The Shipley community has a wide range of ways for you to donate your skills and ideas, depending on how much time you have to give. Please read through the following descriptions and let us know what interests you by signing up today.
Parents, alumni, colleagues, parents of alumni, grandparents, and friends work with the Development Office to raise unrestricted funds. Their efforts raised over $1.5 million in the 2011-2012 fiscal year. Visit www.shipleyschool.org/annualfund for more information.
Volunteers in Lower and Middle schools hold spring book fairs to support the library. The Book Fair Committees work with the book fair vendors to execute these events.
Individuals willing to share their fundraising experience are encouraged to work with the Development Office to identity and solicit capital gifts for facility expansion and increasing the endowment fund.
The Shipley Spring Auction
This April, the Shipley community will hold The Shipley Spring Auction—a unique fundraising experience to benefit the students and faculty at Shipley. Held in the Yarnall Gymnasium, this event includes silent and live auctions, dinner, live music, and fun. Visit www.shipleyschool.org/springauction for more information.
This committee plans and hosts an all-day garden tour in May, which includes a luncheon and Green Thumb boutique. Visit www.shipleyschool.org/secretgardens for more information.
Merchants from many different geographic areas gather in the Yarnall Gymnasium in October to bring together a spectacular array of merchandise for early holiday shopping that is open to the public. Volunteers coordinate the vendors, catalog ad sales, and staff Shipley’s own booths. Visit www.shipleyschool.org/shipleyshops for more information.