Auction

How to Participate

You can start bidding now! Visit this link to bid on exclusive experiences, travel, wine, sports tickets, and so much more.

Bidding will close on all packages at 7pm PDT on October 24.

11am-4pm PDT | Pick up your meal kit!

If you purchased food and drinks for the event, don’t forget to pick them up! Pick-up time and location varies by vendor. Contact Taylor VanTol at tvantol@positiveplace.org

 

5:40pm PDT | Pre-show musical performances

Tune in early at kidsauction.org and catch special performances by The Westerlies, Caspar Babypants, and our very own Wallingford Club Band!

 

6pm PDT | Kids Auction live event!

Join us for the virtual Kids Auction event at kidsauction.org

 

7pm PDT | Post-show reception

Join us on Zoom for a 30-minute, post-event celebration! Raise a glass with us virtually, and witness the announcement of our fundraising total. 

Live Event Tech Tips

  • Use two devices. Plan to watch the live event on your computer, TV, or tablet and use a mobile device for bidding.
  • Interact in the live chat. There will be opportunities to participate in fun polls and conversations in the chat box! Use this space to talk with other community members and share what Boys & Girls Clubs mean to you.
  • Bid on auction items. Visit kidsauction2020.ggo.bid on your mobile device to place your bids! The auction will close at 7pm PDT.
  • Snap a selfie! Show us how you’re celebrating by posting a photo on social media with the hashtag #KidsAuction2020.

Auction items will be available for pick-up the week following the event at the Mercer Island Boys & Girls Club. You will receive an email by Tuesday, October 27 with pick-up instructions and/or any virtual certificates you’ve won. Contact Taylor VanTol, Events Manager, with questions or requests: tvantol@positiveplace.org.

Live Auction Items

Value: Priceless
 

Description: Have you always dreamed of being a sports photographer? Now’s your chance! Accompany Corky Trewin, Seahawks Team Photographer, for a 2021 regular season game at CenturyLink Field!

You and a guest will strap on your running shoes and enjoy a “behind the lens” view of game day. Get ready to haul camera equipment and truck around the stadium. This is the ultimate on-field experience for any “true blue 12” out there – you can’t get much closer to the action!

Restrictions: Experience open to winning bidder and one guest. Participants must be 18 years of age or older. Must be able to carry 40 lbs. of equipment and handle over 4 hours of physical activity. Game is non-transferable and must be scheduled for a mutually agreeable 2021 regular season Seahawks game. Certificate must be redeemed by July 31, 2021. If COVID-19 impacts the winner’s ability to participate by the expiration, this date will be extended. Certificate is required as proof of winning bid.

Thank you, Seattle Seahawks!


Value: $10,000

Description: Enjoy 5 nights in a newly completed, 4-bedroom Tahoe Donner home with a private hot tub, bunk room, games, and patio dining. This beautiful home is the perfect base camp for your next mountain adventure!

Spruce Haven sleeps up to 9 people and offers a comfortable living area with a large sectional sofa, gas fireplace, and wall mounted flat screen television. Outside, enjoy private, open space with trails, patio dining in the summer, and a private hot tub ready for a relaxing soak year round.

Your travel comes complete with 4 Coach-Class, round-trip Alaska Airlines vouchers!

Restrictions: Spruce Haven stay must be scheduled for mutually agreeable dates and expires October 24, 2021. Air travel must be booked by October 24, 2021. Winner must complete air travel within 320 days from the booking date. Vouchers are valid on Alaska Airlines only, excluding codeshare partners, and no blackout dates apply.

Thank you, Alaska Airlines and Anonymous Friend of Boys & Girls Clubs of King County!

 

Value: Priceless 

Description:This could be the most exciting Zoom meeting you’ll ever have! Work with a Molly Moon’s head chef to design your dream ice cream flavor. Then, enjoy 20 pints of your creation to share with loved ones (or keep for yourself!).

Restrictions: Subject to mutually agreeable date and availability of ingredients. Expires October 24, 2021.

Thank you, Molly Moon’s Homemade Ice Cream!

Value: $18,000

Description: Skip the crowded airport! Enjoy round-trip travel for 6 on a Phenom 300 private jet to your choice of Walla Walla or Bandon Dunes. Your luxury travel experience includes in-flight catering and lodging at your destination. Spend a weekend wine-tasting, or enjoy a memorable round of golf on Oregon’s rugged coast!

