2022 Angel Night Program and Prize List

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JOIN US FOR ANGEL NIGHT | FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 11 | THE MICHIGAN SHORES CLUB, WILMETTE


6:00p | Cocktails, Raffle & Silent Auction
8:00p | Seated Dinner
9:00p | Paddle Raise 

9:30p | Dessert & Dancing
10:30 | Silent Auction Prize Pick-Up
11:30p | Event Concludes


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Raffle Packages | Available at Event

$100/Ticket; Only 100 Tickets Will Be Sold.

Winners May Choose One of Four Packages.

 

PACKAGE ONE

St. A’s 2022-2023 Season Pass

Entry to all St. Athanasius events for the upcoming school year including:

  • Progressive Dinner / Two Tickets
  • Breakfast with Santa / Family Pass
  • Christmas Show / Two Front-Row Seats
  • Angel Night / Two Tickets
  • Irish Fest / Family Pass

Value: Priceless

Donation courtesy: St. Athanasius Development Committee & PSO

 

PACKAGE TWO

Custom St. A’s Redhawks Cornhole Boards

Carefully crafted from the finest materials. This regulation cornhole board set features a premium grade deck with a beautiful frame. Made for the outdoors. Package includes a set of custom bags.


Value: $500

Donation courtesy: St. A’s Raffle Committee

 

PACKAGE THREE

One-of-a-Kind Gold & Emerald Earrings

Your friends will be green with envy when you wear these stunning and original handcrafted earrings created by St. Athanasius parent and Jewelry Artist Jonathan Rutledge.


Visit www.rutledgejewelry.com for more about the artist and his work.


Value: $1,950

Donation courtesy: Jon & Lynn Rutledge

 

PACKAGE FOUR

A Weekend at The Little White Barn in Saugatuck, MI

Enjoy a perfect getaway at this lovely home, which sits on two wooded acres across from Lake Michigan. Be surrounded by wildlife and the sounds of crashing waves. Three cozy bedrooms, 1 1/2 luxury bathrooms, and a gorgeous kitchen. Sleeps six comfortably. Prize also includes a $50 gift card to Isabel's Market & Eatery, a culinary destination in nearby Douglas.


Visit www.companyandcottage.com to see this property and more.


Value: $1,500

Donation courtesy: Gabe & Christine Bridger


2022 Silent Auction List (Updated 11/11)


Outings & Special Events 

1. Spring Break in Orlando: Wyndham Bonnet Creek Resort from March 20-26

2. One Week Stay in an Italian Home in Southern Italy

3. Private Boat Cruise on Lake Michigan (20 people)

4. Pizza Party with Fr. Hernan!

5. FEW Spirits Distillery Tour

6. Lake Michigan Charter Fishing Trip

7. National Geographic Live—Spinosaurus: Lost Giant of the Cretaceous (Auditorium Theatre of Roosevelt University)

8. Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater (Auditorium Theatre of Roosevelt University)

