocacy and safety planning 
  • Referrals to community resources and follow-up care 
  • Education on traumatic effects of violence

Celebrate With Us & Support a Great Cause!