10 Franklin Street, Saratoga Springs, NY

Project Lift University

Project Lift University - A Fundraiser to Benefit Franklin Community Center's Project Lift After School Program

Project Lift University 2013 raised over $35,000 – let’s see what we can do in 2014!  

Were you there???  Click here to view pictures from Project Lift University 2013

All photos courtesy of Bob Donlon Photography

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Come to Longfellows for this one-of-a-kind event and get nostalgic about your college days.  This academic-inspired evening will allow event-goers to register for “classes” with talented local professionals, who will act as “professors” by donating their time to teach a class (classes will be scheduled for a later date, so bring your calendar).

  Tickets are price  includes beer, wine, music ,and food by Longfellows.

 Traditional silent, live and mission based auctions will also be held.


$75 – 1 ticket / $140 – 2 tickets

$50 – juniors ticket (under 30)

 **DON’T FORGET: After you submit your form, you have to go back and hit the “donate” button to enter your payment information. 

Use this button to pay for Project Lift University tickets:

We need local experts to donate their time and talent for this event!  Sponsorship packages are also available and offer enhanced marketing for your business while supporting Project Lift.  Take a look at our Corporate Sponsorship Package for more information.  Contact Jaime@franklincommunitycenter.org if you are interested. 

2014 Project Lift University is presented by:




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And here’s a snapshot of what was offered at Project Lift University 2013!  

  • LIVE AUCTION ITEM:  Hatties Backyard Fried Chicken Throw Down for 20 in your backyard


  • A private sailing cruise/lesson on Lake George


  • Group session for 6 with Psychic Medium Pauline O’Connell


  •  “Tricks or Training” with local dog trainer, Justine Blair Carroll
  • LIVE MISSION BASED AUCTION:  Holiday Assistance for a Project Lift family!


  •  Healthy meals just for YOU, with nutritionist Andrea Mitola


  • Candle Making with The Candle Collective – birthday party, wine and wicks, girls night…the possibilities are endless
  •  Specialized gardening class with Master Gardner Diane Warden Gaylord


  • An exclusive wine tasting experience


  •  Design Do’s and Don’ts with Creative Director, David Perry



2013 Silent Auction Items Provided By:

Miss Scarlett’s Boutique                                

Yoga Mandali      

Pin Ups Blow Bar                               

Max London’s

Randi Martin Kish                              

Sanctuary Spa                                    

D’Andrea’s Liquor Store                   

Saratoga Sports Massage

Hampton Inn, Clifton Park

Chaos by Karlene

and more…..

 Franklin Community Center is pleased to announce that  Project Lift University, a unique fundraising event to benefit our free, after-school prevention program Project Lift,  raised over $35,000!!!

(Below) Members of Saratoga Springboard, the group who helped create Project Lift University, extend their thanks…

Members of Saratoga Springboard