9. Uncover Your Inner Improv; Then Dine at Candlelite

10. Ladies Nine & Dine | North Shore Country Club


Sports & Fitness

11. Bears Game Tickets

12. Evanston Golf Club Game & Lunch

13. The Ultimate Cubs Package

14. Go Cubs Go!

15. Northwestern Football Tickets & Comida

16. Team Evanston / Chicago Fire Junior North Shore Soccer Camp Package


Beauty & Wellness

17. Ulta Gift Basket for Adults

18. Beautycounter Best Sellers Bundle

19. Ulta Gift Basket for Teens

20. Six Months of Unlimited Yoga | Heaven Meets Earth

21. Get Pampered on Central Street

22. Be Happy, Do Pilates!

23. One Month at Burn Boot Camp

24. East Bank Club Pilates or GYROTONIC® Session

25. Give Skin a Polish with DermaSweep

26. A Spa Getaway Need Not Be Far Away


Leisure, Family & Home 

27. Carole McDermott Framed 30 x 24 Watercolor: Grant Park

28. Artwork by Marjory Oliva

29. Cozy Night at Home

30. Housewarming Gift Basket

31. Stretch Your Limits at The Actors Gymnasium

32. Classes at Evanston Art Center

33. STAUD Ivory Leather Dani Bucket Bag

34. Formula 1 Car Care Kit

35. Garden-Inspired Cleaning Basket


Professional Services

36. Closet Cleanse

37. Brace Yourself: Individualized Orthodontic Care

38. Pet & Family Portrait Sitting


For Foodies

39. Michigan Shores Oak Room: Dinner for Six

40. Evanston Beer Tour: Temperance / Sketchbook / Double Clutch

41. Wine Gift Basket & Gift Card | Vinissimo

42. Dinner & A Mudlark Play

43. A Night of Beer & BBQ

44. Coffee, Donuts & A Cozy Blanket for a Slow Sunday Morning

45. Whiskey Lovers Basket

46. Racy, Refreshing Sauvignon Blanc | St. A’s Athanasius Cellars

47. Tasty Food. Evanston Vibes.


School & Parish

48. Principal for a Day (Plus Her Favorite Things!)

49. Gym Teacher for a Day (Then Reward Yourself After a Hard Day's Work)

50. VIP Opening Night Front-Row Seats | 8th Grade Play

51. VIP Closing Night Front-Row Seats | 8th Grade Play 

52. Front Row Reserved Pew for 8th Grade Graduation & Beth’s Little Bake Shop

53. Front Row Reserved Pew for 8th Grade Graduation & Wine from St. A’s Athanasius Cellars


For Kids

54. Loyola Academy Game Day Experience for Boys Basketball & Loyola Swag

55. Loyola Academy Game Day Experience for Girls Basketball & Loyola Swag

56. Regina Volleyball Camp & Spirit Wear

57. “Home Alone” Lego House

58. Music Conservatory of Illinois

59. Music Conservatory of Illinois

60. Thoughtfully-Clean Caddy

61. To the Backyard & Beyond (Off! Camp Kit)

 

Outings & Special Events


1. Spring Break in Orlando: Wyndham Bonnet Creek Resort from March 20-26

There is magic in allowing yourself to get lost in your vacation. This resort offers Mediterranean-inspired design, best-in-class amenities, and well-appointed rooms and proves you don't have to go to Walt Disney World to find some magic in Orlando. (Though if you really want to, the theme park is less than a mile away.) Club Wyndham Bonnet Creek is the perfect home-base for easy access to Central Florida's most popular attractions. The magic of Disney. The thrills of Universal Studios. The aquatic animals of SeaWorld. Plus, hang out at the shops and restaurants at Disney Springs, Universal CityWalk, Mall at Millenia, and more.


Value: $3,000

Donation courtesy: Kathy Marinacci


2. One Week Stay in an Italian Home in Southern Italy

La Dolce Vita—spend time in the beautiful countryside of Italy. You are invited to make this restored Italian property your home for the week. Situated in the Abruzzo region of Italy, this home is perfect for kicking back with a bottle of wine and taking in the spectacular sights. In the heart of Italy’s mountainous region of Abruzzo, rests the small and ancient village of Calascio. Calascio is two hours from Rome, and is a welcoming tourist destination anytime of the year. Activities include hiking in the hills, going to the National Park of Abruzzo, climbing mountains, visiting nearby towns and villages, driving the Adriatic coast, or just relaxing in the garden. The property has two bedrooms and fits a total of four people. The home includes wifi, tv and is walking distance to two bars and cafes. The village population is 125 people year round.


Value: $3,000

Donation courtesy: Carl Marinacci


3. Private Boat Cruise on Lake Michigan (20 people)

Take in the Chicago skyline from the water on a three-hour Chicago fireworks cruise. Climb aboard from 7:30 p.m. to 10:30 p.m. on a Wednesday or a Saturday night, between Memorial Day and Labor Day (date yet to be determined). Boat departs from Montrose Harbor and will cruise down to the fireworks at Navy Pier which begin at 9:00. Gas and captain are included. Boat has two bathrooms and a small kitchen with multiple refrigerators, and can comfortably accommodate 20 guests. Boat returns to Montrose at 10:30 p.m. Visit https://www.cruisersyachts.com/50-cantius for more.


