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The Green & Gold Gala is Lane Tech's largest parent-driven, community fundraising event! Its success provides support for programs not funded by CPS, including teacher grants, modernizing Lane's aging facility, adding security upgrades to keep students safe, and supporting all e-learning and technology needs.

Get YOUR Golden Ticket, only 150 available!


Win a 7 night stay in a one bedroom suite in the charming beachside city of Puerto Vallarta, Mexico, surrounded by the Sierra Madres Mountains. Enjoy the spectacular views while strolling the cobblestone streets filled with boutique shopping, quaint restaurants, art galleries and cafes. Spend the day relaxing on the beach or poolside and the evenings on El Malećon, the boardwalk famous for its modern sculptures and nightclubs. For more adventure, head out just beyond the main city to the beautiful Vallarta Botanical Gardens filled with indigenous plants and trees just waiting to nurture your soul.

Need not be present to win.

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Join Friends of Lane for an Amazing Week to bid on over 250 Auction Items featuring Dining, Vacation Homes, Parent Parties, One of a Kind Experiences, Theater, Retail and More!


Lane Tech College Prep is the largest public school in Chicago, ranked #3 in Illinois by U.S. News and World Report. To achieve this level of success, Lane has developed an unparalleled portfolio of challenging academic programs, skill-building STEM classes and extracurricular activities, many of which are not possible without community donations.

To achieve this year’s fundraising goals, the annual Green and Gold Gala, an all-volunteer, parent- driven, community event will be hosted by the Friends of Lane on May 5, 2023 at Rockwell on the River. We expect 700 people to attend and thousands will be invited. Please support Lane Tech by donating a unique experience, item, gift certificate or cash sponsorship for the gala auction.

Your generosity and business will be promoted and featured four different ways:

  • On social media via Lane Tech’s Facebook page, seen by over 8,000 people

  • Via parent newsletters and emails distributed in advance of the event

  • In our online auction on Bidding For Good

  • Onsite at the gala event


Donations Committee Chairs

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