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Thanks to donors like you, the Silent Auction raises tens of thousands of dollars to benefit underfunded programs at local public elementary, middle and high schools including: art, music, science, PE, technology and onsite medical care. 


All bidding is done online! This means that you can bid from anywhere, anytime before the close of the auction, from your own device.  You can even get an update when you're outbid on an item you really have your eye on!

The silent auction goes LIVE, online on Friday, Sept 29th. Remember to bid fast, and often! Pre-Register for the silent auction here or text LJAWF23 to 76278.

Ways to bid:

  • Smartphone: Use the link provided when you register to see your personal bidding page.  From there you can select any item and place a bid.

  • Text: Simply text the 3-digit item number and amount you want to bid (i.e. 101 500).  

  • Computer/Tablet:  Select an item and place your bids!

  • GiveSmart Staff: Ask a GiveSmart staff member at the event to place a bid on your behalf.


Private In-Home Wine Tasting for 12 People from Wine Guy & Wine Gal

Wine Guy David Dees, will come to you for a safe and fun private wine tasting.

You and your guests will be taken on an hour long 30-year wine journey.

David will share stories, pairings and lots of jokes, while he pours

Allons Ensemble Russian River Valley Judith Ann Rosé, Sonoma County Brody’s White Blend, Russian River Valley Pinot Noir, Sonoma County Brody’s Red Blend,

Dry Creek Valley Zinfandel and Dry Creek Valley Cabernet.


Seven-nights for two at Rancho La Puerta Wellness Resort.

Enjoy a seven-night stay for two at Rancho La Puerta Wellness Resort & Spa, voted the “World’s Best International Destination Spa” by readers of Travel + Leisure magazine in 2021. Located just 45 miles southeast of the city of San Diego, the world’s first fitness resort (est. 1940) rests in the embrace of sacred Mt. Kuchumaa’s foothills. In this paradise for nature-lovers, walkers, and adventurous hikers, 4,000 private acres of rolling terrain afford each guest a plethora of panoramic sights, challenging trails (beginner to advanced), and an expansive feeling of freedom and well-being.

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