Fundraisers for Local Nonprofits for Children

Fundraisers are a great way to support a local school or nonprofit. Whether you are bidding on auction items, attending a fancy gala or interested in donating items towards their silent auction; fundraisers are vital and help a worthy cause thrive.

Check back frequently! This list will continuously be updated. If you are interested in your school or nonprofit servicing the children of the Bay Area to be included please contact me. I will do anything to support you! 


Two AWESOME ways to support Kiddo! 

1. Bid for great items at the Kiddo! Gala & Online Auction 2017 NOW! 

Online auction opened on Feb 15th at 9am and is jam packed with exciting items - vacation homes,  fine wine, sporting activities, summer camps galore and so much more - to get in on the action! Check it out ASAP.

2. Celebrating 35 years of Kiddo!
Saturday, March 4, Mill Valley Recreation Center

The Gala will take place on March 4th 2017 at the Mill Valley Recreation Center. Be sure to buy tickets early to secure the best prices. Any questions regarding ticket purchases should be sent to

Sausalito Nursery School's 77th Annual Fundraiser & Auction

Saturday, March 4, Studio 333, Sausalito

Let's blame it on the Boogie! It's time to get your GROOVE on! On March 4th, it's time to turn back time to those funky disco days at Studio 54 while bidding on fabulous live and silent auction items in support of Sausalito Nursery School! Join us in celebrating the school's 77th year by raising a paddle (and a glass!), enjoying fabulous food, and booging down to some disco sounds. If you are unable to attend, please feel free to make a donation here or explore our auction catalog on this website to bid online for some groovy items! We hope to see you there!

The online portion of Cascade Canyon Presents: Totally 80's in the Meadow is now open. The auction will run from March 6, 2017 to March 27, 2017, with the live event taking place on March 18, 2017. Proceeds go to Cascade Canyon School in order to support our mission. Auction items range from vacation getaways to donated items guaranteed to delight and surprise. So, tell your friends, family, community. Let the bidding begin!

St. Patrick School's BAJA 2017 is HERE!  Bid, Bid, Bid
Online auction February 17, 2017 to March 4, 2017, live event March 4

Check out the fun & unique items, local restaurants, spas, local services, staycation ideas and much, much more. There is something for everyone.  Spread the word to your friends and neighbors!  More bidders=more money for our school and students!

Children’s Cottage Cooperative

Barn Dance
Saturday, March 11, American Legion, Larkspur

For more information and online auction visit their website or email

Willow Creek Academy

The WCA Annual Benefit
Saturday, March 11, Studio 333, Sausalito

"All Aboard" will be a nautical-themed celebration of inclusivity and the school's great shoreside location. So relax and put on your island vibe and let's sip some drinks and dance the night away while we raise a lot of money for our wonderful school! Here are the details:

  • Event opens to all at 5:30pm. Purchase tickets here beforehand or at the door.
  • $25 per person general admission, $100 per person with all-you-can-drink included.
  • Dinner included in the ticket price and drinks available for purchase.
  • DJ provided and dancing encouraged!
  • Silent auction, raffle, games, paddle raise, signup parties, and live auction.
  • Live auction begins at 7:30pm sharp.
  • Online auction opens 2 weeks before event and closes the day before the event.

Due to space considerations, a limited number of tickets are available so take advantage of this exclusive opportunity! Purchase tickets through this website to avoid the long-lines at the door. We will see you at the auction!

CHECK OUT: Online auction.

Twin Cities Community Preschool Online Auction to support our Playground Remodel Project
March 13th - March 27th

Visit today. With over 170+ items to bid on, there is something for everyone! You will find gift cards and services from both local shops and national/chain companies. When you make a bid, both of us benefit! You may take home one of these awesome items and the proceeds will go towards the planning and development our TCCP playground!

Novato Charter School

Novato Charter School Benefit Auction
Saturday, March 18, Osher Marin Jewish Community Center, San Rafael

Novato Charter School (NCS) is preparing for its annual Enchanted Garden Benefit Event in March, which raises funds essential to maintain high quality education. NCS is a public Waldorf-methods charter school located at Hamilton Field, serving families in Marin and Sonoma Counties.

