Catherine’s Tea


Bring your friends to share a light meal and a comfortable cup of tea! Volunteers and clients will present an inspiring program celebrating the resilience of our CMC community!


Event Details

Date & Time: Sunday, April 28, 2018 – 1:30 to 3:30 PM
Location: Hallagan Education Center, Mercy Medical Center, 701 10th St SE, Cedar Rapids
Registration details: $25 per seat. Eight seats to a table. Register online before April 22nd!

A request for a donation will be made at this year’s event. Please give as you feel inspired. Every gift matters.


Fancy Hat Contest

Wear your favorite extravagant hat or decorate your own for your chance to win the Most Elegant or Most Creative hat prizes! 

Hats welcomed but not required.

Patronage Opportunities

Tea patrons are individuals who demonstrate their support of CMC programs with gifts of $100 or more. Tea patrons will be listed in the event program and receive complimentary seats at the event.

$1,000+ Tea Service patron (includes 8 complimentary seats)
$500 Tea Pot patron (includes 4 complimentary seats)
$250 Tea Cup patron (includes 2 complimentary seats)
$100 Teaspoon patron (includes 1 complimentary seat)


Table Sponsorship Opportunities

Want to connect your employer or social group with the Catherine McAuley Center mission? 

For a $200 table sponsorship, businesses, civic groups, churches, and clubs receive recognition in the event program and on the centerpiece of a specific table at Catherine’s Tea.

Table sponsors may send representatives to the event for an additional $25/seat.

For more information on table sponsorship, please email or call 319-731-9375.

Can’t attend?

You can still be a part of the Catherine’s Tea celebratory spirit by making a donation or paying the way for a student or resident to attend!