Auction Preview 

Take a peek at our auction items for our Pairings for a Purpose event at CP+B in Boulder, CO, on May 17. Bidding starts onsite at the event. All proceeds from the event will help fund a cutting-edge gene therapy trial to save children like Mila and stop this devastating disease.

Private Art Tour of Venice (1 week, for 2 people) Enjoy a tour for two people on "La Serenissima: Passato e Presente 2018," a week-long, on-site art history seminar in Venice, Italy, led by Giulia Bernardini, instructor of art history and a native Italian. Stay at a charming hotel in the heart of Venice, plunge into the art and history of the city's past and present, indulge in Venice’s little-known yet delicious multi-cultural cuisine, all while learning about this incredible city and its culture. Giulia and several carefully-selected locals will guide an intimate group through the winding streets, canals and museums. Enjoy this Wonderfeast seminar of art, culture, and food, as well as a wide array of delights you would never find on your own! www.wonderfeast.com Donated By: Giulia Bernardini Two people. Must be used in June 2018 Maximum of eight like-minded explorers in the group. Includes seven days of art history tuition, eight nights plus breakfast in double occupancy room in central Venice hotel, five meals, entrance to scheduled sites, one cooking class, local transportation. Does not include: airfare, remaining lunches and dinners, ground transportation to and from airport in Venice. Opening Bid: $6,000    Value: $8,000

Private Art Tour of Venice (1 week, for 2 people)

Enjoy a tour for two people on "La Serenissima: Passato e Presente 2018," a week-long, on-site art history seminar in Venice, Italy, led by Giulia Bernardini, instructor of art history and a native Italian.

Stay at a charming hotel in the heart of Venice, plunge into the art and history of the city's past and present, indulge in Venice’s little-known yet delicious multi-cultural cuisine, all while learning about this incredible city and its culture. Giulia and several carefully-selected locals will guide an intimate group through the winding streets, canals and museums.

Enjoy this Wonderfeast seminar of art, culture, and food, as well as a wide array of delights you would never find on your own!

www.wonderfeast.com

Donated By: Giulia Bernardini

Two people. Must be used in June 2018

Maximum of eight like-minded explorers in the group. Includes seven days of art history tuition, eight nights plus breakfast in double occupancy room in central Venice hotel, five meals, entrance to scheduled sites, one cooking class, local transportation. Does not include: airfare, remaining lunches and dinners, ground transportation to and from airport in Venice.

Opening Bid: $6,000    Value: $8,000


Cycling Tour in Tuscany and Rome, Italy (10 days, 2 people)

Do not miss this epic week of more than 400 miles and access to participate in two of Italy’s most heralded bike races, all in one culinary and cycling vacation adventure! Start by racing in the infamous L’Eroica, which celebrates cycling in its purest form - white gravel roads and retro bikes, helmets and jerseys. Plus take part in vintage bike expo, festival and other special events in Chianti that weekend! Then you'll spend 3 days traversing the best biking routes in central Italy as we make our way to Rome to participate in the Gran Fondo Campagnolo Roma! This race, designed only for experienced riders, encompasses 75 miles with 5,500 feet of climbing and four timed climbs. The magnificent route passes by the Colosseum, Castelli Romani, Lake Albano, and the Terme di Caracalla. L'Eroica and Gran Fondo Roma race entries included. With all of this riding, you’re going to work up an appetite. Reward yourself each night with a private gourmet meal prepared by Chef Fabio, or if he’s not in the kitchen cooking, Fabio will select one of his favorite restaurants for locally-sourced food and exquisite wine.

www.fabiotours.com

Donor: Fabio Flagiello

September 28-October 8, 2017

Medium to advanced cycling. Participants provide their own bikes. Flights not included.

