Our Wish List

 

DONATION WISH LIST

Trips and Getaway Packages

  • Use of Condo, Vacation Home/Cabin or timeshare
  • Bed & Breakfast
  • Riverboat Cruise
  • Hotels and resorts
  • Sailing or boat cruise
  • Ski resort stay and ski
  • Golf resort stay and play
  • Farm or ranch overnight experience
  • Resort campground stay
  • Airline tickets (Frequent Flyer Miles)
  • Helicopter/Private Plane ride
  • Limousine service

Entertainment and Recreation

Entertainment, event and recreation packages can be purchased and donated or you may have a connection that enables you to get these items donated:

  • College game tickets
  • Cardinals tickets
  • Blues tickets
  • Rams tickets
  • Private Box seats to sporting event
  • Rounds of golf or tennis
  • Boating
  • Zoo passes
  • Hot air balloon ride
  • Theme or water parks
  • Fishing
  • Hunting
  • Movie tickets (Lincoln/Wehrenberg)
  • Concert tickets
  • Theater tickets (Fox/Muny/Powell Hall)
  • Museum tours

Celebrity Packages

Who do you know that is a celebrity in your community or organization? Ask these celebrities to create an exclusive experience to offer at our auction. Here are some examples:

  • Have the celebrity chef ________ prepare and partake in a dinner
  • Have coffee with ________
  • Have lunch with ________
    • Have dinner with ________
    • Take a tour with ________
    • Spend the morning on the job with ____
    • Watch the News being filmed with ____
  • Play golf, tennis, basketball, football, etc. with ________

Special Dinner Packages

Can you offer or arrange a special lunch or dinner package for 6 to 12 people with the owner or winemaker at a winery or the chef of a well-known or award winning restaurant or resort? These could be packaged with tours, special destinations, or overnight stays to enhance the value.

Professional Services

You can donate your professional services, or maybe you know someone in the service industry that would be willing to donate a few hours or a one-time service?

  • Lessons: golf, ski, dance, riding, tennis, music, cooking, art, etc.
  • Accounting
  • Fitness training
  • Yoga
  • Manicure / Pedicure
  • Vet for a year
  • Photography
  • Interior design
  • Landscape design
  • Computer consulting
  • Lawyer (simple will or other service)
  • Massage therapy
  • Florist
  • House painting
  • Plumbing

Personal Services

Do you do something really well? Do youhave a hobby that would make a great service donation?

  • Handyman for a day
  • Photography
  • Housecleaner for a day
  • Babysitting for an evening or overnight
  • Homemade yummies for a year
  • Dinner prepared and delivered
  • Gift wrapping
  • Weeding
  • One party planned
  • Snow shoveling
  • Music for a party
  • Chauffeur service for a day/evening

Food and Drink

(Contact Carrie Baldus for more info.)

  • Bottles of wine for the “WINE GRAB”
  • Desserts for our “SWEET SHOPPE”
  • Bottles of beer for the “BUILD YOUR OWN 6 PACK”
  • Snacks/Popcorn for the “SNACK BAR”

Gift Certificates

  • Restaurants
  • Retail stores
  • Books, CD’s and DVD’s
  • Clothing and accessories
  • Beauty products
  • Car wash / services
  • Grocery stores
  • Toy, drug, or hardware stores
  • Yard and garden stores
  • Nurseries
  • Fresh produce, fruit or shellfish

Art and Handcrafted Items

  • Paintings
  • Drawings
  • Prints
  • Ceramics
  • Fine jewelry
  • Quilts and hangings
  • Handmade clothing
  • Woodwork or carvings
  • Sculptures
  • Masonry, cement or rock work
  • Glass
  • Metal

House and Garden

  • Antiques
  • Ping Pong Table
  • Air Hockey Table
  • Foosball Table
  • Juke Box
  • Garden equipment
  • Appliances
  • Kitchen equipment
  • Tools
  • Patio Furniture
  • Outdoor Fireplace
  • Mini Frig
  • Gym Equipment
  • Bicycle
  • Gas Grill
  • Golf Cart
  • Yard Ornaments

Electronics

  • I-Pod/I-Pad
  • Home Theatre System
  • DVD/BluRay Player
  • Digital camera
  • Laptop computer
  • Kindle/Nook
  • Video Game Systems
  • Video Games
  • Computer bag

Baskets

Below is a list of ideas for theme baskets. You can put together the baskets yourself, or we have expert basket assemblers to help showcase the items you’ve purchased. If you bring us a bag of goodies, we’ll make it look fabulous!

Your Own Theme: If you produce a certain item or service, put together a basket around your business. Put in lots of items that go with your theme and add gift certificates for your product or service and advertising flyers with contact information. Make your basket highly desirable and also a tangible representative of your company or product!

Italian Theme or Greek or Chinese or French or Russian or Irish or Moroccan — you get the idea. Fill with gourmet foods, cookbooks, candles, or other items.

Love Your Car: Bucket, sponge, brushes, rags, various cleaning products, wax, paper towels, air freshener, gift certificates for lube & oil or car washes.

Movie Night:  A current/popular DVD, popcorn, popcorn bowl set, boxes of candy, gift card to local rental store, small bottled soda or drinks.

Beach:  Fill large beach bag or ice chest with suntan lotion, beach towel, small umbrella, flip flops, sunglasses, thermos for cold beverages, pina colada or margarita mixers and glasses.

Rainy Day:  Fill a basket with board games, puzzles, Sudoku, playing cards, Hoyle book, pens/pencils, crayons, cards.

Gardening:You can use a wheelbarrow, gardening cart, or something similar to fill with gloves, seed packets, starter plants, shovel, trowel, kneeling pad, watering can, fertilizer, and decorative pot.

Kid Themes: Arts & crafts, dress-up, tea party, gardening for kids, a day at the beach, Halloween, painting, Dr. Seuss.

Crafting:  Pick a hobby and fill a basket with items; magazine or instruction booklet, tote, tools, supplies.

Coffee:  Assortment of coffee, decorative mugs, flavored creamers, raw sugar, demitasse cups, grinder, cookies, biscotti, gift certificate for donuts or Starbucks.

Tea: Assortment of teas, decorative mugs, raw sugar, tea cakes, cookies, tea strainer, lemon squeezer. Teavana Gift Certificate.

Scrap Booking: Album(s), paper, scissors, pens, glue, tape, stickers, punch-outs, markers, tools.

Dog or Cat Theme: Food and water dishes, snacks or treats, toys, leash, collar, bed, brush, shampoo.

Gourmet: Fill with fancy mustards, sauces, vinegars, crackers, cookies, chocolate.

Romantic: A gift certificate for a romantic dinner for two, Champagne, glasses, scented candle(s), incense, bubble bath, chocolate-covered strawberries or chocolates, rose petals, pillow mints.

Bon Voyage: Everything one might need on a trip, such as an electric converter, disposable camera, airplane pillow & eye cover, travel books, carry-on bag, passport holder.

Candle: Assortment of candles, candle plates or stands, candle warming plate, lighter, candle snuffer.

Cheese Selection: Fill with cheese based on country, type, or personal favorites. You could add a cheese cutter, knife and board, and decorative dish.

Toolbox/Tool Belt:Hammer, nails, screwdriver, pliers, picture hangers, wire cutters, stud finder.

Fishing Tackle Box: Fill a fishing box with lures, hooks, line, sinkers, bait.

BBQ / Grilling: Grilling utensils, gourmet sauces, spices and rubs, a cool apron.