2020 Annual Gala

Date: Wednesday, October 7
Trumbull, CT
6:00-8:30 PM

Chaired by: Barbara Ripp and Xandy Duffy

2020 Honorees

  • Lynn and Francis X. Mara, New York Football Giants, Inc.
  • Dr. Julia M. McNamara, President Emerita Albertus Magnus College

Join us VIRTUALLY on Wednesday, October 7, 2020 for the 5th annual Foundations in Education Gala as we celebrate a night of academic excellence, faith formation and enrollment in Catholic Schools.

Our virtual program will include the chance to hear from our honorees and bid on extraordinary auction items!

Click here to preview 2020 Auction Items.

Together, we can help realize Bishop Frank’s vision of transformational, innovative and “best in class” Catholic schools throughout the Diocese of Bridgeport.

Click here to learn about sponsorship opportunities. For more information on how to purchase virtual tickets and sponsorships, please contact Megan Quinn at 203.414.1081 or mquinn@foundationsineducation.org.


The Annual Gala is Foundations in Education’s premier fundraising event. All Gala proceeds support the mission of Foundations in Education, including tuition assistance for more than 1,300 students through the Bishop’s Scholarship Fund as well as Innovation and Leadership Grants for teachers.

Click here for information and photos from last year’s gala.