Attitude of Gratitude Overview

  • Attitude of Gratitude (AOG) is Opening Doors annual gala that includes a delicious dinner, silent and live auctions, entertainment, raffles, and an inspiring story from one of our residents.
  • Unable to attend? Bid on our silent auction items from your smart phone starting November 1.
  • AOG is Opening Doors largest event of the year, comprising one-sixth of our annual operating budget.

AOG Hosts

AOG Hosts Bobbi Earles & Jeff VaassenBobbi Earles and Jeff Vaassen July 2017 cropped for web


  • In 2018 our sponsors contributed a record breaking $54,350 toward Attitude of Gratitude.
  • Every level of sponsorship has its own perks. Please visit our sponsorship page for more details.
  • Levels include: $400 (5 seats), *$800, *$1,000, *$2,500, *$5,000, *$10,000. *includes table of 10

Tickets and More

  • Individual tickets are $70
  • Cash donations are welcome at the event and available on our donation page year round.
  • If you wish to purchase a table, please refer to our sponsorship page.

2018 Ruby Sponsors - $5,000

2018 Sapphire Sponsors - $2,500

2018 Emerald Sponsors - $1,000

2018 Table Sponsors - $800

 American Realty – Shari Greenwood
Archdiocese of Dubuque
Tom & Joyce Connors Family
Decker Precision Machining, Inc.
Matthew & Kara Dodds
Dubuque Bank & Trust
DuTrac Community Credit Union
Eide Bailly
Finnin Ford & Kia
Honkamp, Krueger & Co.
Kunkel & Associates
Kathy & Dana Schrack
Sisters of Charity of the BVM

$400 “Share-a-Table” Sponsors
Drake Law Firm
Dubuque Obstetrics & Gynecology, PC
Grand River Medical Group
Gronen Restoration
Morrison Brothers Company
Runde Auto Group
Vibrant Credit Union

$500 Donation
Rockwell Collins Company

A Special Thank You to: