Friends of Payton Gala

What is Payton's Spring Gala?

Friends of Payton holds an annual springtime bash with great food, entertainment and auction and raffle items. It's the Payton community's biggest party of the year -- and a vital fundraiser for our school.


About our Spring Gala

Please plan on coming to our "Block Party" for food, games and entertainment from our city's diverse neighborhoods!



Block Party 2018

Friday, March 9

6:30-9:30PM

Moonlight Studios

1446 W. Kinzie St. (West Loop)



Donate and Solicit Auction Items

Please help us gather items/services for our online and live auctions. Read/share our Donation Solicitation Letter and complete a Gala Donor Form to tell us about your donation.


Help with our Gala

Contact FOP's Gala Chair Liz Opie to volunteer: lizopie@sbcglobal.net or 312-933-6743.




Friends of Payton (FOP) is a parent-run 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization (tax ID #36-4409659) that raises funds and provides volunteer assistance to support Walter Payton College Prep. Our mission is to enrich educational and extracurricular activities with outside resources to supplement the limited funding allotted to Payton through the public school system.


Questions? Please contact us at FriendsofPayton@gmail.com

Friends of Payton (FOP) is a parent-run 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization (tax ID #36-4409659) that raises funds and provides volunteer assistance to support Walter Payton College Prep. Our mission is to enrich educational and extracurricular activities with outside resources to supplement the limited funding allotted to Payton through the public school system.

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Questions? Please contact us at FriendsofPayton@gmail.com

Friends of Payton (FOP) is a parent-run 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization (tax ID #36-4409659) that raises funds and provides volunteer assistance to support Walter Payton College Prep. Our mission is to enrich educational and extracurricular activities with outside resources to supplement the limited funding allotted to Payton through the public school system.

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