JDRF Hope Gala Live Auction Preview


From trips and getaways to once-in-a-lifetime experiences and priceless treasures, the JDRF Hope Gala

Live and Silent Auctions offer something for everyone!

Here are some highlights:


Once in a Lifetime Duke Basketball Experience with one-of-a-kind Memorabilia

Go Duke! Duke continues to be ranked as one of the top basketball programs in the country with two pre-season candidates for “player of the year:” Zion Williams and R.J Barrett. Coach Mike Krzyzewski is the most highly regarded and recognized basketball coach in the world. With his leadership, his teams have won five national championships, been to 12 Final Fours, won 12 ACC season titles and 14 ACC tournaments. For ten years he was the head coach of the USA National team, winning gold medals in the Olympics in 2008, 2012 and 2016. This package gives you more than just an experience at “the hardest sports venue to get tickets in the country: Cameron Indoor Stadium.” It also gives you an autographed book from Coach K, an autographed basketball with the coaches and the entire team on the basketball, a framed poster of this year’s team, two (2) tickets in the center most desirable section for the 2019-2020 season and one (1) parking pass. Tickets are priceless, consistently sold out, and not available for original purchase unless you are a seasons ticket holder. All of this can be yours!

Package Value: PRICELESS!!

Donated by: Mr. and Mrs. Joe and Nancy Kennedy


Hail to the Redskins!

Four (4) tickets to any Washington Redskins Home game for the 2018-2019 season. Two (2) Night weekend stay with complimentary breakfast for two at the Washington Marriott Georgetown.

Package Value: $2,500

Donated by: Mr. Art Casey and the Washington Marriott Georgetown

¡Pura Vida in Costa Rica!

Enjoy the beauty of the country named for its beautiful coast with 7 days and 6 nights in a sunset view room at Hotel Tamarindo Diria Beach Resort. The resort boasts 5 restaurants, 4 bars, a spa and a casino all overlooking the Pacific Ocean. Your incredible trip comes with Round-trip Transportation to/from Liberia International Airport for two. To learn more about your next adventure, visit their website.

Package Value: $2,500

Donated by: Hotel Tamarindo Diria Beach Resort.

Tennessee Whiskey Experience

In the words of Mark Twain, “Too much of good whiskey is barely enough”.

This Tennessee Whiskey trip beings in your home town. Enjoy round trip airfare for two to Nashville, Tennessee and a 3 day stay at the Renaissance Nashville before visiting two historic distilleries.

Sip and see the historic distilleries where Jack Daniel’s and George Dickel Tennessee whiskeys are made in this behind-the-scenes day trip. Enjoy an insider’s look at the craftsmanship behind two legendary spirits makers and toast to whiskey history.

Package Value: $4,666