Quote #1: “The best and most beautiful things in the world cannot be seen or even touched - they must be felt with the heart.” - Helen Keller

Reach for the Stars Gala


Join us as the curtain rises on DePaul School’s 13th Annual
Reach for the Stars Gala: Broadway Edition!

November 4, 2016 at Soldiers and Sailors Museum

Tickets on sale NOW!!!

Give your regards to Broadway! Or, rather…DePaul School! We are thrilled to bring back the annual Reach for the Stars Gala, and this time we are headed to Broadway! On Friday, November 4th, 2016, the 13th annual DePaul annual gala will take place at Soldiers and Sailors Museum in Oakland, and it is sure to be filled with songs, dancing, and tons of applause as we celebrate our students’ successes. Please join us for a festive evening to support DePaul programs. With your help, the success of the gala will rival the Tony Awards!

This year, we are also proud to offer Mobile Bidding for our silent auction baskets! Even if you can’t make it to the Gala, you can bid on one of our many packages – you just need to be assigned a bid number! When you register as either a guest or bidder, be sure to include your mobile phone number in order to be assigned a bid number. Once the auction goes live, you will receive a text message with a link to the auction website. You can bid on any package you’d like – even set a max bid limit and let the system bid on your behalf! If you get outbid, don’t worry! You’ll get a text alert so you can have another shot at winning! You can also save time by entering your credit card information now and checking out instantly when you win. No lines! No waiting!

Instructions for Mobile Bidding Only (Not attending Gala):  
-Click the link above for tickets
-Select “Remote Bidding (Not attending Gala)” from the ticketing options
-Check the box to authorize the credit card entered on the submission page to be used for payment due on any baskets you may win
-When prompted on the “Additional Information” page, enter in your name and mobile phone number
-Please select “No Meal (Remote Bidding)” when prompted for meal choice
-Enter your credit card information and hit submit.

Our students truly speak miracles every day! You can help them achieve their goals by supporting DePaul School as a sponsor or donating an item for our silent auction. Sponsorship is a great chance to get your brand noticed and appreciated by more than 300+ guests. You can also be featured on “The DePaul School Marquee!” Although we do receive funding through the state for our services, only 60% of our operating costs are covered through those funds and your support is vital in ensuring that every child at DePaul who is deaf or hard of hearing receives the specialized education that enables them to be successful in the hearing and speaking world.

For more information on how you can participate in the 13th Annual Reach for the Stars Gala: Broadway Edition, please feel free to reach out to Sara Baines-Miller at info@depaulhearingandspeech.org or 412-924-1012. I also invite you to visit the school and meet the students you are supporting. That way you can see—or rather hear—your gift in action!

Tip #3: Kids do not learn language from watching TV; they learn by interacting with people.