SILENT AUCTION HIGHLIGHTS
Items listed are a sampling of what will be offered on-site at "Help is on the Way."
Many items are delivered too late to list on this website and some items may be paired with others
IN THE LIVE AUCTION:
HOTELS & TRAVEL
The Verandah Resort and Spa, Antigua: 7 nights accommodations for up to two rooms at this 4-star Caribbean beachfront resort. This eco-friendly, beachfront spa resort provides a stunning setting for romance, family fun and sumptuous indulgence. This playground of adventure is perfect for the water sport enthusiast and nature lovers alike. Expires June 1, 2013. Does not include airfare & food supplements of $125/person/night. Donated by Elite Island Resorts. Value: $4,200.
Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade Tickets, NYC: Four viewing passes for the 2012 Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade. These passes will enable the winning party to view the parade from Macy’s Grandstands lining the perimeter of Central Park. These tickets are usually reserved for the Macy’s family and are not available to the public. Value: Priceless
Kalani Oceanside Retreat Village, Pahoa, Hawaii: Save 50% with one free with one paid week or 50%off a one-week stay at the Kalani Oceanside Retreat Village in a Treehouse King room with private bath. Includes two wellness treatments, two adventures, all meals and wellness classes. Value: up to $5,000. San Jose Marriott: Complimetary one-night weekend stay for two in a deluxe room. Includes complimentary breakfast for two in Michael Minna’s Arcadia Restaurant. Value: $249
Experience Austin, TX: Includes two nights at The Marriott Courtyard Downtown, 2 tickets to a performance at the Zach Scott Theater, a $75 gift card to Threadgill’s Restaurant, a two and a half day rental for Stand Up Paddle Boarding and more.
Escape 2 Punna, Hawaii: One week for 2 people at Escape 2 Puna vacation rental on the Big Island of Hawaii. Situated on the Hilo side of the Big Island in the friendly and quiet community of Puna Beach Palisades, this home has sweeping ocean and garden views. It's just 3 blocks from the water and a 10-minute walk to beautiful Kehena black sand beach. $200 refundable deposit required. Valid for any open date till 8/1/13. Value: $600
Caesars, Windsor, Ontario, Canada: A 2-night stay at the four-diamond hotel at Caesars Windsor featuring everything you need to relax and unwind. Plus two tickets to see a concert of your choice in the spectacular Colosseum at Ceasars Windsor. Value: $550
North Lake Tahoe Vacation: One week vacation in beautiful Lake Tahoe in a 3 bedroom, 2.5 bath townhome in Lake Forest Glen Condos with woodburning fireplace, W/D and deck. Donated by Bill & Tim Matheson. Value: $1,500
Mexican Sun & Fun Fling: four nights in Puerto Vallarta and three nights in Cabo San Lucas: 7 nights in all. Go to both locations together or at different times – you choose. Accommodations vary depending on locations chosen. Hotels are 3 Star or above. Does not include airfare. Valid until Dec. 14, 2014.
Florida Fling: Enjoy 3 nights in Orlando and 2 nights at Daytona Beach with 23 miles of sandy, white beaches. Accommodations vary depending on locations chosen. Hotels are 3 Star or above. Does not include airfare. Valid until Dec. 14, 2014
Caribbean Fling: Accommodations for 8 nights at Cancun, Mexico and Freeport, Bahams – 4 nights at each location. Accommodations vary depending on locations chosen. Hotels are 3 Star or above. Does not include airfare. Valid until Dec. 14, 2014
Shadow Ridge Condominiums, Palm Desert: Spend the holidays in Palm Desert! One week, December 21 through 28 in a two-bedroom condo in Shadow Ridge by Marriott. Enjoy scenic vistas of rolling fairways and sparkling lakes weaving throughout the landscape from your private balcony or patio. Our villas feature beautiful master suites with a king-size bed and oversized soaking tub, spacious living and dining areas, and a fully equipped kitchen for convenience and comfort. Donated by Rosalinda Kalani. Value: $2,303
American Airlines Upgrade Certificates: Two American Airline upgrade certificates entitling the passenger to a confirmed upgrade to the next class of service at the time of booking, based on availability. Value: $600 each ($1,200)
WINE AND SPIRITS
Artesa Vineyards & Winery, Napa, CA: A semi-private tour and tasting for four at Artesa Winery in beautiful Napa, in the heart of the wine country. Value: $180
Ketel One Vodka: a mixed case of Ketel One Vodka with 8 bottles of plain vodka, 3 oranje and 2 citeron. Value: $340
Don Julio Tequila: 6 bottles of Don Julio Blanco silver tequila. Value: $240
REAF Board of Director’s Wine Selection: REAF’s Board of Director’s each choose 2 bottles of their favorite wines for a sumptuous wine selection of wonderful wines.
