Visions of Christmas

Visions of Christmas is our largest fundraiser of the year which, to date, has raised over $4 million helping to fund our campus capital projects and tuition assistance, among other programs and projects that benefit our students. This year marks the 25th anniversary and Visions has grown to include 7 events over 6 days - a Community Open House; five afternoon teas; and a Family Breakfast with Santa. It takes the community at large – current parents, alumnae and their parents, local businesses and friends of Carondelet - to make Visions a success.


Event Reservations & Christmas Tree Drawing Tickets 

Click on one of the following links for individual event registration

Christmas Tree Drawing Tickets 

 5 for $20, 15 for $50, 35 for $100   click here to purchase tickets
One look at these elaborate trees will inspire you to purchase several drawing tickets.  Each beautifully decorated tree includes the entire array of delightful gifts underneath it!  Winners will be drawn on Sunday, December 7 at the Family Breakfast with Santa.

CHRISTMAS ON THE VINE
Donated by the Lisa and Tom Morgan Family. Designed by Lisa H. Morgan and daughters, Lauren ’99, Vita ’09, Amanda ’11, Gabriella ’14 and Sophia ’16.
Prizes are wine themed.
 

DEAR SANTA, I REALLY DID TRY
Donated by the Mary Garaventa Family. Designed by Cookie Garventa Adler ’69, Louisa Garaventa Binswanger ’73, Linda Garaventa Colvis ’79, Nicole Adler Impagliazzo ’99, Andrea Binswanger ’00, Angelina Adler Kosich ’02, Daniella Colvis ’04, Gianna Colvis ’14, and Katherine Garaventa ’15. 
Travel is included with this tree.

HAPPY NEW YEAR!
Donated by the Sabatte Family. Designed by Suzanne Sabatte Hutchinson ’72, Christine Sabatte Logan ’73, Emmelie Sabatte ’77, Jeanette Sabatte Tiernan ’81, Mary Anne Schneider ’09, Claire Logan ’12, Charlotte Woo ’18, and Madeline Woo.  
This tree includes a year of Carondelet tuition and related fees. 

HOME RUN HOLIDAY
Donated and designed by the Alioto Family and the San Francisco Giants.  
Prizes are SF Giants related items and experiences. 

WINTER WONDERLAND
Donated and designed by Jenn & Jack Fabrique of Excel Building Services, LLC.  

 

A GIVING TREE 
Carondelet’s student leaders need your help to trim this tree. Guests are asked to donate coffee, cereal, children’s books (K-8), diapers, games, school supplies, sports balls, and toys for A Friendly Place, Monument Crisis Center, Running with Love, and St. Martin de Porres School.The Giving Tree is designed by student leaders in “Cougars In Action.”  


Help Make Visions a Success - Sign Up Today to Volunteer!

Volunteering for Visions of Christmas is win win for you and for Carondelet.  We win because we NEED YOUR HELP.  We actually cannot do it without you.  YOU win because you can fulfill all of your PIP hours before the holidays. Now is your opportunity to sign-up to help make Visions of Christmas a success!

There are several opportunities for you to share your time and your talents!  

  • Bake cookies for the Visions Teas (recipes listed on the volunteer page)
  • Boutique, Tea Kitchen, Tea Sandwich & Scones
  • Set-Up, Take-down & Event Volunteers 

Simply follow this link to our Visions Volunteers page for a list of opportunities ranging from baking cookies, working at a Visions Tea or even delivering christmas trees.  


Visions of Christmas Needs your Help! 

Underwriting & Sponsorships

Being an Underwriter or Sponsor is vital to the success of Visions of Christmas. Please consider a financial contribution today to help defray the costs of putting on these fabulous events. Donations at all levels are appreciated and do make a difference!

Event sponsorship offers an opportunity for significant brand exposure to more than 3000 event guests and volunteers.  Donors are also recognized in our event program, on the school’s website and in our annual Many the Gifts digital publication. 

Gift-In-Kind Donations

Gifts-in-kind are used in the preparation of the beautiful gift baskets that are a key element of our event Silent Auctions.  Please take a look at the wish list or visit one of our registries at the following locations: Crate & Barrel, Macy'sSur La Table, Target and Bed Bath & Beyond.  First Name is Carondelet and Last name is High School.  Remember, when buying from the registries you don't even have to leave your home!

Download a Visions of Christmas Gift-In-Kind Donation form here.

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Become a Visions Sponsor!  

Would you like to see your business name and a link to your webpage here?  Become a sponsor today! Simply click this link to sign up for this great opportunity!

 

Thank You for your Support! 

Contact

Kathleen Henggeler
(925) 686-5353 x151 
khenggeler@carondeleths.org

Marybeth Anicich
(925) 686-5353 x153 
manicich@carondeleths.org.

You can also come by in person and talk with us. We are located in the Convent and are available year round.