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2018 Annual Spring Benefit


About our Spring Benefit

Each year the WEDS community comes together for an evening of generosity and celebration. The Spring Benefit is the school’s largest fundraising and social event of the year, and proceeds from the Spring Benefit go toward supporting our Capital Campaign. There are many ways you can participate: underwriting the event, purchasing a journal advertisement, donating auction items, sponsoring faculty tickets, and of course by attending and having a good time!


This is year our Spring Benefit will be held on Thursday, May 3, 2018, in our own neighborhood at the The Milling Room (446 Columbus Aveune | New York, NY 10024). Save the Date!


Donations Forms and Information

Please use the following resources to begin soliciting or donating items. All letters for items should be presented to individuals or businesses you are soliciting. 


In order for the event to be a success, the Benefit Committee needs help identifying and soliciting items and experiences to be included in the auction. Popular items from past auctions have included:

  • Concert, Theater, Sports or other Special Event tickets or VIP experiences
  • Vacation Getaways (weekend homes, time shares, airfare, cruises…)
  • Themed baskets or packages of related items
  • Unique and special Gift Certificates that can be used to create an experience or package (Restaurants, Spas, Retail Stores, etc.)
  • Memberships to museums, health clubs, etc
  • Limited edition memorabilia or collectibles, or other new and unique merchandise like jewelry, purses, books and accessories
  • Special Nights Out on the Town
  • Family Adventures

We ask that you avoid soliciting items that are discounts, and focus on items that provide a full experience for the auction winners. The Benefit Committee will not accept percentage off coupons (i.e. 75% off a birthday party package), free items that require an additional purchase in order for the winner to have a full experience, or coupons or gift cards that don't allow the winner to utilize their winnings for a full item or experience. 


Letter to Share with Potential Donors  Personalized if you can

Information Sheet Details about West End Day School and our Captial Campaign

Item Donation form which is required for all auction donations, must be completed and sent to

Purchase a Journal Advertisement Congratulate your child for their achievements, a graduate, a teacher, WEDS, or our honoree, Jessica Chambers. 

Sponsorship Opportunities for individuals or businesses interested in underwriting the event.

Deadline for all donations, journal advertisments and sponsorships is March 16, 2018 to allow proper time to package items and prepare our online and printed materials for the auction.


Make a Donation

To make an online donation to the benefit using a credit card or Paypals, please click the button below.


For more information regarding this event, please email