2017 FUNdraiser – Auction Preview

Take the Chill Out of Winter

Dreaming of a nice cozy evening by the fire? One full cord of firewood, predominately fir. Most is between 16″ and 18″, some is shorter. Seasoned, split, and delivered locally.

Generously donated by David Funk.

Coast Getaway—Three Nights at Seal Rock

A perfect retreat or launching point for your next coastal adventure! Up to six guests will enjoy a three-night stay in a lovely three-bedroom, two-and-a-half bath home in Seal Rock, midway between Yachats and Newport. This home has stunning views of the ocean from the living and dining areas and back deck, an open kitchen that’s great for entertaining, and private access to miles of sandy beach. Explore tide pools or even walk to Seal Rock when the tide is out! Visit nearby attractions, dine out at area restaurants, or simply relax and absorb the beauty of the Oregon Coast. Family and pet friendly (only one pet, please). Good through May 2018, subject to availability. 

Generously donated by Betsy Halpern.

7-Night Stay at Villa del Palmar Beach Resort & Spa in Mexico

Sunny days and cool ocean breezes await you at the luxurious Villa del Palmar Beach Resort and Spa. Up to three guests will enjoy seven nights in a studio with kitchen at your choice of locations in Cabo San Lucas, Cancún, Loreto Baja California, or Puerto Vallarta. Whether you’re planning a romantic getaway or a family vacation, there’s something for everyone – relaxing on the beach, fishing, snorkeling, golf, bike riding, ecotourism, experiencing the local culture, cuisine, and vibrant nightlife. Contact the donor at least two months in advance to book your stay. Booking options for additional guests are available at discounted rate. Use by 10/19/2018.

Generously donated by Maritza Y Herrera.

Beautifully Displayed New Symbols of Hope

You can own one, two, or all three of these beautifully framed “We the People” 24” x 36” lithographed posters, signed by America’s foremost graphic artist, Shepard Fairey, famous for his Barack Obama “Hope” poster and his Andre The Giant “Obey” series. The three posters are printed in the same red, white, and blue colors of the Hope poster. These dramatic art pieces are courtesy of the Amplifier Foundation, and are no longer in print. Amplifier Foundation is an organization dedicated to amplifying the voices of social change through art and community engagement.

Generously donated by Aaron Huey and the Amplifier Foundation.

Ashland B&B Stay and Oregon Shakespeare Festival

Two guests will enjoy a two-night stay at the elegant Chanticleer Inn B&B in Ashland’s historic district, just a short stroll to the Shakespeare Festival, restaurants, galleries, and Lithia Park. Full gourmet breakfast and complimentary port and sherry are included, along with two tickets to a performance of your choice at the Oregon Shakespeare Festival (2018 season). Good through 10/19/2018.

Generously donated by Ashland Chanticleer Inn B&B, Oregon Shakespeare Festival, and Anonymous.

Relax and Explore in Seattle

Treat yourself and up to three guests to a 3 – 7 night stay at a beautifully appointed garden apartment in the heart of Seattle’s Leschi neighborhood. Enjoy the beaches of Lake Washington, the shops and restaurants of Leschi Village, Madrona, and the Central District, all within walking distance. A number of bus lines with direct routes to First Hill and downtown are just a block away. The neighborhood offers views of the lake, Mt. Rainier, the Cascades, and downtown Seattle. The apartment has two bedrooms; a brand-new, spacious, high-end kitchen with breakfast bar; a living room, dining area, and full bathroom. House is on a quiet block with an excellent playground around the corner. Family/kid friendly, pets allowed. Good from March 1, 2018,  through 2019, based on availability. Book early! 

Generously donated by Benson Wilder.

Fly Fishing on the McKenzie River

Experience fly fishing from a wood drift boat on the beautiful McKenzie River. Two guests* will join our very own board member Doug Bales, seasoned captain but not a licensed guide, for an afternoon or evening of fly fishing on the McKenzie River. The trip includes light refreshments, fly fishing gear, and fishing instruction. Available by mutually agreeable date with the captain through June 30, 2018. * max. combined weight 350 pounds.

Generously donated by Doug Bales.

Four Days and Three Nights at Black Butte Ranch

Enjoy a long weekend in a lovely vacation home at Black Butte Ranch in sunny Central Oregon. With two 18-hole golf courses, miles of biking trails, tennis courts, five swimming pools and a day spa, there is something for everyone at Black Butte Ranch. This privately owned home has four bedrooms, two full baths and a furnished kitchen. It can comfortably sleep eight adults. There are also bunk beds in one of the bedrooms – perfect for youngsters. It has a large deck nestled in the trees for summer barbecues, complete with its own private hot tub. Good through 10/19/2018, subject to availability. 

Generously donated by Morrison Black Butte Ranch LLC.

Whitewater Rafting on the McKenzie

Experience an exciting day of whitewater rafting on the McKenzie River! Up to 10 adults will join captains John and Dave for a guided paddle trip from Finn Rock through Marten Rapids, complete with class 2 and 3 rapids. Includes a gourmet lunch, cold beverages, and rafting gear. Perfect for reunions, an office party, or a treat for guests from out of town, and a whole lot of fun. Available summer 2018 on a date mutually agreeable with the captains.

Generously donated by Costello and Funk.