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Annual Benefit Auction | For the Community | PJCC


Annual Benefit Auction

The 2015 Benefit will feature a wide variety of great auction items at the event.

See a listing of Live Auction and Silent Auction Items below.


South African Safari Package

A six-day, six-night African Safari Package for two guests through African Eyes Travel, at one of two Zulu Nyala Lodges situated on the east coast of South Africa. Includes air-conditioned accommodations, all meals and two game safaris per day. Experience day and night safari drives in open game-viewing vehicles with a qualified game rancher, and enjoy delicious meals prepared by South African chefs. Optional extras include walking trails, river boat cruises, cultural tribal village visit with tribal dancing, snorkeling the coral reefs, dolphin viewing, deep sea fishing, visiting the St. Lucia Wetlands, and more.
Airfare and other incidentals are not included. Package is non-transferable. No refunds. Based on availability. Expires 5/17/17.
Donor: African Eyes Travel, Inc.


Hollywood Experience Package  

A Hollywood Experience: Ellen fans, get your dancing shoes ready! Win two VIP tickets to a taping of The Ellen DeGeneres Show and a gift bag of Ellen merchandise. You’ll also receive four VIP tickets to tapings of The Doctors and The Dr. Phil Show with parking on the Paramount Pictures studio lot. This package also includes a reward certificate good for a two consecutive-night stay at participating Hilton Hotels worldwide.
Ellen DeGeneres: Must be 14 years or older. Tickets must be booked 30 days prior to expiration date. Show is taped most weeks between September and May (December excluded), Monday through Thursday. Expires 5/17/16.
Dr. Phil: Must be 16 years or older. Call in advance. Tapings are generally Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday mornings, August through April. Expires 5/17/16.
The Doctors: Must be 16 years or older. Call two weeks in advance. Tapings are generally on Thursdays and Fridays from late July through early May. Hilton: Expires 5/16/16.
Winner must join free Hilton HHonors program before redemption.

Donors: The Ellen DeGeneres Show, The Dr. Phil Show, The Doctors, Hilton HHonors

San Francisco 49ers Package

Win an exclusive San Francisco 49ers VIP Gameday Experience when you bid on this one-of-a-kind package! Included are two tickets and two pregame field passes to a 2015 season 49ers home game at Levi’s® Stadium, and a special edition football signed by 49ers star linebacker #53 Navorro Bowman. You’ll also get the chance to have a one-on-one meeting with retired 49ers defensive end and current Comcast SportsNet Bay Area analyst Dennis Brown. Includes a $50 gift certificate for The Fish Market restaurant, and a one-night stay in a Jacuzzi room at the Sheraton Palo Alto Hotel.
San Francisco 49ers Foundation: Excludes Sunday, Monday and Thursday evening football games. Date selection must be submitted by 11/1/15. Subject to availability. Arrange to meet with Dennis Brown at PJCC or downtown San Mateo Starbucks. Sheraton: Valid Friday or Saturday only. Expires 5/2016. Fish Market: Gratuity not included. Valid at any Fish Market location. Expires 10/1/15.
Donors: San Francisco 49ers Foundation, Sheraton Palo Alto Hotel, The Fish Market

San Francisco Giants Package

This is your chance to see the San Francisco Giants like you’ve never seen them before: from a Luxury Suite in a Prime Location at AT&T Park for up to 16 people during the 2015 regular season. Included are a $250 food and beverage allowance and four parking passes.
Date to be mutually agreed upon. Minimum bid $4,000.
Donor: Marian & Allan Byer

One week stay in a Tahoe Donner condo, located 10 minutes from downtown Truckee and 20 minutes from ski area resorts including Squaw, Northstar and Sugarbowl. This three-bedroom, two-bath condo offers amenities such as a blu-ray player and flat-screen TV, outdoor deck seating, fully stocked kitchen, linens and in-home washer/dryer. The facility offers hot tubs, heated pool, fitness center, saunas, health spa, tennis courts, massage services and family activities, as well as an 18-hole golf course and driving range, a full-service public restaurant and a private beach on Donner Lake. No smoking or pets. Mutually agreeable date to be determined. Expires 5/17/16.
Donor: Luba Abascal & David Weinstein


49 Square Miles
You’ll be winning in style when you bid on this deluxe set from San Francisco luxury designer brand 49 Square Miles, known for their handmade Italian leather goods. Included are a vegetable-dyed handbag, an Italian crocodile embossed leather cosmetic bag, and a 49 Square Miles leather coaster set. Item must be picked up at the PJCC.
Donor: 49 Square Miles

Amizetta Winery Wines
Enjoy a case (12 bottles) of Amizetta Winery’s Napa Valley 2010 cabernet sauvignon. Your taste buds will thank you!
Donor: Amizetta Family Estate Wines

Atherton Plastic Surgery
Dr. Jane Weston and her team at Atherton Plastic Surgery will help you put your best face forward for summer. Win two areas of Botox or one area of Botox and one filler. Cannot be redeemed for cash or used with any other offers. Expires 11/15/15.
Donor: Atherton Plastic Surgery

Jade and Pearl Earrings
This elegant pair of jade and pearl earrings features 14 karat yellow gold with large light green jade stones (23x13mm) dangling from three-pearl clusters (each pearl 4.5mm). Item must be picked up at the PJCC.
Donor: Atlas Diamond Company, Inc.

Two SF Giants Tickets for View Deck Box Seats
Only serious Giants fans need bid on this package! Win two tickets for View Deck Box Seats for each of four World Champion San Francisco Giants home games, plus a parking pass for each game. You’ll have a great view from view deck box seats, behind home plate and the third base side field. Each ticket is also worth $5 at concessions. Games are all 7:15pm start times at AT&T Park; 6/1/15 vs. Pittsburgh Pirates, 6/23/15 vs. San Diego Padres, 8/26/15 vs. Chicago Cubs, and 9/15/15 vs. Cincinnati Reds. Tickets must be picked up at the PJCC.
Donor: Harvey Kaplan

Classic Kids Photography
Named “Modern Masters of Portraiture”, the photographers at Classic Kids Photography will snap timeless photos that you’ll treasure for years to come. Take home a complimentary sitting for up to two subjects and one 8x10 fine art print. $100 Saturday upcharge and $35 extra subject fee apply.
Donor: Classic Kids Photography

Private Wine Tasting Event
Win a private wine tasting event for you and 14 of your guests at local Cuvée Wine Cellars in San Carlos. You’ll take home two three-bottle gift packs of wine from your party and a whole lot of good memories. Expires 5/17/16.
Donor: Cuvée Wine Cellars

Four Seasons Hotel’s Quattro Restaurant
Sophisticated dining in a welcoming and lively atmosphere: that’s the Four Seasons Hotel’s Quattro Restaurant. Enjoy dinner for four people, including wine. One time use. Expires 12/2015.
Donor: Four Seasons Hotel Silicon Valley

Grand Hyatt Kaua’i Resort & Spa
An extraordinary experience awaits you at the Grand Hyatt Kaua’i Resort & Spa. Treat yourself to a two-night stay, and discover the true spirit of grand Hawaiian hospitality at this luxury beach resort featuring stunning views from your private lanai, a world-class spa, championship golf course and extensive dining options. Expires 5/31/16. Reservations required and subject to availability. Daily resort fee of $25 plus tax applies.
Donor: Grand Hyatt Kaua’i Resort & Spa

Grand Hyatt New York
Win a two-night stay at one of midtown Manhattan’s finest hotels! The Grand Hyatt New York is located just steps from Grand Central Terminal and minutes from Central Park, Times Square and a host of other NYC attractions. Reservations subject to availability. Not valid on holidays or during special events. Expires 5/31/16.
Donor: Grand Hyatt New York

