The Auction is the largest FUNdraising event of the year that raises important funds for our children.  The auction event (Mardi Gras Masquerade) will take place this year on March 16, 2019 at the Grand Theater in the Mission.

Auction Details

Our auction has 2 elements: an ONLINE AUCTION (March 8-14th) followed by the AUCTION EVENT (March 16th), where you can bid on items donated from the community and are sold to the highest bidder. You can participate in both or either one to support our school.

  • Online Auction: March 8-14
    Prior to our Auction Event, we are holding an Online Auction, where you can support our school by bidding from the comfort of your home! Most gift certificates, items and buy-in parties will be available on the online auction only.

  • Mardi Gras Masquerade Auction Event: March 16th, 6-11pm
    This is the biggest (Adult-only) party of the year you won't want to miss! We will have a Silent Auction with artwork from students, gift baskets, plus a Live Auction all while enjoying food, drinks, and music and connecting with other parents, teachers and friends. You can also make a 100% tax-deductible donation during Raise a Paw.

Event ticket for the Mardi Gras Masquerade includes drinks, food and dessert. Advance tickets are $60 per person until 2/16, after that they are available for $75 each. Link to buy them here.  If you would prefer to pay by cash or check, please leave payment in the office with the name(s) of who is attending and an email address. Please also consider purchasing a ticket for one of our amazing teachers to attend! 

Help Make Our Auction a Success!

What kind of donations are you asking for?

  • Host a party: Wine tasting, a unique meal, movie night, neighborhood progressive parties, minecraft party; the ideas are endless.

  • Organize a unique experience: Cooking/Dining with a popular chef; Behind-the-scenes tour; cooking lesson; hike or camping trip.

  • Offer a stay in a vacation home: Tahoe, Napa, Sonoma, Hawaii, So. Cal, Mexico or beyond!

  • Share a special skill: Teach a group how to dance, fly-fish, cook, hit a line drive, knit, etc.

  • Donate event tickets: sporting events, concerts, shows, ballet, plays, etc.

  • Contribute goods and services: Gift certificates to retail shops or restaurants, bottles of wine and champagne, spa or gym gift certificates, sports memorabilia, etc.

  • Help send out donations requests from the community: We need lots of help with this. It’s easy and can be done on your own time. Please email joseortegafundraising@gmail.com if interested in helping out with procurement, or any part of the auction!

How to donate?

  • Drop off or mail your donation to the school office, attn: Auction Committee (400 Sargent Street, SF, CA 94132)

  • EMAIL JoseOrtegaFundraising@gmail.com

  • Submit donation online.

  • Submit your Buy-In Party here.

Resources

Thank you to all of our generous donors!

This event would not be possible without our gracious sponsors and donors as well as our numerous volunteers who work countless hours to make this auction a success.