Mill Valley Nursery School

Mill Valley Nursery School's 2017 online auction is now live! Over 150 items are listed, with a total retail value of approximately $25k. All items are starting at 20% of retail value so there are some amazing deals to be had. Plus, the funds go to support our amazing local cooperative preschool which has been part of the community since 1941.

The auction closes on Saturday, April 22nd at 8 PM so get your bids in ASAP!


The SPARK Online Auction opens Tuesday, March 14 at 9:00 am and runs through Monday, March 20 at 9:00 pm.

Spring Gala 
Saturday, May 6, Marin Civic Center, San Rafael

Every year, more than 400 District community members come together to celebrate outstanding people of our community, our kids, our fantastic schools, and many of the achievements the District has realized this year at the SPARK Spring Spotlight. Dinner, Dancing, Live Auction and more make this event memorable and fun! Revenues from this event in prior years have raised an upwards of $140K toward our annual fundraising goal and Fund a Need.

Beyond Differences Galactic Gala 

April 22, 2017・6:30 to 10:00pm

At The Commons at Letterman Digital Arts Center in the San Francisco Presidio

Gourmet Food and Wine・Specialty Cocktails・Spectacular Views・Auction・Music & Dancing・Valet Parking

Featuring an original presentation by the Teen Board of Directors

Sponsorships & Tickets now available!

For more information, please call us at 415-256-9095
Appearance by special guests to be announced!

One Amazing Night 
Saturday, April 26, Marin Civic Center, San Rafael

The mission of 10,000 Degrees is to achieve educational equity, and support students with need to access and complete higher education to positively impact their communities and the world. Together, we can change the world, one degree at a time! Dinner, dancing and participate in their Live Auction and “Fund-a-Future” to help illuminate a brighter future for our students.

Mill Valley Children's Garden

Garden Faire
Sunday, April 30, Edna Maguire Elementary School, Mill Valley

Featuring Garden fairies, crafts and games, such as fairy house building, creating potions, wreath making, hunting for golden eggs, nibbling on donut trees and bobbing for apples. Other activities will include face painting, hair extensions, and henna tattoos. Join in the pie-eating contest or enter the Edna Maguire Bake-Off. 100% of the proceeds go to the Mill Valley Children’s Garden. For festival information, call 415-389-7733 or visit


Spring Gala 
Saturday, May 6, Embassy Suites in San Rafael

Bloom holds a luncheon, silent auction and fashion show at Embassy Suites in San Rafael. This year they have some exciting community members modeling in our fashion show at the luncheon.

Bay Area Discovery Museum

Family Gala: A Night on the Town
Saturday, May 13, 2017

You’re invited to the Bay Area Discovery Museum’s spring family gala fundraiser, A Night on the Town! Get dressed up and take your family out for a special evening, where we celebrate and explore the innovation of city landscapes, architecture, and transportation while enjoying dinner and dancing.

This family-friendly affair features:

  • Music by DJ ManCub
  • Kid-friendly dance lessons
  • STEM programs
  • Ferris wheel and other rides
  • Food and drink

Proceeds from family gala support the museum’s mission and helps us provide more than 60,000 low-income Bay Area children with free access to the museum every year.


kik Presents Studio 54
May 6

Hard to believe that disco fever is around the corner! 

Pixie Park

Pixie Park Spring Fair
May 7

It won’t be long until the days are longer and warmer and it would be time to invite our Pixie bunnies to hop on to the most beloved event of the year! Save the Date for May 7th in 2017 and plan on attending Pixie Park’s 59th Annual Spring Fair.


Step Right Up!  SchoolsRule-Marin 5th Annual Fundraising Event
June 28, 2017 at the Marin County Fairgrounds

Please join us for an enchanted evening for 500 guests, complete with a social hour, sit-down dinner and entertainment to benefit every public school student in Marin County.  Visit for more information.