Silent Auction (Preview)
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We invite you all to browse through this amazing sneak preview of select Silent Auction items. Check your calendar and think of special occasions that call for special celebrations. Missing the Chefs of Compassion event? No Problem! Here's a special opportunity to secure your win on items that really speak to you. We also have additional stunning items at Chefs of Compassion that are not included in this preview, so please allow yourself plenty of time at the event to browse, shop and win!
Chefs of Compassion is our major fundraiser for this year, and we depend on your giving spirit, and support, to continue the critical work of WVCS. Your generous bid at the "Buy It Now" price is the only pre-event bid that is acceptable (please note that the Buy It Now price may be higher than the retail value in some cases, but it is all for a great charitable cause!). Hurry! Bidding for silent auction online preview items closes on Thursday, September 27th at 3 p.m. Please know that 100% of your generous donation goes to give a helping hand, feed and house struggling individuals and families.
HOW TO BUY IT NOW: Please click on Buy It Now to send us an email with the name of your item and the $ amount (clicking will open your default email client, if you use Gmail or other online email, you can email us directly at the email address below). Our team will then reach out to you to process payment. Upon confirmation of payment, the item will be removed from the Silent Auction at the Chefs event and this page, and it would be yours! Your early bid and payment can be accommodated by contacting the Events team at firstname.lastname@example.org or 408-956-6118. (Shipping costs are not included).
Please enjoy this preview. We look forward to seeing our guests on Friday, September 28th at 6 pm for the 8th Annual Chefs of Compassion: Cooking for a cause! If you have any question please reach out to us.
GIRLS DAY AT THE ROW!
Round trip Limo from a universal location to Santana Row for 8 - Specialty shopping in 3 pre-selected shops with incentives and wine or champagne - Lunch for 8 (includes 1 alcohol drink per person) - Personal stylist to accompany the women on this unique shopping experience! Expires 9/28/19; Valid Mon-Fri.
MEET ME AT THE FIREHOUSE!
Anyone like Fire Fighters? Dinner and station tour for 8 at the Cupertino Station. Explore a fire engine, try on fire fighting equipment, learn about fire safety and share a meal with fire fighters. No alcohol on premises. Redeem by 8/31/19!
KQED AND RACHAEL MYROW!
Lucky You! Enjoy a lunch date with award winning Host/Reporter, Rachael Myrow. To be mutually agreed with Winner and Rachael Myrow. Includes Private Tour of KQED Bureau in San Francisco. Expires 7/31/19.
KNEAD SOME TASTY FUN!
Have fun learning from a pro [and one of the night's featured chefs!], Avery Ruzicka, Home Baking Class for 4 w/Basket of Manresa Bread baking necessities, extras, and surprises. Class schedule Spring 2019 January onwards.
CREEKSIDE INN & BIRD DOG MEAL
Book a 2 Night Weekend Stay at Creekside Inn, Palo Alto. You get a Superior King Patio room to enjoy the beautiful gardens and a wonderful neighborhood feel. Located in a secluded area and yet easy access and close to Stanford University and Stanford Shopping Center. Note: Fri & Sat nights only. Based on availability and subject to certain restrictions. Expires 9/30/19. Plus $200 Gift Card to Highly Acclaimed BIRD DOG Restaurant, Palo Alto.
RIDE ALONG IN THE SKY!
Rare Opportunity! Ride Along in SC County Sheriff's Star 1 Helicopter for 2 Adults. You will be on an enforcement patrol as they respond to an actual call! Expected duration is 2-3 hours. Expires 9/28/19.
CELEBRITY IN THE HOUSE
2 Open-seating Tickets to 2018-2019 Celebrity Forum Speaker Series. Either Forum I (Fridays) or Forum II (Thursdays). Cannot be upgraded. All performances held at Flint Center at De Anza College campus.
BEACH HOUSE HOTEL
Enjoy your getaway suite at this luxury boutique hotel with views of the Pacific overlooking Pilar Point Harbor. This great escape offers spa options, outdoor activities or peaceful retreat. You're covered with this generous gift certificate--can be applied to any hotel amenities. Your stay includes complimentary continental breakfast and weekend evening wine reception. Valid any day of the week, no expiration. This is exceptional!
It's never too late to work on those New Year's resolutions! Get a 1-Year Peak Memberships at CRUNCH Fitness, Sunnyvale. Features state-of-the-art equipment, squeaky clean facilities and an attitude that you can have fun while getting fit! A great way to get back to focusing on your health and yourself! "Crunch" the numbers--that's less than $44 each per month [at Buy It Now!] for an unlimited full-year membership! But wait....there's more! Each time you go to CRUNCH Fitness, Sunnyvale, a guest is included for FREE! DEAL OF THE DAY: 2 such Memberships available!
A two hour private sailing excursion on Monterey Bay out of Santa Cruz Harbor. Pacific Spirit is a 32' Catalina 320 and will be skippered by Owner & Crew. Light lunch will be provided. Date and time to be mutually agreed upon by sail boat owner and winning bidder. Expires August 1, 2019. Raise your glass with a bottle of Frank Family Vineyards Cabernet Sauvignon, on us!
CHEF JONI SARE..AT YOUR SERVICE!
What an opportunity! Chef Joni Sare voted "Best Personal Chef in Silicon Valley, 2016". Cooking and Dinner Party for up to Six (6). Choice of 1 of 4 Meals: Italian Classics; Secrets of Paella; Taste of Thai; or French Bistro. Does not include drinks. Expires 12/1/18. At Chef Joni's Home or Yours. Bon Apetit!
LAKE TAHOE IS CALLING!
Amazingly peaceful getaway at Marla Bay on the Nevada side of Lake Tahoe. This lovely home sleeps 8 comfortably with full amenities. "Love It!" Reviews. You're only steps from the lake and a 10-minute drive to Heavenly and the Stateline casinos. Includes cleaning fee. Not available Thanksgiving week and Christmas Eve thru New Year's Day. Make arrangements with owners. Book early to lock in your Perfect Week! Expires June 15, 2019.
VINO WITH A VIEW
Wine Tasting in Exclusive Members Only Areas--the Club Lounge and/or the Beautiful Gardens. 10 Passes,each for Two (2) Adults, No Expiration, Transferable. Included: A Case of Regale 2013 Chardonnay.
CALIFORNIA ACADEMY OF SCIENCES
Visit an Aquarium, Planetarium, Natural History Museum all under One Living Roof! Boggle the Mind with Science from Rain Forests to Coral Reefs to the Far Reaches of the Universe. Round out the Day with Dining at the new ALX Gastropub in SF.
Here is something truly special for your loved one. Lady's 18Karat Yellow Gold Ring with Star Ruby (3.45Carats),set with 4 Round Brilliant and 4 Princess Diamonds Approx.0.60 Carats total weight G in Color and VS2 in Clarity. Memories are made with such gifts. Appraisal Included.
WOMAN AT REST
Photographed by Dennis Korabiak in Jaipur, India
BUY IT NOW: $240