A message from our Auction Committee:
October launches the planning and activities for the 2018 Christ King Parish Auction. Mark your calendars….the 2018 Christ King Parish Auction will be held in the Christ King Gym on Saturday, February 24, 2018. We will be rolling out the red carpet for you, as the theme is “Everything Hollywood!”
While we are excited for this year’s Auction, we want to quickly celebrate the success of last year’s event! We are SO pleased to announce that last year’s Auction raised $110,000!! That was an increase from the previous year in both money raised, as well as attendance. We could not have done it without each and every one of our parishioners, so THANK YOU. Let’s top our numbers for the 2018 event – we’d love to have you all involved!
As you may recall, last year our “Raise the Paddle” raised nearly $35,000. That money was raised for specific projects to repair our beautiful buildings and campus. As of today, the roof exhaust pipes were replaced and the concrete steps to the church entrance were completed this summer. Over the next weeks and months, the steps leading to the gym entrance doors off of 92nd Street will be repaired, the assessment and maintenance repair of the roof tiles will be begin to take place, and security cameras will be installed around the campus. It is truly amazing to see all of these repairs and installations accomplished thanks to the money raised at the Auction with the assistance of all of you.
As we kickoff our 2018 Auction, we want to make you aware of some activities that are already taking place. Gift Gathering parties - which generate seed money for the Auction - are underway! The school and Faith Formation families are having grade-specific parties. Dates for these parties can be found HERE
or in the school and Faith Formation weekly newsletters. The Parish Gift Gathering party is scheduled for November 10th (to attend, please EMAIL
or call the Parish Office). Donations can be submitted in the distributed Gift Gathering envelopes. Or, NEW this year, donations can be submitted online HERE
Beginning next weekend, through the end of October, you will notice our Auction “Ticket Trees
” that will be placed in the back of church, as well as near the 91st Street entrance. These “Ticket Trees” offer all parishioners a way to donate to the Auction – simply grab a ticket, purchase the gift card, and drop it off at the Parish Office. These donated gift cards are used to support the Auction in many ways – from silent auction baskets, to decorations, and so much more!
Are you interested in becoming a sponsor or advertiser for the Auction? Click HERE
Amy Burris for further details. Do you have any items or experiences that you would be willing to donate to the Auction? Click HERE
We are excited for another successful year of supporting our Parish through this amazing community event. We thank you for your continued support - we cannot achieve such great success without you! Continue to check the Christ King Parish website for updates on this upcoming event.
Holly Anguil ~ Kathy Barczak ~ Karen Bressanelli ~ Shelley Harrington ~ Stephanie Merz
Your 2018 Auction Committee