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2023 Meredith Auction and Events: Meredith – Everybody is a STAR!

This April, we will hold our largest fundraiser of the year, the annual Meredith Auction. This year’s theme is “Meredith – Everybody is a STAR!” and will feature an online silent auction, which will run from April 14 – 30, as well as a 21-and-over evening auction event, Soirée Under the Stars, on Saturday, April 29. After rave reviews last year, the adults-only event will return to the historic Headhouse Shambles (2nd and Lombard), where we will celebrate Meredith with food, drinks, and entertainment.

Soirée Under the Stars: Tickets to the adults-only, outdoor event “Soirée Under the Stars” are available on our online auction platform and website.

Date: Saturday, April 29, 2023

Time: 7 p.m. – 10 p.m.

Location: Headhouse Shambles, 2nd and Lombard Streets, Philadelphia, PA 19147

Tickets: $100 per person, includes:

★ Live Chef Station & Heavy H’ors d’Oeuvres by Balboa Catering 

★ Signature Cocktails sponsored by Blue Coat Gin

★ Wine Tasting sponsored by Moore Brothers 

★ Beer sponsored by Two Locals Brewing Company

★ Basket Raffle ★ Live Music and DJ ★ Emcee Principal Wallace

Attire: Cocktail/semi-formal (consider wearing flat shoes!)

How to purchase tickets: Meredith Auction tickets can be purchased HERE (online only).

Meredith Auction 50/50 Raffle Tickets

50/50 raffle tickets are now available on our 2023 Meredith Auction site! You can purchase raffle tickets ($6 each, 2 for $10, or 5 for $20). Please share the link with your network. (Remember – the more tickets we sell, the bigger the prize!) The winner will be drawn on April 29 during the Soirée Under the Stars (the winner need not be present to win).

Note: The Meredith Home and School Executive Board and their immediate families are not eligible to enter this raffle.

2023 Auction and Events – How You Can Help

The 2023 Meredith Auction and Events are just around the corner! This is the school’s biggest annual fundraiser, contributing to the curriculum, equipment, and even salary support each year.

In order for the Auction and Events to be a success, the HSA relies on help from the entire school community. Please review the opportunities to contribute and participate in all the ways you are able. Don’t think you can help? Be creative! Think about your connections, employers even places you frequent. You’d be surprised who would be willing to contribute corporate seats to an event, donate merchandise or gift cards, underwrite with a sponsorship, or even match your own donation!

Here are all the ways you can help make #MeredithSchoolSparkle:

Sponsorships or Individual Donations

★In-kind Donations for Soirée Under the Stars (email meredithhomeandschool@gmail.com with memo “In-Kind”)

Silent Auction Item Procurement

★Purchase Tickets to Attend the Soirée Under the Stars Event – and invite friends, family and neighbors!

★Purchase 50-50 Raffle Tickets – and extend sales to all* you know!

The teachers, staff, and students appreciate all contributions – no amount is too small! 

See our Auction and Events page for details and FAQs.

The Meredith Home and School Association is a 501(c)(3) organization. All donations are tax-deductible. The William M. Meredith Home and School Tax ID is 45-3558264.

2023 Meredith Auction and Events Limited-edition Shirts – Order by April 14

Now available for a limited time are *uniform approved, limited edition* Meredith Starry Night Shirts. Choose from black or gray long-sleeved for $30, or light blue, black, or gray short-sleeved, two tie-dye short-sleeved, and a black women’s cut for $25. Order here by Friday, April 14. All orders will be shipped directly to you once the sale closes. You may choose direct shipping to yourself (additional shipping fee applies) or central shipping (we will deliver to classrooms).

This year’s Spring Musical will be Roald Dahl’s Matilda, Jr. Please save the dates for performances on May 24 and 25! More details will be shared in advance of the performances.

Meredith Beautification Committee

The Meredith Beautification Committee, led by Mr. Hamm, is a group of dedicated students and adults working together to beautify Meredith – inside and out! Interested in helping out, or have your own ideas to share? Please consider signing up to stay in the loop – or to attend upcoming events. All ages and abilities are welcome! See this flyer for more information, and sign up here.

The Meredith Home and School Association is an IRS registered 501(c)(3) non-profit organization; your donations are tax deductible. The William M. Meredith Home and School Tax ID is 45-3558264. 

Please take a moment to join these Facebook and or Instagram accounts, and sign up for the Home and School Association (HSA) and the School Advisory Council’s (SAC) email list, to stay the most up-to-date on all things Meredith! 

Please feel free to reach out to the HSA meredithhomeandschool@gmail.com or SAC sacmeredith@gmail.com with any questions and or concerns.