Our much-anticipated annual Benefit Auction is quickly approaching and we need your help to make it a success!
Saturday, March 16, 2019 at 6PM
Ford Hall Lobby (prior to our performance at 7:30PM)
Our Benefit Auction is our biggest single fundraiser each year and we rely on the hundreds of organizations and individuals who generously donate goods and services to make it successful.
Please contact our office at 607.273.8981 if you want to make a donation or can volunteer some time to help. We offer pick-up service if needed, and will gladly provide an acknowledgement letter for your taxes. If you’re all set to contribute, you can also fill out this short donation form.
Here’s a quick preview of the categories for our auction goods and services to help give you an idea of what you can expect on May 13th. Check back soon for a preview of the items available for your bids!
*GOLDEN BATON DONORS*
La Tourelle Resort and August Moon Spa: One Night Stay in Deluxe King Room, Breakfast for 2 at the Bistro and $100 to August Moon Spa
John and Carol Vineyard: Conductor’s Dinner with Cornelia: Enjoy a Swiss meal prepared by our own Music Director! (multiple bids accepted)
PRINCIPAL PLAYER DONORS
Overnight accommodations, vacation packages, and more
Some of the most popular restaurants around the Ithaca area will be featured
FLORAL AND GARDEN:
Tickets to local/regional performing arts organizations. Past donors have included Cayuga Vocal Ensemble, Glimmerglass Opera, Symphoria, and more
RECREATION and MEMBERSHIPS:
Fun things to do around town, museum memberships, and more
ART AND FRAMING:
Beautiful, thought-provoking, and diverse works of art representing a wide range of local and regional artists
GIFTS AND HOME:
Ithaca has so much to offer in the way of unique gifts and decor for your home, or to give as gifts to your family and friends
Massages, spa services, haircuts, car repair…
FOOD and BEVERAGE:
Wine, wine, and more wine from the incredible wineries that cover the Finger Lakes region! Gift baskets of local food, beer, whiskey, wine tastings, and more make this the most popular category every year.
Be sure to check back soon when we begin sharing a preview of items for your bidding on March 16th!