Blue and Gold Gala

Blue and Gold Gala

The Corpus Christ Home and School Association is pleased to announce the Twenty-First Corpus Christi School Auction, to be held on Saturday, April 22, 2017 at the Bond Ballroom.  Since its founding in 1961, Corpus Christi School has been on a mission to provide academic excellence, while equipping each student with the knowledge necessary to live according to the Gospel tenets.  The auction generates the necessary funds that continue to help our students soar to academic success, while remaining grounded in our mission to provide students with a solid foundation for them to mature into virtuous global citizens.

In past years, funds raised by your generous donations have allowed us to improve our school’s library, upgrade technology, and add additional educational resources needed by the school.  This year’s funds will be used to improve the classroom environment, which includes acquiring new desks for our students.

Corpus Christi School is a National Blue Ribbon School which means the school has been recognized by the U.S. Department of Education for its excellence in academics.  As such, the school is committed to enriching the educational experience of more than 350 students from over 25 towns.  With your assistance, we can further our efforts of providing an exceptional Catholic education.

We are inviting your company to be part of this year’s event.  Please consider a donation of: 

•             Goods, services or a monetary gift

•             An ad in our professionally produced auction booklet

We must receive your donation by Tuesday, February 28 in order to ensure your company is acknowledged and published in our auction booklet.  We would be delighted to arrange the pick-up of any item you wish to contribute.  You may also mail a gift certificate of your contribution directly to the school address listed above.  All donations are tax deductible and receipts will be provided.

With your support of the auction, you will make a positive difference in the education of the future leaders of our community; while also promoting your business to hundreds of individuals in the Greater Hartford area.  Thank you for your consideration and please feel free to contact us directly with any questions.

Gratefully yours,

The Corpus Christi School Auction Solicitation Co-Chairpersons

Liz DeVito                                                                                       Heather Epright

860.508.0217                                                                                773.398.8816                                                       

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The solicitation committee is already hard at work!  We are looking for some fun items and would love your help.  If you or someone you know can donate any (or all!) of the following items or may be interested in hosting an experience event, we’d really appreciate it:        
  •  Vacation / seasonal homes
  • Tickets to sporting events - football, basketball, baseball, hockey.  College or professional level. UConn, Patriots, Giants, Jets, Red Sox, Yankees, Mets, Bruins, Rangers.  We welcome tickets from ALL sports teams!!
  • Gift certificates (did you get any for Christmas and don’t think you’ll be able to use them?)
  • Home services:  Cleaning, baby-sitting/nanny, landscaping / snow removal 
  • Estate jewelry 
  • Theater (Hartford Stage, Theaterworks, Playhouse on Park), Movie tickets
  • Ability to host for an interesting experience event:  wine/beer/scotch tasting, cooking demonstrations, children’s theme parties (jewelry making, karate, etc.)…..
  • Other……do you have any ideas?
Please contact Heather Epright at () or Liz DeVito at () if you can donate or help.
Donations are due 2/28/17.
Basket Items Needed
Please consider donating the following items to make our Auction a success:
- Mega Cellophane Rolls (sold at Michael's use your coupon- its only about $6!)
- Clear Tape
- Scissors
- Paper Fillers (different colors)
- Hot Glue Gun / Glue Sticks
- Assorted Wire Ribbons
- Silk Flowers
- Newspapers to add bulk to bottom of containers
- Baskets/Containers - assorted shapes & sizes, hat boxes, gift boxes, etc
- Small Items to round out basket themes such as candles, frames, small sports balls, wine glasses, etc
- Inexpensive Frames for Certificates
- Any other creative supplies you would like to contribute!
Please leave items in the box labeled Auction Basket Supplies in the school lobby! 

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581 Silas Deane Highway
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