Stoli Chocolate Raspberry & Roulette: Crystal Clear Roulette game and a bottle of Stoli Chocolate Raspberry. Value: $50
Blackstone Wines: Three bottles of Blackstone Winemaker’s Select 2009 – 1 Cabernet Sauvignon and 2 Merlot. Value: $75
Moreno Sparkling Wine: A bottle of Moreno BHLV donated by Spritz Marketing. Value: $45
Svedka Vodka: One case (twelve 1.75 L. bottles). Value: $215
DINING & ENTERTAINMENT
Laurel’s Catering: An elegant private chef’s dinner for 8 people in the winner’s home. From appetizers to desserts, Laurel’s Catering will provide personalized service and distinguished cusine. Not valid during their holiday schedule. Value: $1,500
Destino Restaurant, San Francisco: A $75 gift certificate.
The Grove Restaurant, San Francisco: Two $50 gift cards good for at any of their four locations on Chestnut Street, Hayes Street, Fillmore Street or Mission St.
Sullivan-Botello Events: A gift certificate for $5,000 worth of party or event management services from Sullivan-Botello Events. Specializing in business meetings, corporate events, conventions, tradeshows, fundraisers, weddings or any other special occasion. Value: $5,000
California’s Great America: One 1-day admission for two people – each pass admits a family of 4 to the museum. Expires 10/30/13. Not valid July 1-4 or special ticketed events. Value: $111.98
Children’s Creativity Museum: Two VIP family passes. Value: $80
Café Pescatore, San Francisco: A $50 gift certificate towards dinner for two.
Old Clam House: An $80 gift certificate
Ghirardelli Chocolate Company: An All Things Chocolate Gift Basket plus 2 tickets to the 17th Annual Ghirardelli Chocolate Festival. Value: $220
ACsailingSF: Two tickets to sail aboard America’s Cup Challenger USA 76.
Players Sports Grill & Arcade: A gift certificate for $75 for dinner at Luau Lounge Restaurant at Pier 39.
Boston Harbor Cruises, Boston, MA: 6 round-trip tickets for Cape Code Fast Ferry (Boston to Provincetown). Value: $498
Asian Art Museum: 2 VIP admission tickets to this world renown art museum, home to over 18,000 treasures. Value: $24
Park Tavern, San Francisco: A $100 gift certificate to this upscale restaurant offering a satisfying menu of seasonal seafood and meat dishes.
Farina Restaurant, San Francisco: A $100 gift certificate
Philharmonia Baroque Orchestra: 2 tickets to any concert in Atherton, San Francisco or Berkley except their November concert. Value: $136
Yerba Buena Center for the Arts: Group admission for 4 to Contemporary Galleries, Visual Arts exhibitions. Value: $40
Fine Arts Museum of San Francisco: A family/duel membership and Warhol Live exhibition catalog. Value: $200
Chez Panisse Restaurant & Café: Lunch for two in the Café with a bottle of house wine.
Alcatraz Cruises: A gift certificate good for four Alcatraz day cruises. Includes Ferry service to and from Alcatraz, cell house audio headset tour. Not valid for night tours and based on availability. Value: $112
City Club, San Francisco: A gift certificate for lunch for two. Value: $100
The Old Clam House: A gift certificate for $80 for dinner for two.
Tickets to the SF Giants vs. Braves: Good for August 25, 2012, 1:05pm. 2 tickets for lower box 129, row 14, seats 9 & 10. Value: $150
“Tipsy”: 16”x20” framed abstract painting. Donated by VSC Collection, www.valeriescottcollection.blogspot.com. Value: $350
ArtHaus Gallery, San Francisco: A $500 gift certificate at ArtHaus, voted Best Art Gallery in the SF Bay Area for three years running on the SF BayList. The gallery received the prestigious 2012 Talk of the Town Award for “excellence in customer satisfaction.”
