How Can You Help?

Remember, all donations made towards Gala or CARPOOL are tax deductable thanks to CARPOOL's 501(c)(3) non-profit status!

Become an Underwriter

As an underwriter for Gala, you will receive 2 tickets to Gala, an ad at the event (size will vary depending on underwriter status), and the knowledge that you have graciously helped increase the longevity of one of Texas A&M's finest organizations.  If you are interested in becoming an underwriter, please mail a check and letter to the address at the bottom of the page.

  •   Underwriter Levels:
    • Platinum - $1,000
    • Diamond - $700
    • Maroon - $500
    • Other - (give as much or as little as you like)

Purchase an Ad

By placing an ad you can increase your business awareness by allowing our numerous guests to see your support of Gala and CARPOOL all night!  If you are interested in placing an ad, please email

  •   Ad Prices:
    • Full Page (4 3/4" W x 7 5/8" H) - $250
    • Half Page (4 3/4" W x 3 3/4" H) - $125
    • Quarter Page (2 1/2" W x 3 3/4 H) - $75
    • Ad in Rotating Slide Show - $50
    • CARPOOL Supporter (name in program) - $45

Donate an Item

If you have or know of an item that CARPOOL could use in Gala's either live or silent auction, we would love to hear from you.  We love having a variety of things, ranging from tangible items such as autographed memorobilia to intangible items such as gift certificates and weekend getaways.

If you're interested in making an item donation for Gala's auctions or a monetary donation to help cover Gala's many expenses, please contact the director of Gala, Rachel Smith. Checks should be made out to CARPOOL (Gala in note section) and mailed to:


Attn: Rachel Smith

Department of Student Activities

TAMU 1236

College Station, Texas 77843-1236


Gala's 2013-2014 Director and Deputies

Rachel Smith - Director               

Brianne Wisor - Deputy Director

Taylor Sourdellia - Deputy Director