Saturday March 7, 2020
6:00pm Benefit Auction  (with a performance by students from ITE)
7:30pm Performance

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 preview list of our 2020 offerings. New items are being added daily!

Ithaca Tompkins Regional Airport: Two $500 flight vouchers
Cornelia Laemmli Orth: Swiss Themed Gift Baskets with fresh-baked Swiss bread
Keith & Marty Bryant: Michael & Misato Mortara Handcrafted Glass Vase (2008) and Josh Simpson Handcrafted Glass Vase (2000)  Round, gold w/rose accents
LaTourelle Resort & August Moon: Overnight Stay, Breakfast for Two, and $100 August Moon Spa Gift Certificate

Dave K’s Wine Court: We Judge Cases! Personalized Wine Tasting for up to 12 guests
Mansour Jewelers: Freshwater Pearl Stud Earrings, White Gold
Kevin & Sheila Ossit: Italian Dinner Party at the Ossit Home
Toni Murdough & Kirsten Marshall: My Big Fat Greek CCO Dinner Party
Infinity Athletics: One Month Personal Training & Nutrition
Victoria Miskolczy (CCO Principal Viola): Viola Recital in your home

Paul Acosta: Two hours of AV services
Carla Bijouterie: 14k Gold Stud Earrings with Trillion Cut Amethyst

Hilton Garden Inn: Overnight stay with breakfast for two, Hampton Inn: Overnight stay

Corner’s Gallery: Matted photograph with discounted framing offer, SchoPhoto: Hostas, Klondike, & Lower Taughannock Artwork, Annie Campbell: Print, tbd, George Dillmann: Framed original painting, John Vineyard: framed photograph, Enduring Images by James Burlitch: “Bridalveil Falls and Rainbow” framed photograph, Irina Kassabova: The Luthier framed art, Nancy V. Ridenour, Photography: Framed photo.

Toni Murdough & Kirsten Marshall: Japanese espresso server and set, Maury Tigner: temple bells, Tenmoku Pottery: Malaysian decorative bowl w/lid, Rosie Elliott: InnoGear aroma diffuser w/6 bottles of Pure Essential Oils, Benjamin Peters: Gift certificate, Bool’s Flower Shop: $25 gift certificate, Cayuga Landscape: $60 gift certificate, Home Green Home: $20 gift certificate, Ithacamade: Silk Oak bag, MacKenzie-Childs: Vase, Mama Goose: $50 gift certificate, Petrune: $20 gift certificate, Quilters Corner: Gift basket, Michaleen’s: Gift Card, CCO Friend: set of 2 martini glasses,  CCO Friend: set of 3 martini glasses, CCO friend: Forest green serving dish, red floral scarf from Japan, antique ship paperweight, antique ship paperweight, decorative dragon dish, Handwork – Ithaca’s Artisan Co-op: Glass Mosaic picture frame by Andrea Eschler, CCO Friends: set of 4 crystal aperitif glasses, set o f 6 cut crystal champagne glasses, set of Fitz & Floyd candlesticks, Winnie Kostroun: Hand-beaded Kenyan boxes, glass vase, candy dish, terra cotta set,  Jeanne Peck: glass decanter, hand-carved Russian bowl, Swedish plate, One World Market: Wool handbag, Tina Snead: 3 Artisan Handmade Jackets, Zachary Orcutt: Assorted Handcrafted Pottery

The Vintage Industry: Jewelry, Rosie Elliot: Tommy Bahama Watch, The Jewel Box: $25 gift certificate, CCO Friend: Matching jade necklace and bracelet set, sterling silver necklace with pale jade

