What is the Gala?
The Gala is our school’s largest fundraising event of the year. All money raised supports programs for our children at the school and many projects to improve school facilities.
When is the Gala?
March 11, 2023 at 5:30 p.m.
Where is the Gala?
This year’s event will take place at THE US GRANT in downtown San Diego. Click here to book a room for a discounted rate of $269.
What is the schedule for the event?
The fun starts at 5:30 p.m. with a cocktail party and silent auction. As follows the live auction will take place during the seated dinner.
How does the auction work?
Guests will be given a number at registration. To enter a bid, a bidder shall hold up his or her bid number toward the auctioneer. In the event of a dispute between bidders, the auctioneer shall have sole and final discretion to determine the successful bidder or to re-offer the item in dispute.
What about the online auction?
Our online auction will be open for bids beginning at 10:00 a.m. on Tuesday, March 1st, and close on Tuesday, March 8th at 10 p.m. You can find certificates for services, restaurants, tickets to shows.
Where does the money go?
This year’s gala proceeds will be dedicated to our programs and campus.
What can I do to help?
Sponsor: Discover the opportunities to promote your business. Families and friends of the school are welcome to become an event sponsor and help us underwrite the cost of the event. Click here to download the sponsorship package.
Donate an auction item: click here
to download the procurement package
. Many businesses have been impacted and subsequently won’t be able to donate to SDFAS as they usually do. Please support your school, and at the same time support your favorite local businesses so that they can remain open and overcome this difficult period.
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