Wine Country Package
Wine country is calling! Enjoy a bottle of premium champagne on your six-hour limo ride from Boutique Wine Tours for up to six people through the rolling green hills of Napa or Sonoma Valleys, with stops at your favorite wineries. Package includes certificates for walking tours and wine tastings at two of Sonoma’s finest wineries: BR Cohn Winery and VJB Vineyards & Cellars, and wine and food tastings at Patz & Hall Winery. You’ll also receive 12 half bottles of 2005 Chateau Caronne St. Gemme, one of southwestern France’s most delectable wines.
Winner responsible for all scheduling and arrangements with Boutique Wine Tours and wineries. Boutique Wine Tours: Dates subject to availability. Expires 12/31/16. Patz & Hall: Expires 5/17/16. VJB Vineyards: Cannot be combined with any other offer from VJB. Must book one week in advance.
Donors: Boutique Wine Tours, BR Cohn Winery & Olive Oil Company, Patz & Hall Winery, VJB Vineyards & Cellars, Anonymous

Hagafen Cellars
You and five of your guests will enjoy a tour of Hagafen Cellars in Napa, along with a VIP tasting experience and a case of Hagafen white riesling to take home! Expires 5/17/16.
Donor: Hagafen Cellars

HighCom Security Services
Keep your home and loved ones safe with this all-inclusive alarm system and security package. HighCom Security Services will provide you with a Honeywell wireless alarm system, a Lynx 3000 panel, a 1-PIR motion detector, one key remote, 3 door or window contacts, a yard sign and multiple window decals. Installation and six months of free alarm monitoring included. Expires 5/17/16. Must have working land telephone line.
Donor: HighCom Security Services

Hyatt Regency Indian Wells Resort & Spa
Relax, play and indulge among 45 acres of lush gardens featuring a golf course and spa. Enjoy the quintessential Palm Springs experience at the Hyatt Regency Indian Wells Resort & Spa: your cool oasis in a gorgeous desert setting includes a two-night stay in a Standard King room. Includes room, tax and resort fees. Expires 5/17/16. Not valid during the month of March, holidays and holiday weekends, or during Coachella Valley and Stagecoach Music Festivals. Subject to availability.
Donor: Hyatt Regency Indian Wells Resort & Spa

Hyatt Regency Lake Tahoe Resort, Spa & Casino
Discover an alpine paradise at Hyatt Regency Lake Tahoe Resort, Spa & Casino. Nestled within the Sierra Mountain Range in Incline Village, this AAA Four Diamond Hotel is a stunning lakeside destination for year-round enjoyment. You’ll win a two-night stay at this mountain retreat and enjoy delicious cuisine, a private beach, luxurious lounges and much more. Not valid during July, August or holiday periods. Subject to availability. Expires 5/17/16.
Donor: Hyatt Regency Lake Tahoe Resort, Spa & Casino

Hyatt Regency Waikiki Beach Resort & Spa
Win a two-night stay and indulge in the spirit of aloha at the Hyatt Regency Waikiki Beach Resort & Spa. Centered between legendary Waikiki Beach and the dynamic city center of Honolulu, this resort combines relaxation, adventure and authentic Hawaiian hospitality. Spread out in spacious guest rooms with private lanais, hike Diamond Head, visit the Na Ho’ola Spa, or savor a variety of culinary delights. It’s all here! Reservations subject to blackout dates and availability. Room and tax included; a $30 resort fee will be charged nightly. Not valid 12/20/15-1/5/16. Certificate is non-transferable. Expires 4/28/16.
Donor: Hyatt Regency Waikiki Beach Resort & Spa

Ka’anapali Beach Hotel
This exclusive Maui package can’t be beat! Included are three nights for two people in a partial ocean view room at the gorgeous Ka’anapali Beach Hotel, surrounded by tropical gardens and located on eleven acres of Maui’s flawless Ka’anapali Beach. You’ll receive two tickets to the Kupanaha Magic Show and Dinner, and Sunday Brunch for two in the hotel’s Tiki Terrace Dining Room. Subject to availability. Expires 5/17/16. Does not include alcoholic beverages and gratuity. Not valid on holidays and Ka’anapali Beach Hotel special events.
Donor: Ka’anapali Beach Hotel