Restrictions: May not be booked for peak travel dates. Scheduling is subject to availability. Catering may not exceed a reasonable cost. The cost of accommodations will be covered, up to $4,000, and anything in excess must be paid by the winning bidder. Expires October 24, 2021.

Thank you, Bryan & Amanda Peters, NetJets, and Tom & Mary Herche

Value: Priceless $4,000

Description:

This is a music lover’s trio unlike any other!

Enjoy a Paramount Phantom Theatre Tour, taking you behind the scenes with an in-depth look at every nook and cranny of the historic and magnificent theatre. Your tour will be guided by senior house staff who hold unique insights into the venue’s storied past, from operational feats to the rare production train wreck!

You’ll also take home 4 premium Paramount Club tickets. Select the show of your choice from the diverse array of offerings, from Broadway (including Hamilton!) to concerts to comedy. You’ll have the best seats in the house, located in the loge, plus parking and pre-show access to the private lounge.

Finally, add to your collection a Fender guitar, case, and stand! This particular Foto Flame is a ’62 Reissue Stratocaster. Beautiful condition, great set-up, and perfect finish. This Strat is ready to rock!

Upgrades to this Stratocaster include:

  • Seymour Duncan Bridge Pickup
  • Upgraded Tremolo Bridge
  • Tortoise-colored pickguard
  • Upgraded Fender Tuning Machines
  • Tons of Paramount Theatre mojo!

Restrictions: Paramount Theatre Tour expires November 1, 2021. Must be scheduled for a mutually agreeable, non-show date.

Paramount Club tickets expire August 31, 2022. Reservations are based on Paramount Club seat availability. Show must take place before expiration date. Seats are located on the balcony level. The theatre does not have an elevator, so stairs are required. COVID-19 safety precautions may be in place, altering capacities of the Club Lounge.

Thank you, Seattle Theatre Group and Glenn & Masha Hart!

Value: Priceless

Description: What’s better than a Kamaka HF-36 Ukulele? How about a Kamaka HF-36 Ukulele signed by Seattle legend Eddie Vedder?! Take home this beautiful instrument signed and donated by the legend himself, along with a few extras!

Thank you, Eddie Vedder!

Value: $1,200 each

Description: Here’s a chance to add Quilceda Creek Cabernet Sauvignon to your cellar! Enjoy all of the vintages listed below, including the 2012 vintage, named #2 in the world by Wine Spectator in 2015.

Every bottle is carefully stored in a climate-controlled facility and waiting to be delivered to you!

  • 2007 Palengat Vineyard, rated 94 points by Wine Advocate, Issue 190
  • 2011, rated 96 points by Wine Advocate, Issue 213, signed by winemaker Paul Golitzin
  • 2012, rated 98 points by Wine Advocate, Issue 219, and rated #2 by Wine Spectator in the “Top 100 Wines of 2015” list
  • 2013, rated 99 points by Wine Advocate, Issue 225
  • 2014, rated 100 points by Wine Advocate, Issue 231
  • 2016 Galitzine Vineyard, rated 98 points by International Wine Review, July 2019 issue

Your wine will be stored with climate-controlled care at Wine Storage Bellevue and be delivered to your home after the auction.

Restrictions: Must be 21 years or older to purchase.

Thank you, Margo Day!

Value: $6,600

Description: Choose your own adventure! Enjoy 4 First-Class, round-trip Alaska Airlines vouchers to fly anywhere Alaska travels within the continental U.S. Complete your trip with a stay at any qualifying Hyatt hotel or resort.

Restrictions: Flights must be booked by October 24, 2021. Winner must complete travel within 320 days from the booking date. Valid on Alaska Airlines only, excluding codeshare partners. No blackout dates apply. Hotel accommodations will be booked with World of Hyatt points and may not exceed 50,000 points.

Thank you, Alaska Airlines!

Value: $1,599

Description: Blix built the Aveny to create something truly unique. It features a well-balanced combination of timeless European design and modern e-bike technology, providing a stylish, practical and convenient riding experience. This bike gives you  user-friendly design and crowd-stopping good looks. Ride comfortably with an upright seating position, and enjoy powerful performance for the most challenging hills.

Restrictions: Donor will apply $1,599 toward the purchase of any e-bike of the buyer’s choice. If buyer opts for a Blix bike, donor will place order online for delivery to buyer’s home. Very simple assembly by buyer will be required. Expires October 24, 2021.

