frequently asked questions

What can I expect at the event this year?

We are planning an "in-person" Farm to Table event for 2022! There will be Covid safety protocols in place during the event.

What time does it start/end?

The VIP event experience starts at 5:00 pm, Doors open for all guests at 6 pm. Events closes at 9 pm on Thursday, August 25th, 2022.  

What do I wear?

Business casual or cocktail attire is appropriate.  

How do I get there?

The event is located at the Gateway Center (1 Gateway Drive, in Collinsville, IL). 

 

How do I pay if I win a silent auction item or want to make a donation?

The auction is completely online with credit card payment.  We will also be able to accept credit card payment during pick-up for additional donations and the wine toss game of chance.

 

Can tickets be purchased at the door?

Last year was a sell-out event!  Please contact Patty at patty.barney@cancer.org to confirm closer to the event if there are any tickets still available to be purchased at the door.

 

Do you need to be 21 to participate?

Yes, our in-person event includes wine, liquor and beer tastings so all guests must be 21.

 

How do I see what items will be included in the silent auction?

Check out our auction page here or click the auction button above to view all of the packages.

 

I have a friend that wants to support the event, but can't make it that night.  What can he/she do?

General donations can be made on this website by clicking the "Get Tickets" button and making a donation online.

 

Will I get a receipt for my tax records?

An email confirmation of donation may be used as a receipt for online donations, including ticket sales and auction items.  

 

How will my donation be used?

Farm to Table donations will support the mission of the American Cancer Society by funding research, providing public education about prevention and early detection, advocating for cancer policies and federal, state and local legislation, and providing patient services such as rides to treatment, free lodging, emotional support and much more.

 

I purchased tickets, but cannot attend anymore.  Can I get a refund?

All sales are final and help to fund the mission of ACS.