Immerse yourself in an elegant atmosphere, with a kaleidoscope of spectacular bright décor, gourmet cuisine, delectable drinks, live music, and captivating auctions.
Every ticket, every bid, every gesture supports the brave women and families reclaiming their futures from the shadows of trauma, mental health struggles, and substance use and building a bright future.
Let’s celebrate healing, growth, and courage together! Purchase your tickets today!
Florence Crittenton is a trauma-responsive, relationship-based organization that provides family-centered support during critical times. Through a comprehensive continuum of services, our programs include mental health services, substance use recovery, parenting education, childcare and preschool, and access to community supports.
Must be 21 to attend.
This is Winter in Montana at its finest . . . the ideal, three-night, couple’s getaway to the Lone Mountain Ranch in Big Sky, MT. Amid an alpine winter wonderland, you’ll be treated to three daily locally sourced, farm-to-table meals in the Horn & Cantle restaurant, as well as a candle-lit dinner at the North Fork Cabin with special sleigh-drawn transportation to and from the cabin. Outside meal times, you can relax fully in a restorative yoga class or explore the #1 rated cross-country ski trails in North America after a nordic ski lesson. Or, spend the day on the slopes at Big Sky Resort with included lift tickets, later retiring to your private, one-bedroom cabin for an après-ski warm beverage.
1 for $20
3 for $50
10 for $150
20 for $250
Travel package is non-refundable and subject to availability. Certificates/gift cards cannot be replaced. Tour runs on specific days of the week and at specific times. If tour is not available, it may be substituted with equal or similar experience. A minimum 30 day advance reservation is required. Complimentary amenities are subject to availability. Blackout dates: 12/20-1/2 and 2/16-2/24. Expires 4/7/2025.
Must be 21 or older to purchase tickets. Need not be present win. Tickets may be transferred to a different guest. Per Montana State law, raffle tickets can only be purchased in Montana with cash, check, or debit card. No credit cards. Raffle tickets are 100% NON-DEDUCTIBLE.
This night would simply not be possible without you. If you would like to become a sponsor, please see the opportunities and complete the pledge form.
All registered guests will receive an emailed program prior to the event with full auction listings.
While we celebrate the 21st anniversary of Paint the Town PINK, we would like to reflect on history of this incredible event and its role in serving families from across Montana for the past two decades.
After a few years of hosting the Chair-ity Auction at the Montana Club with 100 people in the room, the Board of Directors at Florence Crittenton led by Board members Nan Ballien, Shauna Thomas President, Margaret Anderson, and then Executive Director Pat Seiler, and Development Director, Barb Burton, decided they would take the event to the next level and kicked off Paint the Town PINK in 2003. The small event of 250 held at the Civic Center raised about $30,000, and so began a legacy. Today that legacy carries on, raising $200,000-$300,000 per year to support the programs at Florence Crittenton. Over the 20 years, the event has incredibly raised over $3 million, all of which the proceeds go straight back to helping families in the care of Florence Crittenton!
While the event has become bigger and better every year, it has always been characterized by one important aspect: amazing and, at times, outrageous decorations! The early days of Paint the Town PINK featured paint cans on each table with fabric draping all the way to the ceiling of the Civic Center. There were the days of full themes, such as the Cruise Ship at Carroll College and the Wizard of Oz theme. And who could forget the fantastic dragon celebrating the Chinese New Year. When the event became too big for the Civic Center, the decision was made to move to the Fairgrounds, and there began the really big décor. Sea creatures illuminating the ceiling, circus tents and stilt walkers, and larger than life peacocks and antlers…if you can dream it, you have probably seen it at PINK!
The event has been a great representation of our organization over the years. Just like PINK, Florence Crittenton is constantly evolving to provide high quality services to the community. As an attendee once said to Carrie Krepps (now the Executive Director), Pink is “a classy event for a classy organization.” The event has always represented the highest quality and attention to detail, just as we do with our programs and service to our clients every day. The event also represents a sense of community, no different than the organization itself. PINK brings together sponsors, auction donors, volunteers, and attendees from all walks of life to put together an incredible event each year. It is never done by one single person, just as our work with our clients is the effort of the entire team of staff and the community’s support. And most importantly, the event represents the ideal that with support something, or someone, can come from humble beginnings and achieve greatness in this world. Our highly anticipated PINK speakers every year highlight this perfectly. We love to see them shine as they share their story and their lives today. As the event has grown and changed and achieved, so have our clients…and we are so proud of both.
Thank you for being part of the magic that is PINK and for making a difference in the lives of the families at Florence Crittenton.