Cooking for a Cause 2016 Silent Auction

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Dining & Wine

Fuji at Kendall Gift Certificate

Enjoy a $50 gift certificate to Fuji at Kendall.

Craigie on Main

Enjoy a six-course chef’s tasting for two at the wonderful Craigie on Main restaurant and experience the cuisine from Cooking for a Cause participant Tony Maws.

After Work Pool Party at Jillian's Boston

Enjoy an After Work Pool Party at Jillian's Boston for up to 20 guests! Enjoy an appetizer platter (consisting of chips, salsa and buffalo wings) and the use of pool tables for two hours. All attendees but be 21 years of age or older.

Cave Tour & Tasting at Formaggio Kitchen

Enjoy a personal tour for four in Formaggio Kitchen’s cheese aging caves. See exclusive selection of cheeses and taste a few select wheels. Tours are generally available Monday through Thursday from 4-7pm and generally take 1 hour.

Westport Rivers Vineyard & Winery Private Tour and Tasting

Enjoy a private tour and tasting for 10 at Westport’s beautiful seaside property.

Myers + Chang and Blue Man Group

Enjoy dinner at Myers + Chang and two tickets to see Blue Man Group Boston at the Charles Playhouse.

Ninety+ Cellars

Enjoy a case of wine

New Deal Fish Market Gift Certificate #1

Enjoy a $50 gift certificate to New Deal Fish Market in Cambridge.

New Deal Fish Market Gift Certificate #2

Enjoy a $50 gift certificate to New Deal Fish Market in Cambridge.

State Park Gift Certificate

Enjoy dining at State Park

Sweet Tooth

Satisfy your sweet tooth with these delicious treats. Enjoy a gift certificate to Tatte Bakery, a gift basket from Dancing Deer Baking Co., a gift certificate to Flour Bakery and Café, an ice cream cake from JP Licks, and a gift basket from Taza Chocolate,

The Smoke Shop BBQ

Enjoy dining at Andy Husbands brand new restaurant, The Smoke Shop BBQ - scheduled to open this Spring!

Capo Gift Certificate

Enjoy dining at Capo and experience the cuisine from Cooking for a Cause participant Tony Susi.

Craigie on Main Gift Certificate

Enjoy dining at Craigie on Main

Dinner and a Show

Enjoy a dinner for 2 at Harvest and 2 theater tickets to the American Repertory Theatre.

Abby Lane

$100 gift certificate to Abby Lane and experience the culinary talents of Chef Jason Santos.

Bistro du Midi

Enjoy dinner for two and experience the culinary talents of Cooking for a Cause participant Pastry Chef Robert Gonzalez.

A Case of Creative and Fun Wine Labels with Some Great Wine Inside

Enjoy a variety of delicious wines with unique and cool wine labels - hand picked by the designers at Cleveland Design. Get ready for your next dinner party, or host gift, with great wine and a great conversation piece.

Post 390

Enjoy dinner for two at Post 390 and enjoy the culinary talents of Cooking for a Cause participant Nick Deutmeyer

Liquid Art House

Enjoy dinner at Liquid Art House and enjoy the culinary talents of Cooking for a Cause participant Doug Rodrigues.

Murphy-Goode 2011 Cabernet Sauvignon 3-Liter Bottle of Wine

Enjoy a Murphy-Goode 2011 Cabernet Sauvignon 3-Liter Bottle of Wine from Blanchards


Merchandise & Gifts

Handmade Sock Dog

Say hello to the cutest and cuddliest new friend ever!

Willie Saint James Painting #1

1 beautiful painting by Willie Saint James

Willie Saint James Painting #2

A beautiful panting by Willie Saint James

Michael Kors Purse
Diane von Furstenberg Purse
Amazon Echo "Alexa"

Amazon Echo is a hands-free speaker you control with your voice. Echo connects to the Alexa Voice Service to play music, provide information, news, sports scores, weather, and more—instantly. All you have to do is ask.

