Donate to the Auction
We are currently seeking donations for our annual benefit auction! We accept donations of new, unused items, gift cards, or cash. Donations are due to Blanchet by October 7, 2022.
If you have any questions about donations, please contact Toni Nanneman, at 503-391-2639 x240 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Below is our wish list of items that we would like to have for our auction. You can also check out our Amazon Wishlist to purchase a donation.
Events & Entertainment
- Concert/theatre/backstage pass/tickets
- Girls/Guys Night out
- Hot air balloon adventure
- Professional sporting events or unique excursions (hunting, fishing, golfing)
- Collegiate events
- Winery/distillery/microbrewery tour
- Skybox tickets
- Spa package
- Local restaurant gift cards
Travel & Leisure
- Vacation home stays
- Week long cruise
- Hotel certificates
- Airline miles or tickets
- Hotel/Resort package
- Private jet or plane
- Fishing/Rafting trip
- Big game/fish hunting packages
- Bed & breakfast stays
- Golf with a celebrity pro
- Flat screen television
- Home theatre system
- Video game system
- Fitness bands
- Private meal for group prepared by well-known chef
- Bench/sideline experience with favorite sport team
- Tailgate party
- Hosted BBQ, progressive dinner, etc.
- Race Car school
- Tennis/Golf/Ski package or lessons
- Cooking classes
- Home remodel packages – roofing, landscaping, painting, interior design, etc.
- Quality home furnishings
- KitchenAid mixer, Cuisinart, espresso maker
- Kayak, canoe, or motorized scooter
- Pool table, pinball machine, jukebox
- Power tools
- Sporting equipment
- Car detailing packages
- Maid/butler service
- Theme baskets
- School Team Spirit
2-4 tickets for a college or pro game. Dress it up with snacks, beer, foam fingers and other items that feature team colors like jerseys, hats, scarves, mugs - anything with the school logo.
- Spa Rejuvenation
Offer a luxurious, at-home spa experience with high-end face washes, masks, lotions, bath bombs, pumices and a gift card to cosmetics retailers. Store spa goodies in a pretty metal or wood shower caddy.
- “Fur Baby” Fun
Pair tasty snacks, toys, grooming supplies, collars and novelty items like a dinosaur costume or holiday sweater with a gift card to a local pet supply store.
- Silver Screen Stunner
Try coming up with a theme like animal movies, inspirational sports, top-rated on Rotten Tomatoes or Oscar Best Picture winners. Decorate the basket/bag according to the theme, and add gift certificates to a local cinema like Salem Cinema.
- Book Club Starter Kit
Do the legwork for bookworms by gathering popular reads or books being adapted into upcoming movies. Include drinks and snacks and the winner is all set to host months of profound literary discussions!
- Crazy for Chocolate
Satisfy any sweet tooth with a collection of gourmet fair-trade chocolates ranging from mile to dark to spicy. Add hot cocoa, a fondue set & candied brittles.
- Taste of Italy
Showcase Mediterranean cuisine with truffle oil, EVOO, full-bodied red wine, dry salami, sun-dried tomatoes, artichoke hearts, capers and a homemade pasta maker. Top off with a gift card to a local Italian restaurant!
- Date Night on The Town
Procure two tickets to a live performance, such as the symphony or opera, and add gift certificates to a swanky restaurant nearby. Add more value with a voucher for a private driver or limo.
- Great Outdoors
Gather camping essentials like a tent, headlamp, grill, kettle, camping hammock and water bottles (like Hydroflask or Yeti). Binoculars for bird watching, a GoPro camera and stargazing telescopes are also great additions.
- Caffeine Fix
An espresso machine, fair trade coffee beans or grounds, pour-over coffee drip, espresso cups and French Press will give auction guests their daily volt of java!
- Zip to the Zoo
Send the winner and their family on a fun trip to the Portland Zoo. Purchase admission and one of their special backstage access to the elephants or the otters.
- Hit the Slopes
Gift card to REI, lift tickets, a knit beanie and face mask or gaiter to help any snow lover get ready to hit the slopes.
- Seasoned Traveler
Fill a high quality suitcase with necessities that make travel as painless as possible: noise cancelling headphones, silk/gel eye masks, a travel journal, comfy neck pillow. Bonus points for adding airline voucher, fuel or rental car gift cards.
- Fun in the Sun
Pack a cooler, beach umbrella, straw tote bag, towels, sunglasses and toys for summer trips to the beach. Include a 1 or 2 night stay at a luxury beachfront property on the beautiful Oregon Coast.
- Music to My Ears
Put together a basket for any music lover! Include iTunes or Amazon gift cards, high-end wireless earbuds, headphones, concert tickets and/or a gift card to Ticketmaster.