• Save the Date for the 2024 Boots n Barbecue Gala March 23, 2024
  • BOOTS ‘N BARBECUE

    March 23, 2024
    Doors open at 5:30 p.m.

    More details to come

    PLANO EVENT CENTER

    2000 E Spring Creek Pkwy
    Plano, TX 75074

    Boots ‘N Barbecue relies on the spirit and generosity of our communities to empower every student and educator in Wylie ISD with the resources to reach their full potential. Since 2002, we’ve funded more than $2.3 million in resources for Wylie ISD schools. True to our Texas spirit, this is the largest fundraiser for Wylie ISD Education Foundation.
  • SPONSORSHIP OPPORTUNITIES

    Market your business through one of the many Boots ‘N Barbecue sponsorship opportunities, including pre-parties, gala book, and program!

    View the complete list of special sponsorship opportunities!


    TICKETS & TABLES

    Boots ‘N Barbecue is the largest fundraiser for Wylie ISD Education Foundation. Tickets sell out quickly, so get yours as soon as it’s available in January.

    Sold out


    SILENT AUCTION

    Boots ‘N Barbecue features a curated collection of items and experiences                                          that range from a starting bid of $25 to priceless!                                                                                                                                                                         

    Bid on silent auction packages


    LIVE AUCTION

    Our legendary live auction features a select number of unique and exclusive items and experiences. Donations valued at $300 and more will be featured in our gala book, and distributed to more than 900 donors and guests.

    Preview live auction packages


    BRING A BACKPACK TO THE BALL

    This year, we’re offering a unique opportunity for our guests to make a wonderful impact for a Wylie ISD student. Purchase a backpack, fill it with supplies, and donate to our Bring a Backpack to the Ball at Boots ‘N Barbecue for your chance to win an entry into Heads or Tails!


    ELISABETH W. GARRISON LEGACY AWARD

    Nominations are now closed for the 2024 Elisabeth W. Garrison Legacy Award. The award is bestowed on someone in our community who has met three criteria core to Mrs. Garrison's mantra - Live. Love. Give. - all in support of education


  • CONTRIBUTE

    Find out how you can help us empower every student with the resources to reach their full potential.

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  • PAST ELISABETH GARRISON LEGACY AWARD WINNERS

  • Elisabeth W. Garrison Award Winners
  • OUR IMPACT BY THE NUMBERS

  • total investment into Wylie ISD students via Scholarships for Seniors, Grants for Teachers, and more since 2002
  • seniors received a college scholarship to continue their education at a university or trade school in 2022-2023
  • teachers received a classroom, school or district grant in 2023-2024
  • funded grants to enhance education in Wylie ISD in 2023-2024
  • students positively impacted by a grant each year
  • total endowments created through the Foundation to fund scholarships and grants
    • Tax Information: Wylie ISD Education Foundation is a registered 501(c)(3) non-profit organization. Contributions to Wylie ISD Education Foundation are tax-deductible to the extent permitted by law. The Foundation’s tax identification number is 14-1859786.

    Last Modified on March 19, 2024