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2017 BOCA Auction

Friday, April 7, 2017

7:00pm - 10:00pm

105 Harriman Hall, South Campus

About the Event

The BOCA Auction is the organizations' largest fundraising event of the year! The student organizations's goal is to interact with and help communities in Buffalo and abroad with their dental needs. The money raised from this event helps fund participation in various Remote Area Medical [RAM] and BOCA-International events. For example, supplies required to participate in outreach events come from auction dollars.

Who's Invited?

All SDM students, faculty, staff, alumni, and their families are invited to attend!

What Happens at the Auction?

The auction includes:

  • Chinese auction
  • Silent auction
  • Live auction
  • Food from Kentucky Greg’s 
  • Non-alcoholic drinks.
  • Live Music

BOCA Auction 2017 Youtube Video

Gain a sense of what the event has in store with this Youtube Video!

Click to play video

What are some examples of silent auction items to bid on?

Examples of items you can bid on include: wine tours, Sabres tickets, Arabic calligraphy, artwork, and much more.

An updated list will be provided as it becomes available.

What are some example of live auction items to bid on?

We don't currently have a listing of this year's live auction items, but will provide a listing as it becomes available.

Here are some examples of 2016 live auction items:

  • Dr. Michael Hatton boat ride for 5
  • Dr. Joe Gambacorta homemade Italian diinner for 10
  • Dr. Deluca Pool Party for 10

Faculty & Staff Participation

The BOCA Auction provides an opportunity for faculty and students to interact outside the labs and clinics. Faculty can get involved in a number of ways:

  • Attending the Event
  • Making a silent auction donation
  • Making a live auction donation

Faculty & Staff support is imperative for BOCA to acheive its mission and goals. We appreciate your support and hope you can attend this memorable night!  

Here's How You Can Get Involvled

You can help by:

  • Attending the Auction.
  • Donating an item to the Auction.
  • Making a monetary donation. 

Would you like to make a donation or learn more on how you can help?

If you would like to donate to the auction or help BOCA in any way, please contact any of these students:

Arielle Ganas ( - BOCA Fundraising Chair

Lynn Horowitz ( - BOCA Fundraising Chair

Elizabeth Lenchner ( - BOCA Fundraising Chair- Elect

Sumra Zaidi ( - BOCA Fundraising Chair- Elect

Event Registration & Purchasing Tickets

To purchase tickets, please e-mail:

Pick up tickets in 1st Floor Squire Lobby between March 29 - April 7. 12:00 - 1:00