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Come Rock for a Cause!

Your support of Hope Rocks allows Faith’s Lodge to continue to help families retreat, reflect and renew during the darkest hours of their lives — those spent mourning the death of a child or caring for a child with a medically complex condition. Faith’s Lodge offers a safe haven where families are connected with those who truly understand and gives them the opportunity to create lasting friendships, support networks and memories as grieving turns into healing.

Honorary Chair Couple

In our ninth year, we are pleased to have former NHL and Minnesota Wild player Jordan Leopold and his wife Jamie as our Honorary Chair Couple. After years of silence about their own loss of a child, they will share their story publicly at Hope Rocks.


Purchase your tickets today.

Featuring Brat Pack Radio!

Minnesota-based Brat Pack Radio has performed across the globe, turning heads with a polished, high energy Supershow that can only be described as seriously fun. Mixing top-shelf musical performances with spoof and carnival theatrics, this is anything but typical cover band fare, and it shows — first and foremost — through the personalities of the band.



  • Parking

    Valet parking. Cost: $10 ($22 for overnight parking)

  • What to Wear

    It’s a special night, so you’d better rock that wardrobe. Check out our Hope Rocks Pinterest page for fun ideas.

  • Schedule

    5:00 Registration and VIP Party opens
    6:30 Dinner
    7:30 Program
    8:00 Live Auction presented by Micro Control Company
    9:30 Live Entertainment


Radisson Blu is so ultra-swanky, your friends will be green with envy. To book your discounted rate room ($149) using the Faith’s Lodge Hope Rocks Room Block, choose from:


  • Access their online booking window and use promo code HOPROC
  • Click here to book your stay
  • Call 1.800.333.3333 and ask for the Faith’s Lodge Hope Rocks Room Block

Must book by August 17, 2016. Reservations made after this date are subject to regular room rates and availability.

Pepsi Rocker Lounge

Mix, mingle and meet up in the Rocker Lounge — the perfect place to see and be seen.

  • #HopeRocks2016

    Post your pictures from the evening with hashtag #HopeRocks2016.

  • Hair Style Bar

    Refresh your look. Simonson’s Salon & Spa will be at Hope Rocks with their A team of stylists to add to your rockin’ hair style. Arrive with your hair dry.





Interested in Becoming a Sponsor?

Download the sponsorship commitment form or contact Faith’s Lodge for additional details.

Live Auction

Ryder Cup Experience

Do you have your Ryder Cup tickets?  The countdown to the biggest event on the global golf calendar is underway.  See the 2016 Ryder Cup when it takes place at Hazeltine National Golf Course in Chaska, MN from Tuesday September 27 through Sunday October 2.  Package includes two Ryder Cup umbrella chairs and (2) grounds passes for EACH DAY:  Tuesday through Sunday.

Donated by PGA of America


MN Wild Suite with Jordan Leopold

Enjoy the Suite life! Gather your closest friends and hockey fans and join Gopher Alumnus, Hobey Baker award winner and former MN Wild player, Jordan Leopold, in a suite for the Wild vs. Kings game on October 18th at 7:00pm at Xcel Energy Center. Package includes eighteen (18) suite tickets, food, beverages and Jordan’s color commentary.

Donated by MN Wild Foundation


Chef’s Dinner 

Travail alumnus Goeff Hausmann will, once again, share his insights, expertise and talent in your very own kitchen.  Work with Geoff to create a unique and memorable tasting experience for eight that will be prepared and served in the comfort of your own home.  Food and wine for eight provided.  Stories and laughter are on you.

Donated by Geoff Hausmann


Worldwide Dreambuilders Vacation

Cairo.  Outer Banks.  Aruba.  Paris.  Here is your chance to go anywhere in the world for eight days and seven nights.  You and up to five guests can choose from over 3,500 condo resorts and use the accompanying 120,000 Flexperks miles to get you there.  The world is at your fingertips.  Where will you go?

Donated by Worldwide Dreambuilders & US Bank-FlexPerks


In-home Mixology Event

You always wanted to be Tom Cruise in the movie “Cocktail” – this is your chance to make it happen! Your very own personal Mixologist, Brody Howard, will conduct a private mixology event in your very own home. This hands-on party will teach you and up to 19 guests the secrets of shaking your own cocktails like a pro. Muddle, mix, and shake your own signature crafted drinks. Cocktails and appetizers are provided.

