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2014 Paradise Island Gala - The Results are In!
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Much to be thankful for!

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It is with great pleasure that we announce that the 2014 Paradise Island Gala is now our most successful Gala to date!  Net proceeds totalled $278,000, exceeding our fundraising goal by $78,000.  Additionally, this is a $100,000 increase over net proceeds from our 2013 Gala.  We are extremely grateful for the support of our sponsors, underwriters, donors, and hard working volunteers. 

The unrestricted funds raised at our 2014 Paradise Island Gala, combined with the Annual Fund, have been designated to make the following possible at Incarnate Word Academy:

  • Ongoing critical tuition assistance, teacher bonuses, and professional development
  • IWA Foundation permanent scholarships
  • New band instruments forthe Fine Arts Department
  • New textbooks
  • Academic and library materials
  •  Technology enhancements
  • New school bus
  • New bleachers in the Mother Patricia Gunning Gymnasium and hte James R. Dougherty, Jr. Center
  • And more!