Thank you, W.G. Clark Construction Co.!

Value: $1,450

Description: For the ultimate sports fan, enjoy a pair of Club-level tickets to a home game with these great Seattle teams!

This package includes:

  • 2 Club tickets for a Seattle Kraken game (Section C26, Row T)
  • 2 Club tickets for a Seattle Sounders game (Section CLB207, Row C)
  • 2 Club tickets for a Seattle Seahawks game (Section 237, Row Q) 

Restrictions: Subject to availability. Must be redeemed with the donor for a mutually agreeable game. Expires one year from return to play with fans in the stands.

Thank you, Jeremiah Andrick, John Hrvatin, and Amish Patel!

Value: $4,550

Description: Bid to win Vidanta and choose from a collection of lavish beachfront resorts, located in some of Mexico’s most beautiful destinations! Enjoy a 7-night stay for up to 2 adults and 2 kids, including luxurious accommodations, endless pools, world-class restaurants, activities for all ages, and a staff that caters to your every need.

When you stay at the Grand Mayan, you’ll enjoy a vacation filled with fun, relaxation, and the very best service in Mexico. With multiple destinations offering distinctly unique and beautiful locales to experience, every trip can offer new, exciting ways to vacation with the same comfortable and friendly atmosphere. Choose from Acapulco, Los Cabos, Nuevo Vallarta, Cancun-Riviera Maya, or Puerto Peñasco. There’s nothing quite like a vacation at Vidanta!

Restrictions: Voucher must be redeemed by October 24, 2021, and travel must take place by October 24, 2022. Rooms accommodate up to 2 adults and 2 children (age 12 and under). Resorts are NOT all-inclusive. Flights are not included. No blackout dates apply. Concierge and booking services are included. Additional restrictions may apply.

Thank you, Vidanta!

Auction Terms of Sale

By bidding at Kids Auction, each bidder agrees to these auction terms:

  1. All sales are final. There will be no exchanges or refunds unless otherwise noted. All items are sold “as is.” Boys & Girls Clubs of King County has attempted to describe and catalog items accurately, but neither warrants nor represents, and in no event shall be responsible for, the correctness of descriptions, genuineness, authorship, provenance, or condition of the items. No description written, stated orally, or depicted visually shall be deemed a warranty, representation, or assumption of liability.
  2. Payment in full for items purchased must be made before items can be picked up, unless otherwise arranged with Boys & Girls Clubs of King County. Accepted forms of payment include cash, MasterCard, Visa, American Express, or a check made payable to Boys & Girls Clubs of King County. Payment via stock may also be arranged.
  3. The purchaser must pick up all items won during the week following the auction, unless special arrangements are made with Boys & Girls Clubs of King County. Items will not be delivered to the winning bidder unless otherwise specified. Any item left unclaimed, without prior arrangements, will be considered donated back to Boys & Girls Clubs and is subject to use in future auctions.
  4. The winning bidder is responsible for arranging transportation of unusually heavy or cumbersome items, unless otherwise specific in the item description. By law, we are unable to ship any packages containing wine, beer, or liquor. The winning bidder must pick up these items personally or coordinate other arrangements.
  5. Boys & Girls Clubs of King County reserves the right to add or withdraw items, without notice, to or from the auction.
  6. Restaurant certificates do not include alcohol, tax, or gratuities, unless specified.
  7. Travel packages do not include air or ground transportation, unless otherwise specified.
  8. Reservations for all trips, hotels, parties, and similar events must be mutually arranged with the donor unless otherwise specified. 
  9. Unless otherwise specified, all gift certificates expire October 24, 2021.
  10. The auction item value listed is an estimate of fair market value. Items have not been appraised unless so noted. The amount you pay above this fair market value estimate is normally tax deductible as a charitable contribution. Please consult your tax adviser to clarify the amount of deduction.
  11. Each bidder assumes all risks and hazards related to the auction and items obtained at the auction. Each bidder agrees to hold Boys & Girls Clubs of King County harmless from any liability arising indirectly from Kids Auction, the organization’s employees, the auctioneer, the event organizers, sponsors, and/or volunteers.

For information about the auction, payment, or an item you purchased, please contact:

Taylor VanTol, Special Events Manager | tvantol@positiveplace.org

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