Opening Bid: $6,800    Value: $8,400

London Flat in Coveted Hyde Park (1 week stay, sleeps 5) This luxurious, 3-bedroom flat is just 2 blocks from Hyde Park. The duplex flat in Central London includes master bedroom, kids bunk bedroom, and a room with a single bed. Donated By: Tiger & Kelly Craft Flights not included. Opening Bid: $1,850    Value: $2,500

London Flat in Coveted Hyde Park (1 week stay, sleeps 5)

This luxurious, 3-bedroom flat is just 2 blocks from Hyde Park. The duplex flat in Central London includes master bedroom, kids bunk bedroom, and a room with a single bed.

Donated By: Tiger & Kelly Craft

Flights not included.

Opening Bid: $1,850    Value: $2,500


Beautiful CA Home Overlooking San Francisco Bay (4 night stay, sleeps 6-8)

Enjoy 4 nights in a hilltop home overlooking the San Francisco Bay. Located in Belvedere, California this home boasts four bedrooms (2 rooms with queen beds, one with bunk beds, and bonus room above garage with pull-out bed), hot tub, gourmet kitchen, terraced gardens, and stunning views. With just a short walk to the San Francisco ferry and quick drive to Muir Woods, guests will have access to everything the area has to offer.

Donor: Steven Johnson

Home available select dates in July and August for 4 days. Ideal travel time is August 25-31. September dates may be available upon request. Travel and food expenses not included.

Opening Bid: $1,875    Value: $2,500


Golf Package at Lake Valley Golf Club (Niwot) Spend the day golfing at this beautiful private golf club. Package includes two rounds of golf, a cart rental, and access to the short range area. This prize will be available to two bidders. Donor: Lake Valley Golf Club Must provide own golfing equipment Opening Bid: $300    Value: $400

Golf Package at Lake Valley Golf Club (Niwot)

Spend the day golfing at this beautiful private golf club. Package includes two rounds of golf, a cart rental, and access to the short range area.

This prize will be available to two bidders.

Donor: Lake Valley Golf Club

Must provide own golfing equipment

Opening Bid: $300    Value: $400

Fabio Flagiello cooking class for 10 Enjoy an intimate cooking experience at your home with a private cooking class by Fabio Flagiello. A talented chef with a rich Italian background, Flagiello will guide you and your guests through the creation of a culinary masterpiece. Donor: Fabio Flagiello Must be used by 12/31/2017 Opening Bid: $750    Value: $1,000

Fabio Flagiello cooking class for 10

Enjoy an intimate cooking experience at your home with a private cooking class by Fabio Flagiello. A talented chef with a rich Italian background, Flagiello will guide you and your guests through the creation of a culinary masterpiece.

Donor: Fabio Flagiello

Must be used by 12/31/2017

Opening Bid: $750    Value: $1,000

Pro Musica Colorado Performance - 2 tickets to Boulder Concert (Oct. 21) Pro Musica is a collection of professional musicians from across the Front Range of Colorado. Their energy and talent comes together just a few times a year to create a memorable performance. Two guests will enjoy their Boulder performance on October 21. Donor: Pro Musica Colorado Opening Bid: $40    Value: $50

Pro Musica Colorado Performance - 2 tickets to Boulder Concert (Oct. 21)

Pro Musica is a collection of professional musicians from across the Front Range of Colorado. Their energy and talent comes together just a few times a year to create a memorable performance. Two guests will enjoy their Boulder performance on October 21.

Donor: Pro Musica Colorado

Opening Bid: $40    Value: $50


Windrush Farms Home in Rockport, Maine (1 week stay, sleeps 12-14) Converted farmhouse only a stone's throw from one of midcoast Maine's most picturesque harbor villages. Lots of privacy, bikes, lawn games, pool. A few short blocks from two harbor side restaurants. Two miles from busier though no less beautiful Camden with its shops and restaurants. Sleeps 12-14 in house and finished barn apartment. 1.5 hours northeast of Portland airport. This prize will be available to two bidders. Donated By: The Lesher family Flights not included. Opening Bid: $3,750    Value: $5,000

Windrush Farms Home in Rockport, Maine (1 week stay, sleeps 12-14)

Converted farmhouse only a stone's throw from one of midcoast Maine's most picturesque harbor villages. Lots of privacy, bikes, lawn games, pool. A few short blocks from two harbor side restaurants. Two miles from busier though no less beautiful Camden with its shops and restaurants. Sleeps 12-14 in house and finished barn apartment. 1.5 hours northeast of Portland airport.

