About Light of the City

We invite you to join us to celebrate all that is merry and bright this holiday season at Light of the City: A Christmas Celebration!

Taking place on Thursday, December 5 at Saint Joseph Hospital in downtown Denver, Light of the City will showcase 12 elaborately decorated Christmas trees at two festive and fun-filled events: the daytime Family & Friends Treeview and the evening Christmas Celebration. Each event will be unique and feature a festive atmosphere to get everyone into the holiday spirit. In addition, guests of the evening celebration will be able to bid on a favorite Christmas tree during the silent auction.

Light of the City: A Christmas Celebration is a holiday event not to be missed and your support of the event will help raise funds to benefit the mission and vision of Saint Joseph Hospital.

True to its 145-year legacy, Saint Joseph Hospital provides a tradition of excellent healthcare that includes compassionate caregivers, stellar clinical expertise, and active clinical partnerships throughout the community.

All proceeds raised from Light of the City will support Saint Joseph Hospital.

Light of the City Events

Family & Friends Treeview

Thursday, December 5 | 11 a.m. - 1 p.m.
Russell Pavilion, Saint Joseph Hospital

We welcome associates, hospitals guests, and community members of Saint Joseph Hospital to attend our free daytime Family & Friends Treeview where you will get the first peek at all 12 of the beautifully decorated Christmas trees.

Enjoy some yuletide fun with activities throughout the afternoon that include voting for your favorite tree for the “People’s Choice” award, snacking on delicious homemade Christmas cookies (just like Grandma’s!), enjoying some festive holiday music, and creating your very own Christmas craft to take home!

The Family & Friends Treeview is free to attend, but an RSVP is required.


Christmas Celebration

Thursday, December 5 | 6 p.m. - 8 p.m
Russell Pavilion, Saint Joseph Hospital

We invite you to attend our holly jolly Christmas Celebration! The evening cocktail hour will feature a festive Christmas atmosphere, lively holiday entertainment, delicious passed appetizers and signature holiday drinks, and maybe even a visit and photo with the man himself, Santa!

Throughout the magical evening, guests will be given the opportunity to bid on their favorite tree showcased in our Christmas tree silent auction. It is an occasion not to be missed!

All proceeds from the evening will support the mission of Saint Joseph Hospital.

Associate Tickets: $40 | Community Tickets: $50

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Thank You to Our Sponsors!

Ruby Sponsors

LOTC  Ruby Sponsor  Diversified Radiology

Diversified Radiology


Husch Blackwell

LOTC  Ruby Sponsor  TreanorHL


LOTC  Ruby Sponsor  SSA

Service Systems Associates

LOTC  Ruby Sponsor  Wells Fargo

Wells Fargo

Saint Joseph Hospital Medical Executive Staff 

Sapphire Sponsors

 LOTC  Sapphire Sponsor  AMR


 LOTC  Sapphire Sponsor  BKD

BKD Accounting

LOTC  Sapphire Sponsor  Cator Ruma

Cator Ruma & Associates

LOTC  Sapphire Sponsor  MidFirst Bank

MidFirst Bank

 LOTC  Sapphire Sponsor  Monarch copy

Monarch Casino

Emerald Tree Design Sponsors

LOTC  Emerald Sponsor  MIM

Midtown Inpatient Medicine


LOTC  Emerald Sponsor  Plante Moran

Plante Moran

Saint Joseph Hospital Volunteers John and Leslie Allbery Angelee and Bob Bouchard
David and Sally Burnett Jim and Deb Campbell Jay Coughlon
Mark and Sarah Davidson  Chris and Kristen Debeer Justin and Caroline McMorrow
Randall and Mary Miller Dr. and  Mrs. Alwin Steinmann, MD Mary and Charles Stuart
Gaye and Gary Woods


Interested in sponsoring Light of the City? View In-Kind Sponsorship Opportunities!

Trees & Designers

Volunteer Opportunities

Light of the City is seeking volunteers to help our designers decorate their Christmas trees on the evening of December 4, 2019. If you are interested in volunteering, please sign up below and a member of the Saint Joseph Hospital Foundation team will contact you!

Volunteer Sign-Up

If you have any questions about volunteering for Light of the City, please contact Cristina Gonzales at 303-812-2780 or Cristina.Gonzales@sclhealth.org.

About the Foundation

The Saint Joseph Hospital Foundation solicits contributions for Saint Joseph Hospital to assist in effectively carrying out its mission to reveal and foster God's healing love by improving the health of the people and communities it serves, especially those who are poor and vulnerable.

The Foundation takes inspiration from the Sisters of Charity of Leavenworth, the founders and owners of Saint Joseph Hospital. Since 1873 the Sisters have been committed to providing for the health care needs of the greater Denver community through the services of Saint Joseph Hospital.

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