Value: $5,000

Donation courtesy: City Volkswagen


4. Pizza Party with Fr. Hernan!
The lucky winner of this auction item receives a catered pizza party with special guest of honor, Fr. Hernan. Enjoy an evening of warm company and conversation, right in your own home, for up to eight friends and family. Father will supply pizza and beverages. You might also raise a glass of St. A’s Athanasius Cellars private label wine (courtesy of Meta Wine), and sweeten the evening with cake (courtesy of Tag’s Bakery). Date to be mutually agreed upon in late Spring.

Value: Priceless
Donation courtesy: Fr. Hernan Cuevas


5. FEW Spirits Distillery Tour

Go behind the scenes and learn the art of distilling hand-crafted spirits during a tour of Evanston-based FEW Spirits. Walk through the grain-to-glass distillery and learn about the history of Evanston liquors and the city's place in the Temperance Movement. Tour for four people.


Value: $120

Donation courtesy: FEW Spirits


6. Lake Michigan Charter Fishing Trip

Join trustworthy Captain Gabe Vehovsky on his Skeeter fishing boat for a morning or evening summer fishing experience. All drinks, food, tackle and any caught (and cleaned) fish included. An unforgettable trip on Lake Michigan. Time and date determined with your host.


Value: $500

Donation courtesy: Vehovsky Family


7. National Geographic Live—Spinosaurus: Lost Giant of the Cretaceous (Auditorium Theatre of Roosevelt University)

Four tickets to National Geographic Spinosauras on February 27 at 2 p.m. Meet Spinosaurus, the largest predatory dinosaur yet discovered—larger than T. rex—and hear the incredible story of how this prehistoric giant was almost lost to science, before being uncovered again with the help of paleontologist Nizar Ibrahim. With amazing video recreating the lost world of the Cretaceous-era Sahara, Ibrahim tells the story of Spinosaurus’ discovery, loss, and rediscovery, and explains what—other than its size—makes this ancient monster unique. The stage is located at 50 E. Ida B. Wells Drive in Chicago.


Value: $224

Donation courtesy: Nash Family & the Auditorium Theatre


8. Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater (Auditorium Theatre of Roosevelt University)

Two complimentary tickets for Friday, March 4 at 7:30 p.m. at Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater. “Watching Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater can change your life. If that sounds like a slogan it’s truth in advertising” (The New York Times). For over 60 years, Ailey has been “doing what few major dance organizations do: It is keeping pace with the times, and the conversation” (The Washington Post). The ground-breaking, forward-thinking company returns to Chicago as a Visiting Resident Company with programs of new and classic works, each one concluding with founder Alvin Ailey’s masterpiece Revelations, the “Ailey gift that somehow keeps on giving” (The New York Times). The stage is located at 50 E. Ida B. Wells Drive in Chicago.


Value: $208

Donation courtesy: Nash Family & the Auditorium Theatre


9. Uncover Your Inner Improv; Then Dine at Candlelite

Join master improv teacher Jimmy Carrane for a Fundamentals of Improv Workshop, a fun afternoon of improv games and exercises that will teach you how to be more spontaneous, creative and authentic. Jimmy makes improv as easy as having a conversation. Check out www.jimmycarrane.com to learn more. Gift certificate for two spots on February 26, 2022, from 1 p.m. - 3:30 p.m. (4001 N. Ravenswood, Unit 303B) in Chicago. For some post-class nosh, winner gets a $50 gift card to Candlelite, the tavern-style pizza icon in Rogers Park known for its cracker-thin crust.


Value: $250

Donation courtesy: Carrane Family & Candlelite


10. Ladies Nine & Dine | North Shore Country Club

Channel your inner Happy Gilmore along with three of your gal pals for golf with Katie Murphy O’Connor. Package includes drinks and dinner; beginners are welcome! Dates to be agreed upon with your host.


Value: $500

Donation courtesy: O’Connor Family


Sports & Fitness


11. Bears Game Tickets

Cheer on the Chicago Bears from prime seats in storied Soldier Field stadium. Nothing beats being downtown for tailgating and a day with fellow superfans. Two tickets, United Club Section, for a mutually-agreed upon game.  Excludes home opener and Green Bay Packers game.


