Get a head start on your holiday shopping this year, and consider the VAIS Holiday Giving Guide the perfect place to start. Our goal for the Holiday Giving Guide fundraiser is $1,000.  Let’s see if we can surpass that and earn valuable funds to support VAIS teachers & students! Sale closes DECEMBER 3, 2023 (except for RaiseRight and Woodman cards which are available year-round)


Depending on the vendor, orders can either be placed directly through their provided link or by downloading and filling out an order form.  Credit cards can be used when ordering online.  Otherwise, payments can be submitted via PayPal (@AWEandVAIS), Venmo (@veronainternational), check (payable to “VAIS” or “AWE”) or cash.  If you have any questions, please direct them to April Rabedeaux (714-234-8054 or


Shop Fun Pasta and order some creative, delicious pasta goodies. With over 100 shapes to choose from, there is a pasta shape for everyone - great for any special occasion or just for yourself. The mac’n cheese is a VAIS kid favorite!  With each sale, our school earns 40%, plus you get FREE shipping for online orders over $65.


Order Online here

HRSdesigns jewelry

Elegant Chinese-character jewelry, designed & made by local jeweler (and VAIS alumni mom), Hannah Wong, of HRSdesigns.  VAIS will receive 35% for EACH Chinese character jewelry piece sold!  Chinese characters featured are: Beautiful, Happiness & Strength.  Mention “VAIS” on other items and the school will earn 10% on those.  All pieces are handmade and are featured in Sterling Silver and 14k Yellow or Rose gold fill metals.    Share the link with your friends & family!  All items will be shipped.


Order Online here (click on the Shop Now button)

Cards for a Cause offers high quality and beautiful cards for all occasions with coordinating envelopes in a keepsake box. Buy a couple for yourself or great for gifts! The school earns $15 for every box purchased. Each box includes 30 cards with matching envelopes for just $30.  There are 5 options to choose from:
All Occasion Box 1, All Occasion Box 2, Thanks and Blanks, Kids Birthday Box, and Holiday Box (that includes 50 cards with white envelopes).


Order Online here

VAIS Spiritwear

Show your school spirit, promote our school in the community with your new VAIS Spiritwear, and raise funds for VAIS all at the same time! If you’re planning to volunteer at events, consider an orange VAIS shirt to stand out and show your Verona Wildcat pride. Great gifts for teachers, students, and the whole family!


Order Online here

VAIS Spiritwear

Holiday flowers make for beautiful home decor and are sure to liven up any room you put them in. They also make perfect holiday gifts for everyone on your nice list. These elegant arrangements are skillfully created by another VAIS parent, Patty Arifin and will be delivered fresh and ready for you to display. Price will vary depending on the size of the arrangement requested (ranging from $40-$60) and VAIS will receive 100% of net proceeds.


Order Online here

RaiseRight (formerly ShopWithScrip) is an easy way to buy gift cards online for everyday shopping or for special occasions. There are hundreds of retailers to choose from; and a percentage of the sales goes to VAIS as part of our fundraising efforts.

Shop here   (Enrollment code: 82F883B624444)


Attention Woodman’s shoppers!
Did you know Woodman’s offers 5% back to non-profits through their gift card sales program? You simply purchase the gift cards ($50 or $100) at face value with cash or check, and Woodman’s will contribute 5% back to VAIS. To purchase, contact Tiffani Roltgen:

As many of you know, Giving Tuesday is a national day of giving on the Tuesday after Thanksgiving. It is meant to inspire those sharing their love through gift giving during the holiday season to also consider sharing a financial gift with a non-profit organization.


As part of GIVING TUESDAY 2023, please consider making a tax-deductible donation directly to VAIS!  Ask friends and family to do the same. If you can make a donation, please check with your employer to see if your company has a matching program We also have a donor willing to match up to $2,000 as part of this campaign, essentially doubling your donation! Feel free to send your donation either through Venmo, PayPal or by check (made out to “VAIS” or “AWE”).