Go see the 2018 NFC North Champion Chicago Bears play at Soldier Field. 2 Tickets for your choice of game: Saints, Cowboys or Packers—Dates TBA. Donated by Mark Holihan, the 2 seats carry a retail value of $240.
Gourmet Dinner for Four
Sponsored by Sam & Mary Biardo—Value of $500+
Enjoy a wonderful 4 Course Gourmet Dinner for Four. Enjoy exceptional wines paired with each course of a home-made gourmet urse dinner; tailored to your food preferences: paleo, vegan, or gluten-free. Sip some spectacular wines— the best Sonoma has to offer. Per Mary B., "Wine lovers will NOT be disappointed!" Come relax in a beautiful garden setting.and leave all your cares behind...
Park Ridge's Best BBQ - Dinner for 8
Aporkalypse Now - 2018 Winners Vine St. BBQ Competition & Fest
Dinner for 8, delivered to your door, designed by the Grand Champions of Park Ridge BBQ. This porcine feast includes Championship BBQ Ribs, Cowboy Baked Beans, Smoked Mac & Cheese, Cole Slaw, Garlic Toast, and homemade Key Lime Pie. Donated by Judy and Mike Artrip, the award winning captain of Aporkalypse Now, winners of the 2018 local BBQ cook-off: "I love the smell of BBQ in the morning!"
Personal Chef Experience- Custom gourmet dinner for 10
Donated by William (Chef Beau) & Sheila Blackburn - Retail Value of $2500
Chef Beau will design and prepare a full blown 4-course plated dinner menu; accounting for your known food sensitivities and allergies. All ingredients are "Klean." He only uses organic, wild caught, grass fed, and gluten free. Taking over your kitchen, he prepares your dinner and sets the stage for a 3-hour celebration in the comfort of your home —answering foodie questions and providing healthy eating tips. For details:
Low Country Shrimp Boil - Dinner for 10
Hosted by Hillary and Scott Larson
High Living in Low Country! You and 4 other couples will be enjoying a scrumptious southern style shrimp boil with all the fixin’s, delicious dessert, and drinks to boot!!! Date for dinner TBD by host and winner. Warm summer time weather preferred. This delicious feast carries a retail value of $750.
Cocktail Party for 12 - w/ "mini" Wall of Sound
Hosted by Dave & Liz Swanson - Value Priceless
Enjoy Cocktails, Hors D’oeuvres, and a great evening of music provided by a couple of guitars and singers from the Wall of Sound! Dave & Liz Swanson will be hosting this soiree at their home. Beverages and Appetizers for up to 12 people. The Starting Bid is $200. (Expires: November 1, 2019)
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3 Hours of Live Piano Music
Performed by Kent Wehman - Retail Value of $350
Having an upcoming anniversary, graduation, rehearsal dinner, or other notable event? Elegant live piano music could help make it an occasion to remember! Ken will play for 3 hours in the setting of your choice and provide a piano if necessary. Expires: January 31st, 2020 (Saturdays are difficult unless it’s January.)
Family Photography - Mini Session
Donated by Jenny Sanderson - Retail Value of $200
Thinking Spring? It's a great time to update your family pictures—Jenny Sanderson Photography could be the answer! Jenny is great at naturally posing subjects, young and old, in unique settings. This Mini Session will provide your family with 7-10 professionally edited photos.
Golf Ensemble - donated by Tito's Handmade Vodka
Total Retail Value - $385
Tito's can help you spiff up your golf game! Their donation consists of a Tito’s Callaway golf bag (pictured) along with a half dozen Tito’s / Titleist Pro V1 golf balls, a Tito’s golf shirt (XL), a Tito’s driver cover, and for smoothing out the 19th hole—2 bottles of Tito’s vodka (1L)! See Tito's charity store for more item info.
Chicago Blackhawks - 2 Tickets +
See the Chicago Blackhawks play—Tickets are for the 3/24 game vs. the Colorado Avalanche at 7:00 pm. The stick is a Patrick Kane autographed stick. Donated by Justin McCarty, carries a retail value of $280.
Chicago Bulls - 4 Tickets
Retail Value $200
Your choice of home game: 3/3 Atlanta Hawks, 3/20 Washington Wizards, 3/27 Portland Trail Blazers.
Donated by Mark Holihan, the 4 seats carry a retail value of $200.
