Check out our line-up of exciting live auction items!


A Taste of Sierra Leone


A rare and unique opportunity to enjoy an authentic, homemade Sierra Leonean dinner in the comfort of your own home, prepared by Schools for Salone board members Dr. Dan and Elaine Koroma. The fully prepared meal for eight will be delivered to your door along with a case of Lagunitas beer to accompany your meal. You will also leave tonight with a Sierra Leonean hand-dyed tablecloth. Restrictions: dinner to take place on a mutually agreed upon date.

Value: Priceless!     Donor: Thank you Dan and Elaine Koroma


Chateau Ste. Michelle Concert and Wine



Two tickets to a 2017 concert of your choice at Chateau Ste. Michelle winery. Tickets include VIP parking, entrance to a wine and food reception, and seating. Enjoy a summer evening in a park-like setting with a glass of wine and delicious food as fantastic music fills the air.  

Value: $350.     Donor: Thank you Chateau Ste. Michelle Winery


Whidbey Island Getaway


Whidbey Island Getaway

Enjoy a two-night getaway on Whidbey Island in a light, airy, and peaceful house with access to a private community beach. A beautiful northwest gift basket complete with wine will accompany you to this stunning island getaway. Enjoy views of Mt Rainier, sky, and water from the south-facing deck. Walk to Greenbank Farm and visit hiking trails, art galleries, wine and cheese shops, and famous Whidbey Pies.  House sleeps 6. Restrictions: No smoking and no pets, but dog sitting is available. Must be used within one year. Blackout dates are New Year’s, Thanksgiving, and Christmas.

Value: Priceless!     Donor: Thank you Cynthia King, Mike Cuddy, & Seattle Gift Basket Co.

Hidden Treasures of France Wine Collection



Explore the vines of France with 10 bottles of French wines from small villages in Southern France, personally selected by SfS Board Treasurer Jon Bayley, from The Garagiste. Each wine is from a small French village off the beaten path but known and loved by French wine connoisseurs. This wine collection truly is a hidden treasure!

Value: Priceless!     Donor: Thank you Jon Bayley



Weekend on the Oregon Coast

manzanitaRelax to the sounds of the ocean from this fully equipped beach house. Located less than a block to the sand or the golf course in Manzanita, Oregon, it is a convenient location for families with both children and golfers! The house sleeps 7 with two rooms with a queen bed, and one bedroom with 3 twin beds. The house boasts a full kitchen, flat screen TV, DVD/CD player, Gas BBQ, DSL, and a woodstove. From the dining area you access a very large deck with ocean and Neahkahnie Mountain views. Restrictions: Wood for woodstove not included. No Smoking – Please. Pets are welcome. Available dates October 2016 – May 2017 excluding Thanksgiving, Christmas and New Year’s.

Value: Priceless!     Donor: Thank you Steve & Judy Fihn


Italian Sunday Dinner for 10

italydinner4Using local recipes learned in Cucina Italiana: author, fundraising auctioneer, photographer, and friend of Sierra Leone Larry Snyder will prepare a traditional, four course Sunday dinner in your home with perfectly paired wines and stories from his new book Ten Years in Tuscany, by Iron Twine Press. Tonight’s lucky winner will receive a signed copy of Larry’s new book. Buon Appetito! Restrictions: Must be used on a Sunday on a mutually agreeable date, must be used within one year. Dinner will take place in your home.

Value: Priceless!     Donor: Thank you Larry Snyder

Two Preston Singletary Prints


Seattle’s own Preston Singletary is internationally recognized with works in the collections of the Seattle Art Museum, the British Museum and the Smithsonian Institution. He’s best known for his elegant blown-glass forms and mystical sand-carved Tlingit designs. These 2 majestic and stunning prints reflect Preston Singletary’s spiritual and artistic roots.

Value: Priceless!     Donor: Thank you Preston Singletary

Private Wine Tasting for 6 Guests

wine-eventJoin us for a wine tasting for 6 people at Tutta Bella Neapolitan Pizza. You and 5 guests will taste 8 hand-selected Italian wines that are true hidden treasures. Hayley Black, Tutta Bella Wine Program Manager and certified Italian Wine Ambassador, will guide you through a lesson in wine tasting and discuss each delicious wine that she personally selects during your 2-hour tasting. The gathering will also include a virtual tour of the country’s wine regions to learn about the appellations and grade varietals that make each region so unique. Light snacks will be provided. Restrictions: Reservations require 30 days notice on a mutually agreed upon date. Tasting will be held at Tutta Bella Neapolitan Pizzeria – South Lake Union. Cannot be redeemed for cash value.

Value: Priceless!     Donor: Thank you Hayley Black & Tutta Bella


France Meets the Northwest


Take a relaxing ferry ride just 15 minutes from West Seattle to the quaint and charming Vashon Island. Come over early and explore all the Island has to offer. Then drive down a winding road to the dreamy “Sylvan Beach” where our cabins that have been in our families for 5 generations await you for a magical evening of delicious French cuisine, as the amazing culinary team, Julie Hearne, Jon Bayley, Bob Heavner and Cindy Nofziger cook an amazing French dinner utilizing all the Northwest has to offer. We will also pair outstanding French wines that will go along with the different courses. We will cook on the beach and watch the sunset while we enjoy the bounty. This will be a memorable evening in paradise! Restrictions: mutually agreeable date between June and September 2017.

Value: Priceless!     Donor: Thank you Julie Hearne, Jon Bayley, Bob Heavner,  & Cindy Nofziger



Seattle Sounders Exclusive Experience


Celebrate Seattle spirit with four club level tickets to the upcoming October 23rd match vs. Real Salt Lake with exclusive field passes- an experience you can’t buy! Package includes an autographed jersey by #7 Christian Roldan and one certificate to redeem a Posters by the People ChromaPrint for the 10/23 match. Go Sounders!Restrictions: only valid for match on October 23, 2016.

Value: Priceless!     Donor: Thank you Seattle Sounders