This prize will be available to two bidders.

Donated By: The Lesher family

Flights not included.

Opening Bid: $3,750    Value: $5,000

Cycling & Cooking Tour in Tuscany, Italy (1 week, 2 people) Enjoy a scenic bike tour for two people through the beautiful landscapes of Tuscany while also learning to cook some of the nation's finest cuisine. Guided by the renowned chef and cyclist, Fabio Flagiello, this is a unique opportunity to immerse yourself in Italian culture and learn about the land and food that comes from it. Everything is included in this 7-day adventure. Accommodations at stunning historic villa with pool in Cortona, Tuscany. www.fabiotours.com Donated By: Fabio Flagiello September 16-23, 2017 Medium to advanced cycling. Participants provide their own bikes. Flights not included. Opening Bid: $5,600    Value: $6,800  

Cycling & Cooking Tour in Tuscany, Italy (1 week, 2 people)

Enjoy a scenic bike tour for two people through the beautiful landscapes of Tuscany while also learning to cook some of the nation's finest cuisine. Guided by the renowned chef and cyclist, Fabio Flagiello, this is a unique opportunity to immerse yourself in Italian culture and learn about the land and food that comes from it. Everything is included in this 7-day adventure. Accommodations at stunning historic villa with pool in Cortona, Tuscany.

www.fabiotours.com

Donated By: Fabio Flagiello

September 16-23, 2017

Medium to advanced cycling. Participants provide their own bikes. Flights not included.

Opening Bid: $5,600    Value: $6,800

 


Design Consultation with Goerig Design

Designer Don Goerig, featured in Denver Life and Home+Design magazine, will offer 3 hours of interior or architectural design consulting for the project of your choice.

Donor: Don Goerig

Opening Bid: $375    Value: $500


2 VIP tickets for Velorama Denver August 11, 12 or 13

Enjoy a VIP experience at one of the nation’s top cycling events. Access for 2 to the VIP hospitality tents at the start and finish of the race. Get near the stage and enjoy premium food and drink. This event features live music by national headliners such as Wilco (Friday) and Death Cab for Cutie (Saturday). This item is good for any one day of choice (August 11, 12, or 13).

Donor: RPM Events Group

Must choose one day. VIP parking pass available for purchase.

Opening Bid: $450    Value: $600


Boulder Bodyworker Massage 3-Pack

Boulder Bodyworker boasts a talented staff trained in a variety of massage therapies. Choose what works for you with this 3-pack of 60 minute massage. 

Donor: Boulder Bodyworker

Opening Bid: $185Value: $255


Large Handmade Quilt, local

This large handmade quilt (72”x72”) is the creation of local artisan, Mary Van Zale. Navy, cream, gray, and blue on Cotton and Steel fabric pieces were assembled to create a warm and cuddly lap quilt. The interior is cotton batting, making the quilt durable for daily use or display.

Donor: Mary Van Zale

Item available for pickup at end of event.

Opening Bid: $485    Value: $650


MINI Cooper Countryman for a weekend

Cruise the Front Range in style with a 3 day rental of the MINI Cooper Countryman.  Dates are flexible.

Donor: Schomp MINI of Highlands Ranch

Opening Bid: $375    Value: $500


One Week of local Summer Day Camp  

Dream Makers Preschool offers summer camp sessions for children ages 2-8 years. The camp theme this week will be Tennis Time! Children will learn the basics of playing tennis with Rocky Mountain Tennis Pros and enjoy open play time at this amazing one-room school house in downtown Boulder.

