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Live and Silent Auction

Live Auction

Emceed by Christopher Herman, the Live Auction will feature extraordinary experiences. Be sure to take a look and prepare for your bid during the live program! (Live auction bidding available for event attendees only.)


Timeless Tuscany

Step into a timeless Tuscan dream in Italy, and discover the medieval villages from your own villa in Cortona. Bring the whole family on this trip for  8 people as you experience the art of Tuscan living the moment you set foot in your historic Italian villa. Your Tuscan retreat features a rich blend of rustic tradition and contemporary luxury. Your bid includes:

  • Luxury accommodations a carefully curated historic home for up to 8 guests for 8 days/7 nights

  • Sleeps up to 8 people in 4 bedrooms, double size beds with ensuite bathrooms

  • Villa amenities include: AC, washer, wireless internet, dishwasher, pool, BBQ area, patio or balcony, garden or backyard

  • Private vineyard tour

  • Cooking class and private dinner in the villa

  • Optional day trips to Cortona, Montepulciano, and Arezzo

  • Dedicated Concierge Service

  • Travel dates to be arranged with travel company. Expires 24 months after purchase, subject to availability with the exception of Christmas and New Years weeks. Extensions available upon request.

Learn more and see villa photos.


Beaver Creek Colorado Holiday

Ski town Beaver Creek, CO, boasts the ambiance of a modern resort coupled with the unhurried feel of an alpine village, where visitors the world over enter the gates and leave everyday life behind all year long. World-class skiing and resort amenities, golf and drop-dead gorgeous Rocky Mountain views make this town in the Vail Valley the ideal place for a serene getaway. You can ski-in/ski-out from the signature ski mountain lodge "Slopeside" or hike right out your door to beautiful trails in the summer. Your bid includes:

  • 8 days/7 night (ski season must be Saturday-Saturday), up to 7 people, 3 bedrooms (2 king, 2 twins, pull-out full sofa)

  • Building amenities include: pool, hot tub, work-out room, ski-lockers, common area, coffee station, and mid-week maid service included.

  • Travel dates to be arranged with donor’s rental management representative; Black-out dates: Christmas and New Years weeks and President’s weekend. Expires 9/15/2024


Polaris Experience at the Greenbrier Resort

Enjoy luxury accommodations amid the breathtaking mountains of West Virginia during your weekend Polaris experience. The Greenbrier is a National Historic Landmark and world-class resort where you can enjoy a miriad of activities in addition to your Polaris experience, including multiple golf courses, a spa, and many other outdoor adventures. Your bid includes

  • 2 nights accommodations in the Greenbrier Resort

  • Slingshot tour for 1 day: This two-hour adventure starts on US Route 60 West heading towards Lewisburg, as guests drive past the gorgeous Greenbrier golf course and over the Greenbrier River.

  • RZR rental for 1 day: Hop in the driver's seat of an off-road Polaris RZR following a guide through The Greenbrier's private 11,000-acre mountain preserve. The terrain will vary from modest unpaved trails to epic climbs in the West Virginia mountains. The thirty-mile course has rocks, ruts, creek crossings, steep hills, and gulleys.

  • Plus a $600 credit toward any of the 19 onsite restaurants 


Explore Kenya's Breathtaking Landscape and Wildlife 

Get ready for an unbelievable adventure to Kenya, host of the Great Migration, where millions of animals move in an endless life cycle from Tanzania's Serengeti to Kenya's Masai Mara. This eastern African country lying along the equator is known for its remarkable geographical variety, from the low-lying fertile coastal region to the dry rising coastal plain covered with savannah and thornbrush. During your stay at the magnificent Fairmont Mara Safari Club resort - rated the third best resort in the world, and the best in all of Africa - choose from a wide range of adventure experiences to explore this country, from game drives and bird walks to safaris.

  • 8 days/7 nights for 2 people at the Fairmont Mara Safari Club

  • Full board daily, including breakfast, lunch, and dinner

  • Plus a $2,000 gift card to use toward conservancy fees and your choice of Adventure experiences, such as a game drive, bush walk, bush dinner, and more. 

  •  Valid for 18 months from date of issue

Silent Auction

Open to event attendees as well as virtually for those who aren't able to attend! Stay tuned for a link to the full catalog of items and experiences in the silent auction. Silent auction travel experiences include: 


Placencia, Belize 

Take in the temping azure waters right out of the back door of this private Caribbean Villa in Placencia, Belize. Enjoy kayaks, paddle boards, and bicycles at the villa, and free concierge services and the use of a private golf cart will help you explore the area! Your bid includes:

  • 8 days/7 nights, up to 8 people, 4 bedrooms

  • Private chef for 3 days

  • Daily maid service, on-site laundry services, and 24-hour house caretaker

  • Round trip transfers from Placencia Airport to the villa

  • Travel valid for 18 months from date of issueBlackout dates: Thanksgiving week and last 2 weeks of December including Christmas and New Years


Mexican Resort Retreat

Enjoy golden sand and crystalline water in Nuevo Vallarta or Riviera Maya, Mexico on this 7-night luxury escape for 2! Your bid includes:

  • 8 days/7 nights for 2 guests

  •  Accommodations at either the Grand Luxxe Nuevo Vallarta or the Grand Luxxe Riviera Maya

  • Reservations must be made within 12 months from date of issue for travel within 18 months of date of issue, blackout dates may apply

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New Orleans Cultural Excursion

Enjoy Southern cuisine and soulful music in New Orleans, Louisiana during this 4-day trip for 2 with 3 night stay at either the Windsor Court
Hotel, the Hyatt Centric French Quarter New Orleans, or the Maison
Dupuy Hotel. A dinner jazz cruise, a class at the New Orleans School of Cooking, and either a tour of the city or bayou sightseeing boat tour. 
Your bid includes:

  • 4 days/3 nights, for 2 people at either the Windsor Court Hotel, the Hyatt Centric French Quarter New Orleans, or the Maison Dupuy Hotel

  • Dinner Jazz Cruise, including a lavish Creole buffet

  • Choice of either the Gray Line New Orleans-Super City tour or a Swamp and Bayou Sightseeing boat tour

  • 3-hour class at the New Orleans School of Cooking

  • Free concierge reservation service

  • Travel is valid for 18 months from date of issue

  • Blackout dates: January 1, Mardi Gras, Jazz Fest, July 2-5, October 29-31, December 31


Florida Space Coast Family Adventure

Explore the Kennedy Space Center, chat with an Astronaut, and experience the Cosmic Quest interactive game during this out of this world 3 night stay in Cocoa Beach, Florida.  Your bid includes:

  • 4 days/3 nights for 2 adults and 2 children

  • Accommodations at the Hilton Cocoa Beach Oceanfront

  • Two-day admission ticket to the Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex

  • Chat with an astronaut

  • Cosmic Quest 1-Day Badge

  • Free concierge reservation service

  • Travel valid for 18 months from date of issue

  • Blackout Dates: April 2-5, July 2-5

Plus so many more! Including:


  • Pet products

  • Health and beauty packages

  • One-of-a-kind art

  • Sports & Adventure experiences

  • Food and wine experiences

  • Jewelry and fashion

  • And so much more!

If you'd like to donate to the 2022 Raise the Woof auction, please contact Christine Durand or submit an Auction Donor Form

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