Bidding for our silent auction is now LIVE! Check out our amazing prizes

This year we have an array of generously donated gifts suitable for a broad range of bidders. You don’t have to be attending our Black Tie Ball to take part in the fun. From exquisite wines, experiences and holidays, through to jewellery and memorabilia, our array of items is sure to please everyone. You can find over 90 items at:

Registration is simple:

Text: sflball followed by your full name to: 0458 678 678

Example:   sflball john smith
Follow the registration link you are sent from GalaBid

or Visit:
Click on the ‘register’ button. Enter your details and click ‘submit’. You can then start bidding. You will also receive a text to your mobile phone with the link to the auction catalogue.

To Bid

Via smart phone:
Click on the link in the confirmation message you were sent to view the auction catalogue. Just click on an item you want to bid for and you will see the ‘bid’ button.

Don’t have a Smart phone?
Send a text to the same number you text to register: E.g. to bid $1200 on lot 202, Text:  1200L202 

We are aiming to make this year’s Ball the biggest and most successful fundraising event yet… Help us replicate our pilot project, Katuuso Primary and Vocational School and build ANOTHER education centre in a neighbouring community. WE NEED YOUR SUPPORT.

Disney’s The Lion King to feature at this year’s Black Tie Ball

Lion King 2A South African dance troupe from Disney’s The Lion King will be opening this year’s Black Tie Fundraising Ball.
The evening is selling out quickly, hosted by Studio 10′s Sarah Harris and featuring performances by Ayla, artist Scott Swinson (, a choreographed dance by So You Think You Can Dance’s Sarah Boulter, PHLY Crew and Tall POP Syndrome.

Grab tickets here now so you don’t miss out on this spectacular evening!

We’re raffling a MAZDA 3!

1200-MAZ2020_Mazda3 NEO_f34_s_GM_MONO_tifWant a chance to win a MAZDA 3 Neo 4 door sedan (RRP $19,990) or any of these great prizes?

Tickets are $25 each | 3 for $50 | 8 for $100


2nd prize: Overnight at The Hilton Sydney, dinner for 2 at hatted restaurant Pendolino & case of Diamond Creek Wine (RRP $1100).
3rd prize: $500 Carla Zampatti shopping voucher & Murphy Gozzard Hairdressers Paddington (RRP $750)
4th prize: Overnight accommodation at Summerlees, Southern Highlands & dinner at Grand Hotel Bowral (RRP $500).
5th prize: 4 week Vision Hunter Street Personal Training Package & Urban Rituelle beauty hamper (RRP $420)
6th prize: La Rosa Restaurant & 2 tickets to Belvoir Theatre (RRP $250)
Raffle will be drawn at the Black Tie Fundraising Ball on 3 May at 10 pm. If the winner is not present they will be contacted at the time of the draw. NB: Prizewinner’s car will be delivered in aluminium silver, not the graphite colour featured in picture.

Tickets to our Black Tie Fundraising Ball on sale now!

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We are excited to invite you to this year’s Black Tie Fundraising Ball at 6:30pm on 3rd May at The Grand Ballroom, The Hilton Sydney. Join us for an exclusive evening of fine food, beverages, auctions, raffles and entertainment. BOOK TICKETS HERE NOW.

General tickets are $210 each or $2000 for a table of 10 guests.

This year, we are offering a very special opportunity to purchase a VIP table for the event. These tables of 10 are $5000 and include:

- A pre-function VIP cocktail party with School for Life Founders and celebrity guests from 5:30pm which includes cocktails and special entertainment;
- UBER Black luxury car transfers to and from the venue;
- 10 printed VIP invitations to send to your accompanying guests;
- VIP table placement at the event; and
- Tax deductible receipt for $3500.

This is a unique way of supporting School for Life whilst also ensuring your guests enjoy a premium and memorable event experience.

We are also looking for event partners this year. There are several tiers of sponsorship – Silver $5000, Gold $10,000 and Platinum $20,000. This is a perfect way for a company to receive tax deductible receipts and branding opportunities while supporting our much-needed work in Uganda.

Check out the fundraising proposal here

Alternatively, you can BOOK TICKETS HERE NOW!