Catherine’s Tea

Bring your friends to share a light meal and a comfortable cup of tea! Hear stories of welcome firsthand from those we serve about the hope and hospitality they’ve found at the Catherine McAuley Center.


Event Details

Date & Time: Sunday, April 22, 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. Online registration has closed, but reservations can still be made before Thursday at 5pm by mailing in your registration card or calling 319-363-4993 to reserve your seat!

In place of the raffle, 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 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)


Become a Table SponsorTable 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.

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!