37th annual gala

joy gala save the date

Join us on March 18 as we celebrate and explore what brings joy to kids in Laguna Beach schools!

We invite you to join us in support of Laguna Beach students.
Saturday, March 18, 2023
5:00 p.m.
Waldorf Astoria Monarch Beach Resort & Club
Cocktail Reception | Silent & Live Auction | Dinner | After Party
Bright and colorful formal attire

If you are interesting in attending or need to make changes to your RSVP, please reach out to info@lbschoolpower.org or call us at 949-494-6811.

$900 :: Single ticket plus Laguna Locals Cards and designate 20% of your contribution

$1800 :: Two tickets plus Laguna Locals Cards and designate 20% of your contribution

$3600 :: Bring your friends! Four tickets plus Laguna Locals Cards and designate 20% of your contribution

If you have already made a donation and would like to increase it to include tickets, simply donate the difference to annual campaign. We will total your contributions for the school year. Please email info@lbschoolpower.org with any questions.

how you can support the gala

Bid in the Silent Auction

Mobile bidding is accessible worldwide to all supporters who wish to participate in the auction, even if you cannot attend the event. Visit our online auction catalog and start bidding today! Auction closes at approximately 7:55 p.m. on March 18.

Sponsor the Gala

With your Gala sponsorship, you’ll have a chance to interact with a high energy, incredibly generous group of about 300 local supporters who attend our event at the Waldorf Astoria. In addition, your sponsorship will be highlighted in event emails, social media, and advertising, as well as our online auction catalog, reaching thousands of community members.


An event of this magnitude is only made possible by the help of many dedicated volunteers. If you would like to donate your time, please let us know.

Donate an Auction Item

Donate an item, experience, gift certificate, or gift basket to our auction. Your donation will be featured in our online auction catalog that will be viewed by over 300 gala attendees and by supporters participating via mobile bidding from anywhere in the world. . As a donor, you’ll be also receive recognition in print and digital publications.

Have an auction donation in mind? We’d love to talk with you to see if it will be a fit for our event. Connect with us at info@lbschoolpower.org or 949-494-6811.