Upcoming Auction

Upcoming Auction


Purchase your tickets here for the Spring Benefit Gala 2018: Under the Spring Night Sky taking place on Saturday, April 21, from 6-10pm, at the Poughkeepsie Tennis Club (directions)! The Benefit is the school’s largest fundraising event and includes cocktails, dinner, live and silent auctions, music, dancing and more! The evening is a great chance to celebrate our community and support the Fund for PDS.

In addition to attending, there are several other ways you can help make the event a success:

  • Purchase Advertising in the Gala Program here. Check out last year’s excellent program here.
  • Support the Event Through Sponsorship and Underwriting here.

Help Us Secure Auction Items.

Live & Almost Live Auction

We’re looking for unique items that can’t be easily purchased on the open market – vacation home stays, artwork and exclusive experiences (think lunches with authors, major sports/events tickets or backstage exclusives with celebrities/actors). If you have any items or ideas to share, please contact Christina Powers via cpowers@poughkeepsieday.org or phone at 845.462.7600, ext. 110.

Silent Auction

Many of us work in professions that can be turned into a gift certificate – e.g. lawyers, doctors and techies can donate services. And, many of us live in towns with great restaurants, unique shops and specialty service establishments. We’d be in fantastic shape if each of us could obtain just one gift-certificate or item from businesses that we own or frequent. Donations can be made here.

Attend Event Check-In Meetings taking place every Wednesday at 8am between now and April 18. If you have any questions or suggestions, please email the 2018 Gala & Auction Committee at auction@poughkeepsieday.org.