Support The Auction

There are many ways to support the auction. Attending the event is an obvious choice, but we are also in need of assistance in preparing for the event. Help of any kind, in any dollar amount, is most appreciated.

Ready to help or need more information? Contact Leslie Goodykoontz. 

Table Sponsorships

Sponsor the 42nd Annual Golden Bell Auction 


$3,000 ~ Bellarmine is Always a Good Idea

  • One table (10 tickets) at the Golden Bell Auction
  • One bottle of premium red wine at each of your sponsored table
  • Name recognition in the Golden Bell program (optional)

$5,000 ~ I Love Bellarmine in the Springtime

  • One table (10 tickets) and 5 VIP parking passes at the Golden Bell Auction
  • Two bottles of premium red wine at each of your sponsored tables
  • Name recognition or company logo in the Golden Bell program (optional)

$10,000 ~ My Country is America, But Bellarmine is My Home 

  • 6' x 5' signage displayed at the Golden Bell Auction
  • Two tables (20 tickets) and 10 VIP parking passes at the Golden Bell Auction
  • Three bottles of premium red wine at each of your sponsored tables
  • Name recognition in the Golden Bell program (optional)

$20,000 ~ We'll Always Have Bellarmine

  • Company name/logo displayed on the jumbotron screen throughout the evening
  • Two tables (20 tickets) and 10 VIP parking passes at the Golden Bell Auction
  • Four bottles of premium red wine at each of your sponsored tables
  • Name recognition or company logo in the Golden Bell program (optional)

Bellarmine College Preparatory is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization. Your donation is tax deductible as allowed by law. The fair market value of the benefits received is not tax deductible as a charitable contribution. The fair market value for each sponsorship level is listed below:

Bellarmine is Always a Good Idea  - $700
I Love Bellarmine in the Springtime - $700
My Country is America, But Bellarmine is My Home - $1,400
We'll Always Have Bellarmine - $1,400

Click here to sponsor the Golden Bell. 

Underwriting

You can help absorb the cost of the event by sponsoring  one of the following or by making a direct cash donation:

  • Ultimate Wine Bar
  • Champagne Bar
  • Centerpieces
  • Jumbotron
  • Decor
  • Greater Giving Smartphone Bidding
  • General Support

For any questions about making a donation to the Golden Bell Auction, please contact Leslie Goodykoontz at 408-537-9233 or lgoodykoontz@bcp.org. 

Gift Gathering Parties

You can help make the Golden Bell Auction a success by donating items to be included in our silent and live auctions. We're holding four Gift Gathering Parties as a fun and convenient way to drop off your donations while mingling with other Bellarmine parents, alumni and friends. 

To RSVP for an event, simply click the date of the event which best fits into your family calendar and complete the reservation form. Individual party sizes are limited so we suggest that you RSVP early. We will send you a confirmation email which includes the address of the host family upon receipt of your reservation. 
 
DateTimeHosts
in Liccardo Center at Bellarmine College Preparatory 
Thursday, January 18

5:30 - 7:30 pm

The Advancement Office
                  
in Cambrian Park, San Jose
Saturday, January 20

 7:00 - 9:00 pm


Kathy & Max Mancini '84
              
in Almaden, San Jose
Friday, February 2

7:00 - 9:00 pm 

 Lisa and Paul Caputo '80
in Campbell
Saturday, February 3

7:00 - 9:00 pm

Tonja Krautter & Jason Pearson 
Ryann & Ken Sparling
             

Please complete this Donation Form and bring it, along with your gift, to the gift gathering party that you are attending.

Need ideas of what to donate? Consider the following suggestions:

  • Dinners / hosted parties
  • Restaurant certificates
  • Hotel stays
  • Air travel 
  • Disneyland tickets and/or guided tours
  • Computers, iPads, etc.
  • Vacation home stays
  • Sports memorabilia
  • Sporting event tickets, e.g. SF Giants, SJ Sharks, SF 49ers, Stanford Football, SJ Earthquakes
  • Fine wine 
  • Wine tasting or unique wine tours 
  • Golf packages
  • Concert or theater tickets
  • Jewelry
  • Cash donations
  • A special item or package that no one else has or can get!

Volunteer

The Golden Bell is one of Bellarmine's signature fundraising events and requires dozens of volunteers to make it a success.  And we need your help! We are looking for volunteers leading up to the event to help with the overall planning of the Golden Bell including:

  • Data entry
  • Gift packaging (photographing gifts, wrapping gifts)
  • Gift solicitation
  • Copywriting 
  • Decorating
  • Assistance with event logistics 

To learn more about volunteering, consider attending our Golden Bell Volunteer Kick-off and Gift Gathering Party on January 18 or contact Leslie Goodykoontz at 408-537-9233 or lgoodykoontz@bcp.org.

 

  



 
 

Contact Us

Leslie Goodykoontz
Donor Relations and Event Coordinator
408-537-9233
lgoodykoontz@bcp.org

All proceeds from the Golden Bell 
benefit Bellarmine's 
Direct Financial Aid Fund.