As the cornerstone of the Foundation’s stewardship program, the Roper Xavier Society Donor Appreciation Gala has emerged as one of the most dazzling events in Charleston. The evening celebrates the generosity of our Rx Society donors and the accomplishments they help us reach. As a show of appreciation, no tickets are sold for this event and it is open only to members of the Rx Society.  

Eleventh Annual Donor Appreciation Gala  

Saturday, February 6, 2016
Charleston Place Hotel

Featuring Frank Abagnale
Author of Catch Me if You Can 

Frank Abagnale is one of the world's most respected authorities on forgery, embezzlement and secure documents.  His rare belnd of knowledge and expertise began more than 40 years ago when he ws known as one of the world's most famous confidence men.  Between the ages of 16 and 21, he successfully posed as an airline pilot, attorney, college professor and a pediatrician, in addition to cashing $2.5 million in fradulent checks in every state and 26 foreign countries. Steven Spielberg turned his best-selling book, Catch Me if You Can, into a blockbuster hit with Leonardo DiCaprio and Tom Hanks.   

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Event Parking 
Validated parking will be available at the Charleston Place Garage at 85 Hasell Street or the Majestic Square Parking Garage at 153 Market Street. 

Need a place to stay?
The Charleston Place Hotel is offering discounted room rates from February 5 through February 7, 2016.  If you would like to take advantage of the discounted rate, please call 1-800-831-3490 or email groupres@charlestonplace.com and identify yourself as being with the Roper St. Francis Donor Appreciation Gala.

Join the Rx Society
Consider joining us and supporting Roper St. Francis with a gift of $1,000 or more.  As a 2015 Rx Society member, you will receive your invitation to the Donor Appreciation Gala in the fall. Seating is limited and reservations are non-transferable. 


 Thank you to our sponsors for making this evening possible.


Gold SponsorS


NBM Presenting


Silver sponsors



Bronze Sponsors












 Physician Champion Award Sponsor





The Boeing Company
Lee & Associates
Robins & Morton


Consider a Gala Sponsorship
Sponsors ensure the Foundation can celebrate its donors while preserving donations for the advancement of high quality healthcare. To learn more about available sponsorship opportunities, call us at (843) 720-1205.