Scholarship Auction




Our 46th Annual Scholarship Auction is in the books…but the fun will continue!

There are four ticketed events yet to be enjoyed. Why not gather a group of friends and join us? Please contact the Auction Team at Auction@UofDJesuit.org or 313-927-2332 to make your reservations.

We are grateful to our hosts for sponsoring these events; your ticket price supports the scholarship fund, enabling young men who otherwise could not afford an education from U of D Jesuit.

CASINO NIGHT: Saturday, January 13, 2018
Come enjoy an evening of craps, blackjack and poker, along with heavy appetizers and an open bar. Couples and players of all skill levels are welcome—instruction is available. Hosted by Jim and Lorri Delaney in their Bloomfield Hills home, this party provides a starter set of chips and the opportunity to win prizes! Tickets are $75.00 per person.

EUCHRE PARTY: Saturday, January 20, 2018
If you like Euchre, this event is for you! Play for token prizes and bragging rights at the Bloomfield Township home of hosts Nicole Meadows and Richard Pfaff. There will be food, drinks, desserts and plenty of fun. The cost per person for this party is $50.00, and space is limited.

SQUARE DANCING IS FRIENDSHIP SET TO MUSIC: Saturday, February 10, 2018
Come join the clapping and stomping as you dance in the historic, restored Indian Village home of Steve and Marge Burns. Brother Jim Boynton, S.J. will fiddle while calling square dancing steps. Don’t know how to square dance? Brother Boynton and his fellow musicians will teach you as they go along. His famous Bear Chili is on the menu along with other delicious options. The tickets for this event are $65.00 per person and space is limited. Also hosting this party are Carl Angott, Tom Ball ’83, Maureen and Don Huldin, Liz and Shared Jain, and Margie and Tom Suchyta, ’79.

CUB BIKE TOUR OF DETROIT: Saturday, May 19, 2018
This 20-mile recreational bike ride meanders through historic Detroit neighborhoods, the Dequindre Cut and the Riverwalk. Bring your bicycle and helmet to our start/finish point at Z’s Villa on Piquette Street in the New Center area. This event is hosted by Cub parents Gina and Sean Drewek, Katie and Bob Scharchelli, Stephanie and Adam Zielinski. Tickets are $75.00 per person and includes lunch and SAG Wagon.

For tickets or more information, please contact: Auction@UofDJesuit.org or 313-927-2332.

Looking forward to seeing you there!



Gift Gathering Parties

Auction Gift Gathering Parties are a great tradition here at U of D Jesuit!

These social events are hosted by generous and gracious parents. Attend the party that suits your schedule, RSVP and bring an item or monetary donation for the Scholarship Auction. The Auction Staff will be there to welcome you, accept your gift and introduce you to other party goers.

What a fun and easy way to support the Auction with a tax-deductible gift, while socializing with the U of D Community!

If interested in hosting a gift gathering party, please contact the Auction Team at 313-927-2332 or auction@uofdjesuit.org.

Sponsorship and Advertising Opportunities

There are five sponsorship levels available, ranging from $1,000-$10,000. Benefits of packages include recognition on the sponsor page in the Auction Program, tickets to the event, logos on the website, advertising on BidPal Scoreboard and more! Click the button below for complete details on each package.

We are excited to announce that this year’s silent Auction and a portion of the live Auction will be all-electronic, allowing guests to bid from anywhere at any time using their personal iPhone or Android device, or from an iPad set up at a kiosk during the event.

Families can also have the option of purchasing personalized ads in the Program Book. Show off your family's Cub Pride with a full, half or quarter page ad. Click below for full details and to submit your order!

Sponsorship and Advertising Opportunities Sponsorship & Advertising Contract Form

Family Ad Sizes, Rates & Order Form

Donate an Item

What Can I Donate To Make The Auction a Success?

  • A stay at your vacation condo, cottage or time share
  • Restaurant gift cards
  • Sporting Gear and Apparel
  • Autographed Memorabilia from Sports & Entertainment Stars
  • Tickets to the theater, concerts and special events
  • Rounds of Golf at local, destination or private golf clubs
  • Unique Opportunities
  • Beauty, Spa Experiences
  • Jewelry, Handbags, Fashion Accessories
  • Hot Electronics and Cool Gadgets
  • High-End Wine and Spirits
  • Gourmet Foods
  • Cash Donations
  • Be Creative! Donation Possibilities are Endless!

We hope you will consider supporting our efforts by donating an item for our Auction. Donations received by October 6th, 2017 will be acknowledged in our Program Book, which will be distributed to over 625 Auction attendees and parents as well as available for others to see online. Below is a donor form which you can complete and submit with your donation.

All support will be acknowledged with a letter which includes information regarding your potential charitable deduction.


Donation Contract

BidPal Mobile Bidding

U of D Jesuit is excited to have partnered with BidPal for the 2017 Scholarship Auction! Mobile bidding is a revolutionary new paperless bidding method that allows participants to bid straight from their phones.

Please be assured that there will be plenty of students, trained volunteers and BidPal staff on site to assist you.

For more information on this year's bidding system, please visit bidpal.com.

Click here to learn 'How to BidPal'


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Contact Us

We would love to hear from you! Contact the Auction Team at 313-927-2332 or auction@uofdjesuit.org with questions, donation drop off or for further information.