Value: $800

Donation courtesy: Brian & Kim Flanagan Family


12. Evanston Golf Club Game & Lunch

Golf EGC's beautifully-maintained and updated Donald Russ-designed course. Post-golfing, lunch and drinks in the dining room or on the outdoor patio. Available for two guests to schedule and attend along with your hosts, Victor Palumbo and Joe Romano.


Value: $500

Donation courtesy: Victor Palumbo & Romano Family


13. The Ultimate Cubs Package

For baseball fans and for those who bleed Cubby-blue! Grab four tickets to a Chicago Cubs 2022 home game of choice, and take pictures with your group on Wrigley Field post-game (per Covid guidelines). All four guests will bring home souvenirs from the game of attendance. Prize also includes impressive memorabilia direct from the team. Mutually agreed upon dates.

Value: $1,250

Donation courtesy: Hogrefe Family & Chicago Cubs


14. Go Cubs Go!

There’s nothing like Wrigley Field in the summer. Grab four seats to watch the Cubs take on the Red Sox (Section 327R Row 6 Seats 13-16) on July 3, 2022.

Value: $280

Donation courtesy: Hank & Liz Thompson


15. Northwestern Football Tickets & Comida

When NU plays its Homecoming Game against the Badgers, find yourself in prime sideline seats. Win four tickets to the 2022 Northwestern v Wisconsin game on October 8. Also enjoy a $50 gift card at Comida Cantina on Central to celebrate before or after kickoff.


Value: $310

Donation courtesy: Northwestern Athletics & Comida


16. Team Evanston / Chicago Fire Junior North Shore Soccer Camp Package

Hone skills with your choice of two Team Evanston / CFJNS soccer camps. Winner may select from the March and summer camps for a variety of sessions in targeted training. Visit https://teamevanston.org/programs/winter-camps-2 for three March options. Summer camps are yet to be released, but have featured sessions such as Soccer Tennis, Shooting and Finishing, and Goalkeeping. Win this prize and also score a new ball and a Chicago Fire sweatshirt.


Value: $600

Donation courtesy: Chris & Melissa Harvey


Beauty & Wellness


17. Ulta Gift Basket for Adults

Pamper yourself with top brands from Ulta Beauty. Enjoy prestige fragrance, skin care, hair care and beauty products from Drunk Elephant, Armani, Bobbi Brown, Laura Mercier, Pureology, and more.


Value: $750

Donation courtesy: Kimbell Family


18. Beautycounter Best Sellers Bundle

This clean-beauty industry pioneer is known for getting safer products into everyone’s hands with Skin Care, Makeup and Bath & Body lines made using good-for-you ingredients. Package includes a $100 gift certificate towards any future purchase, along with items from its coveted lines ($150 worth).


Value: $250

Donation courtesy: Bediz Family


19. Ulta Gift Basket for Teens

Spring into beauty with this vibrant collection of Ulta Beauty faves in a cute plush travel case! Colorfy your life with fragrance, skin, hair, and beauty sensations from Armani, Benefit, Urban Decay, Makeup Revolution, Drybar, Tarte, Pixi and more. Finish your style with an on-the-go flat iron from top brand BaBylissPRO.


Value: $427

Donation courtesy: Kimbell Family


20. Six Months of Unlimited Yoga | Heaven Meets Earth

Looking for relaxation and mindfulness? Want to carve out time during a busy day? Join this yoga community for a half-year of meditative yoga and self-awareness practice in a convenient neighborhood spot.


Value: $1,000

Donation courtesy: Lisa Weber, Heaven Meets Earth Yoga


21. Get Pampered on Central Street

Take time for you. Settle in at Aim & Ailie for a much-needed salon visit with a $75 gift certificate towards styling services. Keep your cut fresh with Kevin Murphy travel-sized hair products ($75 value). Then step a door away to Sky Nails for a spa or no-chip mani/pedi. A total of $200 in a variety of gift cards are sure to keep your hands and feet feeling polished.


