Auction item donation
Each year we have hundreds of items in the silent and live auctions, including gift cards, sports memorabilia, jewelry, event or concert tickets, fun experiences, even vacation homes. The only limit is your imagination. Gifts range from $20 to $10,000…every single one counts! Donate individually or get together with friends to create a fun basket. If you need any ideas for what to donate read the list below.
A frequent customer at a particular store or restaurant and willing to donate or solicit them for a gift card or other auction item?
Examples: $25 Starbucks gift card, shirt from Alligator Purse, $50 gift card to Eli’s BBQ, $100 gift card to Castle House, $25 gift card to A Tavola, gold & diamond necklace, etc.
Gift baskets or packages that you or a group of friends would be willing to put together?
Examples: Top shelf liquor basket, salon product basket, Cincinnati favorites package, night at the movies package, etc.
Season ticket holder to an art organization and willing to donate tickets to a performance?
Examples: Playhouse in the Park, The Aronoff, Children’s Theatre, concert tickets, etc.
Any providers from whom you regularly receive a service that you’d be willing to solicit for a donation? Examples: Teeth whitening, doggy day care, tutoring, caterers, lawn or cleaning services, etc.
Member of a gym/golf club that’d you’d be willing to solicit for a donated item?
Examples: Round of golf at Pebble Creek, three months of unlimited yoga at Body Alive, six physical training sessions, etc.
Season ticket holder for a sports team, and willing to donate tickets to a big game?
Examples: Reds – Opening Day tickets, Bengals games, FCC games, UC or Xavier Basketball, OSU Football, etc.
Do you (or someone you know) have a vacation home that could be donated?
Examples: Beach house in the Outer Banks, lake house on Lake Norris, condo on Miami Beach, vacation home in Bahamas, etc.
Event/entertainment providers you’d being willing to solicit for venue rental donation or party donation? Examples: Birthday party at Indian Hill Fire House or Indian Hill Winter Club, venue rental certificate to Little Red School House, shopping party at Vineyard Vines store, etc.
Salon or spas you frequent that you’d be willing to solicit for a donation?
Examples: Microblading certificate, cut and style certificate, massage certificate, a certificate for one area of Botox, etc.
Exciting experiences that you would be willing to donate, or know someone else who could?
Examples: helicopter tour of Cincinnati, boat cruise on the Ohio River, walk on role at Children’s Theatre, etc.