St. Raphael Home & School invites you to attend the

25th Annual St. Raphael Gala

To benefit St. Raphael Catholic School

Saturday, February 10, 2018

Sheraton Lisle Hotel

St. Raphael School invites the School Parents, Parish and Parent/Student/Faculty Alumni to celebrate with us at the 25th Anniversary School Gala.  Please Save the Date, Saturday, February 10th, 2018, and attend the SHARE THE LOVE Gala at the Sheraton in Lisle.  Tickets will go on sale soon!

GALA GRAND RAFFLE:  Grand Raffle tickets are now available for purchase!  You can support our school and have a chance to WIN!  Tickets are $100/each and only 500 will be sold.  The drawing will be held at the Gala 2/10/18 but the winners need not be present to win.  Grand Prize: $10,000, 1st Prize: $2,500, 2nd Prize $1,000 and 3rd Prize $500!  FACTS forms went home with the youngest child to purchase and are due December 22nd, 2017.  Tickets will be sold to the Parish after mass and at Donut Sunday on November 19th!  Or contact Cathleen Jaglin at to purchase yours now.  Thank you for your support!

GALA AUCTION DONATIONS, SPONSORSHIPS & ADVERTISING AVAILABLE:  Would you or your business  be interested in making a tax deductible donation (monetary or auction item) or purchasing a Sponsorship or Advertising for the Gala?  You can download the Sponsorship Packet or contact Natalie Hill at or Anita Benton at  The Deadline is December 15th!

COOKBOOK ORDERS:  The 25th Anniversary Gala School & Parish Cookbook is being printed and we expect them to arrive by Thanksgiving!  You can purchase your copies for $20 on November 19th after mass and at Donut Sunday!  Preorder forms will be going home with the youngest child in November.

Grand Raffle

Tickets to win a $10,000 cash prize from the Grand Raffle go on sale each August. The goal for the Grand Raffle fundraiser is to sell 500 tickets. Each ticket is $100, and families are required to purchase or sell at least two. The Grand Raffle is drawn at the Gala and there are two more cash prizes in addition to the $10,000 cash prize.

Sponsorship & Donations

Please consider supporting our Gala by giving a tax deductible donation in the form of an auction item, cash donation, sponsorship, underwriting opportunity or by purchasing an advertisement. Your generous donation will help ensure this year’s Gala is a fundraising success.

2018 Gala – Business Sponsorship Packet

Volunteering is a great way to get to know other school families and the parents in your children’s classes. I always enjoyed meeting parents of older students and learning from their experiences.

Mary-Kay Peebles