We are gearing up for another great auction and we hope we can count on your help. Our auction continues to be successful by offering exclusive and exceptional live and silent items from prominent businesses like yours. With over 330 influential business professionals and local philanthropists attending this event each year, this is a marketing opportunity you won’t want to miss. You will be featured in our auction program, our auction website and mobile bidding which will obtain tremendous visibility for your company as we have alumni all over the U.S. We are grateful for anything you can offer and don’t forget, your charitable auction donation can also be used as a tax deduction.
Why St. Bede? St. Bede has been providing a quality Catholic education in the Illinois Valley since 1890. We are a unique part of the community, a part that supports, encourages and educates the single most important thing in any community: our children.
How you can help the Auction with just an email, call or text. Do you know of alumni/friends/family/college classmates that you can contact to help St. Bede? The visibility is great for a business, and will bring friends together! Here are some ideas:
•Theatre, Concert tickets, walk on roles for TV shows and back stage passes
•Progressive Dinner Party or Dinner at someone’s home for a large amount of people
•Polish, Korean, Chinese, French, Mexican, etc. themed dinner party
•Ski Packages, Cruises or Tours; Airline tickets, Hotel Stays or Car Rentals
•Timeshares or Hotel Points in exchange for overnight stays
•Summer/Winter home or condo
•Private Jets or Luxury Yachts
•Dinner party at a famous place/private home, etc.
•Fighter Pilot for a day or Fishing Trips
•Cooking class with a famous chef
•Bourbon Tasting Party
•Unique behind the scenes tour of a corporation or place of employment
•Behind the scenes tour; ex: Paramount Studios, The White House, The Pentagon, 911 Memorial Site, Wrigley Field
•Tickets to any sporting event or Sky Box
•Sit in Announcer’s Booth/VIP Box
•Get coached by a professional athlete
•VIP tickets and/or Lunch with an athlete/coach
•Golf overnight packages, Fishing & Hunting Trips
HOME & GARDEN
•Interior Decorating or Landscape
•Gift cards for any dollar amount welcome to anywhere! They will be paired up with other items.
•Does someone you know someone in your family/college/work have a connection?
•Autographed balls, bats, jerseys, guitars, etc. or Chance to meet or have lunch with a celebrity
Thank you for your consideration. Donations can be mailed to St. Bede. If you have any questions regarding the auction, please contact Bonnie Prokup at 815-250-0342 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Thank you for your consideration of our request to help our students attend a college prep school.