MetroBall XV

Primary Fundraising Source for GDMAF.

MetroBall XV. 15th Anniversary. June 3, 2022

The Greg Dollgener Memorial AIDS Fund (GDMAF), presenting organization of MetroBall XV, is officially announcing the selection of legendary pop star TIFFANY to headline at the 15th annual MetroBall fundraiser on June 3, 2022, at the Station 4 nightclub. Joining the lineup will be Grammy- Nominated MARTHA WASH and Platinum Artist THEA AUSTIN formerly of SNAP. Dallas-based CHRIS CHISM will perform his current hits and emcee this special fundraising event.

Station 4 (S4) is located at 3911 Cedar Springs Road, Dallas, Texas 75219. More than 700 guests are expected at the one-night event featuring three world-famous entertainers, an incredible 100-plus-item silent auction and DJ-dance party. Over the past 25 years GDMAF has raised more than $1 MILLION with MetroBall as their primary fundraiser, providing desperately needed assistance for more than 3,500 people with HIV and AIDS across the DFW Metroplex.

“With this being our 25th Anniversary of GDMAF, celebrated 2 years late due to COVID, we have invited all former Board Members to come back for this special year and event” said David Hearn, Founder of GDMAF. Pre-sale tickets are available now online for $40; tickets will also be available at the door for $50. A limited number of VIP packages, with Diamond Access Meet & Greet included, are available. Click here to buy tickets (21+ only)

Additionally, beginning April 1, 2020, $40 pre-sale tickets will be available for “cash only” purchase at the UPS store on Cedar Springs. Official MetroBall Sponsors (as of 3/1/22): Caven Enterprises, Avita Pharmacy, Dallas Voice, Doug Boster Catering, Pride Spirits Vodka, Omni Hotel, Warwick Hotel, Toyota of Irving, UPS Store Cedar Springs, Dallas Pride, Sisley Cosmetics, Gilead, Terry Bax Accountant, MMS, Sarah Secret Condoms to Go, Dark Hour Haunted House, Dr Niroomand – Uptown Dermatology, John Deluna Design-copy-strategy, Fashion Optical, Veritex Bank, Steven M Pounders, MD, Dan Morrow, AHF, Gilead Science.

About Greg Dollgener Memorial AIDS Fund (GDMAF): GDMAF, celebrating it’s 27th year of helping those with HIV and AIDS in North Texas, is the presenting organization of MetroBall which is the primary fundraising source for GDMAF; a North Texas-based 501c3 organization founded in 1996 with a mission to provide emergency financial assistance to individuals living with HIV/AIDS that are otherwise unable to receive other social services assistance.

In addition to individuals, GDMAF provides assistance to other North Texas Programs once their primary funding is exhausted. Organizations included are Prism Health of North Texas, AIDS Outreach Center Fort Worth, Resource Center, Access & Information Network, Health Services of North Texas Denton, Health Services of North Texas Plano, AIDS Services of Dallas, Amelia Court – Parkland Hospital ,Legacy Counseling Center, AIDS Walk South Dallas, AHF – AIDS Health Foundation and A Sister’s Gift.

Purchase Tickets Here (21+ only)

MetroBall XV Entertainers Page

MetroBall Sponsorship Opportunities

If you are interested in becoming a sponsor of MetroBall, or help with In-Kind Donations, please view the Sponsorship Levels pdf. You can also download the forms for both In-Kind and Cash Sponsorships. Any help is always greatly appreciated.

Sponsorship Levels (pdf)

Cash Sponsorship Form (pfd)

In-Kind Sponsorship Form (pdf)

Download copy of Press Release here (pdf)

Hotel Accommodations

Book your night or weekend stay at the historic Warwick Melrose located at Cedar Springs and Oak Lawn, right in the heart of the Gayborhood near nightlife, shopping, great restaurants and more.

You can take advantage of the special nightly rate of $169.00 (tax and parking not included). This great rate is available Thursday, June 2 thru Sunday, June 5. This for King or Double rooms. The Warwick Melrose recently added an indoor pool and spa area. It is a great place to stay!

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