Value: $350

Donation courtesy: Aim & Ailie, Sky Nails


22. Be Happy, Do Pilates!

Envision yourself with strength and flexibility throughout your entire body. Engage Pilates Studio caps sessions at six clients so everyone gets the individualized attention they need. Take part in ten small group classes of your choice. All bodies and abilities are welcome. Enrich your life; Endorphins make you happy!


Value: $310

Donation courtesy: Cindy Snyder & Engage Pilates Studio


23. One Month at Burn Boot Camp

Enjoy one month of classes at Burn Boot Camp in Evanston. Start a fitness adventure that includes unlimited camps, unlimited child care, unlimited 1:1 focus meetings on nutrition, and fitness goals. Workouts combine muscle-building, strength training and heart-racing cardio designed to keep you moving. Look legit in new swag: winner also gets a water bottle and a tank top.


Value: $220

Donation courtesy: Nina Allocco & Burn Boot Camp


24. East Bank Club Pilates or GYROTONIC® Session

Take two day passes and two gift certificates and use them at iconic East Bank.


Value: $190

Donation courtesy: Reynolds Family


25. Give Skin a Polish with DermaSweep
For overall skin health, DermaSweep can help improve microcirculation and oxygenation, and boost collagen when done with proper exfoliation. It delivers infusions that may help correct skin imperfections, and is tailored to each individual to optimize treatment results. With this prize, receive a $150 coupon to use towards a DermaSweep procedure at Dermatology + Aesthetics in Chicago’s Elston Corridor neighborhood.

Value: $150
Donation courtesy: Dermatology + Aesthetics


26. A Spa Getaway Need Not Be Far Away

Situated on Devon Avenue sits Belleza Med Spa and Clinic, where estheticians are ready with a range of beauty services. Indulge in this comprehensive bundle, which includes: 20 Units of Botox ($240 value); a Hydra Facial ($150 value); four sessions of I-LIPO ($150 value); and a manicure/pedicure ($70 value). Curious? I-LIPO is an intelligent alternative to liposuction with no pain, no needles and no down time. Learn about it and other more traditional services at https://www.bellezamedspaandclinic.com. Note: prize cards for treatments must be used within 30 days.


Value: $610

Donation courtesy: Belleza Med Spa and Clinic


Leisure, Family & Home


27. Carole McDermott Framed 30 x 24 Watercolor: Grant Park

Own this gorgeous original piece of watercolor artwork by Carole McDermott, titled "Grant Park”. See more of the artist’s work: www.carolemcdermott.com.


Value: $2,400

Donation courtesy: McDermott Family


28. Artwork by Marjory Oliva

An original piece created by Marjory. Learn more about the artist’s abstract and mixed media inspirations at www.marjoryoliva.com.


Value: $1,200

Donation courtesy: Marjory Oliva


29. Cozy Night at Home

Settle in with a Jameson Williams oversized throw blanket, a Starbucks Gift Card (worth $40), a pound of Starbucks Tribute Blend coffee beans, a special mug, and a Page 1 Books three-month subscription.


Value: $300

Donation courtesy: Carrie Kane, Page 1 Books, Joni Brasile & Starbucks


30. Housewarming Gift Basket

Give a warm welcome. Find an array of goodies in this modern, curated package which includes: a wood serving board, Savor entertaining guide, gourmet oils and sauces, a candle, ceramic dish, and more. All contained in a beautiful and reusable woven basket.


Value: $200

Donation courtesy: The Gift Studio, shopthegiftstudio.com


31. Stretch Your Limits at The Actors Gymnasium

Learn to fly—physically, emotionally, creatively—at this Evanston institution for circus and performing arts training. Find courage in a variety of creative classes. For adults: Circus Arts, Arial Arts, Flexibility/Contortion, Gymnastics, Aero Yoga, Clown Techniques, Partner Aero.


Value: $425

Donation courtesy: The Actors Gymnasium


32. Classes at Evanston Art Center

Be treated as an artist and focus on fundamentals in a kind, creative environment. Find a range of art classes and opportunities for one-on-one learning. Whether new to art or a returning artist, all levels and interests await. Use this $250 credit towards a variety of programing.