BergHOFF 1.3 quart Concavo coffee pot
Cuisinart non-stick roaster
Kindle Paperwhite with case and charger

Kindle Paperwhite 3G E-reader, 6" High-Resolution Display (300 ppi) with Built-in Light, Free 3G + Wi-Fi - Includes Special Offers
Amazon 5W USB Official OEM Charger and Power Adapter for Fire Tablets and Kindle eReaders
Amazon Kindle Paperwhite Case - Lightest and Thinnest Protective Genuine Leather Cover with Auto Wake/Sleep for Amazon Kindle Paperwhite, Onyx Black

Bose Sound Link Mini Bluetooth Speaker
Thermoelectric Wine Cooler and Wine

Enjoy a brand new thermoelectric wine cooler filled with a variety of wines!

Whole Foods

Stock up on tasty and nutritious groceries with this gift card to Whole Foods.

Central Bottle Basket with Wine

A gift full of outstanding pantry provisions to assemble a few memorable meals around whatever it is you’re celebrating, or not celebrating.

Includes: Sfoglini Pasta (Brooklyn, NY), 1/2 bottle Taibi Organic Olive Oil (Sicily, Italy), Stacey’s Housemade Caper + Lemon Salt, Bonny Doon (Verjus, CA), CB preserve, Mast Brothers Chocolate bar—sea salt (Brooklyn), Selvapiana Chianti Rufina 2011

Outdoor Fire Pit

Enjoy the outdoors this summer with a brand new 34" slate and marble outdoor fire pit.

Corkcicle Basket
8-$25 Gift Certificates to Cambridge Art & Frame
Chocolate Gift Basket

Basket of hand made Fedele’s Chocolates – includes a $25 gift card that can be used on-line (

Steel Gazebo

10 FT x 10 FT Heavy-duty steel construction, durable powder-coated finish, weather resistant fabric with insect netting.

School Age Dream Library

Kindergarten through Third Grade (14 books)
1.Blueberries for Sal by Robert McCloskey
2.Today I Will Fly! (Elephant & Piggie #1)by Mo Willems
3.Tar Beach by Faith Ringgold
4.Stellaluna by Janell Cannon
5.Green Eggs and Ham by Dr. Seuss
6.The Day the Crayons Quit by Drew Daywalt
7.The Complete Adventures of Curious George by H.A. and Margret Ray
8.If You Give a Moose a Muffin by Laura Numeroff
9.The Snowy Day by Ezra Jack Keats
10. Alexander and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day by Judith Viorst
11. Last Stop on Market Street by Matt de la Peña. Illus. by Christian Robinson.
12. Where the Sidewalk Ends by Shel Silverstein
13. Frog and Toad Storybook Treasury (I Can Read Level 2) by Arnold Lobel
14. Finding Winnie by Lindsay Mattick

Comes with a colorful tote bag.

Child Care Dream Library

Pre-Kindergarten (17 books)
1. The Very Hungry Caterpillar
2. Brown Bear, Brown Bear, What Do You See?
3. Are You My Mother?
4. Caps for Sale (one of my favorites)
5. Where The Wild Things Are
6. Chicks Chicka Boom Boom
7. Make Way for Ducklings
8. If You Give A Mouse A Cookie
9. No, David!
10. Freight Train
11. The Monster At The End OF This Book
12. Go Away, Big Green Scary Monster
13. When Sophie Gets Angry, Really Really Angry
14. I Went Walking
15. Growing Vegetable Soup
16. Eating The Alphabet
17. Good Night, Gorilla

Comes with colorful tote bag.

Boss Gourmet Cutting Board and Oil

Measures 20” x 15” x 1 ¼” and made of solid maple.

Animal Gift Basket

Spoil your dog and cat with variety of treats and toys!


Merchandise and Gifts

Sock Dog

Sports & Culture

Rowing Classes with Community Rowing, Inc.

Enjoy an adult intro to rowing course for one. Certificate includes CRI facility access fee.

