2019 Big Hearts = Great Starts Fundraiser
THANK YOU! to everyone who came on the 6th! It was a wonderful evening because of the wonderful people who were there. If you missed the event, we hope you can join us next year - stay tuned for future events!
Last but not least, thanks to the people and organizations who contributed items or services to our silent auction and to the volunteers who helped make it a great night!
Silent Auction Items
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Dinner Party or Cooking Class for eight
Navajo silver and turquoise bracelet
Saks Fifth avenue gift card
Two "happy teen" gift cards
Is your teen on the "bar/bat mitzvah, sweet sixteen, quinceañera, confirmation" circuit? Or, maybe you just have a lot of teen niece/nephew birthdays coming up. These two gift certificates for $50 each will make the perfect gift because they can be used at Regal Cinemas, Dave & Busters, Barnes & Noble, Jamba Juice, Sephora, American Eagle or Under Armour. No last minute scrambling to purchase a gift when you have these cards on hand!
Value $100 ($50 each)
This collection of gift cards makes a great gift to let a special college student know you are thinking about him/her. $20 Chipotle, $20 Papa John's, $20 Starbucks, $20 Panera Bread and $20 Subway
Liberty Mountain Resort Passes and REI Gift Card
Wine tasting experience at great frogs Winery
two amazing tickets to "Come from away"
Prepare for an amazing night with these two great seats to Come From Away at the Kennedy Center on Jan 4th at 8pm. Orchestra seats L109 and L110 will give you an amazing view for this heartwarming story. A Best Musical winner all across North America, this New York Times Critics’ Pick takes you into the heart of the remarkable true story of 7,000 stranded passengers and the small town in Newfoundland that welcomed them. Also included are two Circles Lounge passes and four complimentary drink vouchers. The Circles Lounge, located on the box level of the the Eisenhower Theater, is an exclusive VIP lounge reserved for donors at the Circles Level. Snacks, coffee and other beverages are provided in the Circles Lounge.
Hand made baby blanket and books
Hand made baby blanket and books for House of Ruth
Value - Blanket: Priceless!
Value - Books: $75
Want to do something really nice? Bid on this second blanket (also hand-knit by a resident of Martins Additions) and set of ten books and if you are the winning bid we will donate this auction item, in your name, to House of Ruth in DC, whose mission is to empower women, children and families to rebuild their lives and heal from trauma, abuse and homelessness. The books come directly from the wish list of books for children at their shelter. You will be helping Child Care Counts and also children at House of Ruth who have gone through so much trauma in their young lives.
voucher for two 2020 nats tickets
Two voyager "All Access" passes to the 2020 Mid-Atlantic Jazz Festival (MAJF)
One free week of wonders summer camp (K-6th grade)
It's never too early to think about camps for your Kindergartner through sixth grader. Wonders has been providing preschool, extended day and summer camp to local families since 1976. Children who attend Wonders summer camp enjoy field trips and special guests, water days, arts + crafts, STEM projects, gardening, games and more! Pay for one week of summer camp and then use this certificate to get a second week, at no additional cost.
mouth watering whole, smoked brisket delivered to your door (Balduccis gift card)
Vintage Koret Handbag