Value: $250

Donation courtesy: Evanston Art Center


33. STAUD Ivory Leather Dani Bucket Bag

A bag known for its buttery leather and soft pleating along the drawstring opening. It features a wrapped top handle tied in subtle knots at the ends. Tote it, loop it into the crook of your elbow, or put the crossbody strap to work. Sold out everywhere, except here. 


Value: $395

Donation courtesy: Monica Robertson


34. Formula 1 Car Care Kit

The best car wash on the North Shore is right in your backyard. Wax and polish like a pro with a medley of high-performing auto care products. This Formula 1 gift basket comes with the finest ingredients made especially for vehicles, and has all you (or your dad/friend/kid) need to get the job done.


Value: $75

Donation courtesy: Catherine Palin


35. Garden-Inspired Cleaning Basket

We all have to clean, so why not make it a little better? This no-nonsense basket is stocked with the brand’s most popular items that “work like the dickens but smell nice” too. Win this prize and save yourself a trip to Target.


Value: $75

Donation courtesy: Catherine Palin


Professional Services


36. Closet Cleanse

Have a wardrobe full of clothes but nothing to wear? Own amazing pieces but unsure how to style them? This is the right cost-conscious way to a wardrobe makeover. Come away with a clutter-free wardrobe in one personal styling session with Karina Donnelly.


Value: $500

Donation courtesy: Donnelly Family


37. Brace Yourself: Individualized Orthodontic Care

With extensive experience in treating both adults and children of all ages, Drs. Eggemeyer and Graham know how to customize an orthodontic plan to fit all of your family’s needs, using the latest technology available. The smile you’ve dreamed of is just a bid away. Winner of this package receives: a free new patient exam ($35), free orthodontic records ($450), and 50% off the treatment fee up to $2000. Conveniently located in Wilmette.


Value: $2,485

Donation courtesy: Eggemeyer & Graham Orthodontics


38. Pet & Family Portrait Sitting 

Pets complete our families. Artwork completes our homes. Such is the motto embraced at this modern day photography studio offering sittings for all sorts—especially those beloved four-legged members. Photographer David Sutton has an eye for the bond between people and their pets, and it’s reflected back in his beautiful, whimsical work. Take in this certificate for a custom portrait experience. It includes a cinematic presentation after your sitting, and a design consultation to help you get to a finished art piece. Peek at the online gallery here: https://www.suttonstudios.com/portfolio.

Value: $600

Donation courtesy: David Sutton Studios


For Foodies 


39. Michigan Shores Oak Room: Dinner for Six 

Enjoy the elegance and ambience of the Oak Room at Michigan Shores, a North Shore staple since 1897. Go for good conversation, fine dining and cocktails—perfect for that special occasion or a much-needed night out. Dinner for six includes appetizers and three-course meal and wine. Date and time mutually agreed upon.


Value: $750

Donation courtesy: Michigan Shores


40. Evanston Beer Tour: Temperance / Sketchbook / Double Clutch

Temperence Beer Co.: Experience the art of distilling hand-crafted beer during a tour of Temperence. Brewery tour for four people includes: backstage pass to the brewery, beer samples, souvenir pint glass, and 20% discount on merchandise that day.

Double Clutch Brewing Co.: Spacious and airy, this newish Evanston brewery has a full menu for lunch, brunch and dinner. Use a $50 gift card towards food and drinks at this gathering spot also known for its vintage car collection.

Sketchbook Brewing Co.: Beer is Art. Beer is community. Sketchbook names its beers with gusto, a sense of place, and a dash of randomness. A wide range of adventurous beer styles are waiting for you. Start your experience with this $50 gift card.


Value: $140

Donation courtesy: Temperence, Double Clutch, Sketchbook


41. Wine Gift Basket & Gift Card | Vinissimo 

For a welcoming spot with lots of wine insight, Vinissimo is the place to go. Stop in for an everyday fave or to stumble onto something entirely new.


Value: $110

Donation courtesy: Vinissimo Wine Shop


42. Dinner & A Mudlark Play 

Have some classic American fare from Firehouse. Then take in a production at Mudlark. Win a $50 Firehouse gift card plus two tickets to a performance that celebrates and honors the identities and creativity of youth theater.


