The 2023 Gala for Education was a great success, with all proceeds from the event benefitting the educational ministries of Holy Trinity School and Religious Education program. You can still donate to the Call for Kindness! Go to the Gala for Education website and donate to any area of need. Thank you for your generosity

Congratulations to our Grand Raffle winners!

- First Prize: Leslie Giambalvo
- Second Prize: April Anzelone
- Third Prize: Mike Wroblewski

Congratulations to our award winners!

- John 15:13 Award: Marie Baldwin
- Salt & Light Award: Christopher Simon
- (Inaugural) Foundations of Precious Stones Award: +Irene Lipke

2023 Gala for Education Website

The annual Gala for Education is Holy Trinity’s largest social and fundraising event of the year and all proceeds from the event benefit the educational ministries of Holy Trinity School and the Religious Education program.

Please join us this year for this year's event on Friday, April 28, 2023 at Alpine Banquets in Darien. The evening will be complete with award presentations, entertainment from Holy Trinity students, silent auctions, raffles, dancing and more!

To set up a BidPal account:  

  1. Go to the 2023 Holy Trinity Gala website
  2. Click "Sign in" in the upper right corner
  3. Choose either email, Facebook or Google to create your profile. Make a password for your account
  4. Fill in personal info. Add payment method (optional) and you're all set!


Can’t make it to the event? No problem! We invite you participate remotely by tuning into the livestream of the Gala which will feature the Knights of Columbus 70th Annivesary presentation, Holy Trinity School video program, “John 15:13” and “Salt & Light” and "Foundation" award presentations and Call for Kindness.  We will go live at 7:15pm.

Click here to access the livestream!

Grand Raffle tickets will be $50 each and up to 2,000 tickets will be sold  You can buy tickets from our school and Religious Educations students, designated ticket sellers, online through the Gala for Education website or by stopping by the parish or school offices.

The three (3) Grand Prizes are as follows:

  • 1st Prize: $15,000
  • 2nd and 3rd Prizes: $5,000

Drawing to be held live on the evening of the Gala - Friday, April 28, 2023 - at Alpine Banquets. If minimum number of tickets are not sold, prizes will be prorated accordingly. Taxes, if applicable, are the responsibility of the winner. Winner need not be present to win.

How to order Grand Raffle tickets online

Each year, the Holy Trinity Gala for Education Committee seeks to honor individuals who embrace the Christian obligation of good stewardship by making contributions that provide a strong foundation for Holy Trinity Parish.

  • The John 15:13 Award recognizes current or former parishioners who have made significant contributions to Holy Trinity Parish
  • The Salt & Light Award recognizes individuals who serve as a bridge between the larger community and Holy Trinity Parish

Support our Gala for Education by becoming a sponsor.

Sponsorship Opportunities

  • Advertise your business in the Gala Program book
  • Become a partner of the 2023 Gala by choosing a sponsorship opportunity
  • Donate a product, service, or gift certificate for the Silent Auction or raffles
  • Make a monetary contribution

Holy Trinity Catholic Parish is a nonprofit 501(c)3 organization and all donations are tax deductible provided by the law.

Volunteers are needed to help make this event a success. Click on the link below to view all volunteer opportunities relating to the Gala and sign up through the Sign Up Genius link below. Please remember that two of the required volunteer hours for school parents must be relating to the Gala

Sign up for volunteer positions here

Email with questions.

School Office Hours

Mon-Fri: 7:30am-3:30pm

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Holy Trinity Catholic School
108 South Linden Avenue
Westmont, IL 60559