Jolene Wojcik, GICC Advancement Basis govt director, stated the once-a-year fundraiser is section of a a few-pronged tactic.
“Tuition charges deal with section of education, our 4 parishes in town contribute monetarily to this school, and then we’re utilizing this celebration to spend for the gap.”
For private and parochial faculties, that gap can be big, making the hundreds of hundreds of dollars garnered from each individual “knight” necessary to GICC’s operation. The function has helped fund significant – but essential – projects, including renovating the school’s chemistry lab, a new bus, technology upgrades and teacher want lists.
Silent auction things include dwelling décor, an outdoor patio heater and transportable hearth pit and luggage. The baggage could occur in handy should really that person also acquire one of the dwell auction packages, which consist of a “glamping” vacation, a Frisco, Colorado, mountainside retreat and stay in a Hawaii condominium. There are also live performance deals, evening meal with Bishop Emeritus William Dendinger and artwork.
Wojcik explained she understands which auction she’s most thrilled about.
“I want to go to the Cubs rooftop game. It is all-you-can-consume and consume for the whole recreation on of the rooftops by Wrigley Field. Which is the a single I want.”
Hamik claimed there are so many offerings she’s unsure which 1 she’s most fired up about. “I do not have a specific merchandise. I just like so quite a few factors,” she mentioned. “I’m bidding on so lots of items – a great deal of Xmas provides.”