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 $23 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!

Honorary Chairs


The Diane and Sam K. Smith Family

Event Chairs


Wells Gibbons Housson '93 | Kim Blades Askew '93 | Kelly Moore Cook '85

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Saturday, March 2, 2019
Million Air Dallas
4350 Westgrove, Addison, Texas

6:30 p.m. Cocktails, Casino and Silent Auction
8:00 p.m. Blessing, Dinner Catered by Farm to Market, Heads or Tails, Live Auction, Paddle Raise, Raffle Drawing
10:00 p.m. Live Entertainment and Dancing
12:00 a.m. Festivities Conclude

If you have any questions, please contact the Mardi Gras office.

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“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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