Mardi Gras Gala

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Our mission is simple. Each year we raise money for financial need-based student scholarships while fostering and celebrating community. Since its inception, the fundraising efforts of Mardi Gras have translated to over $25 million in tuition assistance for the students of Ursuline Academy. A story of success that will only continue to grow and offer young women the experience of an Ursuline education with the help of our community. So whether by attending, underwriting or volunteering, we invite you to join us!

Saturday, February 22, 2020
6:30 p.m. - 12:00 a.m.
Fairmont Dallas

Mardi Gras: Masquerade Event Program

How can you help?

Please consider donating an item to our Silent, Big Board, and/or Live Auction. We would love help with gift cards, sporting event tickets, vacation homes or airline miles. To donate, please complete the Donor Contract by downloading the form, filling it out online, or contacting the Mardi Gras Office to discuss further.

Get involved with Mardi Gras! Are you interested in volunteering? Contact Kathie Wood.

“We are so honored and excited to celebrate such an amazing group of women and thrilled to support scholarships for girls to have the opportunity of excellent academics, spiritual growth, and strong sisterhood bonds. We know the entire Ursuline community is going to thoroughly enjoy this very special 30th Anniversary of Mardi Gras!”

2020 Mardi Gras Chairs

Event Chairs

Jody Dodson
Tiffany Luedtke
Gina Porter

Honorary Chairs

Marian Haggar Bryan ’72
Vicki Vaughan Miller ’75
Lydia Haggar Novakov ’68
Marty Vaughan Rumble ’74
Mary Alice Haggar Stedillie
Patty Jo Haggar Turner ’63
Mary Lynn Vaughan ’73

“Your amazing generosity reemphasizes the value placed in this education and the incredible impact kindness can have on a girl’s life.  I could never thank you enough for taking part in investing in my future and helping me evolve as a person through Ursuline in the most incredible way.”

Class of 2019 Scholarship Recipient

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