Dare2Care Event – April 25, 2014

Join Dare2Care’s annual gala as we celebrate the major social movements and LGBT milestones from 1964 – 2014, with an incredible display of fashion, music, dance, creative genius and human passion. The evening will showcase five decades of social change from civil rights to the Stonewall riots; from women’s rights to the AIDS crisis…

  • Inlet Dance Theater performing a dramatic interpretation of the walls that divides us
  • X Factor Finalist Ellona Santiago
  • Returning Emcee Aggy Dune
  • Fashion show highlighting Cleveland’s finest boutiques & designers that will include many surprises
  • After Party featuring Cleveland’s own Run Avril Run

It promises to be a DARING evening!
For more information about our performers or go to our Facebook page


For ticketing information click here.

Front Row Seating: $200
Individual Seating: $125
Sponsor ticket: $125

Sponsorship packages available – contact Don Wismer at

Location & Time:

Tudor Arms Hotel
10660 Carnegie Ave
Cleveland, OH 44106

April 25, 2014
6:30 PM:   Cocktail Reception
7:30 PM:   Gala Presentation
10:00 PM: After Party


Dare2Care: Jason Brock X Factor – Part II

Dare2Care was honored to have X Factor Finalist Jason Brock at our May 1, 2013 event in Cleveland, OH. His performance electrified our audience and brought them to their feet, but his personal story of being bullied truly touched all our hearts. Here is Part II of II of his amazing performance. Dare2Care will forever love our Jason Brock.

Dare2Care 2013: Jason Brock from X Factor

Dare2Care: The L Project Performance

Dare2Care 2013 Poetry Competition Winners

1st place:  “Who Dares Judge Me” – India Pringle
2nd place:  “Roses in His Hand”  – Anonymous
3rd place:  “Make a Pact” – Rebecca Pappenhagen

Click to read all of the winning poems.

Dare2Care Youth Leadership Video

Dare2Care & Global Youth Leadership Institute

Dare2Care USA Interviews Lee Hirsch – Director of “Bully” in Cleveland



LET US HEAR YOUR VOICE! Tell us, in video, your definition of bullying. What are you going to do about the problem of bullying as you see it? Be creative, step out of the box, and take a risk. We will post your message on the Dare2Care website and the video with the most hits will be featured at our annual fundraiser.

Send us the link to your video at

Videos should be 1-2 minutes in length and will be reviewed for content before posting on the Dare2Care website.

Dare2Care May 1, 2011 – Poetry Competition Winners

George Bilgere, Nationally renowned poet and scholar, Professor Bilgere from John Carroll University announces and presents the scholarship winners of the Cleveland LGBT Community Center – Dare2Care – Youth Poetry Competition. Sponsored by Key Bank

3rd Place is Haley Kuhns from Roosevelt High School “I was your daughter”
2nd Place is Seth Wyckoff from Lake Ridge Academy “Just Like You”
1st Place is Mary-Kate Krizman Freshman at University of Akron “This Cinderella Shoe”