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You're invited to a truly cosmopolitan affair: The GLA Global Gala!

Join us virtually on Sunday, October 03, 2021 at 12:30 PM EST

Join Us

Sponsor, Donate or Fundraise

We welcome your partnership in what is sure to be an unforgettable experience. With virtual sponsorships available, donation opportunities, and fundraising pages, your support will impact the lives of countless patients worldwide. All available by clicking below.


Watch Virtually for Free!

We are pleased to offer FREE virtual viewing tickets for this amazing event! Be a part of the 2021 GLA Global Gala from the comfort of your own home. Click below and "Register to Participate" for free. For additional questions and to get information on hosting a virtual viewing party in support of GLA, email: marketing@gla.org

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A Global, Live Event Like No Other.

Special guests, world-class performances, and virtual viewing parties across the world! View the E-vite
Broadcasting live from our backyard at Burning Tree Country Club in Greenwich, CT, alongside virtual telecasts across the US, Europe, and beyond. We are excited to bring together some of the biggest and brightest names in entertainment to honor the global Lyme community, and raise funds for critical research and relief. The program hosted by journalist, author, and advocate, Gretchen Carlson, will include special virtual appearances by Dr. Phil and Dr. Oz and world-class performances by the incredibly talented Andrea Bocelli, Rob Thomas, Rachel Platten, Pia Toscano and more! Warriors in the fight will share special messages across the globe, from patients to researchers and practitioners. We hope you’ll join us for what is sure to be an unforgettable experience. 

Event Details: Click below to register to watch virtually on Sunday, October 3rd at 12:30 PM EST


Event Chairs

Rose and James Anastasio

Amy and Robert Ballard

Diane and Robert Blanchard

Julia and Richard Comeau

Nancy and Robert Del Genio

Karen and Robert Kelly

Brett and Mark Kristoff

Lorrie and Jarrod Nadel

Deborah and Andrew Siciliano

Janet and Nicholas Vaccaro

Virtual Hosts

United States

Kathryn and Matthew Aaronson, Raleigh

Lynn and Joseph Borovicka, Cleveland

Xin and James Devine, Philadelphia

Joanne Kledaras, Boston

Hilda and Timothy McGonigle, Los Angeles

Alexandra Moresco, Chicago

Samantha Sloves, Harrison

Ash Smith, Bristol

Tess Williams, Buffalo



Frank Anastasio, Scotland

Veronica Hughes, England

Kavita and Christopher Jacobs, Portugal

Megan and Matthew McIlvane, Austria

Dominic D. Smith, Netherlands

Sue and Aziz Syriani, Greece



Stephen and Lucy Suo, Hong Kong