Annual Gala

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Our Good Earth is on October 14th and is co-chaired by Mae Melhuish and Amanda Schriber.

Each fall, with the help from a wonderful committee of volunteers, St. Francis hosts its Annual Gala. We have two galas that rotate annually — Our Good Earth and Imagine! Art Auction + Scholarship Fundraiser. This year’s event is Our Good Earth, an outdoor farm-to-table dinner and auction that is set in the fields of our Goshen Campus. There are many opportunities to get involved, including serving on the committee, sponsoring the event, donating or procuring auction items, and, of course, attending the event. This is our largest fundraising event of the year and we hope you will participate. If you would like to get involved please contact Kim Hales. To purchase tickets click here.

Here are some highlights from prior galas.
Our Good Earth | Saturday, October 15, 2016 | Goshen

On Saturday, October 15th we hosted the Our Good Earth fundraiser. It was an incredible fall evening with beautiful weather and a full moon. Honorary Chairs Kim Diamond and Denise Ragland and Vice-Chairs Mae Melhuish and Amanda Schriber, as well as a committee of volunteers, worked tirelessly to create a magical evening.

Over 340 guests were treated to a fantastic meal under a canopy tent in the fields of our Goshen Campus. Dinner was catered by alumna Susan Hershberg ’81 of Wiltshire Pantry and included food from local farms. In addition to dinner, this annual event features a live and silent auction and live music. Highlights of this year’s auction were not one but two bottles of Pappy Van Winkle, raffle tickets for a package to New York to see Hamilton, tickets to Saturday Night Live donated by alum Devin Emke G’84,’88, a #SAVEURSuppers experience donated by Adam Sachs ’88, and other one-of-a-kind experiences.

This year’s event was truly a magical evening and raised a record-setting amount of over $80,000 to support St. Francis School! Thank you!

Click here for more pictures from Our Good Earth!



Imagine! Art Auction+Scholarship Fundraiser | Saturday, January 30, 2016 | Tim Faulkner Gallery

Thank you Screen Shot 2015-12-17 at 5.35.23 PMto all of our supporters of our 20th Anniversary of Imagine! We brought a lot of new changes to this year’s event. A new venue, new auction format, new goals set and matched, oh my!

None of which would have been possible without our co-chairs Julia Carstanjen and Jane Tierney and our art procurement committee! A huge thanks to all involved in making this a groundbreaking, milestone event!




Our Good Earth | Saturday, October 10, 2015 | Goshen 

Thank you to all our supporters for an incredible “Our Good Earth”!

This year’s “Our Good Earth” had our highest ever attendance and we exceeded our fundraising goal for athletics and extracurricular programs!

Thank you to our incredible co-chairs, Kim Diamond & Denise Ragland, and their committee. It was a fun and beautiful evening for everyone!


Imagine! | January 30, 2015 | The Henry Clay

Our 19th annual event was a huge success!!

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“Our Good Earth” October 11, 2014

Thank you so much to our sponsors, supporters, donors, volunteers, chairs (Denise Ragland and Kim Diamond), and our honorary chairs (Nina & Ned Bonnie and Dace & King Stubbs) for a wonderful event!

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For questions or for more information please contact Kim Hales, Director of Development, at