In conjunction with our 2019 Hawthorn Hill Carnival, the PTA also coordinated a silent auction. We had 44 items to bid on and we were able to raise $1685.58! All the funds raised from the auction were used to purchase 3 robotics kits that students have had exposure to during an after-school robotics club. Due to the success of last year’s silent auction, we are excited to report that the silent auction will be back for our 2020 school carnival, which will be held on Friday, March 6th!
The funds from this year’s silent auction will be used for updates to the playground. We have a long list of updates and enhancements and we are confident that we can provide these for our students due to the generosity of families, community members and area businesses. This year, we are hoping to raise over $1700.00 and some of the items we are hoping to fund include: using stencils to paint games/activities on the asphalt, purchasing new soccer balls and basketballs, and adding more trash cans and recycling bins to keep the playground clean.
We are currently in the process of gathering donations for the silent auction. Items such as gift cards, event tickets, themed baskets, and homemade items are very much appreciated. If you would like to help with a donation, please email firstname.lastname@example.org. Thank you for helping to make our 2020 silent auction even bigger and better!