2024 Rocket Ball
A Blueprint for Hope

Join us in celebrating another year of inspiring A Blueprint for Hope for biological, foster, and adoptive families in the St. Louis region. Our 2024 Rocket Ball will take place on Saturday, March 2, 2024, at the historic Union Station in downtown St. Louis! The evening will include a cocktail reception, dinner, auction, and an exciting after-party with music and dancing. Your attendance supports kids and families as they travel a path to hope and healing. 



6:00 – 7:30 pm Cocktails and passed hors d’oeuvres

7:30 – 10:00 pm Dinner, program, and live auction

10:00 – 11:30 pm After party music and dancing

Join Us!

Saturday, March 2, 2024
St. Louis Union Station

Complimentary Valet Parking
Black Tie Optional

Sponsorship Opportunities

Contributions are tax-deductible. Become a sponsor today! Your support helps FamilyForward move vulnerable children and families in the direction of hope.

Email jessica.dederer@familyforwardmo.org for more information.

Thank you to our Sponsors


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2024 Rocket Ball Committee

Brian Clevinger
Vicki Clevinger
Jessica Dederer
Rick Dederer
Ed DeVault
Julie DeVault
Cassie Gresco
Jan Hess
Maggie Kloppenberg
Rebecca Perlow
Bryan Scott
Janette Taaffe
Yvonne Tedder
Vicki Wroblewski

2023 Rocket Ball

Relive the out-of-this-world evening!

2023 Rocket Ball

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