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Darkness to Light Gala


2014 Darkness to Light Gala 
November 6, 2014 at Lowndes Grove Plantation

 2014 Darkness to Light Gala, presented by Patrick Properties will be held at the beautiful and historic Lowndes Grove Plantation and will feature culinary delights from Charleston's top chefs, along with entertainment and lively after-party. Tickets begin at $300.

For information on how to donate or become a sponsor, please contact Special Events Manager Lee Batten at LBatten@D2L.org or 843.513.1621.

View pictures from last year's event.

Darkness to Light Gala

The Darkness to Light Gala is a world-class charity event featuring an evening of fine dining, spectacular entertainment, an edge-of-your seat auction and a lively after-party. It is the biggest gala in the nation focused on protecting children from sexual abuse! The gala is attended by over 500 Charleston-area and national business leaders and is sponsored by leading local businesses.

2014 Gala Restaurants and Chefs

Jonathan Banta of The Atlantic Room at The Ocean Course, Pierce Bowers of Muse Restaurant & Wine Bar
Demetre Castanas of Grill 225, Marc Collins of
Circa 1886, Craig Deihl of Cypress, Tyler Dudley of Daniel Island Club, Kevin Johnson of The Grocery, Jacques Larson of Wild Olive, Mike Lata of FIG and The Ordinary,  Holy City Hospitality, Michael Perez of Indaco, Jason Rheinwald of The Ocean Room at the Sanctuary,, Ken Vedrinski of Trattoria Lucca & Coda del Pesce, Matthew Niessner of Halls Chophouse, Nico Romo of Fish, and Nate Whiting of Tristan.




 2013 Gala Sponsors

 Corporate Partners


Drs. Rick and Danyel McEvoy       

Uricchio, Howe, Krell, Jacobson, Toporek, Theos & Keith P.A.





Media Partners        


Zenith Club

William and Terrol Gauld, Frank & Suzanne Hardie, Nancy C. G. Snowden

2014 Gala Committee

Beth Anne Crane & Grandee Ray - 2014 Gala Committee Co-Chairs
French Master Chef Nico Romo - Chef & Restaurant Chair

Amber Cote, Ami Murphy, Anjee Davis, Beth Anne Crane, Chaun Pflug, Colleen Clark, Connie Simmons, Dan Lewis, Ellen Schmedinghoff, Garrett Bean, Gigi Manning, Gina Kozek, Hannah Shoemaker, Jaci Lund, Julie Hammond, Kat Leitner, Katherine Lee, Kathryn Roberts, Larry James, Lauren Clawson, Lauren Moniz, Lexie Jesup, Lisa Sample, Margaret Roberts, Megan Finkbine, Melissa Calabro, Meredith Gale, Michelle Fifield, Pam Brock, Rachelle Lancaster, Rhonda Breeland, Rogan Saal, Steven Cardinal, Susie Armstrong & Tiffany Takacs


If you have questions, or are interested in reserving a table or corporate sponsorship,
please contact Special Events Manager Lee Batten at events@D2L.org or 843-513-1621.