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Celebrating Art & Community: A Showcase of Gala Invitations

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Neyenesch Printers believes in the power of collaboration and creativity to make a positive impact in our community. As a proud supporter of non-profit organizations, we have had the privilege of contributing our expertise and craftsmanship to bring their gala invitations to life.

This showcase of Gala Invitations for three local Non-Profit Organizations in San Diego is a beautiful representation of how we can help nonprofits grow donations through specialty print materials. In this featured project blog, we shine a spotlight on three remarkable Gala invitations that not only captured the essence of each organization but also celebrated their missions in style.

The Old Globe Theater

The Old Globe Theater wanted to create a memorable mail piece for the 2023 Globe Gala: “Glitz & Glamor” fundraising event. The gold foil stamping combined with the Scarlett Touche cover and belly band give the piece a beautiful look and regal feel. Building a design that stands out has proven to make a difference in donations.


Designer: Judi Jorden, Jorden Ink.

Features: Gold Foil Stamp on the Invite, Belly Band & Mailing Envelope

Paper Stock:

111# Touche Cover – Scarlett
80# and 100# Classic Crest Linen Cover – Classic Natural White
RSVP Envelope: 70# Classic Crest Linen Text – Classic Natural White
Mailing Envelope: 80# Classic Crest Smooth Text – Classic Natural White

The Museum of Contemporary Art San Diego

The Museum of Contemporary Art wanted to create a memorable mail piece for The Gala at MCASD. By using gold foil, an arched die cut pocket and an oval die cut insert these gala invitations are unique and beautiful. The texture provided by the various paper stocks increases the tactile experience for donors.


Designer: Madeline Woods

Features: Die-cut folder with arched 3” pocket, Copper Foil Embossed Logo, Oval Die-cut After Party Insert

Paper Stock:

Folder: 80# French Construction Cover – Timber Green

Inserts: 120# Lynx Opaque Smooth Cover

RSVP Envelope: 80# Classic Crest Smooth Text – Classic Natural White

Mailing Envelope: 30# Clear Translucent

The Make A Wish San Diego Foundation

The Make A Wish San Diego Foundation wanted to create a unique mail piece for the Wine & Wishes Gala fundraising event while highlighting their 40th anniversary. These beautiful gala invitations feature specialty paper and foil stamping, the gold metallic envelopes are a nice touch that adds to the overall appearance. The beautiful result pictured above is the first step in reaching donors and welcoming them to the event.


Designer: Petra Ives, Lime&Co 

Features: Gold & Clear Foil Stamp on the front & back of the outer sleeve, Gold Stamp on the front & back of the insert

Paper Stock:

Outer Sleeve: 100# Classic Crest Smooth Cover – Patriot Blue

Insert: 105# Stardream Smooth Cover – Quartz

Envelope: 80# Smooth Text – Gold Metallic


Neyenesch can help you design, create and send beautiful fundraising gala invitations and more. Reach out to us for your next project at (619) 297-2281 or email contact@neyenesch.com. Looking for other ideas? Check out our Featured Projects.