The Black Tie & Tails Ball is an annual gala event benefiting Carolina Tiger Rescue, a nonprofit providing lifelong sanctuary to wildcats rescued from the pet trade and conservation education to the public.


Tickets for the 2015 Black Tie & Tails Ball are not yet available

2013 Auction of Experiences and Culture

The 2013 Black Tie & Tails Ball auction raised nearly $43,000 for Carolina Tiger Rescue's wild cats.

Over $15,000 was raised in donations 2013's Extreme Makeover: Santuary edition campaign. These funds allowed Carolina Tiger to replace much-needed equipment to maintain the sanctuary. Thanks to a special offer during the bidding, Carolina Tiger also acquired a tractor.

Carolina Tiger is accepting donations for the 2014 Black Tie & Tails Ball Auction. If you'd like to donate an item for this year's auction, please fill out the 2014 Auction Donation Form and contact Jennifer Brunk.

Special Thanks to those who donated 2013 Auction Items

A Cake Tray
Afterglow Cosmetics
All Pets Considered
Alumni Hall Stores, LLC
Angela Barr
Angus Barn Ltd.
Anthony Civello
Baroque & Beyond
The Bengivenni Family
Beverly Manifold
Big Boss Brewing Company
Blue Skies of Mapleview LLC
Briony Voorhees
Carolina Brewery
Carolina Brewing Company
Carolina Mudcats
Carolina Panthers
Carolina Railhawks
Chapel Hill Quest Center
Charlotte Checkers Charitable Foundation
Clare Matti
Clyde Jones
Coinstar, Inc.
Crowne Plaza Tennis and Golf Resort
Donna Brown
Earl Fenstermacher
Fearrington House
Glitter-Free Productions, LLC
Greensboro Grasshoppers
Greg Puertolas
Gretchen Niver
H. Lee Miller CPA
Hair Affair
Hetal Patel
Irregardless Café
Jerry ter Avest, DDS
Jo-Anne Patrowicz
Joel Banks
Joy of Movement
Julie Jones
Kate DeBruin
Kerr Drug
Koka Booth Amphitheatre
Linda Rossin Studios
Lowes Food Stores, Inc.
Marbles Kids Museum
Marie Hopper
Mark and Elizabeth Zeringue
Melissa & Andy Foshee
Micah Stanley
Molly Maid of Cary
Moon and Lola
Morehead Planetarium and Science Center
Museum of Life and Science
NC Signs
NCSU Athletics
Nick and Kristin White del Rosso
North Carolina Symphony
North Carolina Theatre
North Carolina Zoological Society
Ora Designers/Fine Jewelers
Palestra Skin Care Center
Patti Liegl
Perry Harrison
Quaintance-Weaver Management
Rita and Gary Nunn
Roger Brooks
Ruth Stalvey & Mark Phialas
Small B&B Cafe
Songbirds Boutique
Spa at Bell House
Starrlight Mead
Sweet Tomatoes
Tania Meek
Thai Lanna Restaurant at RTP
Total Wine
Transactors Improv Co.
Triad Stage
Trolley Pub
Whole Foods Market - Cary
William Branson
Wines for Humanity
Woodwright's School
Zayka Indian Cuisine