Donor: Dream Makers Preschool

To be used Mon-Fri 9am-1pm, June 5-9, 2017.

Opening Bid: $185    Value: $250


Season Opening Concert at Bravo! Festival Vail

Join the opening concert celebration at the Bravo! Festival in Vail on June 22. Enjoy the mountain views from the stunning Gerald R. Ford Amphitheater while Joshua Bell kicks off the seasons to Mozart and Mendelssohn. Joshua is an incredibly talented musician who simultaneously directs the orchestra and plays solos on his Stradivarius. This is a musical experience you will not want to miss. Three tickets included.

Donor: Gutman Family

Opening Bid: $170    Value: $225


Haircut by Olivia

Treat yourself to a salon cut at Boulder's favorite Hair Rage by talented stylist, Olivia. 

Donor: Hair Rage

Opening Bid: $35    Value: $50


"The Grand Tour" Wine of the Month by Verve

Discover wines of every region of the globe with Verve's Wine of the Month. This program ships four bottles of wine every month accompanied by the story of the wine, the history of the region, and the people who made it. 

Donor: Dustin Wilson 

Opening Bid: $850 Value: $1,140


Martial Arts Summer Camp - 1 week

Choose from eight different one-week karate classes for kids. Summer camp runs Monday-Friday during the week of choice. Wolchek Academy offers training in many types of fighting styles. 

Donor: Wolchek Academy of Martial Arts

Booking subject to vacancy

Opening Bid: $185 Value: $250


In-home pediatric visit from Carole Gedenberg, MD.

 

Doctor at your Door! The next time your child is sick, don't drag them to the office, let the doctor come to you! Doctor Gedenberg has been a practicing pediatrician since 2013. 

Donor: Carole Gedenberg

Opening Bid: $225 Value: $300


Zeal Optics Sunglasses - Drifter

These men's or women's sunglasses will protect your eyes in style. Color: Grey Woodgrain - Ellume Dark Grey. 

Donor: Zeal Optics

Opening Bid: $110 Value: $150


Private tour and lunch at Avery Brewing - Tour for 4

Avery Brewing Company has been making delicious beers in Boulder County since 1993. You and three friends are invited for a private tour of their beautiful Gunbarrel facility followed by lunch and beers. 

Donor: Avery Brewing

Opening Bid: $175 Value: $250

Cozy Maine Apartment with Harbor Views (1 week stay, sleeps 2-4)

Newly renovated apartment with deck and harbor views above Barnswallow Bookstore in one of midcoast Maine's most picturesque villages. Only a few short blocks from two harbor-side restaurants. Located just a few miles from the town of Camden with cute shops and restaurants, and a short 1.5 hour drive from the Portland airport. Sleeps two adults (could add two children).

This prize will be available to two bidders.

Donated By: The Lesher family

Flights not included.

Opening Bid: $1,125Value: $1,500


Metallic Leather Foldover Clutch

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Handmade clutch by elke, a local Boulder company. Clutch made of distressed metallic leather with leather tassel pull.

Donor: Elke Bergeron

Item available for pickup at end of event.

Opening bid: $100    Value: $140


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Original Artwork by Lee Heekin

“Gridscape 2016” is an oil and acrylic grid on canvas. Lee Heekin is a local artist represented by Walker Fine Art Gallery in Denver, CO.  Lee’s work explores the balance between chaos and order, and the human instinct to compartmentalize in order to understand the world around us.  In addition to shows at Walker Fine Art, her work has been displayed in SPACE Gallery 970, Made Life, Fire House Art Center, and Faith Center Gallery, to name a few.  Lee holds an MFA from Pratt Institute in New York.  Prior to moving to Boulder, Lee’s work was shown in multiple galleries across the New York City area.

