Frequently Asked Questions
West Woodland Spring Gala
|Q. Where will the Gala be this year?
A. Nordic Heritage Museum
3014 NW 67th Street
Seattle, WA 98117
Q. What time is the Gala?
A. 7:00 pm–11:00 pm
Q. What type of Food will be available?
A. We are lucky to have SKILLET & HECHO providing appetizers during the Gala and TOP POT DONUTS providing dessert and coffee. The cost of food is included in your ticket.
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Q. What types of Drinks will be available?
A. We are fortunate to have REUBEN'S and LAGUNITAS donating beer to our Gala this year. We will also be offering red & white wine. All beer & wine is included in the price of your ticket. We will also have signature cocktails available for purchase for $5 each, (cash only).
Q. Are Food & Drink Free (included in the ticket price)?
A. Yes & No. There will be plenty of free delicious appetizers and desserts served at the Gala! Beer, wine, bottled water & coffee is also included with the price of your ticket. However, the cost of the signature cocktail will be $5. Anyone interested in purchasing a signature cocktail will need to have cash to pay for the drinks.
Q. Will there be entertainment?
A. Yes! We are super excited to have Buena Vibra Sextet, a Seattle-based salsa band with an amazing repertoire. Don't forget your dancing shoes!
Q. What should I wear?
A. Don't forget your favorite fedora, linen pants, or flowy skirts. Wear what's comfortable for you! Anything goes!
Q. Is there parking?
A. There is parking lot at the museum, but we also encourage you to consider taking a cab, using Uber or carpooling with a designated driver. There will be plenty of fun to be had at the Gala and we want to make sure everyone stays safe!
Q. Are children invited?
A. The Gala is an adult-only event. No one under 21 will be allowed to attend the event.
Q. Is childcare provided?
A. To support our community and to ensure we have a great, worry-free time, Kids Inc. is offering childcare for children 3 years and older (potty trained) the night of the Gala. A movie, snacks (not dinner), & activities will be provided from 6:30-11:00PM for $35/child. Space is available on a first come, first served basis. Cancellations must be made 48 hours prior to event or all charges will still apply. Please call or email to reserve your spot. Registration will open on March 18th:
Kid's, Inc. | 206-783-8185 | firstname.lastname@example.org
Q. Will there be fundraising at the Gala?
A. Yes. We will be raising the last $25,000 needed to meet our 2016/2017 PTA budget obligation. This year we will again have a raffle and silent auction. New this year - we will also include kids' classroom art projects. During the evening we'll take a moment and ask you to consider a donation. Please bring your check books or credit card and make some noise in appreciation of our terrific school community!
Q. Can I donate at the Gala, instead of online when I buy my ticket?
A. Yes, there will be multiple opportunities to donate at the event.
Q. What form of payment do you accept?
A. Checks are preferred, but credit cards and cash will also be accepted.
Q. Do you accept corporate matching?
A. Yes, we accept (and encourage pursuit of) corporate matches. To do so, your company will most likely need some tax information. Please check out our Corporate Matching
page for more information.
Q. Can I receive a tax receipt for my donation?
A. Yes. Your contribution is 100% tax deductible. This Downloadable Tax Receipt Letter
is the receipt for your donation. You are responsible for filling out the correct amount donated. Please note: Ticket costs are not deductible, only donation amounts given beyond the ticket prices are deductible.
Q. I still have questions about the event. Who do I contact?
A. You can send an email to the gala team at email@example.com.