Have a Heart Benefit

April 8th, 2017
Loews Minneapolis Hotel

St. Jude Medical presents the 17th annual Have a Heart Benefit for Camp Odayin at the Loews Hotel on April 8, 2017. Come celebrate our partnership with Wisconsin and our expansion to the Milwaukee/Chicago area in 2017! You will enjoy a Minnesota and Wisconsin themed benefit, the MN + WI Border Bash!, in support of positive life changing experiences for young people with heart disease. Our goal is to raise record breaking $100,000 raised by sponsors and those in attendance!!

Complimentary wine & cash bar
MN + WI beer tasting (Lift Bridge Brewery & Rush River Brewing)
Midwest-fare buffet dinner
Games & Mobile Photo Wall
Silent auction w/mobile bidding

Program hosted by KARE 11’s Rena Sarigianopoulos
Camper game show
Silent auction close

Shimmy, shimmy, shake to the Best of the ’80s with Brat Pack Radio
Games & Mobile Photo Wall continues



Camp Odayin Have a Heart Album – includes photos taken at the Mobile Photo Wall and candid pictures by Beverly VanDell Photography
Album by Lisa Venticinque Photography (Lisa Venticinque’s Facebook Page)

Program and Camper Talent Show

Event Tickets

Sponsor and Silent Auction Donation Opportunities

Please contact us if you have questions regarding 2017 Have a Heart sponsorship or donation.

2017 Have a Heart Benefit Sponsors

Presenting Sponsor – $15,000
St. Jude Medical

Director Sponsors – $3,000

  • The Armitage Family Fund
  • Boston Scientific
  • Edward Karon
  • Mayo Clinic Pediatric Cardiology
  • Medtronic Foundation
  • New Horizon Academy
  • North American Banking, Co.
  • Surmodics

Nurse Sponsors – $2,000

  • Minneapolis Heart Institute Foundation

Counselor Sponsors – $1,000

  • Ron & Phyllis Ettinger

Camper Sponsors – $500

  • Bob and Shannon Day
  • Children’s Country Day School
  • Cintas
  • Commercial Plumbing & Heating, Inc.
  • Flaunt This
  • The Webb Group-ReMax Results


Sponsorship Benefits:
As a sponsor, we will link to and “like” your business via social media for exposure to our 2,700+ Facebook and Instagram fans, give recognition on the Camp Odayin website, present your logo electronically and on print materials at the event, and consider other promotional opportunities per your suggestion.
Director level $3,000 (includes 10 tickets)
Nurse level $2,000 (includes 6 tickets)
Counselor level $1,000 (includes 4 tickets)
Camper level $500 (includes 2 tickets)