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True Blue Gala 2017

Saturday, October 14, 2017

5PM - 10PM | Blanchet Catholic School |Dress: Sunday Best


The True Blue Gala is Blanchet's largest fundraiser and community gathering event made possible by the generosity of many sponsors, donors, parents, volunteers and students working together to ensure the legacy of Blanchet continues.  
 
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PURCHASE AUCTION SPONSORSHIP

For a printable PDF of our sponsorship opportunities, please click here.

 

We invite you to join us as a sponsor of this important event. Sponsorship is an outstanding way to support both education and community. All proceeds directly benefit Blanchet Catholic School and the over 350 students currently enrolled.

As a sponsor, your organization will be highlighted and recognized for your support.  For more information, contact Toni Nanneman, Development Manager at 503.391.2639 x240 or email toninanneman@blanchetcatholicschool.com.  Thank you in advance for your generous support.

COURAGE & FAITH SPONSOR - $5,000
  • Spotlight article in Cavalier Magazine
  • Recognition in Auction press release
  • Company logo or name on Auction bid cards
  • Company logo or name on Auction catalog title page
  • Company logo or name on Auction invitation (If confirmed by August 18, 2017)
  • On stage acknowledgement
  • Company logo or name on auction webpage with hot link to company website for 1 year
  • 11”x17” gym signage and name in all sport and drama programs
  • Company logo or name on auction event signage
  • Acknowledgement in Auction catalog and 2017 Annual Report
  • Color advertisement in Auction catalog
  • Preferred, reserved parking for 4 cars
  • Preferred wine for table
  • Table seating for 8
BLANCHET SPONSOR - $2,500
  • Company logo or name on auction webpage with hot link to company website for 6 months
  • 11”x17” gym signage and name in all sport and drama programs
  • Company logo or name on auction event signage
  • Acknowledgement in Auction catalog and 2017 Annual Report
  • Color advertisement in Auction catalog
  • Preferred wine for table
  • Table seating for 8
CAVALIER SPONSOR - $1,000
  • Company logo or name on auction event signage
  • Acknowledgement in Auction catalog and 2016 Annual Report
  • Color advertisement in Auction catalog – half page
  • Preferred wine for table
  • Table seating for 8

You can complete the donation form and return it to school.

Below are just a few ideas of items that sell well at our benefit auction.  There are hundreds of donation possibilities!  Think of what you and your friends would like to buy at an auction!  If you’re unsure or have any questions, please contact Development Coordinator Mrs. Nanneman.

Events & Entertainment
  • Concert/theatre/backstage pass/tickets
  • Girls/Guys Night out
  • Hot air balloon adventure
  • Professional sporting events or unique excursions (hunting, fishing, golfing, etc.
  • Collegiate events
  • Winery/distillery/microbrewery tour
  • Skybox tickets
  • Spa package
  • Local restaurant gift cards
Travel & Leisure
  • Vacation home stays
  • Cabin/Condo/timeshares
  • Hotel certificates
  • Airline miles or tickets
  • Hotel/Resort package
  • Private jet or plane
  • Fishing/Rafting trip
  • Big game/fish hunting packages
  • Bed & breakfast stays
Unique Opportunities
  • Private meal for group prepared by well-known chef
  • Bench/sideline experience with favorite sport team
  • Tailgate party
  • Hosted BBQ, progressive dinner, etc.
  • Race Car school
  • Tennis/Golf/Ski package or lessons
Technology
  • iPad/Kindle/laptop
  • Flat screen television
  • Home theatre system
  • Video game system
  • Fitness bands
Miscellaneous
  • Cooking classes
  • Home remodel packages – roofing, landscaping, painting, interior design, etc.
  • Quality home furnishings
  • KitchenAid mixer, Cuisinart, espresso maker
  • Quilts
  • Motorized scooter
  • Pool table, pinball machine, jukebox
  • Power tools
  • Sporting equipment
  • Car detailing packages
  • Maid/butler service
  • Theme baskets

Not sure what to donate? Cash donations are always appreciated!

Additional questions? Contact Toni Nanneman, 503-391-2639 x241 or email toninanneman@blanchetcatholicschool.com

Invitations will be mailed in September and on-line registrations will open September 15.

It takes hundreds of volunteer hours to make the True Blue Gala a successful event!  Please see availalbe shifts on the following form:

 

Dear Blanchet Parent,

Blanchet Catholic School is pleased to announce our 20th Annual Benefit Auction, “True Blue Gala.”  Both the silent and oral auctions with catered dinner will be held on Saturday, October 15, 2016.   Parent support of the auction is critical to its success.  As per your signed Enrollment Agreement, each family is responsible for donating at least $100 to the auction.  This can include donations of cash or new physical items with a value of $100 or more. 

Please see the enclosed ‘Wish List’ for donation ideas.  Parent donations are due by September 22, 2017.  Families who turn in their donations on or before August 31 will be entered into a drawing for a $50 Regal movie gift card.You can also participate by volunteering, sponsoring and/or attending the auction.  Please see the links below for more information!

Parent Auction Frequently Asked Questions
Donation Wishlist
Donation Form
Online Donations
 

In addition to being our largest and most important fundraiser directly benefiting students and programs, the auction is our largest volunteer effort and biggest social occasion of the year.  Working on the auction is a great way to meet fellow parents and to learn more about our school community.

Please read the enclosed information thoroughly for an overview of each of these opportunities.  If you have any questions, please contact Development Coordinator Toni Nanneman at 503-391-2639 x240 or email toninanneman@blanchetcatholicschool.com.