Spring fund raisers for schools
Mark your calendars, Ravenswood residents! Schools in your area are holding numerous events this spring to raise money for their students and programs.
Ravenswood Elementary School
Ravenswood will hold its 3rd annual “Spring Forward” event on Saturday, March 26 from 7 to 11P at DANK Haus, 4740 N. Western Avenue. The evening will include live music, food and both a silent auction and a live auction. Tickets are available for purchase online by clicking here or at the door. General public tickets are $65 each, which includes two drink tickets.
St. Matthias Transfiguration Elementary School
St. Matthias/ Transfig is currently selling raffle tickets for its “Grand $lam Raffle” event. There will be 182 $50 winners drawn each day of the baseball season and one $2,000 winner drawn on the final day of the World Series. The first drawing will be March 31. Tickets are $10 each and can be purchased from St. Matthias School Families, from participating Parishioners or by sending a contribution by mail.
For more information, please click here
John C. Coonley School
Coonley will hold its 6th annual “Spring Fling” Auction on Saturday, April 2 from 6:30 to 11:30P at DANK Haus. The open bar event will include food, a silent and a live auction, music, raffle and dancing with parents, teachers and Coonley neighbors. Click here to purchase tickets and click here to donate an item for auction. Ravenswood business owners can also purchase an ad in the auction book by clicking here.
St. Benedict Preparatory High School
St Ben's will hold its “Movin’ as One Fitness ‘Fun’draiser” on April 9. Led by professional dance and wellness instructor Gloria Araya, participants will enjoy a variety of exercises including kickboxing, latin cardio, Bella Core Middle Eastern fusion, Djembe-African dance and yoga. Tickets are $40 for advance registration and $50 at the door. To purchase tickets online, please click here
. Childcare is available for a limited number of participants.
Gordon Tech High School
Gordon will host a Walk to Wrigley on April 27. Gordon Tech students will walk approximately two miles from the high school to Wrigley Field and will raise money through community pledges. Organized by the Gordon Tech Parents’ Club and Activities Department, the goal of the day is to raise $25,000 for the school. Students will enjoy a Cubs game upon completion of the walk. Proceeds will support Gordon Tech community events, parents’ club events, student programs, activities and equipment and more.
Thomas J. Waters Magnet and Performing Arts School
Waters will hold its Spring Event and Silent Auction on Friday, May 20 from 6 to 11P at Dank Haus. The yearly fundraising event includes an adult night out for Waters parents, teachers and communities.