5th Annual MEF Gala 2022

The Millbrae Education Foundation (MEF) is excited to host our annual fundraising gala on Saturday, April 9, 2022 at the Hiller Aviation Museum in San Carlos.

All guests will enter at the front of the museum, where registration will begin.

5pm Entrance for VIP Ticket Holders: VIP Guests will be treated to champagne and appetizers as you stroll through the Museum. You and your group can also take photographs on/by a real 747 (located at the back of the museum).

5:30pm Entrance for General Admission Ticket Holders

Event ends at 10:00pm


Proof of Vaccination will be enforced.

Please complete both the waiver and guest protocol (below)

Waiver of Liability

Guest Protocol


  • Cocktail reception that will allow guests to freely move thru indoor and outdoor spaces

  • Specialty cocktails *Crafted by Spring Valley Parent Andrew Generalao

  • Live entertainment provided by Good Time Collective

  • Stations of International bites from around the world, including a carving station

  • Access to museum with over 40 aircraft exhibits that tell the story of flight

  • Childcare Room with activities and movies until 10 PM


  • Private reception for guests who purchased a VIP table

  • Doors open to general admission ticket holders

  • Fund the Future program

  • Dance floor opens with Good Time Collective

* Specialty cocktail bars and food stations will be open throughout the evening.


General Admission - $175/person

  • Cocktail reception. Mix and mingle with other guests as you wander and enjoy over 40 museum exhibits about the history of flight. International food stations, including a carving station, will be paired with specialty cocktails or wine. This year's gala is a cocktail reception without formal seating. If you'd like a reserved seat, please purchase a VIP table.

VIP Table - $2,250 per table of 10

  • General admission for 10 guests

  • Reserved table with seating for 10

  • Early access to the museum for all guests of your table

  • VIP reception with complimentary champagne & appetizers

  • 2 bottles of complimentary wine

  • Exclusive photo opp in front of a Boeing 747 aircraft

On-site childcare - $60/child - Childcare ticket sales start Wednesday, February 23, 2022

  • Supervision for the duration of the event (5-10 PM)

  • Dinner included (spaghetti with meatballs, steamed veggies and garlic bread stick, dessert). Vegetarian option available.

  • Crafts and Movie

** Child must be a student of the Millbrae School District in grades TK-8.

** Capacity limited to the first 30 children registered

Drink Tickets

  • $50 for a book of 5 tickets

*Drink tickets @ the event will be $12/drink


MEF is looking for donations of wine and liquor, specifically:

  • Cabernet

  • Pinot

  • Chardonnay

  • Sauvignon Blanc

  • Sparkling Wine

  • Bourbon

  • Vodka

  • Rum

  • Tequila

Donations can be dropped off at One Martial Arts from Feb 22 - March 11 at 979 Broadway.


M - TH : 3-7:30 PM

Fri: 3-6 PM

Sat: 9-1 PM


We need your help to make our Auction a huge success! We’re still looking for the following items. To donate, please fill out this form.

  • Vacation homes

  • Money-can’t-buy experiences

  • Electronics

  • Access to celebrities or local stars

  • Incredible culinary experiences

  • Home chefs

  • Exercise packages or personal trainers

  • Photographers to help us with some exclusive packages

  • Wine packages, tastings or tours


We still need volunteers to help with data entry, decor, event day volunteers to set up and clean up, bid spotters and ticket sellers. If you’re able to help, please contact gala@millbraekids.org.


It’s not a party without teachers! Your contribution will go towards sending some of our dedicated, academic professionals to the gala - all in support of Millbrae kids.


If you can’t attend, you can still give to MEF. Your tax-deductible cash donation will go towards helping Millbrae kids soar.


Splurge on a night’s stay at the Fairfield Marriott, located right next to Hiller Aviation Museum. Last day to book your room at the special rate of $129 a night is March 9, 2022.

  • Includes free breakfast

  • high-speed internet

  • parking