We will have a number of exclusive luxury items up for auction on the day of the Christmas Luncheon. These once in a lifetime opportunities can only be purchased by attendees at the Christmas Luncheon, and all sales are final. Please see below for a description of the items we have thus far secured for the Auction. Additional items will be added as they are confirmed. Our sincere thanks to all of our Auction Donors.
A portion of the proceeds from the Live Auction will be donated to Raphael House, a 501c3 non-profit organization based here in San Francisco. Raphael House is dedicated to helping at-risk children and their families achieve stable housing and financial independence.
AUCTION ITEM #1
Our thanks to Sea Dream Yacht Club
Mediterranean 7- night voyage for (2)
WINNER’S CHOICE of SAILING DATE - From May - October 2014 or May - October 2015
Chose Voyages Departing from:
Rome, Venice, Nice, Dubrovnik, Monte Carlo, Athens and Istanbul.
“It’s yachting, not cruising”. Enjoy the difference.
Donated by SeaDream Yacht Club
AUCTION ITEM #2
Our thanks to Averil & Martin Freeth
Walk to the village bakery, a friendly pizzeria, a crêperie and the best homemade ice-cream parlour (peak summer only) in Gascony; nearby are cycling, tennis, golf, historic sites, local markets and exceptional restaurants – even a frog sanctuary! Once you’re in the village, you don’t need to go anywhere else!
Visit the website to learn more!
AUCTION ITEM #3
Our Thanks to Railbookers
6 NIGHTS AND 7 DAYS IN BEAUTIFUL ITALY ON A CULINARY TRAVEL EXPERIENCE, FROM VERONA TO VENICE BY RAIL
Enjoy a 6 night, 7 day Italian vacation including dinner in a luxury hotel's kitchen, a chef's tour of the Rialto Market and a Venetian cookery lesson. Spend 3 nights at the stunning Due Torri hotel before catching a train down to Venice. Here, you have three days to explore plus plenty of culinary extras at the spectacular Ca'Sagredo Hotel on the Grand Canal.
Donated by Railbookers
Two Round-trip tickets on Southwest Airlines to Las Vegas, Two three-day Gold Club Level passes to the USA Sevens Tournament (February 13-15, 2015), 2 nights at The Monte Carlo Hotel, where the teams will be staying, a Meet and Greet with Rugby Legend Scott Hastings including a tour of the NBC Universal Media Box*, a Rugby Shirt signed by Scott and Gavin Hastings and Play Rugby USA Rugby Ball signed by Paul Wallace, Chris Patterson,Simon Shaw, Mal O'Kelley and Jeremy Guscott.
* Subject to commentating schedule
AUCTION ITEM #5
Our thanks to the British Consulate General
Donated by Her Majesty's Consul General, Ms. Priya Guha,
British Consulate General
AUCTION ITEM #6
An SOS rehydrated IndyCar immersion day at the Grand Prix of Sonoma donated by SOS Rehydrate and 2 nights at the Fairmont Sonoma Mission Inn & Spa
The day will begin at Ramsgate Winery for wine tasting and lunch before heading across the road to the race track. As part of the package you will get an exclusive behind the scenes tour of the Target Chip Ganassi Racing team - including the garage, the car, experiencing pit lane and buzz of qualifying, culminating in a one on one Q and A with SOS champion and 3 times IndyCar Champion Scott Dixon. You will also enjoy a 2 night stay at the fabulous Fairmont Mission Inn and Spa!
AUCTION ITEM #7