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We are currently seeking Hosts and Sponsors

for our 8th Annual High Tea


This beautiful event is a highly sought-after opportunity to enjoy an authentic high tea, around elegantly decorated tables. To attend you must be a sponsor, a host or the guest of a host. This year’s event will be held inside, on April 27th at the Ocala UF Extension Auditorium.

Interfaith invites you to raise a cup and make a difference as a Host for our High Tea Benefit!  Become a champion for our Homeless Shelter Program (serving homeless women, children and families), by hosting a table or through sponsorship. There’s no fee to host, but tables are limited!

New changes this year!

  • We are welcoming men to join us as table hosts, as we’ve had many requests for this to be an inclusive event.

  • We’re inside - We’ve moved inside the Ocala UF Extension Auditorium We’ll have plenty of space and it will seem like we’re outdoors with the spacious windows and garden panoramas featured on all the surrounding screens.

  • We’ve also increased the length of the event, so everyone will have a chance to relax and catch up with friends among the beautifully decorated tables.  

  • Tables will 72” rounds that will fit up to 10 ladies.


Be a Host and Help Your Community

  • Gather up to 9 of your friends, unleash your inner decorators, and create a beautifully themed table.

  • We provide the tables, chairs, food and dessert, along with a complete ‘how to’ guide with more details.

  • A meet and greet event will be held March 20th for all the Hosts to go over the event and ask any questions.

  • There’s a Happy Hour Party the evening before (4/26) from 5pm – 7:30pm so that tables can be set up in advance.

  • Fuel your fundraising spirit! Challenge your table to raise a minimum of $500, with a goal of $1,000. The most successful table will be crowned with the prestigious Golden Teapot Award.


Awards!  We’re giving away even more awards this year!

     - Golden Tea Pot  Award (most money raised) judged by total donations; this will

        include 2 runner up acknowledgements

     - People’s Choice (judged by attendees)

     - Most Elegant Traditional (judged by Tea Pot sponsors)

     - Most Creative (judged by Tea Cup sponsors)

     - Rookie Award (judged by Planning Committee)

Examples are provided below from some of our past tables.


Becoming a Sponsor:

  • Tea Pot Sponsor - $2,500 [Includes name on all printed materials, listed on  Tea Pot Banner Stand and 2 seats at the Tea Pot Sponsor table]

  • Tea Cup Sponsor - $1,000 [Includes various printed materials, listed on Tea Cup banner stand, and 2 seats at the Tea Cup Sponsor table]

Sponsors are welcome to have their own table to decorate!

For information about this event contact: Sonya at 352-644-9202 or by email.



Ocala UF Extension Auditorium

2232 NE Jacksonville Rd, Ocala, FL 34470

Thank You to Our 2023 Hostesses and Sponsors!

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