Fortune is Nardin Academy's largest annual fundraising event; the signature event is a festive evening of cocktails, hors d'oeuvres and a silent auction, followed by dinner and a live auction. Proceeds from the event directly support The Nardin Fund, which sustains the curriculum and activities that define the Academy’s unique student experience.

How YOU can become involved in Fortune:

  • Host or attend a gift gathering party
  • Participate in Nardin shopping days
  • Donate a gift to the live or silent auction
  • Purchase an advertisement in the event catalog
  • Buy your ticket early
  • Become an event sponsor

Click here to purchase tickets, sponsorship and advertising!

For more information about gift gathering parties, shopping days, and other ways to support Fortune, please contact the Advancement Office at 881-6262.

Gift Gathering Parties

In preparation for and in support of this major celebration, each year the school community comes together at a series of gift-gathering parties. Parents generously bring a donated gift to feature in the silent auction at the main event. Click here to view an A-Z gift wish list.

Nardin Meat Raffle
In support of Fortune 2020

Join us for our 1st MEAT RAFFLE on

Friday, January 31, 2020 starting at 6:00 p.m.
in the Nardin High School Gym

Your admission ticket includes beer, soda, and water.  We will have pizza available for purchase.  You are welcome to bring your own snacks and food. No outside alcohol.

Buy your Tickets here!

Sponsorship Levels

Questions? Contact Becky Locke, Nardin Fund Associate and Event Coordinator at or 716-881-6262 x1700.

Fortune 2020 will take place on Friday, March 6.

Looking for a gift idea? Visit one of Nardin's registries:

Uncommon Goods
Williams Sonoma
Pottery Barn