Our 2020 GALA, The Roaring Twenties, was virtual!


  • What is the Gala?
    The Gala is our school’s largest fundraising event of the year. All money raised supports programs for our children and large-scope projects to improve our school’s campus and facilities.
  • When was the 2020 Gala?  May 15th, 16th, and 17th
  • Where was the Gala?  The 2020 Gala was completely virtual!
  • How did the 2020 auction work?
    After registering, participants had the opportunity to choose from a variety of amazing auction items to bid on over the three day period stated above!
  • What was the schedule for the event?
    Our 2020 auction opened for bids beginning at 9:00 am on May 15th and closed at the times below.
    Friday May 15 – Closing Times
    8:15 pm Wine & Dine, Services, Home, Merchandise, Sports Categories
    8:30 pm Weekend Escape to Mexican Wine Country
    8:45 pm Wine Cellar #1
    9:00 pm Reserved Parking Space in Front Lot
    9:15 pm Stay at the VIP Del Dotto Cottage in Napa Valley
    9:30 pm Tesla for the Entire Family
    Saturday May 16 – Closing Times
    8:15 pm Teacher Experiences, Health & Beauty, Education Categories
    8:30 pm Del Dotto Jeroboam
    8:45 pm Reserved Parking Space in Preschool
    9:30 pm Grand Prix of Monaco 2021
    9:45 pm Hawaii 5-0
    Sunday May 17 – Closing Times
    8:15 pm Class Projects, Entertainment, Travel & Escape Categories
    8:30 pm A votre Service – Dinner with Chef Maeve from Sugar & Scribe
    8:45 pm Reserved Parking Space in Front Lot
    9:00 pm Premium VIP Seats at the New State-of-the-Art SoFi Stadium
    9:15 pm Speakeasy
    9:30 pm Wine Cellar #2
  • What was the attire for the 2020 virtual Gala?
    Last year’s unique format in 2020 allowed participants to choose! They donned their finest suits or most formal gowns, or participated from their couch in pj’s!
  • Where did the money go?
    Last year’s special Gala was a solidarity event in response to the Covid-19 crisis and its impact on the SDFAS community and operations. The school directed all Gala proceeds toward the school’s Fund for the Future in support of Financial Aid and Professional Development. For more information, please refer to the following document.
  • What did participants do to help?
    • Bid generously!
    • Donated to the Fund-A-Need to support Financial Aid and Professional Development
    • Pre-registered and contacted as needed
    • Invited family and friends to participate in the Gala