International School of Portland Global Gala

Checkout our Online Silent Auction!

The Online Silent Auction includes some amazing student art and other fun baskets and items! Bidding for the online auction will start at 8:00am on Friday, January 26 and close at 11:50pm on  Saturday, January 27.

You don’t have to attend the Gala or even be in Oregon to bid and win!

Golden Ticket Raffle!

We are excited to announce that our golden ticket raffle is back and bigger than ever! This year, one lucky winner will receive a World Traveler package and get to choose one out of 5 trips to go on!  Choose from one of these world class destinations:

Tuscany – 5 Night Luxury Stay at Cortona Resort & Spa with Daily Breakfast, one Dinner at the Hotel, and a Massage treatment and Spa for (2).

Bali  – Enjoy a 7 Night stay at the Bali Luxury Boutique Resort Deluxe Ocean View with daily breakfast and a massage service for (2).

Thailand – Enjoy a 5 Night stay at Thailand Pullman Phuket Panwa Beach Resort, A Fairmont Managed Luxury Resort with daily breakfast for (2). The resort offers sweeping views of the Andaman Sea.

Paris – Enjoy a 5 Night Stay in the “City of Lights” at the Hyatt Regency Paris Etoile for (2).  Nothing in the world quite compares to its essence of romance, chic sense of fashion & style.

Greece – Enjoy a 5 Night Stay at the Five Star Divani Caravel Hotel for (2) in the heart of Athens.

And the best part? You don’t have to attend the gala to participate in the raffle! Buy your ticket online or in-person at the gala. Only 100 tickets total will be sold so buy your ticket NOW!

*Airfare is not included

Ways to Participate


Auction Art Project Showcase

Join us for a showcase of class art projects and class baskets that will be available on the silent auction!  Come get a sneak peak on the items! More details to come.

Silent Auction

Student art projects and class baskets will be available on our online auction that will open on Thursday, January 25 and close at 11:59pm on Saturday, January 27. 

Global Gala & Live Auction

Join us in-person on Saturday January 27 at 5:30pm to enjoy our gala! During cocktail hour we’ll have various ways to win something fun including our popular Wall of Wine, a gift card wall, and golden ticket purchases for our raffle. The highlight of the evening will be our live auction followed by our special appeal paddle raise. 

Other Ways to Be Involved



Do you have a timeshare? A favorite restaurant, coffee shop, or activity that you can get gift cards for? Any cool experiences? We’re looking for all kinds of donations to benefit our auction. From big to small, any little bit helps us raise money for our beloved school! 

Click the button below to download our donation form. If you have any questions or would like more information on how you can donate items to the auction, please contact Development Coordinator Allegra Lopez at



Want to donate your time to the auction? Volunteer to help out leading up to or at the gala! You can commit as much or as little time as you’re able to! While we do need help leading up the event, most of our volunteer positions will be at the gala itself. Please view a list of volunteer opportunities at the link below. 

Special Appeal

The culminating moment of our global gala is our paddle raise where generous donors and supportive families donate to our special appeal which is always focused on making our school a better place for current and future students. Past appeals have supported campus beautification, library improvements, and more. 

Stay tuned for the announcement of this year’s special appeal–coming soon!

For further information, contact Beth Katona, Development Director, at or at 503.226.2496 ext. 117 with questions.

Event Sponsorship

Event sponsorship at the International School of Portland is a wonderful way to promote your business while also supporting our students and teachers. Your investment as a sponsor lets our community know that you are a partner in educating bilingual, self-confident global citizens. We provide many opportunities for sponsor recognition before, during and after events.

Sponsor benefits and amenities can be found by selecting the button below. Benefits are summarized and demonstrate how we recognize your generous support. For further information, contact Beth Katona, Development Director, at or at 503.226.2496 ext. 117 with questions.

Presenting Sponsors

Bronze Level Sponsorship

Thank you to our Wine Sponsor for the Evening!