School-Force » Annual Fundraiser – Moonlight and Martinis – BUY TICKETS!
Annual Fundraiser – Moonlight and Martinis – BUY TICKETS!
The School-Force Annual Fundraiser is a fun district-wide event sponsored by School-Force, the Belmont-Redwood Shores Public Education Foundation. This fabulous yearly event brings people together to raise money to fund staff and programs at all seven schools in our district. Guests enjoy food, dancing and music and fun and have the opportunity to bid on a variety of raffle prizes contributed by local businesses and community members.
Saturday, March 14, 2015
7:00 pm to 11:00 pm
College of San Mateo

“Moonlight and Martinis” Tickets on Sale Now!

Tickets are now on sale for Moonlight and Martinis on March 14, 2015. This year’s event will include a sit down dinner, dancing, a live band, a high end raffle (more details to come!), and plenty of fun. Purchase tickets for yourself or create a table with friends! Tickets to this event are expected to sell out, so buy them now! Last year’s event raised $200,000 for our schools. We will be auctioning all items online (family, business and school donations including parking spots and parties). However we will be saving some select items for the evening of March 14th. More information available soon!

To make this district-wide fundraiser a success, we need your help!
Donate to the Auction: Do you own a business or have access to a vacation home or rental? Perhaps, you are a season ticket holder to the Giants, A’s, Stanford, Cal or 49ers. Maybe you or someone you know works somewhere exciting and could offer a tour, service or merchandise. Need ideas? Take a look at the Auction Donation Ideas for Parents flyer. For more information, email

Sponsor the Event: The School-Force Annual Fundraiser ‘Moonlight and Martinis’ has a variety of event sponsorship opportunities. Contact Simon Foster at to learn more.

Volunteer – Planning team: We are looking for volunteers to help organize and execute the event. Contact the event team at to volunteer for one of these roles or to learn more.

  • Business donations team members –Solicit local businesses for donations – 3-5hr/wk – Jan-Feb 1st
  • Donation pick up team members – Pick up donations from local businesses – ~10 hrs Jan/Feb
  • Business sponsorship team members – Solicit cash sponsorships from local businesses – 5 hr/wk – 4 wk
  • Auction content editing – assist with donation descriptions – estim. 10 hr – mid Feb
  • Auction data entry helper – enter donation descriptions in School software – estim. 10 hr in Feb
  • Website updates – Upload content to WordPress-based platform – 4 hr/wk – Jan, Feb
  • Marketing – Assist in developing event marketing campaign – ~10 hr in Dec/Jan
  • Graphic Design – Design event – estim. 10-20 hrs between Dec-Jan
    Whether you’ll be giving your time and talents, providing a donation to the auction, or attending the event, your involvement is key to making ‘Moonlight and Martinis’ a fabulous success!

    Thank you!

    The 2015 School-Force Annual Fundraiser Planning Team:

    Renee Evans
    Fox Elementary
    Event Chair

    Franziska Bussiek
    Cipriani Elementary
    Communication co-lead

    Simon Foster
    RWS Elementary
    Business Soliciation Chair

    Grete Fry
    Central Elementary
    School Donation Chair

    Victoria Balasubramanyam
    Nesbit Elementary
    Online Auction Chair

    Clarissa Naftzger
    Central Elementary
    Communication co-lead