Live Auction Preview
*If you are unable to attend the Gala but would like to remotely bid on Silent Auction items and/or submit a proxy bid on any Live Auction items, please call the office at 804-254-8014*
Tuscany Culinary Escape
Escape to Tuscany on a gourmet culinary experience for 7 nights! You will descend to Garfagnana Valley, famous for its prosciutto, pork, pecorino cheese and honey, and enjoy lunch, tour of the wine cellar and olive oil mill and tasting for 2 at Fattoria Colleverde, an organic/biodynamic vineyard producing some of the most distinctive wines and olive oil in Tuscany. Learn the secrets of Tuscan cuisine from the Chef, including how to make fresh homemade pasta!
VIP in NYC
Your party of 4 will join the live, inside studio audience to get a behind the scenes look into the production of Good Morning America! Enjoy a 2-night stay at the world famous private membership Yale Club of New York City and go behind the scenes of the world-famous Christie’s Auction House, with post-tour tea. Includes signed copy of best-selling book “The Most Powerful Woman in the Room is You” by renowned author and Christie’s VP, Lydia Fenet.
To make this package even more enticing, dine with JDRF President and CEO, Dr. Aaron Kowalski, for a night out on the town!
Chef’s Seasonal Tasting Dinner with Wine Pairings for 12 at Shagbark
You and 11 of your closest friends will enjoy a seasonal chef’s tasting dinner with wine pairings at acclaimed and award winning Richmond restaurant, Shagbark! Tax & gratuity included.
Shagbark is the celebrated new Up South restaurant by renowned chef, Richmond native, and St. Christopher’s alumnus, Walter Bundy IV. This rare opportunity is sure to be a memorable culinary experience for all those lucky enough to have a seat at the table.
Are you looking for the perfect addition to your family? Have your pick of an adorable, 8 week old Labradoodle or Goldendoodle puppy from highly rated breeder, Pride & Prejudoodles! Extensively health tested and raised by professionals, this new bundle of love comes with a Basic Adoption Package, which includes a full vet checkup and non-shedding guarantee!
Authentic Chinese Dinner for 10 with Wine Pairings
Enjoy an exquisite and authentic Chinese banquet dinner hosted by Ting and James Xu, creatively prepared by Ting’s mother, Sandy Yong (pictured above) and paired with wine for 10. You will dine outside at a beautiful home overlooking the James River. Bring your friends for a feast you will not forget!
Relax in Luxury in Gorgeous Lake Anna Home
Stay for a week during Spring or Fall at “License to Chill”– sleeps 24! This 7-bedroom, 5 bath luxurious waterfront home at Lake Anna- perfect for your annual family vacation or friends’ trip- has an oversized deck overlooking the lake and three screened porches for relaxing. Large boat house, kayaks, paddleboats and paddle boards included to enhance the fun!
Pappy Van Winkle Special Reserve 12 Year Bourbon
Take home a bottle of the legendary Pappy Van Winkle’s Family Reserve. A sensational 12-year expression, Lot B has been a staple on our buyer’s home bar for as long as he can remember. Rich dark fruit and brown sugar notes with subtle spice that will envelope your palate for hours. Don’t sleep on this, the unheralded sibling of the older releases, this is serious whiskey.
Chef’s Dinner with Wine Pairings in a Private Room for 8 at Red Salt Chophouse & Sushi
Experience nothing but the freshest selections of fish and finest cuts of prime and dry-aged beef sourced from boutique producers at this modern American steakhouse with a chic sushi bar nestled within its heart. Your party of 8 will indulge in five delicious courses with wine pairings in a beautiful private room. Every dish at Red Salt is carefully hand crafted with delicate precision and artistry.
High on a breezy hillside overlooking the white sand beach at Smugglers Cove, Smugglers Retreat awaits you with a 7-night stay for up to 6 people in St. Croix, U.S. Virgin Islands. With sweeping views of St. Croix’s east end, Buck Island and the Caribbean Sea, this 3 bedroom, 3 bath private home with a pool is a dream come true vacation spot for couples or a family with older children.
Exclusive Dining Experience for 10 at Mosaic Catering + Events Showroom
Make your way through the whimsical and fun space of the Mosaic Catering + Events Showroom for a progressive dining experience for 10! Start with cocktails in one themed space, and make your way around the showroom enjoying appetizers, dinner and dessert! This is an exclusive and one-of-a-kind experience you and your friends won’t soon forget!
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