Diamonds in the Ruff

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Join Freedom Service Dogs on May 6, 2023 at the Hyatt Regency DTC for our 11th annual Diamonds in the Ruff: Run for the Roses gala. It’s a sure bet that this exhilarating event will rival the Kentucky Derby for elegance, excitement, and emotion, all while benefiting the life-changing work of Freedom Service Dogs.

DITR 2023 Squares


◊ WIN a sparkling diamond if the odds are on your side

◊ PLACE your bids on our incredible Live Auction items

◊ SHOW OFF your most festive Derby finery (extravagant hats and flashy bow ties encouraged!)

◊ WATCH our adorable “Kenpuppy Derby” puppy race: Will they make a run for the roses, or get distracted by their noses?

◊ SIP a refreshing puppermint julep and enjoy a delectable dinner

◊ CELEBRATE our inspirational teams, every one a champion!


Questions about Diamonds in the Ruff? Interested in becoming a sponsor, donating auction items, or receiving an invitation to attend the event? Contact Nadine Pace, Deputy Director of Philanthropic Partnerships at [email protected] or 303-922-6231 x216. Download the sponsorship packet.