San Francisco Package
Hometown luxury and culture await! Win a two consecutive-night stay at the Grand Hyatt San Francisco, a Four Diamond Hotel on Union Square. Enjoy a classic American breakfast at the Grand Hyatt’s OneUP Restaurant. Immerse yourself in an oasis of serenity and rejuvenation with a two-hour custom Time Ritual treatment at the five-star spa at the Mandarin Oriental Hotel. Dine at a San Francisco landmark restaurant, MoMo’s. Also included are two guest passes to the Asian Art Museum; and two tickets to any one performance of San Francisco Performances, the Bay Area’s leading independent presenter of chamber music, vocal and instrumental recitals, jazz and contemporary dance.
Grand Hyatt: Excludes tax, gratuity and alcoholic beverages, holidays, special events and New Year’s Eve/Day. Expires 5/19/16. Based on availability. Mandarin Oriental Hotel: Subject to availability. Expires 3/18/16. Asian Art Museum: Expires 5/31/16. San Francisco Performances: Performance selection subject to availability. Expires 5/2016.
Donors: Grand Hyatt San Francisco, Mandarin Oriental Hotel, MoMo’s, Asian Art Museum of San Francisco, San Francisco Performances

Barbra Streisand Collection
The Barbra Streisand fan in your life will love this truly priceless collection! Included in this spectacular package are: “Partners” vinyl autographed by Ms. Streisand; 50th Anniversary Collector’s Edition Funny Girl vinyl and CD set; “Just for the Record” CD set; Blu-Ray discs of Funny Girl, Hello Dolly, What’s Up Doc and Yentl; CDs What Matters Most, Release Me, One Night Only at the Village Vanguard, and Barbra: The Concert; DVD of The Concert; three Barbra cotton t-shirts; Barbra keychain; and a Barbra baseball cap. Package must be picked up at the PJCC.
Donor: Marty Erlichman Associates/Barbra Streisand

McRoskey Mattress Company Pillows
The right pillow greatly enhances the quality of your sleep. Win two queen down pillows with washable cotton pillow protectors, and sleep better tonight! These pillows were made especially for the McRoskey Mattress Company by Northern Feather Canada, whose exclusive conditioning process enhances the natural properties of down and delivers the cleanest down in the world.
Donor: McRoskey Mattress Company

Baseball Summer Camp
The Legends Baseball Experience is a one-of-a-kind summer camp coached by the players and coaches of the nationally-recognized Menlo Park Legends Collegiate Baseball Team. Win one week of this innovative baseball summer camp, and your child will develop new skills and build confidence in a positive learning environment while having tons of fun! Valid for any camp where there is still room. Expires 9/2015.
Donor: Menlo Park Legends Baseball

Michael Merrill Design Studio Consultation
During your two-hour residential consultation, Michael Merrill will personally meet with you in your home for a site evaluation, consultation, and budget discussion for two hours to discuss your needs and desires and to offer his vision. The consultation could range from a general overview of your entire home including colors, finishes, furniture and lighting, or a more detailed, comprehensive view of a particular room, including existing architectural elements, built-in furniture, colors, fabrics, window coverings, etc. Expires 5/17/16. $250 minimum bid.
Donor: Michael Merrill Design Studio

Painting by US Senator Dianne Feinstein
Framed 16.5” x 18” watercolor print, Primary Tulips, by US Senator Dianne Feinstein. Own a piece of history with this print from California’s senior United States Senator. Item must be picked up at the PJCC.
Donor: Office of US Senator Dianne Feinstein

Magnum of Ravenswood Winery Merlot
Ravenswood Winery’s Sangiacomo Vineyard Merlot comes primarily from the old Kiser Ranch block in the Carneros portion of Sonoma Valley. A delicious wine to drink in the near term, the ripe tannins and bright acidity promise flavor development over the next decade or more. 1 Magnum = 1.5 liters. Item must be picked up at the PJCC.
Donor: Ravenswood Winery

San Francisco Giants Package
You’ll look forward to your night at the Ballpark with the San Francisco Giants when you win this package! See the World Champions in action in four Lower Box seats at a 2015 season weeknight home game. You’ll also take home a baseball signed by star pitcher Sergio Romo. What a steal! Dates to be mutually agreed upon. Expires 9/1/15. Dodgers’ games excluded. Signed baseball must be picked up at the PJCC.
Donor: San Francisco Giants

