Club Cabaret

Club Cabaret

The Mad Hatter’s Cocktail Party proved to be a spectacularly mad, festive, and truly successful event. Together, with a matching grant from the Quest Foundation and a challenge match from Arlene Schnitzer and Jordan Schnitzer, our community raised more than $290,000 in support of Northwest Academy programs and student scholarships.

The success of this event is dependent on all of the people and businesses that support Northwest Academy. We would like to thank our guests, sponsors, donors, and volunteers for their generosity and support.

You can support our students any time with a gift to the Scholarship Fund.

To find out more about Club Cabaret, please contact the development office at or 503-223-3367 x310.

Thank you to all of our donors, guests, and volunteers for your support.


Special thanks to our 2020 event sponsors for hosting this event:

The Harold & Arlene Schnitzer CARE Foundation
Arlene Schnitzer & Jordan Schnitzer
Foundation – Fashion + Philanthropy
Summit Bank
United Pacific Forest Products
Bateman Seidel
Columbia Bank
Myoptic Optometry
Northwest Forensic Institute
Providence Health Plans
Hennebery Eddy Architects
Pacific West Bank
Savetz Publishing
Top Kohlbush & Hoem
Thomas & Erika Marks
Solutions Yes

Check out photos from this year’s event!  This photo site is password protected; contact for the password.

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Club Cabaret?  Club Cabaret is Northwest Academy’s annual fundraising auction – a themed community event which includes a silent auction and reception, seated dinner with a live auction, and an original musical performed by our students.

What does Club Cabaret Support?  Club Cabaret supports academic programs and student scholarships at Northwest Academy.

How can I help?  There are many ways you can help reach our goals.  Volunteer for our committee or to help the day of the event, donate an item to our live or silent auction, host a buy-in party, or become an event sponsor. Most of all, join us for this event where you can bid on silent and live auction items, and raise your paddle in support of our students.

Do I have to dress up?  There is no dress code, however many of our guests enjoy dressing on theme or in cocktail attire. You can see photos of past events for reference.


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