Albright-Knox Art Gallery: One family membership, Cayuga Vocal Ensemble (CVE): Two tickets to May 10 concert, Cornell Concert Series: Two pairs of tickets, Geneva Music Festival: Two pairs of tickets, Glimmerglass Opera: Two tickets to a 2020 production, Hangar Theatre: Two VIP vouchers for any 2020 summer mainstage show, Kitchen Theater: Tickets to 2020 season, Know Theatre: 2 VIP tickets for each of the remaining KNOW Theatre season, Mayfest – Cornell International Chamber Music Festival: Two festival passes, Memorial Art Gallery: Two admission passes, The Rev Theatre Company (Merry-Go-Round Playhouse/Finger Lakes Musical Theatre Festival): Gift certificates, Rochester Philharmonic Orchestra: Two tickets, Symphoria: Two tickets, Tri-Cities Opera: Two tickets,  Opera Ithaca: Two tickets to Hansel and Gretel,  Tamara Acosta: One private voice lesson (14 y/o and up), Triphammer Arts: (4) tickets to summer 2020 production, ‘Atmospheres: Song and Dance of the Cosmos’

Book of Ten tickets, Circus Culture: $50 gift certificate, Cornell Cinema: Two tickets, Cornell Outdoor Education: Two “learn the ropes” certificates, Corning Museum of Glass: Two pairs of Adult VIP one day passes, CSMA: $75 credit towards classes/camp, Betsy Darlington: Guided nature walk at a Finger Lakes Land Trust nature preserve, Mighty Yoga: Three free class passes, MOST – Museum of Science & Technology: Four tickets, Sciencenter: One year membership, Coddington Road Community Center: Certificate for 1 Week at Camp Coddington, Eastern Mountain Sports: Two rental certificates, Atlas Bowl: 2 certificates for one hour of bowling

Kynan Horton-Thomas: One training session with certified personal trainer and kettleball instructor, The Relaxation Point: Massage gift card, Rasa Spa: Gift Card

Applebees: Two $10 gift certificates, The Boatyard/Ciao: $50 gift certificate, Coal Yard Cafe: Three $20 gift certificates, Coltivare: Gift certificate, Dano’s Heuriger on Seneca: Gift certificate, Glenwood Pines: Gift certificate, Maxie’s Supper Club: $30 gift certificate, Northstar Pub: $25 gift certificate, Rio Tomatlan: Gift certificates, Taste of Thai Express: $20 gift certificate, Dinosaur BBQ: Gift card and assorted sauces, DiBella’s Subs: Two $10 Gift Cards, Moosewood Restaurant: Gift bag and gift card, Pasta Vitto: $50 gift card, Viva Taqueria: $50 gift card, The Antlers: $35 gift card

Myer Farm Distillers: Assortment of gin, vodka and spirits  Alléchant: Gift certificate, Anthony Road Wine Company: wine,  Rosie Elliott: Pineapple vinegar,Chinggis Gold Vodka, Amarula, Bickering Twins: $25 gift certificate, Boundary Breaks Vineyard: Gift basket, Buttonwood Grove Winery: Gift certificate, Copper Horse Coffee: Coffee, tbd, David Sit: Wine bottles, Edible Arrangements: Two $30 gift certificates, Finger Lakes Distilling: TBD, Forge Cellars: Tasting for two and one bottle of 2018 Dry Riesling Classique, Fox Run Vineyards: Gift certificate, Full Plate Farm Collective: One week of veggies, Gimme Coffee: $25 gift certificate, Lamoreaux Landing Wine Cellars: One case of wine,  Northside Wine & Spirits: Two bottles of wine, Pete’s Wine and Liquor: Assorted bottles of wine, Ports of New York Winery: Two bottles of wine, Purity Ice Cream: Voucher for two lunch entrees & six muffins, Six Mile Creek Vineyard: $20 gift certificate, Thirsty Owl Wine Co: giftpack of 3 wines, Treleaven Wine/King Ferry Winery: Six bottles of wine, Two Goats Brewing: One growler & $10 gift certificate, Wide Awake Bakery: Two breadshares,  CCO Friend: Tessellae wine with curved stand, Barefoot Cabernet Sauvignon and Chateau Souverain Merlot, Ian Woods: Wines of Oregon, Wines of Tuscany, Collegetown Bagels: Gift Basket

Be sure to check back as new items are being added daily!
Benefit Auction begins March 7, 2020 at 6:00pm


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