Night to Shine 2023

Online registration for guests has ended. Please call our church office at 229-242-0484 for assistance.

FAQs

What is Night To Shine?

A prom for people with special needs ages 14 and over, who will be our guests for the evening. Guests will be celebrated with a red carpet, crowns and tiaras, corsages and boutonnieres, limo rides, games, dancing, dinner, photo portraits and VIP treatment. The vision is to provide an unforgettable night full of faith, hope and love for the amazing people with special needs.

When is Night To Shine?

Night to Shine 2023 will be held in person on Friday, February 10th, 2023. Details will be released soon regarding the location of this year’s Night to Shine, along with information on how to register.

How do I register as a guest?

Please call our church office at 229-242-0484.

FAQs for Guests

Who is invited to be a guest at Night to Shine?

Any person with a physical, cognitive, or developmental disability who is age 14 and up.

How much does it cost for a guest to attend Night to Shine?

Night to Shine is free for all guests and their parents!

Is there a cut off date for guest registration?

There is no cutoff for registration. However, it is best to register as soon as possible to ensure we are best prepared for all guests and parents. We will let you know once registration has opened up.

What is the dress code of the event?

We encourage all guests and volunteers to dress up to their desired level of formality! Have fun dressing up or be comfortable, you decide!

FAQs for Volunteers

How do I volunteer for a Night to Shine?

There are so many ways to volunteer at this year’s Night to Shine. All volunteers will need to register using our online form and complete a background check.

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How old do I have to be to volunteer?

For this year’s Night to Shine, all volunteers will need to be at least 16 years old.

If I sign up to be a volunteer, will I receive training?

Absolutely! We will be sending out all the information you will need before the event.

I will not be able to volunteer in person this year, is there another way to help?

We understand that many people are unable to participate in person this year but may still want to contribute to Night to Shine. Please consider participating by offering to sponsor a guest this year for $20. Sponsoring a guest will cover the cost of their Night to Shine Experience Gift Kit that includes crown/tiara, corsage/boutonniere, and gifts. Thank you for your continued celebration of these deserving guests.

FAQs for Parents

I am a parent of a guest at Night to Shine. What are my options?

We will be hosting a Respite Room event alongside our Night to Shine event on February 10th, 2023. Parents are also able to be their child’s one on one buddy at Night to Shine. Either way, all parents who would like to attend Night to Shine will need to register.

FAQs for Group Homes

Group Homes are encouraged to participate in this year’s event by registering their home.

Please call our church office at 229-242-0484 to register your group home.

 

Sponsorship Information

Your financial partnership will help us offer this incredible night to over 300 adults with special needs.  We offer this event 100% free to our guests and rely on generous sponsors and donors to help in our funding.  Thanks so much for your consideration!

Shining Star Sponsor-$5,000

  • Business name will be on screens at the event, announced at the event and recognized on our website
  • Social media recognition
  • Opportunity to place promotional materials in guests’ take-away bags
  • Ten volunteer spots

Shine Sponsor-$2,500

  • Business name will be on screens at the event, announced at the event and recognized on our website
  • Social media recognition
  • Opportunity to place promotional materials in guests’ take-away bags
  • Five volunteer spots

Diamond Sponsor-$1,000

  • Social media recognition
  • Opportunity to place promotional materials in guests’ take-away bags

Silver Sponsor-$500

  • Social media recognition

Sponsor a Table of Guests-$250

  • (This pays for 6 guests to attend the event)
  • Name will be listed on table tent flyer at event

Please email justin@fbcvaldosta.org or call 229-242-0484 for more information or to commit to be a sponsor for Night to Shine.