Gift Gathering Parties

Nearly 600 items or cash donations are needed for Evening for Excellence and many of these items are accrued at gift gathering parties. These parties are a fabulous way to meet fellow Spartan parents, catch up with friends and support Roger Bacon at the same time.Contact Wanda Hill at 641-1313 or at if you are willing to host a gift-gathering party.You can also drop off items for the event at Roger Bacon High School or call us and we will pick it up

Wish List


  • Gift cards to area restaurants:Montgomery Inn, Jeff Ruby's, LaRosa's, Graeters, Rock Bottom, Rusty Bucket, Bonefish Grill, Buffalo Wild Wings, Skyline, Prima Vista, Brios/Bravo, Dewey's Pizza, Precinct, Holy Grail, etc.
  • Gift cards to chain fast food restaurants:Wendy's, McDonalds, Chick-fil-a, Burger King, White Castle, Panera, Penn Station, etc.
  • Gift cards to restaurants in Over-the-Rhine, Newport on the Levy, the Banks, or downtown Cincinnati


  • Gift cards to: Macy's, Nordstrom's, Stein Mart, Target, WalMart, TJ Max, shopping malls, neighborhood boutiques, etc.

Stock the Bar 

  • Bottles of wine, spirits, and/or craft beers – especially Bourbon, Vodka, Tequila for particular groupings and all other spirits for stocking a bar
  • Barware, glasses, napkins, etc.
  • Gift cards to Party Source or DEP

Home Improvement and/or Decor 

  • Gardening and landscaping items or gift cards to stores
  • Gift cards to Home Depot, Lowe's, Menard's, etc.
  • Gift cards to Frontgate, Home Goods, Pottery Barn, Target, TJ Max, Garden Ridge, etc.
  • Small appliances, serving dishes, home decor


  • Tickets to sporting events:Bengals, Reds, Xavier, UC, UK, FC Cincinnati, Cyclones, Keeneland, etc.
  • Gift certificates for rounds of golf
  • Tail-gaiting items
  • Sports memorabilia
  • Gift certificates for clay shooting or hunting
  • Autographed sports memorabilia
  • Diamond Seat Ticks
  • Box at GABP
  • Sports Camps

Vacation Getaways/ Day Trips

  • Use of condos and/or vacation homes you may own
  • Points for hotels or airline tickets
  • Tickets to Cosi, Children's Museum in Indianapolis,Kentucky Horse Park, Bourbon Trail


  • Movie theater tickets
  • TV or electronics
  • Pedal Wagon
  • Segway Tours
  • Aronoff tickets
  • Playhouse in the Park tickets
  • Ensemble theater tickets
  • Cincinnati Symphony tickets
  • Cincinnati Opera
  • Cincinnati Shakespeare Company
  • Kentucky Symphony tickets
  • Cincinnati Zoo tickets
  • Gift cards to Barnes and Nobel or Joseph Beth Books

Roger Bacon Logo Items 

  • Clothing
  • Bags
  • Glassware
  • Pillows and household items
  • Sports memorabilia

Pampering Items

  • Gift cards to: Mitchell's, Woodhouse Spa, nail salons, hair salons,
  • Lotions, soaps, terrycloth robes,

Possible Basket Items:

  • Food and Wine
  • Pampering
  • Children's toys and games
  • Taste of Cincinnati
  • Taste ofNorthern Kentucky
  • Taste of Rookwood
  • Taste of Kenwood
  • Kitchen items
  • Preparing for College:dorm refrigerator, laundry bag, towels, gift cards to Target, WalMart, Bed, Bath and Beyond, etc.

Monetary Support:

Cash donations (at any level) are most welcome as funds are needed to prepare for the event.