Dear Parents and Friends,
On Saturday, May 1, Saint Aloysius Academy was scheduled to celebrate our 125th Anniversary at the Merion Tribute House within the venue of our GALA. After much prayer and consultation with health professionals and the IHM Community, we decided that it would not be prudent to continue our planning for this in-person celebration. These are unprecedented times, and the safety and wellbeing of our community is a priority.
I am grateful to our GALA Committee for all their work planning an in-person gathering, but at this time, our efforts will shift to a Virtual GALA. Our GALA Committee will work to reinvent the Moonlight Memories event in a fun and engaging way. The live and silent auctions are still happening and will unfold virtually in a creative and imaginative manner. In the coming weeks, we will communicate plans for virtual entertainment and a possible meal option to create a GALA filled with virtual moonlight memories.
I am grateful to the current sponsors who have donated to our live auction. As promised, we will promote your businesses as previously planned with additional marketing signs, such as lawn signs along Bryn Mawr Avenue. Please view the list of our current sponsors on the homepage: SAAMemories.com. We will continue to update the list as we receive additional sponsors. Also, we are still looking for sponsorships from our SAA families and businesses as well as donations for our live and silent auctions.
As you may know, the GALA is the major fundraiser for our Academy. We depend on your support to continue the wonderful tradition that is Saint Aloysius Academy. With the cancellation of our other annual fundraising events, such as Homecoming, the Golf Outing, and Fashion Show, we need you more than ever to support our students and school by participating in this fun-filled virtual event.
I appreciate your understanding and support. Let us continue to pray for one another.
For more information on sponsorship levels, downloadable donation forms, and to donate via credit card, please visit: SAAMemories.com/donate. We greatly appreciate your contribution. Support from friends like you has been a key element to our success. If you have any questions or need additional information, please do not hesitate to email us at SAAGalaMemories@gmail.com. We will pick up donations per your request or they may be mailed to St. Aloysius Academy GALA 2021, 401 S. Bryn Mawr Avenue, Bryn Mawr, PA 19010.