Mercedes-Benz of Tampa to Sponsor DeBartolo Family Foundation All Star Charity Gala

Mercedes-Benz of Tampa is proud to be a platinum sponsor for the All Star Charity Gala that is put on annually by the DeBartolo Family Foundation. This gala is the Foundation’s only fundraising event and it will be held this year on March 25 at the beautiful Tampa Marriott Waterside Hotel in Tampa, Florida. This is the 14th year for this annual and star-studded event.

During the fundraising event, some of the biggest celebrities from the greater Tampa area are present, including Hall of Fame athletes, high level business executives, actors, chefs, and local celebrities. More than 500 guests all come out to enjoy entertainment and great food.  Guest are also invited to take part in both a silent and live auction that feature signed memorabilia, trips, tickets, and more that are all available for bidding. During last year’s event, the DeBartolo Family Foundation raised a record $1.1 million.

Past celebrities have included Hall of Famer Jerry Rice, All Pro Derrick Brooks, Celebrity Chef Tyler Florence, Boyz II Men, General Tommy Franks, Paul Anka, Rick Springfield, Joey Fatone, The Spinners and John Legend.

The DeBartolo Family Foundation is a not-for-profit corporation that was created by the members of the Edward J. DeBartolo, Jr. family. This foundation was created to benefit local communities. The Foundation awards scholarships to high school students, provides school supplies to local teachers, adopts Bay Area families during the holidays, provides grants to organizations with exceptional requirements and presents the Spirit of Humanity Award, honoring local non-profit, grass roots organizations annually.

For information on purchasing tickets for this year’s all-star event, please contact Melissa Johnson at

Mercedes-Benz of Tampa always looks forward to helping sponsor this event each and every year. We hope that you will come out and help raise funds during this year’s DeBartolo Family Foundation All Star Charity Gala.

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