The 2019 Awty Gala Co-Chairs Vanessa Sanchez and Fay Zakhem are delighted to invite you to join The Awty International School as we celebrate the Mexican tradition of Dia de los Muertos at our 2019 Awty Gala, Love Never Dies. On March 9, 2019, over 500 guests will bid for exciting trips in our live auction, sign-up for exclusive dinners, and dance until the early morning hours, all with the goal of raising $525,000 for our school!
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The Awty Gala is an annual fundraising event specifically designed to allow parents and corporate sponsors another avenue to contribute financially to The Awty International School.
The 2019 Awty Gala is tasked with raising $525,000 for the school through underwriting, sponsorships, and tickets culminating in a spectacular night of dinner and dancing as we celebrate our vibrant community.
Join us for a fantastic event on March 9, 2019:
- Table sponsorships start at $6,000 and includes dinner for ten people, plus the sponsors receive an invitation to the VIP Party prior to the gala.
- Couples sponsorships are $1,200 and include preferred seating for two, and an invitation to the VIP Party prior to the gala.
- Individual tickets are $300 per person, or $600 per couple.
Underwrite a portion of the event:
You can donate money to Awty through a straight donation and underwrite a portion of the 2019 Awty Gala. Underwriting opportunities start at $2,000 and will be listed soon.
Donate an auction item:
Each year, we host an online auction and a live auction as part of our annual Awty Gala efforts. Popular online auction items include restaurant gift cards, certificates for beauty services, kids birthday party items, popular summer toys, and anything related to travel. Our online auction consists almost entirely of vacation homes and travel destinations donated by families and friends of Awty. If you have an item or a property that you would like to donate, please contact Lauren Linn, Director of Special Events
The 2019 Gala Committee has a number of outlets for involvement including helping us thank our donors through stewardship, asking for auction items, coordinating the online auction, or working with some of our sign-up parties: Sociables and Awty Adventures.
The 2019 Awty Gala is tasked with raising $525,000 for the school through underwriting, sponsorships, and tickets culminating in a spectacular night of dinner and dancing as we c
A Sociable (frequently referred to as a sign-up party) is an event hosted by members of the Awty Community and are often brunches, lunches, or dinners. During our online auction and at our gala, there are opportunities to purchase a seat at these delicious events.
An Awty Adventure is an outing for our students with a beloved faculty or staff member similar to the adult sociables. In past years, these popular outings have included an experience to iFly, a cooking class, a bowling outing, and many other fun adventures. During our online auction, the Awty community is offered the opportunity to purchase a spot for their child(ren) at these enjoyable events.