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St. Mary's "Spring for the Children Benefit Auction"

What a Night!  Our 25th Benefit Auction was held March 16, 2019 at the Beardmore Event Center - Bellevue.  

What a wonderful evening we had at this years benefit auction.

"Spring for the Children" Benefit Auction

e143photo courtesy: Brittany Johnson, poetimages.netEach spring one of our school’s highlights is the Annual "Spring for the Children" Benefit Auction. In 2014 we celebrated our 20th Annual Event. It is the biggest fundraiser of the year! We loved seeing you at the auction April 5, 2014 at the Livestock Exchange Building. It was a night of fun, great food, mingling with old friends and new ones, silent bidding for baskets, and a fun-filled oral auction that included priceless treasures. When the evening was done you walked off with all kinds of wonderful goodies and the satisfaction of knowing your financial support helped St. Mary's School sustain its outstanding academic program. We at St. Mary's want to thank you all for your continued generous financial support and all the volunteer hours that go in to making this such a wonderful and successful event each year.  Thank you to everyone who came and made the "Spring for the Children" Benefit Auction such a success! This was our most successful benefit auction to date bringing in $99,065. Thank you corporate sponsors, advertisers, donors and attendees for making this such a success!  This year you helped us raise $21,876 for  Fill A Need. That money was used to install a new, modern playground set.

Auction Success Over the Years

1995:   ? 1996:   ?  1997: $18,777
1998: $21,179 1999: $35,286  2000: $35,286
2001: $40,000 2002: $32,140  2003: $26,877
2004: $53,000 2005: $55,179  2006: $45,000
2007: $35,000 2008: $53,364  2009: $33,004
2010: $48,634 2011: $41,000  2012: $67,044
2013: $81,098 2014: $99,065  2015: $96,971
2016: $99,114 2017: $86,114  

Dreams Realized

TchrLaptopProjectorREVLook at what one night of a shared common goal of supporting St. Mary's School and its students can mean. Our overall goal for the 18th annual Spring For the Children Benefit Auction was $50,000. The goal for the Fill-A–Need portion, which would furnish laptops and projectors for the teachers, $10,000. Thanks to the tremendous outpouring of support of all of those attending that evening, we far surpassed those goals! Fill-A-Need brought in $16,450 and the overall auction $67,044. Thanks for helping make St. Mary's School the best it can be!

At the 23rd annual Spring For the Children Benefit Auction thanks to all our supporters we raised $86,114. The Fill-A-Need portion; "The Bells for St. Mary's" brought in $17,540 that went towards upgrading the phone and bell system at the school. Thank you for your continued support.  Home and School kicked in the balance for the project.


St Mary's Information

St. Mary's Catholic School is a Pre-Kindergarten through Eighth Grade School of the Archdiocese of Omaha. Our mission is to provide a Catholic education that nurtures students' hearts and minds to become servant leaders in an ever-changing world.

Our philosophy of education is to offer a five-day program to assist families in teaching those truths, skills, and ideals, which are necessary for Christian living. We believe that education must develop the faculties and abilities of the whole child: spiritually, intellectually, physically, and emotionally. To help achieve this, our faculty and staff are an integral part of the formation of Christian community and dedicate themselves to the task of developing Christian citizens.



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