The 2023 Lifeworks Annual Celebration

Thursday, April 20, 2023
5:00 – 9:00 p.m.
The Depot, Minneapolis

Join us as we come together to drive change and reimagine possibilities alongside people with disabilities! We are thrilled to welcome A.J. Hilton of WCCO-TV as our host, and Sheletta Brundidge as our special guest.

Registration is now open!

$125 per person

Please register by Friday, April 7, 2023.

Free to attend online – registration still required.

Price shouldn’t be a barrier to attend; please contact us about a subsidized rate.

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About the Annual Celebration

The 2023 Lifeworks Annual Celebration takes place on April 20, 2023, at The Depot in Minneapolis and online! You’ll learn how Lifeworks is partnering with people with disabilities to drive change by increasing opportunity and access in the community. Your participation will help Lifeworks move closer to our vision of accessible, equitable, and inclusive communities for all.

  • Hear stories from people we partner with at Lifeworks
  • Be part of investing in accessible and inclusive communities
  • Support our mission during the fund-a-need and exciting live auction

Learn more about the Lifeworks Annual Celebration >>

Our Special Guest and Host

Sheletta Brundidge

Lifeworks is excited to welcome Sheletta Brundidge as our special guest at the 2023 Annual Celebration!

As a mother of children with autism, Sheletta is driving change and reimagining possibilities through her advocacy and leadership.

Sheletta is the founder of, an online podcasting company that provides culturally competent commercial production. Sheletta is an Emmy® Award-winning comedian, radio host, television anchor, and newspaper columnist.

With her podcast shows, social activism, and bestselling autism children’s books, Sheletta is living up to her reputation as a change maker.


A.J. Hilton

Lifeworks is grateful to have A.J. Hilton as our Emcee!

A.J. joined WCCO-TV as a morning news anchor in June of 2022. Originally from Apple Valley, A.J. graduated from the University of Minnesota and started his career in Alexandria at KSAX. He then ventured to Michigan, Tallahassee, and most recently, Nashville.

Whether it’s being a Big Brother, volunteering at the local food bank, or reading to his children, A.J. enjoys spending time with his local communities.





Thank you to our generous sponsors!

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Please contact or 651-508-2452 for additional information about the event.


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