Past Events

Rocco's Pizza in Walnut Creek, December 17, 2009
The evening at Rocco's Pizza last December was a rousing success with great food and a great cause! A portion of the proceeds was donated to the Northgate High School Dance Studio Project.

Special Night for Northgate, May 2009
This lavish affair hosted by Rena Brantley and Chris and Carolyn Dossa featured wonderful wines and hors d'œuvres and raised over $8000.

Walnut Creek Kitchen Tour 2008
The Walnut Creek Kitchen Tour event occurred on September 13th, 2008. It was a fabulous event! The tour showcased 6 beautiful custom kitchens.
With sales of tickets and with corporate sponsorships, the Kitchen Tour brought in approximately $16,000!
Thank you to Liz Timmerman who led this event, and to all of the many other volunteers who helped to make this a great success.

Lights, Bleachers and Margaritas
Shannon and Mike Polkinghorn hosted an evening of "Lights, Bleachers and Margaritas".
The event featured a lovely Mexican dinner and a live auction raising $14,758!
There was a matching gift from an anonymous donor of $5000 included in this total.
Thank you to the Polkinghorn family for hosting this fabulous event!

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2nd Annual Lap-A-Thon
Help Northgate High School Build a Pool
Saturday, May 3, 2008
The second annual lap-a-thon was held to raise funds for the building of the Northgate High School aquatic center. Swimmers swam laps at the Woodland's Cabana Club, to raise funds and increase the awareness of the need for a pool at NGHS.
Thank you to Jan Dolliver for putting on this great event!
We raised $4,235.00!

Fundraiser at Sports Basement
Thursday, November 8th.
The new Sports Basement Store hosted a fundraising event. Appetizers and drinks were served to shoppers at the new store! 20% of all proceeds from the evening were donated by Sports Basement to the Northgate Community Pride Foundation.
A big THANK YOU! to Sports Basement and everyone who shopped.
We raised $2,745!

Rocco's Ristorante Pizzeria Fundraising Days
Northgate Community Pride Foundation held a fund raiser at Rocco's that raised $ 1127.17.
Rocco's donated an additional $1000!
Total raised: $ 2127.17!
A big THANK YOU! to everyone who ate at Roccos for those 2 days.

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Wines, Grapes, and Wine Makers of Contra Costa County Event
Saturday October 13th, 2007
Thank you to all who supported the Wine Tasting Event!
We raised $11,480 for the Northgate Community Pride Foundation!

Special thanks to our wineries.
Shadowbrook Vineyards
Hannah Nicole Vineyards
Bloomfield Vineyards
Viano Vineyards
Lolonis Donatelli Vineyards


Special thanks to the following for donating food, silent auction items, and water.
Lark Creek, PF Chang, Rocco's, Appleby's, Safeway, Trader Joe's, Walnut Creek Baking Company, Toyo Sushi, Cakebread Cellars, Wine Hardware, Wine Styles

And the following families:
The Deibert Family, The Reddy Family, The Cuesta Family, The Henkaus Family, and The Moore Family.

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Walnut Creek Kitchen Tour 2007
The Walnut Creek Kitchen Tour event occurred on September 29th, 2007. It was a fabulous event! The tour showcased 6 beautiful custom kitchens. With sales of tickets and with corporate sponsorships, the Kitchen Tour brought in approximately $20,000!
Thank you to Liz Timmerman and Laura Hunter who led this event, and to all of the many other volunteers who helped to make this a great success.

First Annual Fathers' Day Family Walk-A-Thon
Sunday, June 17, 2007
Proceeds from the Walk-A-Thon will be used towards a new Sports Complex for Northgate High School Sporting events and Community Functions
Amount raised was $2175.00!

Lap-a-thon for future Aquatics Center
Clarke Dolliver organized the April 21, 2007
Lap-a-thon to raise money so Northgate can get a pool.
The results are in - Clarke Dolliver's Lap-a-thon raised a total of $8220.00!


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Results of the Feed the Bronco Campaign at Northgate High School:
Seniors topped the list with $776.26
Freshmen were next with $517.27
Sophomores followed closely with $502.26
Juniors finished up with $191.26
Total raised: $1987.05

Students were asked to donate an amount equal to their graduating year, i.e. $20.07, $20.08 etc. or any amount that they could! The classes competed with each other to see who could bring in the most money to support the new Sports Complex! The leadership group at Northgate High School worked with Northgate Pride members on this event! Thank you to all who participated!

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Walnut Acres Caroling Party
Hosted by Jane Erdiakoff in December 2006
Elementary school children and their parents enjoyed an evening caroling with teachers from Walnut Acres and with students from Northgate High School.
Amount raised: $9,300.00

Poker Party
Hosted by Kassie and Mike Wenzell in December 2006
This was a great event with lots of poker, great food and fun! Sure to be an annual event.
Amount raised: $19,850

A Night at the Oscars
Hosted by Tracey Garber, Kim Moore, Leslie Wise and Karyn Teague
A fun night out with goodie bags, elegant outfits and food!
Amount raised: $4,000

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