Event Information

Hope Shining Blue

April 27, 2022

Registration for Hope Shining Blue is now closed. If you want to secure a seat or sponsorship, please email sarah.katsandonis@aah.org.

Hope Shining Blue will be held on Denim Day, which brings international attention to the impact of sexual violence.

Kat Klawes - Thrive Award
The annual Thrive Award was established in 2014 to recognize a sexual assault survivor who is healing and thriving, and whose work in the community benefit survivors and promote awareness of sexual assault issues.

Renee Johnson - Wind Beneath our Wings Award
On occasion, Aurora Abuse Response programs presents the Wind Beneath our Wings Award to a person whose exemplary support of Aurora’s services for survivors of sexual and domestic violence merits recognition.

For the health and safety of our guests and team members, we will follow all CDC and local health and safety guidelines in effect at the time of the event. Wearing a mask is based on your personal preference, however, if you’re unvaccinated or immunocompromised, a mask is recommended. If you are not feeling well at the time of the event, please do not attend. If CDC regulations change our event plans, we will communicate that to our guests.

Wednesday, April 27, 2022
5 p.m. - 8 p.m.
Eagles Ballroom
2401 West Wisconsin Avenue, Milwaukee, WI


Reserved Group Ticket - $1,200

  • Reserved seating for eight (8)
  • Name listed in materials

Individual Ticket - $150

For additional event information, please contact Cindy Hosale at cynthia.hosale@aah.org.


Sponsorship and Underwriting Information

A variety of sponsorships are available that include various benefits including tickets and recognition.

For more information, please contact Cindy Hosale at cynthia.hosale@aah.org.

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Hope Shining Blue benefits Aurora Healing & Advocacy Services in the Milwaukee area and, new in 2022, will also benefit the Abuse Response Programs across Wisconsin. Sponsors will have the ability to direct their support to the community of their choice.

Thank you to our lead sponsors


Suzanne L. Selig

Aurora Metro Medical Staff and its 1,600 members

Brewers Community Foundation

Adam and Carole Glass

Jewish Family Services
Safe & Sound
Unspoken conversations with Candace
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Eagles Ballroom