Value: $80

Donation courtesy: Firehouse Grill & Mudlark Theater


43. A Night of Beer & BBQ 

Experience Chef Carter’s savory barbecue and signature sauce, and pick from sides like Mac & Cheese and Braised Collard Greens. Pair your meal with drinks from this Elston Avenue beer stop. Prize includes $100 from Soul & Smoke, plus a bushel of beer worth $175 from The Beer Temple; the online store has a bevy of selections to get you started.


Value: $275

Donation courtesy: Soul & Smoke, The Beer Temple


44. Coffee, Donuts & A Cozy Blanket for a Slow Sunday Morning

An iconic pairing elevated with the addition of this beautiful made-by-hand blanket. Pick up a specialty coffee, add a premium selection of donuts, then cozy up with this crochet blanket lovingly made by Sam Graczyk's grandma Beatrice Ferretti. Prize includes $20 at Backlot and $25 at DB3.


Value: $170

Donation courtesy: Backlot Coffee, DB3 Donuts, Graczyk Family


45. Whiskey Lovers Basket

Mix or sip your favorite drinks; pick your poison, Old Fashioned or Manhattan.  Includes Highland Park 18 Year Old Viking Pride Single Malt Whisky and Buffalo Trace Bourbon.


Value: $350

Donation courtesy: Palumbo Family Foundation


46. Racy, Refreshing Sauvignon Blanc | St. A’s Athanasius Cellars

A lovely expression of this subtle grape. Hot, sunny days meet cool bay breezes and foggy nights to bring you this full mid-palate packed wine. Think fresh peach, melon and tropical fruit with a finish that's enticing and clean and branded by St. A's Athanasius Cellars. Brought to you by local, sustainable winemaker Meta Wine.


Value: $250

Donation courtesy: Meta Wine

 

47. Tasty Food. Evanston Vibes.

Bring this certificate to any of these beloved and locally-known Evanston sister restaurants: Five & Dime, Taco Diablo, LuLu’s and The Blue Horse Tavern. Every flavor from authentic Asian to casual Mexican to classic American kitchen awaits. In temperate months, Five & Dime’s rooftop deck draws friends, families and small gatherings. And for pretentious-free cocktails, head to The Blue Horse Tavern.


Value: $200

Donation courtesy: Zehr Family


School & Parish


48. Principal for a Day (Plus Her Favorite Things!)

Who doesn't want to make announcements over the PA and visit classrooms with the principal? Win this, and your child can see what Ms. Foyle does all day ;) and bring a friend to a special lunch with her. Have your child bring 10 ideas to improve the school. Date will be selected with Ms. Foyle. Prize includes $20 gift cards to both Mustard’s and Starbucks, and a handy Starbucks cup with lid.


Value: Priceless

Donation courtesy: St. Athanasius School, Mustard’s Last Stand, Joni Brasile & Starbucks


49. Gym Teacher for a Day (Then Reward Yourself After a Hard Day's Work)

What lucky child will get the chance to lead his or her gym class before the year is out? Have fun playing boss with your best mates. Then treat yourself to Mustard’s ($20) and Starbucks ($20) after a hard day of work. Look the part holding a new Starbucks cup with lid. Contact Ms. Foyle for date and details.Contact Ms. Foyle for date and details.


Value: Priceless

Donation courtesy: St. Athanasius School, Mustard’s Last Stand, Joni Brasile & Starbucks


50. VIP Opening Night Front-Row Seats | 8th Grade Play 

Snag the best seats and the best views to the first show. Take unlimited, unobstructed pictures and videos for your memories and memory books. Also get backstage access, a tour by your favorite eighth grader, complimentary treats and a $50 gift card towards a celebratory dinner at Farmhouse. Four seats to the performance reserved by name.


Value: Priceless

Donation courtesy: St. Athanasius School & Farmhouse Evanston


51. VIP Closing Night Front-Row Seats | 8th Grade Play 

Snag the best seats and the best views on closing night. Take unlimited, unobstructed pictures and videos for your memories and memory books. Also get backstage access, a tour by your favorite eighth grader, complimentary treats and a $50 gift card towards a celebratory dinner at Farmhouse. Four seats to the performance reserved by name.


