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Huge shout out to all our 2017 Gala Sponsors

The 2017 Spring Gala is right around the corner – just 35 days away.  Please go buy your ticket and also considering sponsoring a teacher.  Ahead of the big day we want to give a big shout out and thank you to all our sponsors.  Thank you for everything you have done to support Underwood!!!

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Smedes and Rosemary York

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Photobooth Sponsor

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In Kind Sponsors

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Coming soon….4th Annual Foundation Gala

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Our 4th Annual Foundation Gala will take place at CAM in Downtown Raleigh.  This event continues to grow each year! Do not miss a chance to enjoy a fun and elegant evening with fellow parents and community leaders.

Date: Friday, March 24 2017
Location: CAM Raleigh
Time: 7pm  (VIP pre-party 6pm)

  • Enjoy the music stylings of DJ Nick Neptune
  • The Phenomenal food of Capital Club 16
  • The fun and silly Photo Booth
  • Art Auction filled with great local artists
  • Silent Auction for great golf vacations, hotel stays, and enticing merchandise

If you made donations at the $1,000 level and above during our campaign your event and VIP tickets will be reserved.

Be sure to “like” the Underwood Foundation Facebook page for updates about the Foundation and this year’s event!

If your company or companies you work with would like to be a supporting sponsor please contact Ashley Cooper (acooper4@wcpss.net) and/or complete the Corporate Sponsorship Form located under the Files section above.  This is a great way to support public education and have great positive brand association.

If you would like to donate or help obtain silent auction items, please contact Virginia Murray (virginiafmurray@gmail.com).  We would love to add our already exciting list of experiences and merchandise!

Thank you to all of our supporters and families.  The Foundation Board appreciates our communities support of great public education and our wonderful hard working teachers!

Thank you to all sponsors and volunteers of the Inaugural Golf Tournament

Thank you to all who made our Inaugural Golf Tournament an enormous success! What a gorgeous day out on the links.

Thanks to to all golfers who came out and shared in the good times and laughter.  A HUGE thank you to all those who volunteered their time and effort. And a SPECIAL thank you to all those who donated and sponsored to support our school.

Birdie Level Sponsors

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Hole in One Contest

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Longest Drive Contest

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Putting Contest

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Beverage Cart

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Breakfast Sponsor

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Tee Sponsorships

Emily and Charlie Price

The Harvey Family

The Tant Family

Candace and Haden Jennings

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And a special thank you to Angela Marshall and Alex Marshall (Corporate Graphics) for their help with design work and event materials.

Announcing the Inaugural Underwood Foundation Golf Tournament

The Underwood Foundation is excited to announce our Inaugural Golf Tournament will be taking place on October 17, 2016 at Raleigh Country Club.  This beautiful, private golf course will host our event with all proceeds benefiting the Foundation to support the needs of our school.  This event will include breakfast, Putting Contest, lunch, Silent Auction and more!  For information on Corporate Sponsorship, click here.  Registration forms for Corporate Sponsorships can be found here.  Information about individual play options and registration can be found here.

Key Details:

  • Date:  Monday, October 17, 2016
  • Location:  Raleigh Country Club, 400 Donald Ross Drive, Raleigh, NC 27610
  • Format:  Captain’s Choice
  • Hole in one contest with a chance to win a premier luxury watch from Fink’s Jewelers
  • Putting contest: All Participants will take one qualifying putt, with the one person closest to the hole winning the chance to putt for the $10k grand prize, to be shared 50/50 with the Foundation

Schedule:

  • 7:30am: Check in, Breakfast, Silent Auction
  • 9:15am  Shotgun Start
  • Lunch Buffet and Awards to follow

Incredible Dinner catered by Capital Club 16 for the Spring Gala + so much more!

Thank you to Capitol Club 16 for catering our Spring Gala this Friday May 20th at CAM. Here is the incredible menu. Still some tickets available if you haven’t purchased. There’s this meal and so much more! www.bidpal.net/ufspring2016

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APPETIZERS

House-made Johnny Chips with pimento cheese, Dutch Kettle Apple Jam and fig

Carolina Shrimp and Grit Cake with paprika aioli

BBQ Chicken Minis with Farmer’s Market Chow Chow on Boulted Bread

BUFFET

Raleigh City Farm Greens with mixed radishes, heirloom tomatoes, crispy parsnips and sherry thyme vinaigrette

Oven Roasted Veggies from Raleigh City Farm + Farmer’s Collective

Mac and Cheese with spring squash and caramelized onions

Herb Crusted Pork Tenderloin with honey mustard gravy

Make Your Own Brisket Minis with sides of local arugula, caramelized apples, pickled red onions and horseradish sauce

Thank you to Capital Club 16 for catering – Underwood parents and supporters!

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Chocolates by Videri

Cupcakes by The Cupcake Shoppelucettecupcakeshoppe

Macarons by Lucette Grace

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Crank ARM Brewery – Rickshaw Rye IPA and Whitewa
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Neuse River Brewery – Bière de Neuse Saisonneuseriverbrew

Underwood Pinot Noir (yes! that’s the name and it’s excellent!) and wonderful assorted reds to be announced!

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We look forward to seeing you Friday May 20th!

 

 

Online Auction now LIVE for bidding!

The Underwood Foundation Spring Gala Online Auction is LIVE for bidding: 

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And click “Shop Items” to browse, submit bids, buy items now or watch items. A great selection of items, services, travel, golf packages, art and so much more!

Still haven’t purchased your tickets for the event this Friday? Purchase your Tickets today!

Unable to attend? Make a donation today. We need your help to close the gap on funding two teacher positions for the 2-16-2017 school year.

Together we are the solution!

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Tickets are now on sale for Underwood “Under the Stars” Spring Gala May 20th

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Tickets are now on sale for the 3rd Annual Spring Gala Underwood “Under the Stars” being held at CAM in Downtown Raleigh on May 20th at 7:30pm (VIP Pre-Party for qualifying donors at 6:30pm).

Click here to purchase your tickets!

If you made a donation of $250 or more, you may qualify for discounted or complimentary tickets. Look out for information in the coming days.

Corporate Sponsors for our Spring Gala 2016 at CAM Raleigh Friday, May 20th

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Our Spring Gala is Friday, May 20th at 6:30pm at CAM Raleigh! We look forward to seeing everyone there to celebrate and support our great school and continue to fulfill our mission.

We are seeking corporate sponsors for this great event. If you own a business or know of someone that would like the exposure, please review sponsorship levels here, complete the form and return to Ashley Cooper acooper4@wcpss.net (deadline to make the printed invitations is March 29th).

We thank you for your support!

Only 8 days left for our Summer Camp (and more!) online auction

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Go to http://bidpal.net/ufsummercamps2016 & bid TODAY! Online Auction Closes March 1st

Support the Underwood Foundation AND get your Summer Plans finalized-  It’s a WIN-WIN!

All proceeds go directly to benefit the Underwood Foundation – maintaining and enhancing the integrity of our great school program! 

Just a sampling of some of the great programs open for bidding:

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Like us: www.facebook.com/underwoodfoundation

Email: underwoodgtf@gmail.com

Summer Camps Online Auction now LIVE!

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This is the time everyone is doing summer planning & we have a GREAT selection of summer CAMPS, Clinics (& some birthday parties, too)!

Go to http://bidpal.net/ufsummercamps2016 & bid TODAY! Online Auction Closes March 1st.

Support the Underwood Foundation AND get your Summer Plans finalized- It’s a WIN-WIN!

All proceeds go directly to benefit the Underwood Foundation – maintaining and enhancing the integrity of our great school program!