Walsh Eagle Online Auction and Raffle Kicks Off

Ticket Holders May Begin Placing Bids Today. Final Drawing to Be Held Saturday, Oct. 22.

OLEAN, NY – Southern Tier Catholic School and Archbishop Walsh Academy has announced its annual fall fundraiser. This year’s Walsh Eagle Online Auction and Raffle will be held Saturday, Oct. 22nd.  The raffle prize giveaway will total over $15,000 — with a chance to win a grand prize of $5,000!

The online auction will go live at 7 p.m. Monday, Oct. 17th for ticket holders. It will open for all other participants Saturday, Oct. 22 and school officials will host a Facebook Live event that evening announcing the auction winners and cash prize giveaways.

The cost to enter the cash drawing is $100 per ticket. Here’s the link to join.

Fabulous Prizes at the Walsh/STCS Online Auction & Raffle 

What has made our annual fall fundraiser tradition so popular through the years are our fabulous offerings. Participants can enter for a chance to bid on:

  • Vacation getaways
  • YMCA memberships
  •  A NASCAR driving experience
  • A bottle of Dom Perignon (1975)
  • & so much more! (stay tuned as we add more amazing items all the way up to the auction opening

Get your tickets from STCS/Walsh faculty/staff and families, or call the main office at (716) 372-8122. They may also be purchased at the following distributors:

  • Walsh/STCS families
  • Walsh/STCS main office
  • Basilica of St. Mary of the Angels
  • St. Bonas Church
  • St. John’s Roman Catholic Church
  • Angee’s Restaurant
  • Rick McFall Does It All!
  • Sports Locker
  • Greater Olean Area Chamber of Commerce
  • Union Sales 


“We are blessed and thankful to have support for this exciting community event from local donors, alumni and other members of the Walsh family,” said Walsh/STCS President Dr. Colleen Taggerty. “For many years, the Eagles Gala Auction was a very popular community event held live at the school. Now we can reach so many more people in the digital realm. As much as it’s about having fun for a good cause, it’s also about promoting the Walsh/STCS community mission as a valuable private, faith-based option in our communities.”

Proceeds from the Online Auction and Raffle will directly support educational programs at Southern Tier Catholic School and Archbishop Walsh Academy.   

Southern Tier Catholic School and Archbishop Walsh Academy is a private school located in Olean, NY. The campus offers a Montessori pre-K program, kindergarten-8th grade at Southern Tier Catholic School, and 9th-12th at Archbishop Walsh Academy. With a 100% graduation rate, Archbishop Walsh Academy is the only private school outside of Buffalo, NY that offers the esteemed International Baccalaureate degree. “Once an Eagle, always an Eagle!”