Donor Benefits

The Lesher Center would not be where it is today without people like you. When you invest with the DRAA you help us make a vibrant entertainment destination that serves as a gathering place for the arts, offering high-quality performances, hugely popular educational programs, and fun-filled family events to East Bay residents and beyond.

As a donor, benefits include access to the Bedford Gallery, vouchers to use towards your next ticket purchase, invitation to exclusive events and much more.

Questions? Call us at (925) 295-1470.

Friend: $125

All donors at Friend level and above receive recognition in Diablo Arts Magazine, invitation to special events, and an annual pass to the Bedford Gallery.

  • $10 Ticket Office voucher*
  • Recognition in LCA Magazine, Diablo Arts

Performer: $250

  • $20 Ticket Office voucher*
  • Two drink tickets for LCA beverage stations

Patron: $500

  • $50 Ticket Office voucher*
  • Four drink tickets for LCA beverage stations
  • $100 off your next Bedford Gallery rental

Name Your Seat Benefactor: $1,000

  • As part of the Find Your Center 25th Anniversary Campaign, a $1,000 donation enables you to name a seat in the Hofmann or Lesher Theatres
  • $100 Ticket Office voucher*
  • Eight drink tickets for LCA beverage stations
  • $100 off your next Bedford Gallery rental
  • Invitation to exclusive annual VIP donor appreciation party
  • VIP personal concierge service to assist with purchases

Producer: $2,500

  • $250 Ticket Office voucher*
  • 10 drink tickets for LCA beverage stations
  • $100 off your next Bedford Gallery rental
  • VIP personal concierge service to assist with purchases
  • Private LCA Tour for up to 10

DRAA offers a number of additional leadership giving levels and benefits to fit your interests. For more information about these opportunities, please contact DRAA Executive Director Peggy White at (925) 295-1470.

*Ticket Office vouchers are redeemable in person at the LCA Ticket Office. Must be used in full and only good for the following production companies: California Symphony, Center REPertory Company, Chamber Music SF, Contra Costa Musical Theatre and Smuin Ballet. Non-redeemable for cash. Expires one year from the date issued. Unused vouchers and purchases paid in excess will be donated back to the Arts Access Program.

Tax Deductibility: All donations to the DRAA are tax deductible less the fair market value. The following amounts should be deducted from your gift to determine its tax-deductibility: Friend: $10, Performer: $30, Patron: $70, Benefactor: $140, Producer: $300.

Matching Gifts: Increase the power of your charitable giving by doubling or tripling your gift. Many employers sponsor matching gift programs and will match charitable contributions made by their employees, retirees and/or spouses. Check with your employer to see if you are eligible.