Green Gate Gala

Our annual auction, the Green Gate Gala, is a spirited event for the community to celebrate and support our scholarship fund. 100% of the net proceeds from the Gala go directly into Visitation’s financial aid budget. This academic year, 33% of Visitation’s students received over $2.2 million in financial aid assistance. We believe that when we come together to support the increasing needs for financial aid at Visitation, our entire community is strengthened. By working together, we can ensure that the dream of a Visitation education becomes a reality for remarkable, deserving students who need our help.

Next year (2020) will be be our 21st Annual Green Gate Gala! Come back next fall to save the date!

Green Gate Gala 2019

Ways to Get Involved

The Green Gate Gala is one of our largest annual fundraising and social events of the year, and its success depends on your involvement! We have jobs big and small for everyone, and our Gala chairs will work with you and your schedule to find the right opportunity. Please see below for specific ways to get involved, or contact our Development Office.

Volunteer (& Meet Other Families)

  • Attend our Gala Kick-Off Meeting to learn about volunteer opportunities!
  • Join a Committee and help Committee Chairs with projects leading up to the Gala.
  • Help with setup and organization the week and/or day of the event.
  • Invite your friends to join our efforts.


  • Approach your favorite local businesses and encourage them to donate items to the Gala. All local businesses are welcome—from clothing stores to beauty salons to local restaurants. This is a great and easy way to contribute!
  • Encourage Freshman families to also join the Gala effort.


  • Donate items for our silent and live auctions. Getaways, sports tickets, and anything fun for our Visi girls are always appreciated!
  • Purchase an advertisement for your company, which will appear both online and the night of the event.
  • Sponsor the Gala and receive recognition online and at the event. Sponsorship funds are used to underwrite the costs of the Gala. Please contact Nathalie Sullivan for more information on sponsorship levels and opportunities.


  • Date TBD for 2020!
  • Enjoy a cocktail buffet, silent and live auctions, live band, and dancing.


If you would like to get involved or have any questions, please contact Meghan Smith at or Nathalie Sullivan in the Development Office at