Acting Classes with Boston Casting

It’s your turn in the spotlight with any four, five or six week's of acting or voice-over classes.

Autographed Boston Bruin's Jersey

Team autographed Boston Bruin's jersey

Arthur Murray Dance Classes

Three30-min private lessons & 2 group dance classes at Arthur Murray Cambridge.

Boston Red Sox

Take me out to the ballgame!
Have fun at Fenway Park and watch the Boston Red Sox take on the Tampa Bay Rays on August 30th. Winner will receive 4 tickets.

Cultural Museum Experience

deCordova Sculpture Park and Museum - four passes
Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum - four passes
MIT Museum - six passes

Youth Museum and Entertainment Package

Enjoy five exhibit hall passes to the Museum of Science; two passes to the New England Aquarium; and 2 tickets to the Boston Upper Deck Trolley Tours

Muse Paintbar

Enjoy a night of painting and cocktails with a friend at Muse Paintbar in Assembly Row.

Boston Red Sox

Enjoy a Red Sox game on August 26th versus the Kansas City Royals

NE Patriots Jimmy Garoppolo Autographed Football

For all you New England Patriots Fans out there - you can have your very own Jimmy Garoppolo autographed football.

Mookie Betts Autographed Baseball

Autographed Boston Red Sox Mookie Betts autographed baseball

Brooklyn Boulders Rock Wall Climbing, Somerville

Enjoy a 10-pack of passes plus gear rental

Half Day or Four-Hour Skiff Rental in Marshfield, MA

See the south shore from the bow of a 16' skiff motorboat, courtesy of Roht Marine in Marshfield. To be used on a weekday.


Trips and Experiences

One Night stay at the Royal Sonesta Boston & ArtBar Breakfast

Enjoy a one night stay in a Deluxe River View Room and complimentary breakfast at ArtBar. Accommodations in a river view guest room are based on double occupancy and include taxes. Redemption is subject to availability, restrictions apply. Breakfast at ArtBar has a maximum value of $50/two people and does not include alcoholic beverages, tax nor gratuity.

Loon Mountain Summer Adventure

Head up north this summer and have fun at the Loon Mountain Summer Adventure Park with the 2 Adventure Passes. Soar through 8 activities including: Zipline (round-trip), Biking (2-hour rental) and unlimited access to Gondola Skyride, Glacial Caves & Summit Adventures, LogJam Maze, Bungee Trampoline, Climbing Wall, Spider Web and Paul Bunyan's Bouncin' Backyard.

Nantucket Getaway

Enjoy a two-night stay at the luxurious White Elephant Hotel in Nantucket for the 2016 season (based on availability, excluding July and August, and holiday weekends). The room-charge is complimentary, all alcohol, gratuities, taxes, spa, gift shop, and any other incidental charges are excluded. Any charges that are incurred beyond the value of this award will be the responsibility of the guest.

Legacy Vacation Club in Orlando

Enjoy an 8-day/7-night vacation at the Legacy Vacation Club in Orlando - Spas (OR, if you prefer to vacation elsewhere, choose between another Legacy Vacation Club property in Florida, Colorado, New Jersey or Nevada Orselect from one of 35,000 RCI Vacation destinations worldwide). And to get your wardrobe there in style, you'll receive a two-piece Kenneth Cole luggage set (20" and 25" pieces). Vacation dates valid between January 1-December 31, 2017.

Seaport Hotel

One Night Stay and Breakfast at the Seaport Hotel
Get away for the weekend at Boston’s luxurious Seaport Hotel. Enjoy a one-night stay and complimentary breakfast.

Hotel Marlowe

Enjoy a one-night stay in a deluxe Room at the hip Hotel Marlowe in Cambridge. based on room availability and blackout dates. Gift certificate is non-refundable. Reservations must be made prior to arrival by contacting in-house reservations.

New Hampshire Lake Cottage

Enjoy a three-night weekend stay during the summer or fall at a lakeside New Hampshire cottage. Also includes a $50 gift certificate for a boat cruise on Squam Lake for two adults.

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