The Charlotte Mecklenburg Library Foundation welcomes the partnership of individuals as well as Charlotte’s corporate and foundation communities as we continue to expand one of our region’s most beloved fundraising events: Verse & Vino.
In only six years, Verse & Vino has become one of Charlotte’s most anticipated fundraising events. Five New York Times best-selling authors share their books, their process, and most of all the joy of libraries with readers and Library supporters. The evening features a seated dinner, program, book sales, signing, and mingling with authors over vino in vignettes straight from the pages of each featured title.
Last year’s event attracted over 1,200 attendees and netted more than $275,000, which directly supports Charlotte Mecklenburg Library’s mission to improve lives and build a stronger community. This year, goals for Verse & Vino include:
- To attract 1300 attendees
- To introduce the Charlotte community to a diverse ensemble of distinguished authors
- To net over $300,000 for the Charlotte Mecklenburg Library
Because of your Library, Mecklenburg County is a more literate, more curious, more connected, more accessible and more interesting place to live. Last year, two-thirds of our community used Library resources and services, and nearly 400,000 people attended programs that open doors to opportunity. Charlotte Mecklenburg Library hosted over 5.6 million visits in person and online.
Verse & Vino is possible with the generous support of our individual and corporate sponsors. Each sponsorship level offers noteworthy levels of recognition, and packages can be customized to meet your specific marketing and philanthropic goals.
Thank you for your consideration and your support, we hope you will join our Verse & Vino family.