San Mateo Police Chief Lunch & Ride-Along
Take a look behind-the-scenes with San Mateo’s Finest: win lunch for two with the Chief of the San Mateo Police Department and then cruise the beat as you ride along with an officer. Expires 5/2016.
Donor: San Mateo Police Department

Signed Copy of Orange is the New Black Autobiography
Fans of Netflix’s hit show Orange is the New Black will love to own this copy of the best-selling autobiography on which the show is based, signed by author Piper Kerman.
Donor: Stuart Krichevsky Literary Agency, Inc/Piper Kerman

Two-hour FC Lagoon Boat Ride
Enjoy a two-hour boat ride with five of your guests on the Foster City Lagoon. Finger food and wine included; a good time guaranteed!
Donor: David and Anne Sipes

Childrens Party
Kids never forget a PJCC party! A select group of PJCC ECE and Camp Keff staff will host your 2-3 hour party for up to 20 children. You choose the theme: Sports and Games, Super Science, Adventures in Art, or Cooking Creations. Includes a pizza lunch or dinner for all party attendees. Recommended for ages 3-5 or 5-10. Dates and times to be mutually determined. Expires 6/1/16.
Donors: Stephanie Levin, Nicole Francis, Ian Israel and Erica Gilbert

Incline Village, Lake Tahoe Condominium
A two-night weekend stay at an Incline Village, Lake Tahoe condominium during the summer (6/14/15 - 9/5/15) or winter (12/12/15 - 4/30/15), or a three-day weekday stay during the off-season (4/30/15 - 6/14/15 and 9/6/15 - 12/12/15). This condo sleeps eight people. Expires 6/11/16. Subject to availability. Excludes holidays.
Donor: Andrea and Steven DeGraff

Four Premium Field Club SF Giants Tickets (June 1)
Feel the fresh baseball stadium air from seats four rows behind On Deck Circle! Win four Premium Field Club tickets plus a parking pass for the San Francisco Giants vs. Pittsburgh Pirates baseball game at AT&T Park on Monday, June 1, 2015 at 7:15pm. Tickets must be picked up at the PJCC.
Donor: Dan Scheinman

San Francisco Opera Tickets
Win a pair of tickets to a select performance of the San Francisco Opera’s 2015-2016 season at the War Memorial Opera House. Upcoming performances include Luisa Miller, The Magic Flute, and Carmen, among other masterpieces. Valid Monday through Thursday evenings, 9/16/15-6/30/16. Not valid for any performance of Sweeney Todd. Expires 6/30/16.
Donor: San Francisco Opera

One Foursome at Lake Merced Golf Club
Enjoy one foursome of 18 holes of golf, with carts, at the Bay Area’s hidden jewel, Lake Merced Golf Club. A private club located in Daly City with a history stretching 93 years, the Club recently hosted the 2012 US Girls’ Junior Championship. Must book tee time in advance. Valid Tuesdays and Thursdays only. Expires 6/1/16.
Donor: Lake Merced Golf Club

18k Rose Gold Earrings
Elevate your look by bidding on this stunning pair of 18k Rose Gold Earrings with 32 round .20ct diamonds surrounding two .45ct round pink sapphires.
Donor: Peter Storm Inc.

Four Disneyland Resort One-Day Park Hopper Tickets
Take a trip to The Happiest Place on Earth! Win four Disneyland Resort One-Day Park Hopper Tickets. These tickets provide admission to a magical experience at both Disneyland Park and Disney California Adventure Park for one day. Tickets valid during normal operating hours. Tickets have no cash value and cannot be upgraded.
Donor: Disneyland Resort



Raffle tickets in support of our annual event. Each ticket purchases give you the opportunity to win the prize in one of the 5 categories that you select. Prize categories are Foodies and More, Adventure, Kids' Attractions, Anything Goes and Beauty, Health & Wellness. For every 3 raffle tickets that you purchase you will receive an bonus Extravaganza ticket!

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