What is Gala?

Since CARPOOL is a non-profit organization, we rely heavily on fundraising and donations to operate. This event consists of a formal dinner, silent auction, and a live auction to raise almost half of the yearly funds required for CARPOOL to operate.

Click here to buy your Gala tickets!

How Can You Help? 


Location: Ice House on Main, 800 N Main St, Bryan, TX 77803

Time: 6:00 – 9:00, doors open at 5:45

Dress Code: Black Tie Optional


Ticket – $75

Gala Shirt – $15

Ticket and Gala Shirt – $85

Table -$500 (comes with 8 seats)

Candy Bar Sponsorship – $50 (optional addition to Bronze level or higher sponsorship)

Food Sponsorship – $500 (optional additional to Silver or higher level sponsorship)

Bronze Sponsorship – $500 (comes with 4 seats)

Silver Sponsorship – $1,000 (comes with 8 seats)

Gold Sponsorship – $2,000 (comes with 8 seats)

Lime Sponsorship – $3,200 (comes with 8 seats)

Monetary Donations

All donations made towards Gala or CARPOOL are tax deductible thanks to CARPOOL’s 501(c)(3) non-profit status!

Checks should be made out to CARPOOL (with ‘Gala’ written in the Memo line) and mailed to:

ATTN: Jackson Engel
1236 TAMU
125 John J. Koldus Building
College Station, Texas 77843-1236

Donate an Item

If you have or know of an item that CARPOOL could use in Gala’s live or silent auctions, we would love to hear from you. We love having a variety of in-kind donations, ranging from tangible items like autographed memorabilia to intangible items such as gift certificates and weekend getaways. All item donations should be discussed with Lalita Kunamneni, contact her at gala.carpool@gmail.com.

If you would like more information about Gala or are interested in supporting Gala via an item and/or a monetary donation, please email the Director of Development, Lalita Kunamneni.

Thank you to our Sponsors!

Lime Sponsor