Great Cash Giveaway

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Preview some of the unique teacher experience auction items & more:

Barry Hall Movie Night

Invite your classmates to enjoy the movie of your choice in Barry Hall. Popcorn, sodas and great times provided!  Date to be determined.  Priceless.

Ice Cream you Scream!

Enjoy an all-class ice cream social with all the toppings.  Date to be selected in April or May 2020.   Priceless

Be the Hero!

Win a no homework pass for your class – give everyone the night off! Use date to be negotiated with the classroom teacher.  Grades 5-8 available.

Day at the Oscars with Mrs. Gonzalez and Mrs. Munoz

Your child and two friends will enjoy a red carpet experience!  Watch an award winning movie at the theatre with VIP seating, pose for paparazzi photos next to a movie poster, receive swag bags, enjoy food at the theatre and an ice cream social to follow the movie at Coldstone Creamery.

Get Creative with Mrs. Glick

Your child and a friend will get to make a unique one-of-a-kind keepsake at The Hot Spot: Pottery Painting and Candle Making Workshop in the arts district at Liberty Station.  After crafting their gem the group will wander down to the Corvette Diner for lunch and gaming at the Gamers Garage arcade.  This is truly an afternoon full of memories.   Date to be determined, children must be dropped off picked up.  The group will be making art with Mrs. Quintero and her students that win the auction.

Get Creative with Mrs. Quintero

Your child and a friend will get to make a unique one-of-a-kind keepsake at The Hot Spot: Pottery Painting and Candle Making Workshop in the arts district at Liberty Station.  After crafting their gem the group will wander down to the Corvette Diner for lunch and gaming at the Gamers Garage arcade.  This is truly an afternoon full of memories. Date to be determined, children must be dropped off picked up.  Group will be making art with Mrs. Glick and her students that win the auction.

Art in the Park with Mrs. Pippin

Spend a weekend afternoon crafting one-of-a-kind creations with Mrs. Pippin.  The student must be dropped off and picked up by a parent, an art smock will be provided. Date to be determined.

S2 Experience (Mrs. Slomanson and Mrs. Soto)

This experience is a math and science adventure for your child and two friends with a visit to the Ruben H. Fleet Science Center, an IMAX movie and lunch at the “Craveology” Cafe. Enjoy a Virtual Reality experience at the museum.  Date to be determined.  Children must be dropped off and picked up by a parent or guardian.

Advent Program Reserved Seating

1st row Jesus side with one reserved parking spot.

Afternoon Tea with Mrs. Mosel and Ms. Zoni

Enjoy a lovely high tea for your child and three friends at (TBD, waiting on donations) on a Saturday or Sunday in January.  Enjoy the perfect pot of tea with finger sandwiches and assorted baked scones.  Date to be decided.  Appropriate attire for the girls is requested. This is an elegant experience not to be missed!  Students must be dropped off and picked up by a parent or guardian.

Nature Hike with Mr. Woltz

Your child will be accompanied by 3 friends on a scenic nature hike over the Christmas break (or anytime you wish) around San Diego County.  Lace up those hiking boots and pack some extra sunscreen!  Waters and trail mix will be provided.  Minimum one additional adult must participate, children must be driven to the meeting point by parents or guardian.  Starting bid $300?

Foursome of Golf at The Grand Del Mar Golf Club

Enjoy a round of golf with three friends at the exclusive Tom Fazio designed challenging and unforgettable course.  Cart included.

PE Coach for a Day

  • One for upper grades
  • One for lower grades

Principal for a Day (reserved for students of SMA only)

An Evening with Chef Mazzara

Enjoy an evening with friends enjoying wine and appetizers prepared by Chef Mazzara and served by staff at Chef Mazzara’s home.   This package is good for six adults.

Batter Up!

4 seats right on the dugout with a parking pass.  Date to be decided.

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Thank you to our Corporate Sponsors!

We are grateful for the support of parents & friends of SMA who have sponsored this event:

Gold Sponsors:

Silver Sponsors

Bronze Sponsors:

Support SMA Great Cash Giveaway

Committee Chairs

Chair

Mari Waldron

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Sponsorships

Claudia Casanova

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Mari Waldron

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Auction Chairs

Mitzi Elsten

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Teresa Propper

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Volunteer Opportunities:

Contact the above committee chairs to help make this event a success!

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GREAT CASH GIVEAWAY 2018

This circus themed event held on Saturday, November 3rd at the St. Martin of Tours Parish Hall included entertainment by a magician, stilt walker and a clown.  Many of the 130 attendees dressed up circus-style! While bidding on over 70 live and silent auction items, guests enjoyed drinks, music and dinner. The winner of the $10,000 cash giveaway was Richard Williams, a cousin to an Academy fifth grader. The $1,000 winner was the Toma Family. The $500 winner was Gretchen Weaver, a relative of a sixth grade family at the Academy.

$10,000 Great Cash Giveaway winner, Richard Williams with principal Diane Hartley

CONGRATULATIONS!
We congratulate and thank those who worked so hard on this event with Virginia Delamater, Chair and her committee: Mari Waldron, Claudia Casanova, Shirley Virissimo, Mitzi Elsten, Teresa Propper, Amanda Freeman, Stephanie Fortuna, Ellen Jacobs & Cory McMahon. A special thank you to Kevin McMahon (fund-a-need), Lynne Johnston, our school bookkeeper, our room parents, and all the parents who were involved in making this event so successful!
“A Night Under the Big Top” made a profit of $67,180!  Proceeds from the event support St. Martin of Tours Academy’s Catholic education, operational expenses, and tuition assistance for students.

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GREAT CASH GIVEAWAY 2017

Over 120 people attended the event Saturday, November 4 at the Hilton Mission Valley. While bidding on over 60 live and silent auction items, attendees enjoyed drinks, music and a dinner. The winner of the $10,000 cash giveaway was Judy and Len Vanderbosch, grandparents to Tabitha and Isaac (Class of 2012).

Proceeds contribute to the quality of education we have come to know at St. Martin of Tours Academy. With a variety of ways to make a donation, this fundraiser joins our business, school, and parish communities together.

Student art work was auctioned during the “Live Auction” portion of the evening.

    There were over 60 silent auction items to bid on.

The beautiful “Candy Buffet” was created by the Suzuki Family!

Brandon Watterson, was the auctioneer and DJ!

The St. Martin of Tours Academy community expresses it’s sincere appreciation to all of the individuals, businesses, and organizations
who contributed to our 2017 Great Cash Giveaway event.

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