Donated by Brody Howard


The Macallan 1975:  Anniversary Malt

Whisky lovers, this one is for you. Own the world’s most precious whisky that cannot be found anywhere else.  This single malt scotch was aged 25 years and is arguably the finest expression of whisky in a very rare bottling. This Anniversary Malt comes in a handsome wooden case to house and present the whisky as you lovingly gaze upon it.

Donated by Cyber Optics


Memorial Hill at Faith’s Lodge

We’re calling it The Overlook but you can name it after you buy it.  This very special hill overlooks the meadow at Faith’s Lodge and exudes peace and tranquility. Package includes a custom-designed flag that will fly 365 days a year and a wooden log swing at this serene memorial.  This spot could be yours! Name it in honor or in memory of your loved one.

Donated by Faith’s Lodge

Silent Auction

  • Beauty & Fitness

    CorePower Yoga Gift Certificate

    GoGlow Tantini Spray Tan

    Heat Yoga Studio Classes

    Salon Ultimo Massage

    Simonson’s Salon & Spa Package

    Skin Rejuvenation Clinic

    The Fixx Workout Studio Pass

    Wellspring Health Center Hot Stone & Deep Tissue Massage

    Botox Gift Certificate

    Kari Lynn & Company Facials

  • Home & Apparel

    “Beer: We Serve the Best!” Poster

    Eileen Fisher Gift Certificate

    Mr. Bubble Gift Basket

    Michael Kors Silver Purse

    Purple Rain Prince Guitar Pick Art

    Relief Circles Art

    Men’s Maui Jim Sunglasses

    Interior Design Consultation Package

    Gabberts Design Studio Package

    Women’s Maui Jim Sunglasses

    Red Wing Shoes Gift Certificate

    Angel Tier Drop Crystal Window Décor

    Yeti Cooler Package

  • Personal Services

    Adogo Pet Hotel Overnight Stay

    Lucky Dog Pet Lodge Gift Certificate

    Automotive Day Spa

    Meghan Doll Photography Session

    Margie Scherschligt Family Photography Session

  • Food & Beverage

    Blue Plate Restaurant Gift Certificate

    Cakes from Grace Gourmet Cupcakes Package

    Cannon River Winery Tasting

    Food Building Private Tour and Tasting

    Jake’s City Grille

    North Loop Brew Co. Private Tour & Sampling

    Surly SACK

    Local Micro Brew Package

    Total Wine Private Wine Class

    Travail Kitchen & Rookery Gift Certificate

    The Third Bird Gift Certificate

    Minnesota Beer Package

    D’Amico Catering Gift Certificate

    North Loop Minneapolis Restaurant Package

    Haskell’s Wine & Beer Baskets

  • Entertainment & Events

    Brave New Workshop Tickets

    Hockey Practice with Jordan Leopold

    U of M Northrop Dance Performance Tickets

    Excelsior Date Night

    St. Paul Saints Tickets

    Stages Theatre Company Tickets

    Wine & Canvas Gift Certificates

    Acme Comedy Co. Tickets

    Science Museum Passes

    Two (2) Minnesota Timberwolves Tickets

    Chanhassen Dinner Theatre Pass

    Minnesota Orchestra Tickets

    Guthrie Theatre Tickets

    Minnesota Twins Tickets

    Minnesota Wild Package

    Four (4) Minnesota Timberwolves Tickets

    Canterbury Park “A Day At The Races!”

