Items for the 2013 Auction have not yet be determined, but take a look at what was offered in the past!
2012′s live auction offerings included:
Gettysburg, Take a Trip through History: On this special four day, three night trip back in time to Washington D.C., and Gettysburg, you’ll discover the rich beauty, national treasures and the inner workings of our nation’s capital. You’ll also visit the now serene sites that once were Civil War battlefields where brother fought brother in the war that all but ripped our nation in half. During this year long 150th anniversary of the battle ofGettysburg, you’ll see whereLincoln delivered his Gettysburg Address and relive his immortal words. Our winning couple will soak up the history and local color of this area that today is home to picturesque farms, apple orchards, quaint villages, local wineries and your cozy B & B. Then it’s on to dazzlingWashingtonD.C. for your exciting tour of the nation’s capital. Your guided excursion will take you to such sites as the White House, Supreme Court, and the Capitol. This trip will be the perfect way to explore the last 150 years of our nation’s history and to see the center of politics and power today. Your four day, three night adventure includes roundtrip air for two, your cozy bed and breakfast in Gettysburg, two nights at your luxury hotel in Washington D.C., your guided excursion in the nation’s capital, plus memories to last a lifetime.
Golf at St. Andrews: There is a place in Scotland that golfers consider hallowed ground. It’s called St. Andrews! For every golfer, playingSt. Andrews is a dream come true. In FEED THE NEED’s live auction, that dream can become your reality! Our winning twosome will jet toEdinburgh and then set out for a week of spectacular golf. You will play classic courses including St. Andrews, Carnoustie, and Royal Troon. This incredible golf package even includes accommodations in a centuries old golf lodge and special clubhouse privileges. This seven day, six night trip includes roundtrip air, three rounds of golf each, your deluxe accommodations and a million new golf memories.
Alaska Cruise-The Call of the Wild!: As America’s last frontier, exploring Alaska is an adventure you’ll treasure forever. Our winning couple will jet to Seattle where you begin your luxury cruise. The ship’s crew will pamper you and respond to your every need. Enjoy gourmet meals, exciting nightlife and try your luck at the casino! On deck, take time to relax and soak up scenery far more majestic than you ever imagined. Sailing theInside Passage, you’ll discover what life is like at the edge of our vast northern wilderness. You’ll stop in Ketchikan, Juneau, Skagway and Prince Rupert Sound where exciting tours, sightseeing adventures and activities await at every port. You might choose a guided fishing and wilderness trip,Alaska bear adventure, or breathtaking glacier tours. With its ten thousand year old glaciers, whales and polar bears, the sights and sounds ofAlaska will thrill you. Includes round trip air for two, your week long cruise, comfortable outside cabin, all your gourmet dining on board, fabulous entertainment, exciting on-board activities, the incredible service of your ship’s professional staff, and memories of an adventure as big as Alaska itself!
Become A Spectacular Chef… in Tuscany: Learn the art of fine Italian cooking from the culinary masters… and more! Your seven day, six night Tuscan adventure for two begins with round trip air to Florence where you can marvel at magnificent artwork including Michelangelo’s statue of “David.” Your deluxe villa accommodations are set right in the heart of a vineyard. Your day in the cooking class will whet your appetite to savor the tastes and explore the sights and sounds of the surrounding region. Every night, you’ll return to your vineyard villa where you can sit in the garden and sip their private reserve wine under the stars. Your trip includes roundtrip air for two, six nights deluxe accommodations, your VIP admission into the Museum Accademia in Florence, and your cooking class where you will learn to be a spectacular chef! This is your chance to see, feel and taste all that has made Tuscany famous for 2000 years… while you rekindle romance in one of the most romantic places on earth! For food, fun and laughter, there’s no better place than Tuscany where, on your seven day trip, you’ll see incomparable treasures and art in Florence and learn to be a spectacular chef during your one day cooking class in an authentic Tuscan kitchen.
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Clear Channel Outdoor Billboard: Living in the Digital age things are changing all around us very quickly. Outdoor advertising, also known as billboards, is also changing at an incredible speed. Now you have a chance to take advantage of that changing world by bidding on a package of 5 Clear Channel Outdoor digital billboards that will have your advertising message positioned throughout the centralFloridamarket. Your campaign can change day to day, hour to hour, week to week or you can even run multiple messages at the same time. Your message will be seen 24 hours a day, 7 days a week in brilliant digital color for a 4-week period. Also included are the services of the Clear Channel Outdoor award winning Creative and Marketing Department to make sure your winning bid also produces a winning campaign. The value of this great package is $20,000. Scheduling is on a space available basis only and is subject to a $500 set up fee.
Like wine? This deal is for you.
You have the opportunity of a 2 night stay at the Parducci Wine Cellers’ exclusive two bedroom guest house. During your stay, you will also take a VIP tour with wine tastings! Located in the heart of California’s Mendocino wine country, Parducci is locally owned and committed to sustainable winegrowing practices that yield top quality grapes and wines while protecting the environment. The Parducci Winery guest house is infrequently used and not available for commercial rental, but is exclusively available for the winning bid at the 10th Annual Feed The Need.
By making wine from locally farmed grapes, using certified sustainable farming practices, utilizing 100% green power and employing earth-friendly packaging, the family-owned and operated winery is creating a model of quality and environmental sustainability for other wineries to follow. In recognition as the nation’s first carbon neutral winery and continuing dedication to social responsibility and environmentally sound practices, Parducci received California’s highest environmental award, the Governor’s Environmental and Economic Leadership Award in 2007 and 2009.
The winery is in Ukiah, part of Mendocino County and they are located just off US Highway101…only 2 hours north of San Francisco and 2 hours west of Sacramento.
Do you deserve a night on the town? Imagine you and 5 of your closest friends being whisked away on a stretch limousine to enjoy an evening of wining and dining at an award winning restaurant! This donated package awaiting your bid includes transportation service by Destination MCO and dinner paired with wine for 6 persons at Fleming’s Prime Steakhouse & Wine Bar off Sandlake Rd. Fleming’s Prime Steakhouse & Wine Bar is the ultimate steakhouse destination for food and wine lovers seeking a stylish, lively memorable dining experience. Nationally renowned for its prime beef and steakhouse fare, Fleming’s is equally celebrated for the Fleming’s 100, its award-winning wine program that features 100 wines by-the-glass. Fleming’s was founded on the premise that a steakhouse can be sophisticated yet comfortable and not overpriced. Fleming’s offers an engaging ambiance and lively environment, where one can enjoy great food and a broad selection of fine wine, which is further complemented by attentive and knowledgeable service. For more information on Fleming’s click here: http://www.flemingssteakhouse.com/locations/fl/orlando.
Destination MCO Transportation Management & Logistics is a full-service provider of ground transportation solutions. With a full fleet of vehicles locally in Orlando and managing transportation in over 450 cities across the nation, DMCO prides themselves in exceptional customer service and innovative technology that sets them apart as an industry leader. Destination MCO continues to invest into the latest transportation management and logistics technologies to deliver the highest quality services and unparalleled safety to their clients. Service above all is their foundation. For more information on Destination MCO click here: http://www.destinationmco.com/.
Special thank you goes to American Fundraising Auctions for their sponsorship of our live auction.