Diamond Anniversary Auction – May 6th

Let’s celebrate Madera’s 60th Diamond Anniversary at the annual auction!  Enjoy dinner, dancing, and drinks with friends while supporting a good cause…our children.

WHEN:  Saturday, May 6th from 5:30-10 pm

WHERE:  El Cerrito Community Center, 7007 Moeser Lane, El Cerrito

Proceeds from the event will go towards funding Ms. Leah and the garden program, Ms. Wu and the music program, Ms. Annie and the art program, as well as field trips and classroom supplies.

Auction Tickets On Sale Now!

Tickets are on sale now!  Prices are $40 a person and $45 at the door.

Need childcare?  We got you covered!  For ONLY $25 per child, we will provide activities, pizza, and a movie in a separate room at the Community Center.  You can reserve childcare for the event when you purchase tickets.  Please only children 4 years and older and no diapers.

Purchase tickets and childcare online

Online bidding is now closed but feel free to browse the catalog for exciting items to bid on at the auction!

Wondering how you can contribute to the auction?

  • If you own a business, consider being a sponsor or donating your services or products.
  • Host a party/class/activity. Here are some
  • Donate a new (desirable) item (e.g. an unused birthday gift).
  • Solicit your favorite local business (e.g. restaurant, spa) for a gift certificate or item.

Please fill out this form and place it in the Auction tray in the school office.

For questions, contact Karineh Samkian at karinehs@gmail.com and see you at the auction!

We would like to thank our generous sponsors!  Please support these local businesses that are supporting our children.

Gold Sponsor – $750

El Cerrito Martial Arts

Mechanics Bank 

Silver Sponsor – $500

Anaviv Catering & Events – Arnon Oren (Madera dad)

Bronze Sponsor – $250

Abbey Pet Hospital

Carlen and Company Inc. – Nick Silberman (Madera dad)

El Mono – Daniela and Matt Khadivian (Madera parents)

Handcraft Studio School – Marie Muscardini (Madera mom)


Larb Thai Food and Tapas

Negar Souza of Red Oak Realty – (Madera mom)

Pettooth – Maia Bazjanac (Madera mom)

Rabidkat Illustration – Lisa Leal (Madera mom)

Robert Pearce DDS

Community Patron – Under $250

Steve’s Auto Care


  • A few of the auction sponsor/donors have some special offers.  
  1. Maia Bazjanac with Pettoothis offering free dental exams at the El Cerrito Pet Vet for Madera pets.
  2. Negar Souza of Red Oak Realtywill donate 5% of her net proceeds back to the Madera Elementary Foundation from any transaction with a Madera Family, buying or selling real estate.
  3. Larb Thai Food and Tapaswill donate 10% of your invoice to the Madera Elementary Foundation the first Monday of every month (please take the attached coupon).
  4. Ackerman’s Servicing(Volvo & Subaru) will donate 5% of your invoice to the Madera Elementary Foundation.

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