  • Recreation & Travel

    A Day in Duluth

    AirMaxx Trampoline Park Gift Certificate

    Giants Ridge Golf Club Package

    Holiday Inn One (1) Night Stay & Waterpark Passes

    Hyatt Place Downtown Minneapolis Stay

    Hyland Hills Ski Lift Tickets

    Kavanaugh’s Resort Weekend Stay

    Lake Minnetonka Pontoon Rental

    Lodge at Crooked Lake Stay

    Mall of America Gift Basket

    Metropolis Resort Stay

    Minneapolis Institute of Art Passes

    Minneapolis Marriott City Center Stay

    Water Park of America Passes

    Mall of America Date Night Package

    River Guide Kayaks Rental

    Smoky Mountain Cabin Stay

    St. Croix Casino Hotel Stay

    Super Bowl Weekend at Faith’s Lodge

    The Commons Hotel Two-Night Stay

    The Grand Hotel Weekend Stay

    The Park Tavern Bowling Party

    Wheel Fun Rental Gift Certificate

    Wild Mountain Passes

    The Saint Paul Hotel Stay Package

    Two-hour Rainbow Play Systems Birthday Party

    Hyatt Regency Minneapolis Stay

    Sailing Charter Certification Course

  • Sports Memorabilia

    2006 Sports Illustrated Reprint Autographed by Joe Mauer

    2010 Sports Illustrated Reprint Autographed by Brett Favre

    Adrian Peterson Autographed Jersey

    Rod Carew Autographed Painting

    Tony Oliva Autographed Picture

    Torii Hunter Autographed Picture

    Chad Greenway Autographed Metrodome Chair

    Cordarrelle Patterson Autographed Photo

    Green Bay Packers Autographed Football

    Joe Mauer Autographed  Catchers Glove

    Jordan Leopold Autographed Jersey

    Paul Molitor Signed Baseball & Baseball Card

    Rod Carew Signed Baseball & Baseball Card

    Cordarrelle Patterson Autographed Jersey

    Ricky Rubio Signed Timberwolves Jersey

    Brian Dozier Signed Baseball & Baseball Card

  • Jewelry

    Gold Accented Leather Necklace

    Rose Gold Cubic Zirconia Necklace

    Sterling Silver Ring Necklace

    Silver and Gold Etched Necklace

    Silver and Gold Etched Earrings

    Gold, Silver, Rose Gold Leather Bracelet

    Heart Stone Necklace

    Hand Crafted Jewelry Set

All items are subject to change

A rockin' good time.

Wanna know how fun Hope Rocks is? See for yourself right here.

Unable to attend but want to show your support?

Be a Volunteer at Hope Rocks!


  • Registration & Check-Out (3:45pm - 11:00pm)

    Volunteers will check-in guests and assist with check out at the end of the night. Registration training begins at 4:00pm. Registration is open from 5:00pm – 7:00pm. Checkout is open from 9:00pm – 11:00pm. Registration & Check-out volunteers will have some downtime between Registration & Check Out. 

  • Greeters/BidPal/Auction Spotters (4:00pm - 9:30pm)

    Volunteers will greet guests upon arrival, direct guests where to go, answer any questions they have in regards to using the BidPal software on their cell phones. During the program,you will assist in spotting live auction bidders and Fund-a-Family donors. 

  • Tribute Rose/T-shirt Sales (4:15pm - 11:00pm)

    Volunteers will sell tribute roses to guests as they arrive and sell t-shirts to guests as they depart. Tributes will be sold from 5:00pm – 7:00pm. T-shirts will be sold from 9:00pm – 11:00pm. Tribute and T-shirt Volunteers will have some downtime between shifts. 

  • Wine & Whiskey Wall (4:15pm -9:00pm)

    Guests are able to buy in at a flat rate price for the chance to win a high priced bottle of wine or whiskey. Volunteers will check to make sure guests have paid via BidPal, and then have the guest pull a number. The volunteer will then assign that bottle of wine or whiskey to the guest so they can pick it up at checkout when they leave. Shift will start at 5:00pm and go until all bottles are claimed. 

  • How to sign up

    If you are interested in volunteering for Hope Rocks, please email with the following information:

    • First & last name
    • Shirt size (we will have ladies & men’s sizes – please be specific)
    • Preferred volunteer task
    • Who you would like to volunteer with 
    • Any comments or questions

    Note: We will have food available for volunteers as they arrive for their shift. We will have late night snacks as well.

  • Volunteer Orientation (Required)

    Please be prepared to attend a volunteer orientation session the evening of Thursday, September 15th at Radisson Blu Mall of America.

    Once we have all our committed volunteers, an email with detailed information will be sent regarding orientation time, event attire, parking, etc.