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This year’s gala will restore hope for 1,000 communities who had clean water and then lost it.

Join us for the 14th annual charity: ball in San Francisco.

100% of what you give will bring clean water to communities in need.

Saturday, November 16th

6:30PM Reception

7:30PM Dinner & program

After party to follow

Black tie attire · 18+ only

SVN West



Get directions →

Please enter on 12th Street between Otis & Market.

Frequently Asked Questions


Email us anytime!

When do I need to RSVP by?

Please RSVP by October 15th.

Of the $2,500 ticket price or table package, what amount is tax-deductible?

100% of your charity: ball ticket will help people get clean water.

Each ticket is tax-deductible, excluding the dinner and entertainment cost of $400 per $2,500 ticket.

Can I purchase tickets and tables offline?

Yes, wire transfers and checks are accepted. Please email to complete your purchase. Checks can be mailed to:

charity: water
ATTN: Concierge
40 Worth Street, Suite 330
New York, NY, 10013

Can I process a ticket or table payment with a split donation from my DAF?

DAFs typically do not allow ticket or table purchases due to the portion of entertainment value.

Please check in with your DAF if you have any questions.

Is the event open to anyone?

charity: ball is invite-only. Guests may purchase up to two tickets.

Do guests need to be of a certain age to attend?

charity: ball is for guests who are 18 and older.

What can I expect during the night?

Our goal is to bring non-charity: water funded projects back online. If we're successful, we'll restore hope for 1,000 communities!

What is the dress code?


Where can I park?

Parking is not available onsite. We recommend using a ride-share service.

If you would prefer to drive, there is an Impark parking lot at 1615 Market Street near the event entrance.

Where should I stay?

Here are a few hotels we recommend in the area:

Proper Hotel
45 McAllister St
San Francisco, CA 94102

Virgin Hotel
250 4th St
San Francisco, CA 94103