Donor: Lee Heekin

Opening Bid: $600    Value: $800


Dye Your Own Fabrics: Shibori Workshop (for 3)

Join local maker Emily Himes of over the fence to learn how to dye fabrics. Make organic indigo vat from scratch, learn folding techniques and try out block resist dyeing (itajime). Good for a group of 3, all will take home hand dyed fabrics.

Donor: Emily Himes

To be used on mutually agreed upon date in Summer or Fall 2017.

Opening Bid: $225    Value: $300


Picnic from Cured

Sixty minutes. That’s all it takes to give yourself an escape. Plop down, unpack your picnic, and savor a few stolen moments away from reality.

INCLUDES: A Cured lunch box with 3 pieces of cheese, 2 chunks of salami, House fig jam, 34º Crackers, and a bar of Poco Dolce Chocolate.

Donor: Cured

Opening Bid: $30    Value: $40


Shopping Spree at Skirt Sports and chat with founder and Ironman winner Nicole DeBoom

Get geared up with a $200 shopping spree at athletic apparel company, Skirt Sports. You’ll have the opportunity to get to know Skirt Sports founder and Ironman winner Nicole DeBoom with a casual chat over champagne and cupcakes following the shopping spree.

Donor: Skirt Sports

Must agree upon time with Nicole.

Opening Bid: $175 Value: $250


Wine Tasting in New York City with Master Sommelier, Dustin Wilson - Tasting for 6

Indulge in an evening of wine tasting in New York City's prized shop, Verve Wine. Master Sommelier, Dustin Wilson - of Frasca Food and Wine (Boulder), The Little Nell (Aspen), RN74 (San Francisco) and more - will lead your group of 6 through a blind tasting that spans many styles. Snacks provided.

Donor: Dustin Wilson

Guests responsible for transportation and lodging in NYC. Must agree upon date with Dustin.

Opening Bid: $1,000 Value: $1500


60 Minute Massage at Elevation Bodywork

Cassie Stonecash is a talented massage therapist in Boulder. Indulge in a 60 minute massage by Cassie at her studio on Canyon Bouldevard.

Donor: Cassie Stonecash

Opening Bid: $60 Value: $80


Home or Office Organization Assistance

Get your stuff together with one hour of home or office organizational support provided by SIMPLE PUT/ Organizational Solutions for the Home LLC.

Donor: Simple Put

Must use by 12/1/2017

Opening Bid: $50 Value: $75


In-Home Wine Tasting for 6-8

Invite some friends over to a night of delicious wine. Learn about styles, regions, and flavors in the comfort of your own home.

Donor: Charles Bloomfield

All guests must be over the age of 21

Opening Bid: $150 Value: $200


Gift Card to Hapa Sushi

Enjoy a $100 gift card for Hapa Sushi to use at any of their four Denver/Boulder locations. 

Donor: Hapa Sushi

Opening Bid: $75 Value: $100

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Firestone Walker Brewery Tour & Dinner with "The Bachelor" Andrew Firestone (6 people)

Enjoy a behind-the-scenes brewery tour with Andrew Firestone - The Bachelor - at Firestone Walker's original brewery in Paso Robles, California. Andrew will lead guests through a lineup of award-winning beer and offer insight as to how it's all done. Following the brewery tour, enjoy a nice dinner with more tasty brews!

Donor: Mary and Andrew Firestone

Dates flexible, must coordinate with Firestone family in advance.

Opening Bid: $450 Value: $600


Getaway to VA's Prestigious Horse and Wine Country

The acclaimed Salamander Inn, located in scenic Middleburg, Virginia, has seemingly endless amenities to offer. This $700 gift card can be used for lodging, spa services, dining, family activities, equestrian packages, wine tours, and more. Check out their webpage to see a full list of features! Located just a quick 45 minute drive from DC's Dulles Airport.

