Enjoy a once-in-a-lifetime Chicago staycation! Take a live tour of the ABC 7 news station with anchorman Ravi Baichwal including backstage access to view a recording of the local weekend 5pm news. Then relax with a three day/two night condo stay at the Heritage at Millenium Park! This premier downtown residence is steps from Chicago's Michigan Avenue, the Lakefront, Millenium Park, and the Theater District. Lodgings comfortably sleep four, including a king bed in the master and queen in the guest room. Top the weekend off with a fabulous meal of fresh seafood and premium steaks at Catch35, courtesy of a $200 gift certificate. Enjoy every moment and create memories for a lifetime!
Value: Priceless Donated by: Ravi Baichwal, Sue and Jim Herrmann, and William LeCompte
Family Vacation in Fripp Island, South Carolina
Looking for the perfect week-long family vacation? Set your sights on Fripp Island, South Carolina, and this newly renovated 2 BR, 3 bath condo! The island offers the perfect blend of fun and relaxation as a beach resort with two top-ranked golf courses. Accommodations sleep 5 and include LR/DR, kitchenette, and courtyard pool. Two amenity cards allow access to (but not payment for) club activities including golf, tennis, bike and boat rental, etc. Savannah and Charleston are within driving distance should you desire a southern city excursion during your stay, and the small-town charm of Beaufort (captured in Forrest Gump) is 30 minutes down the road. $200 rental car certificate included. This property is available for one week on a mutually agreed date (excluding July 4th weekend).
Value: $2000 Donated by: Laura & Hani Saleh, MD
Calling All Chicago Sports Fans!
Here’s your chance to cheer on your teams year-round. Start off the season with a day at the ballpark with four tickets for the White Sox. You also get to live it up in a Blackhawks party suite with food and drinks, four tickets, and parking included. Then savor the prized chance to cheer on the Bulls with a great view of the action; includes two tickets in section 109, row 10. Finally, go Wildcats! Choose from three game options in September 2016 for four seats to a NU football game. Make this your year!
Value: $ 1800 Donated by: Chicago White Sox, Northwestern Athletics, Malcolm & Yasmeen Bilimoria, MDs, Matt Rogatz
Door County Cottage Estate: 5 Night Stay
Spend six memorable days in charming and historic Ephraim in Door County, Wisconsin. This restored cottage estate sits atop a bluff with gorgeous water views and three acres of wooded land all to yourself. With 4 bedrooms and 3.5 bathrooms, the home sleeps up to 9. Ephraim is located on the tranquil shores of Eagle Harbor, a quick 4.5 hours from Chicago. Enjoy the accessible shoreline, quaint village shops, or the historic walking tour. This package also comes with a gift basket full of Door County delights! Dates: September 15 - 20, 2016.
Value: $ 1800 Donated by: Kelly Marcelle & Tim Davitt
Toast of the Town
Looking to stock your wine cellar or start a new collection? Your search is over! Enjoy toasting your family and friends with an assortment of 30+bottles of quality wines plus tasting accessoriesfrom Crate and Barrel. Many of the bottles are unique Bolivian fine quality wines. Then show off your collection with up to 16 friends during a 2-hour, in-home wine tasting event. A private wine advisor will guide your experience tasting 6 selected bottles. Cheers!
Value: Priceless Donated by: Marya and Peter Frankel, Nanda & Bob LaPata, MD, Annette and William LeCompte, & Wines for Humanity