The Kleid Design Group: Gift certificate for 2 hours consultation with Jonathan Kleid on any of your cabinetry needs. The Kleid Group designs, fabricates and installs custom, quality cabinetry for all your needs. Value: $350
Sterling Art Services: One 23”x17.5” color photograph by Diane Jones float-mounted in light colored wood (26.5”x20” frame) under glass. Value: $500
Daniel Joshua Goldstein Art: One Diptych (49”x19” each panel) entitled “Gemini” by Daniel Joshua Goldstein and John Kapellas (artists’ proof, 1 of 3, from an edition of 12. Value: $3,000
“Hedgehog Boy” painting by René Capon: Acrylic on canvas, donated by René Capon, accompanied by an autographed copy of René’s comic book “The Legend of Hedgehog Boy.” Value: $700
“Tufa & Moon, Mono Lake” by Warren Marr. Framed color print. Value: $250 (ALRP) “The Wizard of Oz”: Framed newspaper advertisement from 1939 for the movie playing at Lowes Warfield Theater. Value: Priceless
Brendan Fraser Photo: signed headshot of movie star Brendan Frasier. Value: Priceless
Peter Olivetti Photography: One family photography session with Peter Olivetti and a $500 gift card to use towards the families final print order or any session upgrades. Value: $1,350 (minimum $250)
Joshua Ets-Hokin Photography: One family photography session with Peter Olivetti and a $500 gift card to use towards the families final print order or any session upgrades. Value: $1,350 (minimum $250)
Ron Henggeler Photo: “Fountain – San Francisco 1915 Panama Pacific Exhibition Fair.” Framed 12”x16” and matted photograph signed by the artist. Value: $125
Ron Henggeler Photo: “San Francisco Cityscape.” Framed 12”x16” and matted photograph signed by the artist. Value: $125
Ron Henggeler Photo: “San Francisco Public Art.” Framed 12”x16” and matted photograph signed by the artist. Value: $125
Ron Henggeler Photo: “San Francisco Museum of Modern Art.” Framed 12”x16” and matted photograph signed by the artist. Value: $125
Ron Henggeler Photo: “Golden Gate Bridge Night.” Framed 12”x16” and matted photograph signed by the artist. Value: $125
FITNESS & HEALTH
Personal Training Package with Victor Tort: Three personal training sessions with Victor Tort, certified personal trainer, valued at $125 each: Value: $375
Michael Echavez, MD: Gift certificate for consultation and botox treatment to one area of the face valued at $405. Gift certificate may be applied to other office procedure if desired.
Mindful Body, San Francisco: 3 yoga classes of your choice with over 70 classes per week to choose from. Value: $51
Earthtouch Massage by Jim Oerther: Gift certificate for a one and a half-hour, therapeutic massage by Jim Oerther, CMT, M.A., M.Div. Value: $95
Itani Dental, San Francisco: New patient comprehensive & cosmetic dental exam, digital x-rays, Intra and Extra Oral Photographs, Cutsome Teeth Whitening Kit, Cleaning and Diamond Clean Sonicare unit. Value: $1155.
Elevation Salon &b Café: Gift card for a haircut and deep conditioning treatment including shampoo with head and neck massage, finished with a style blow dry. Value: $150
Mystic Haircutting: One man’s haircut at this top-rated barbershop conveniently located in Hayes Valley. Value: $30
Immune Enhancement Project: An acupuncture massage. For over 20 years, IEP has been promoting vitality of our communities by making high-quality traditional Chinese Medicine and other healing arts available to anyone seeking their benefits. Value: $175
Quan Yin Healing Arts Center: Any 60 minute massage offered at the center including Shiatsu, Deep Tissue, Tui Na, Swedish and Esalen which can be mixed and matched to the individual client. Value: $60
Union Street Dermatology: A series of 3 glycolic acid chemical peels. Value: $450
Epi Center MedSpa: A $1,000 gift certificate.
Until There’s a Cure Bracelet: Two silver-plated “The Bracelet” size Large bracelets. Value: $50
Masha Archer Jewelry: A beautiful assortment of earlings, necklaces and pendants created by celebrated jewelry designer Masha Archer. Masha's jewelry has been collected and worn by many celebrities and featured in the movie "Sex in the City."
Under One Roof: A beautiful gift basket valued at over $200
Under One Roof: A beautiful “Love” gift basket valued at between $350 and $400
Books, Inc: A $25 gift certificate
Website Design: Javier Villalobos of JVillalobos Consulting will design and develop a company website in WordPress up to 10 pages. Value: $2,500. Additional pages at $150 each)
Palecek Funiture: A Palacek armchair. Value: $1,200
Blue River Studio Group: A dazzling assortment of wearable works of art jewelry including a Pink Topaz Pendant & Earring Set, Akoya Parl & Ruby Earrings, Nairobi Nights Black Onyx Necklance and Earring set, Monet’s Blue Freshwater Pearl Necklace, Earring & Bracelet Set, Desert Kiss Swarovski Pearl Necklance & Earring Set, Men’s Gemstone & Sterling Silver Leather Bracelet, Men’s Swarovski Crystal & Leather Necklace, Telluride Men’s Necklace, and a Chamonix Men’s Necklace
A five night stay in a beautufl 5 bedroom privately owned villa in Conchas China area of Puerto Vallarta -- with additional nights at 20% discount if desired, 8 persons maximum. Not valid during major holidays. Incudes one van airport transfer, margartiss, guacamole & salsa on arrival, tropical flowers, conceirge services. Donated by PuertoVallartaVillas.com. PLUS round trip air on United Airlines. Value: $7,000+
Get a 15% discount on any vacation rental when you mention REAF when booking a rental with PuertoVallartaVillas.com.
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