Donor: Alexa & Tom Wiseman

Opening Bid: $525    Value: $700


Private Party at Arrow Wood Boutique

Arrow Wood Boutique is a new trendy women's fashion boutique in Boulder. Invite your favorite friends to an after-hours party with wine, cupcakes, a braid bar, and 15% off all in-store purchases.

Donor: Arrow Wood Boutique

Opening Bid: $150    Value: $200


Gift Certificate to Kim and Jake’s Gluten-Free Bakery

Experience how delicious and beautiful gluten-free living can be. Kim and Jake’s bakery offers a variety of delectable gluten-free options including bread, cookies, and cakes all made fresh in Boulder.

Donor: Kim and Jake’s

Opening Bid: $75    Value: $100


Live Band Booking - Old Time Music

The 4-5 piece local band, Between the Ditches, features clawhammer, banjo, fiddle, guitar, and brass instruments. Book this band for your next party or event. Watch them on Youtube!

Donor: Ben Kamark

Performance date must be agreed upon by top bidder and band.

Opening Bid: $225    Value: $300


2 Tickets to Unique

Travelling Farm Dinner

Soak in a one-of-a-kind culinary experience at Outstanding in the Field. This traveling dinner series which has transformed countrysides around the world into luxurious outdoor farm dinners will be making its way to Boulder this summer! Join this sought-after event on the picturesque farm of The Fresh Herb Co. in Longmont. The dinner features the talents of Chet Anderson and Eric Skokan. Anderson has succeeded over many, many seasons and will share his knowledge and insights about farming. Chef Eric Skokan is also a farmer. He raises animals and grows vegetables at his Black Cat Farm close to Boulder. Eric’s work in the kitchen has earned him a 2017 James Beard semi-finalist spot for Best Chef: Southwest. The dinner will take place on Sunday, July 23.

Donor: Gutman Family

Opening Bid: $400    Value: $550


One Case Syrah, Vallin 2014

This Syrah comes from vineyards in Santa Maria, Sta. Rita Hills, and Ballard Canyon. The soils are predominantly clay and loam. 100% whole cluster, the Syrah sat on its skins for 2.5 weeks with minimal extraction, before being transferred to neutral French oak where it saw a longer elevage (18 months). All native yeast fermentations, with no racking or battonage. Minimum sulphur was added just at bottling. One case of 12 bottles.

Donor: Dustin Wilson

Opening Bid: $280 Value: $375


2 Tickets to Rocky Mountain Folk Festival

The 27th Annual Rocky Mountain Folk Festival will take place in Lyons on August 18-20, 2017. Don't miss one of Colorado's most popular summer music festivals.

This prize will be available to three bidders.

Donor: Planet Bluegrass

Item is good for two passes to one day (August 18, 19, or 20). Parking and camping passes are available for purchase.

Opening Bid: $100Value: $130


Kid's Karate Birthday Party - up to 10 kids

Karate lessons, ninja games, obstacle courses...give your child a birthday to remember at Wolchek Academy of Martial Arts! The enthusiastic instructors at Wolchek will take care of the entertainment, just bring snacks to celebrate.

Donor: Wolcheck Academy of Martial Arts

Food not provided, facility allows cake and snacks to be brought in.

Opening Bid: $150 Value: $200


All-access passes to Denver's Museum of Nature and Science - outing for 4

Spend the day at the Denver Museum of Nature and Science. This 4-pack gets you in to the Museum, is good for one I-MAX show, and grants admission to the planetarium. Enjoy learning something new this summer!

Donor: Denver Museum of Nature and Science

Must be used by 9/27/2017

Opening Bid: $100 Value: $130


Patagonia Nano Puff Jacket

Available at the auction will be two items: a men's and women's Patagonia Nano Puff Jacket. The men's jacket is Ink Black in size Medium. The women's jacket is in Radar Blue size medium. These items can be exchanged for different sizes and colors.

Donor: Patagonia Boulder

Opening Bid: $150 Value: $200