St. Peter School cordially invites you to attend the

Sixteenth Annual Dare to Dream Gala & Auction
Saturday, March 9, 2019, 6:00 P.M.
Royal Sonesta

St. Peter School’s largest fundraiser of the school year.

The gala is above all a celebration of friendship, community building, and educational excellence.

Benoit Real Estate

Thank you to our Major Business Donor

The event begins at 6:00 P.M. with cocktails, passed hors-d’oeuvres, a silent auction, followed by dinner, remarks, and dancing. In attendance – faculty, alumni, parishioners, business members of the community, friends, and parents/guardians. The St. Peter School community raised over $92,000 at last year’s Auction & Gala, making Catholic education accessible for the future of St. Peter School Students. The proceeds from the ticket sales and the auction are earmarked for the Annual Fund.

Purchase a ticket

Donate towards the Gala

Gifts of Time

Check out the list of gifts of time, donated by St Peter Teachers and Staff. Gifts of Time


Join the Gala/Auction Committee

Looking for new faces to join in the fun as well as welcoming returning volunteers to the Gala & Auction planning committee.  All are invited to attend the gala planning meetings (or help behind the scenes when you are able) until the Gala. There are many ways to help which will fit everyone’s availability. Please contact the Advancement Office to learn more about volunteer opportunities.

Gala & Auction Planning Meeting Dates

February 6, February 13, February 27 at 8:00 A.M. The final meeting will take place on March 6 at 9:00 A.M., following the Ash Wednesday Mass. All meetings will be held at the Parish Center.

Auction Volunteer Sign Up Link

Each class is asked to contribute 5 items for the auction – $50 minimum value. Popular items in the past have been gift cards, sports event tickets, use of vacation homes, high-end jewelry, wine baskets, toys, books, home goods, and more. Forms needed: Donation Letter and Donation Form.

Become a sponsor or buy an ad in this year’s auction program book, Whether it is to highlight your business, send well wishes to the St. Peter Community, thank a teacher, congratulate a student, or in honor of a loved one. See below for donation form and sponsorship form. Deadline: February 11, 2019

Ask for support from local businesses

We encourage families to ask local businesses to support our Auction. Before you do so, please check in with Advancement to make sure the establishment has not already been asked. Thank You!

Sell your raffle tickets

Raffle tickets will be sent home in January. We ask each family to support our mission (and take a chance on winning!) by selling or purchasing $50 worth of raffle tickets for the following prizes.  Ask co-workers, neighbors, grandparents and other family members to support St. Peter School and buy those tickets!

First Prize    $2,000

Second Prize    $500

Third Prize    $250

Please return all sold raffle tickets and money in the envelope provided.  Be sure your student’s name and grade are on the envelope, so they receive credit for their sales. This year’s prizes for our top 3 student ticket sellers are:

Sarah’s Market & Café, $100 Gift Card

Movies & Fun at Apple Cinema, Fresh Pond Gift Basket, $50 Value

Armando’s Pizza, $25 Gift Certificate


Don’t forget to RSVP that you will attend: Invite family, friends, and neighbors to the party! Room Parents will be organizing class tables, so let them know with whom you’d like to sit. Also, if you’d like to be seated with family or friends, please note that on your RSVP. Invites will be going out toward the end of January – look for them in the mail.

Tax ID Information:
IRC 501(c) (3) Organization / Federal Tax ID No: 04-3132637

2018 Gala Fun

Why give?

We are a diverse, inner-city school carrying out the heartfelt mission of the School Sisters of Notre Dame in lifting up students and their families through access to academically challenging, faith-based education. Without scholarship assistance, many of our students would not be able to attend St. Peter School. We are living our faith every day while teaching to the heart, mind, and soul of each child. We are grateful for people who believe that a child’s future should depend on how hard they work, not on their ability to pay.