Annual Auction

Westin Bellevue

March 18, 2017

Through your generosity, the 2016 auction grossed $280,000 for the school, while the Fund-A-Need will allow installation of interactive white boards in all K-8 classrooms. 

Best of Live

Buy a chance to win the best live auction item! Check out the auction catalog, then buy your ticket in the main office. Only 125 tickets ($100 each) will be sold. You need not be present to win (but it's more fun if you are).

Your Role

Each Bear Creek family is expected to procure an item or items valued at $150 for the auction. Success depends on you! The auction office offers procurement packets, ready for your signature, which you can drop off or mail to prospective donors. Each packet contains a procurement form, generic solicitation letter, and return and outer envelopes. We can prepare custom letters at your request.

We also need volunteers to help with planning, decorations, item preparation, and day of event activities. Contact Linda Sheppard at lsheppard@tbcs.org or 425-898-1720 ext. 338 to get involved.

How

Pick up procurement packets at either main office or print the letter and procurement form. Contact Linda Sheppard at lsheppard@tbcs.org or 425-898-1720 ext. 338 if you have questions or would like to discuss your idea. See the Procurement and Sponsorship pages for more ideas. The procurement deadline is January 30, 2017.

What

The auction is the school’s largest community-building event and our second largest fundraiser. We invite all families to attend and will send an invitation to anyone for whom you provide an address. Invite your friends, family, neighbors, and other supporters from throughout the community. Hundreds of items will be available for bidding in Silent Auctions and a spectacular Live Auction. Auction 101: What to Expect?

When and Where

March 18, 2017 in the Grand Ballroom at the Westin Bellevue

Online registration will be available in late January and we expect over 300 friends of Bear Creek to attend. How to attend and invite your friends.

Auction Volunteers

Do you love auctions? Do you want to meet other fun people and get involved in making a difference for Bear Creek? Whether this is your first event or you are an experienced auction volunteer, your time and talent are welcome! Parents, grandparents, students, and alumni are all invited to help. We need committee members as well as people who can give just a few hours to help prepare items or decorations, or assist on the day of the event. Check The Bear Facts for information about volunteer opportunities, or contact Linda Sheppard at lsheppard@tbcs.org or 425-898-1720 ext. 338.

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