Value: Priceless

Donation courtesy: St. Athanasius School & Farmhouse Evanston


52. Front Row Reserved Pew for 8th Grade Graduation & Beth’s Little Bake Shop

Set aside the front row well before the ceremony. With one less thing to worry about at this busy time, it's worth bidding on some peace of mind. Special seating for you and your family, no matter how close you cut it. Buy a cake or cookies to honor graduation with a $50 gift card from Beth’s Little Bake Shop.


Value: Priceless

Donation courtesy: St. Athanasius School & Beth’s Little Bake Shop


53. Front Row Reserved Pew for 8th Grade Graduation & Wine from St. A’s Athanasius Cellars

Set aside the front row well before the ceremony. With one less thing to worry about at this busy time, it's worth bidding on some peace of mind. Special seating for you and your family, no matter how close you cut it. Toast your graduate(s) with two bottles of our private label St. A’s Athanasius Cellars Pinot Noir.


Value: Priceless

Donation courtesy: St. Athanasius School & Meta Wine


For Kids


54. Loyola Academy Game Day Experience for Boys Basketball & Loyola Swag

Four tickets to a home game at Loyola Academy. Join the Varsity Ramblers in Pre-Game. Take part in the warm up and game introductions, and enjoy a VIP locker room experience. A great gift for any future Ramblers. Date to be a mutually agreed upon game during the 2022-2023 season.


Value: Priceless

Donation courtesy: Loyola Academy


55. Loyola Academy Game Day Experience for Girls Basketball & Loyola Swag

Four tickets to a home game at Loyola Academy. Join the Varsity Ramblers in Pre-Game. Take part in the warm up and game introductions, and enjoy a VIP locker room experience. A great gift for any future Ramblers. Date to be a mutually agreed upon game during the 2022-2023 season.


Value: Priceless

Donation courtesy: Loyola Academy 


56. Regina Volleyball Camp & Spirit Wear 

Spike, set, dig! Take part in Regina’s Summer 2022 Volleyball Camp ($250) and also attend in style with the latest school spirit wear ($150). Dates to be finalized in the next few weeks due to campus renovations.


Value: $400

Donation courtesy: Regina Dominican High School


57. “Home Alone” Lego House 

This LEGO brick house is an homage to the classic 1990 Christmas movie Home Alone. Build the McCallister's house, plus hapless crooks Harry and Marv's van, and recreate hilarious scenes. Open the walls of the house to show every detail and trap. Prepare a nutritious mac-and-cheese dinner, swing paint cans at Harry and Marv, and help Kevin zip line to the tree house. Retails for $250, if you can find it!


Value: Priceless

Donation courtesy: Robertson Family


58. Music Conservatory of Illinois 

Four 30-minute private online or in person lessons in the instrument of your choice: piano, violin, voice, guitar, harp, ukulele. Redeem by June 30, 2022.


Value: $160

Donation courtesy: Music Conservatory of Illinois


59. Music Conservatory of Illinois 

Four 30-minute private online or in person lessons in the instrument of your choice: piano, violin, voice, guitar, harp, ukulele. Redeem by June 30, 2022.


Value: $160

Donation courtesy: Music Conservatory of Illinois


60. Thoughtfully-Clean Caddy

We all know how much kids like to touch, explore, play and lick things! With Babyganics, consider yourself armed with a variety of ways to clean, soothe and protect at the end of the day. The whole line is free from parabens, phthalates and synthetic fragrances. It's also cruelty free and not tested on animals (because, they might tell you, animals are my friends!) For babies, tots, and big kids. Perfect for a new parent.


Value: $50

Donation courtesy: Catherine Palin


61. To the Backyard & Beyond (Off! Camp Kit)

For a week of Camp Echo or for playing in the yard, consider your kiddos protected. This family of bug and insect repellents and first aid is sure to keep kids right where you want them all summer long: outside. Gently formulated for little ones.


Value: $75

Donation courtesy: Catherine Palin


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