Step into a world of glitz, glamour, and endless smiles at “Night to Shine,” a remarkable prom night experience brought to you by the Tim Tebow Foundation. This unforgettable evening is all about celebrating and sharing God’s love with remarkable individuals aged 14 and older who have special needs.
What is “Night to Shine”?
“Night to Shine” is a magical event where every guest is treated like royalty. From the moment they arrive, they’ll be met with a red carpet welcome, paparazzi, and a crowd cheering them on. Inside, they’ll find a beautifully decorated ballroom filled with laughter, dancing, and joy. Our goal is to create an inclusive and unforgettable evening where everyone can shine and be celebrated for their uniqueness.
Register to Attend
If you or someone you know is aged 14 or older with special needs, don’t miss the chance to be part of this incredible evening. Register now to secure your spot at “Night to Shine” and experience a night filled with fun, friendship, and love.
Volunteer with Us
We’re looking for passionate and dedicated volunteers to help make “Night to Shine” truly special. Join our team and be a part of creating magical memories for our honored guests. Whether you’re assisting with makeup and hair, serving delicious food, or hitting the dance floor as a buddy, your contribution will be invaluable.
Set up and participate in any additional activities with guests, including karaoke and other games. Encourage guests and maintain a fun atmosphere.
*Buddy must be available for the entire night and must stay with their VIP for the duration of the night. Accompany and assist assigned guest throughout the evening, providing companionship and any assistance they may need during the event. Sit with their VIPs during dinner, dance with them and participate in activities with them. We recommend volunteer buddies be at least a MATURE 14 years old.
BUDDY CHECK-IN TEAM
Greet buddies, give them their name tags or lanyards and direct them to their team leader for a pre-event meeting on ensuring their assigned honored guest has the best prom experience possible. We would encourage training 3-5 members of the buddy check-in team to support buddies in event safety. During the event, these members would be responsible for floating throughout the event to check on buddies and ensure everyone is having a safe, enjoyable experience and have the support they need.
COAT CHECK TEAM
Greet guests, take their coats, label them and hang them. As guests leave, ask for their names and retrieve their coats. The coat check area can also serve as a lost and found at the end of the evening.
Assist florist with unloading and properly laying out corsages and boutonnieres. Help guests select and pin on their flowers or place them on their wrist.
GIFT TAKEAWAY TEAM
Manage gifts and help each guest collect their favors to take home.
VIP REGISTRATION/CHECK-IN TEAM
Warmly greet guests, sign them in, give them their name tag or lanyard, and answer any questions they may have. Help guests connect with their assigned buddy for the evening.
HAIR/BARBER, MAKEUP & SHOESHINE TEAM
*Professionals are preferred!* Arrive at the designated time and assist the set-up team with the salon area. Welcome each guest to a salon station for hair and makeup or to a seat for a shoeshine. Chat with them while you pamper them and make them feel special.
LOCAL SECURITY TEAM
Support on-site uniformed Law Enforcement personnel by ensuring a safe and secure environment for guests and volunteers. Coordinate with local police, fire and rescue as needed.
PAPARAZZI/RED CARPET TEAM
Take photographs and treat honored guests like celebrities and VIPs.
Maintain a parking pattern and direct traffic for easy vehicle entry and exit. Maintain open fire and emergency lanes..
RESPITE/SENSORY ROOM TEAM
Love on the parents/caretakers by spending time getting to know them and being available to pray with them. Spend time with guests who may have become over-stimulated on the dance floor or in other areas of the prom. Interact with them by participating in sensory activities, singing or listening to calming music or simply providing them with some quiet time. See pages 21-22 for more details.
Arrive at the designated time and execute event set-up, connect with DJ, audio/visual, activity and parking teams to ensure they have everything they need and the best possible event layout is in place.
TEAR DOWN TEAM
Take down decorations, tables, chairs, etc. and clean up the event space.
VOLUNTEER CHECK-IN TEAM
Greet volunteers, give them their name tags for lanyards and direct them to their team leaders.