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Taylor Swift & Big $10K Raffle


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To ensure everyone from the Nichols community near & far will be able to participate, we will once again be holding our bidding for auction items virtually via this website so we encourage you to please register whether attending the event in person or not. Items will be go live following the below schedule:


Any shipping charge will be the responsibility of the winner.

The annual Nichols Auction presented by Delaware North will take place on Saturday, May 4, 2024, chaired this year by current families:

Nicholas '91 & Nicole Tzetzo P'28 and Roger & Karen Walcott P'25, '27


Over the last few years, we have explored various venues in and around Buffalo, but ultimately chose to bring the Auction back home to our Amherst St. campus and host it in our newest space,

The Class of 1961 Student Commons starting at 5:30 p.m. 

At the event you will enjoy: 

A culinary experience provided by Patina 250

Specialty Cocktails from Hartman's Distillery 

Live hand-rolled cigars by Gregorio 

Entertainment by student performers 

Complimentary valet parking 

Attire: Semi-Formal



As the School's major fundraising event, all proceeds - 100% of donations - benefit our students and their Nichols experience.

As we plan for this years event, we are grateful to our team of volunteers who are helping us make the event the best one yet, our Nichols Night Committee:

Jen Balbach P'17, '19, '24
Carla Becker P'26
Dina Benderson P'25, '29
Claudia Buttenhoff P'28
Angela Campagna P'30
Jen Coppola P'27, '30
Danielle Gasser P'28
Gunjeet Gurtoo P'27
Jessica Hapeman '95 P'28, '28
Dora Iskalo P'23, '27
Jamie Kelly P'23, '28, '28
Kevin & Nisha Kelly P'30
Becky Locke P'26
Kenisha Morgan P'29
Rachelle Nurse P'29
Julie Plata P'22, '22, '29
Danessia Scott-Warren P'19, 19, '22, '24
Dennetta Stikkel P'25

Enter now to have a CRUEL SUMMER with four (4) tickets to The Eras Tour in London, England.

Have yourself THE BEST DAY seeing MISS AMERICANA in STYLE from the Delaware North Suite at Wembley Stadium on Thursday, August 15, 2024 plus live out your WILDEST DREAMS with a $6,000 travel voucher. All food and beverages at the concert are included.


Click the tickets to watch a video on how the news of Taylor Swift tickets at Nichols Night spread around school.



Are you feeling lucky!? Don't miss out on your chance to win and be part of The BIG $10K Raffle. Only 300 tickets are being sold, so don't wait too long to get yours or they could be gone.

  • 1st Place Winner: $7,500
  • 2nd Place Winner: A custom Nichols School vs. Northwood School Super Chexx Pro Bubble Hockey from ICE ($4,500 value)
  • 3rd Place Winner: $2,500


The winning tickets will be selected live during the event on May 4, 2024. You do not need to be in attendance to win.

Winner will have to fill out all required tax forms.

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Donate an Auction Item to Nichols Night

This year, we anticipate more than 250 people will attend the festivities in-person, as well as thousands of others who will virtually participate in the Auction to bid on these unique and sought-after items.

We would be honored to have a gift certificate, one of kind experience, or item for our auction, as it would be a tremendous reminder to patrons attending, viewing, and bidding what amazing local businesses and families we have in our surrounding community.

Please complete the Auction Donation Form to Submit with your Item

Wish List items include:

  • Support local: Restaurant gift cards or experiences, local distillery, wine or beer items, shopping gift cards or parties, spa gift cards, salon gift cards, jeweler gift cards or jewelry
  • Nichols branded handmade items
  • Unique Artwork
  • Sports memorabilia
  • Show & Sports tickets
  • Electronics 
  • Designer Accessories
  • Gift Cards: Amazon, Visa or Airfare 
  • Premium & Live Items: Vacation stays, Jewelry, Unique experiences, Golf Trips
  • Cash contributions are always welcome as we are able to buy items from this Amazon Wish ListPlease note, you can also choose and purchase an item from the list that you can bring or mail to the school.


Amazon Wish List


If you have questions, email Sara Wiese at [email protected] with the Auction Donor Form.

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No act of generosity is too small to make a difference.

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1250 Amherst Street, Buffalo, NY, USA

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