The 5th Annual FMS Gala will be held on Saturday, March 4th, 2017 at 6:00 PM at the Domenico Winery in San Carlos, where we expect approximately 300 other world-minded individuals to be in attendance. We hope to see you there!

Click here to open and complete FMS 2017 Gala Sponsorship Letter

Buy Table/Ticket

Connect with parents, community leaders, and other FMS supporters at our gala event. Invite others to learn more about FMS and the Mandarin program in SMFCSD or consider donating a table or tickets for teachers, staff, or community leaders to attend the gala.  Tickets are $100/person, $1,000 for a Table of 10 people or $400 for Table of 4.

Purchase Ad in FMS Gala Program Book (8-1/2″ x 11″ pages):

Place an ad in our program book, and it will be seen by the estimated 300 people in attendance, including community leaders, educators, and family members.

Contribute Item/Service

Donate an item or service to support the event auction or the event in general: All items or services that are part of the auction or event, as well as donor names, will be listed in our program book, and donors will receive acknowledgement on the event webpage.

  • For assistance with pick-up, please email:
  • Popular items include: dining, travel, entertainment, and hotel accommodation package certificates.
  • Please note that item(s) donated may be split up or packaged with other donated items at the discretion of the Gala Committee.
  • Donations valued at $1,500 or more will be considered for Premium placement in the Live Auction!

Donations made by February 4th 2017, will be included in the program book.  Thank you for your generous support! Please e-mail or use our online submit form below.   Send your auction donation by February 4th, 2017 to:

Nhi Huynh
FMS 2017 Gala Auction Committee Chair
Friends of Mandarin Scholars
P.O. BOX 123, San Mateo, CA 94401

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Please note that FMS is a 501(c)3 nonprofit organization, EIN #45-2465260. Your contribution may qualify as a charitable deduction for federal income tax purposes. Please consult your tax advisor for applicable information. Pay online at or make checks payable to the following address: FMS, P.O.Box 123, San Mateo, CA 94401.

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