Deerfield Golf Club
Retail Value $300+
This donated item includes green fees and golf cart rental for a party of 4 at the Deerfield Golf Club and Learning Center. This Edward Lawrence Packard course measures nearly 6,900 yards from the championship tees. There are 5 sets of tees available; challenging experts & affording beginners a very playable and pleasurable experience.
Blackhawk Tickets, Patrick Kane Hat & Bobblehead
2 Tickets ++ Retail Value $240
For the Patrick Kane fan! See Kane and the Chicago Blackhawks play— 2 Tickets for the 3/21 game, Blackhawks vs. the Philadelphia Flyers at 7:30 pm.
Included is a NIB 2018 limited edition Patrick Kane designed adjustable strap hat # 4536, along with a NIB Patrick Kane Chevy Bobblehead from January 21, 2019
2 Ticket Voucher - Value up to $116
The pass for Second City stages is valid for resident performances on the Main or E.T.C. stages Tuesday-Thursday & Sunday. All ticket reservations are subject to availability. Reservations are strongly recommended. Children aged 10 and under will not be admitted.
Panera Bread for A Year
12 months of Panera Bread
A Bread for a Year certificate providing one free loaf of freshly baked bread of your choice, each month of the year, for one year. This item carries a maximum retail value of $84.00.
Allegro Music Center
$50 Gift Certificate
Allegro Music Center is your #1 Local Source for Instruments, Music and Vocal Instruction, & accessories. Serving the area since 2005.
Signed and Authenticated Photograph
The Chicago Cubs have donated a photograph of Kyle Hendricks working his magic on the mound. The picture is signed and authenticated and carries a retail value is $160.
Elliot's Seafood Grille & Chop House
$100 Gift Card
The Elliott Family has been serving Chicagoland with quality and pride since 1939. Elliott's is Chicago in every way from the elegant yet homey atmosphere to the friendly service and quality meals. Visit our Northwest Highway location and experience a great Chicago
Catch35 Premium Seafood & Steaks
$100 Gift Card
Food critics throughout Chicagoland agree, Catch 35 IS A premier seafood and premium steak restaurant.
With 2 convenient locations, one in Naperville at 35 S. Washington and one in the theatre district in downtown Chicago at 35 W. Wacker, you are never far from the ocean’s best!
Erica's Jewelry - Park Ridge
$50 Gift Certificate
With over 36 years of experience, we look forward to providing you unparalleled service and the finest quality of jewelry, customized to fit your lifestyle. Whether an engagement ring, a special anniversary or custom fine jewelry to express yourself, we are committed to providing you an exceptional experience.
$75 Gift Card
Enjoy a great Italian meal at Carmine's Rosemont, the 9th and latest offering of the Rosebud Restaurant Group. For 40 years, Rosebud Restaurants have been serving up generous portions of both hospitality and quality Italian food in Chicago. Carmine's is located just minutes away, in Rosemont's new Pearl District.
Private Tasting - Beer on the Wall
$75 Retail Value
Tasting Event for 6 - Grab 5 of your friends and head over to Beer on the Wall for a private tasting event. You will be sampling 6 different beers selected, discussed and catered by their knowledgeable staff. Guests are welcome to bring food/snacks. Additional guests can be added for $10/person. The retail value is $75: the Tasting Event, a mixed 4 pack of artisanal beer, along with 2 free coffees.
Cooper's Hawk Winery & Restaurant
Lux Tasting for Four ($48 value)
Enjoy the experience of a wine tasting event for 4 people at Coopers Hawk in Arlington Heights. Their attentive and expert staff will help you make selections that best suit your tastes in wine.
Basket of Foodstuffs - Trader Joes
Trader Joes has put together of basket of food products for your enjoyment. The products range from every staples to sweet and salty snack items. A retail value of $50.
Dutch & Doc's - Steak & Chops
$50 Gift Card
Next time you're in Wrigleyville or going to a Cub game go to the Boka Group's (Girl and the Goat) latest Chicago restaurant. Enjoy great American fare and the spectacular view of the Friendly Confines! Dutch & Doc's is at 3600 N. Clark,
Shedd Aquarium Tickets
Admission for 4
A certificate for 4 free admission tickets to Shedd Aquarium. Value: $39.95 per ticket. Admission includes priority entry to the aquarium, all permanent and special exhibits, animal presentations (based on availability) and Stingray Touch (seasonal).