PS 29 John M. Harrigan School | 425 Henry St | Brooklyn, NY 11201 | (718) 330-9277800-123-456

Gala + Auction

PS29 Spring Gala + Auction Explained in 5 Steps

1) What is it?

PS29 PTA hosts a fun adults-only party on Friday, May 4, 2018 to give parents, family and friends of PS29 the opportunity to celebrate together and to raise money for our incredible children. Get your tickets here. Early bird pricing is good through Friday, March 16.

2) Why do we do it?

To ensure that PS29 continues to uphold the highest standards in education. The proceeds from auction help support the amazing enrichment programs at our school, including:

  • Professional Development
  • Grade-wide Enrichments K-5
  • Assistant Teachers in All Kindergarten Classes
  • Art, Drama, Music
  • Library & Technology
  • Community Events

3) How does it work and what can I do to support the auction?

Step 1 – Parents (YOU!) solicit or make donations (details below)
Step 2 – We sell them at the auction (May 4, 2018)
Step 3 – You come enjoy the party on May 4 and buy some of the great experiences or goods from the auction. Get your tickets here. Early bird pricing is good through Friday, March 16.If you’d like to join the auction committee or volunteer in any way to help plan the biggest parent event of the year, please email us at

4) What can I solicit or donate?

Think about opportunities through your work or contacts (neighbors, friends, family) to contribute unique items for auction. Items that bring in the most money for auction (and our children) are:

  • Tickets to sporting events and Broadway shows,
  • Restaurants and in-home chef experiences,
  • Vacation homes,
  • Family fun experiences (bowling, magic shows, museum tours, etc.), and
  • Classroom visits from local “celebrities” (perhaps you have a neighbor who is an airline pilot, children’s book illustrator or archaeologist)

Want more ideas? Check out our idea list: 60 Great Donation Ideas

5) How do I get the donations to PS29? 2 easy ways!

Have questions, ideas, suggestions, want to participate? Contact us!
Rachel Geisler & Constance Edwards, PS29 Spring Auction + Gala Co-Chairs