Annual Silent Auction


Welcome to the Open Media Foundation 2017 Silent Auction!

This year, we have a little bit of everything: from outdoorsy adventures like a trip on the Pikes Peak Cog Railway or a pass to Denver Bouldering Club, to local faves like Tattered Cover and Sweet Action Ice Cream, to night on the town items featuring tickets to Comedy Works, Opera Colorado Denver Botanic Gardens, and more! We’ll also have an array of handmade Colorado goods from merchants such as Enstrom Toffee, Global Girlfriend, and Rocky Mountain Soda Company. 

The auction will run on our OMF Ebay Page from November 22nd - December 1st. We’ll be keeping you updated through social media, so make sure to follow us! 

Activites & Special Events

Name of Organization: 7S Management

About 7S Management:  7S Management is a boutique artist management company proudly founded and run out of Denver, Colorado.

Item for Bidding: 2 Tickets to Nathaniel Rateliff & the Night Sweats SOLD OUT show at the Ogden Theatre on either December 15th or 16th,2017. Nathaniel Rateliff & the Night Sweats practically explodes with deep, primal and ecstatic soulfulness. This stunning work isn’t just soul stirring, it’s also soul baring, and the combination is absolutely devastating to behold.

Value: $90
Starting Bid: $29

Name of Organization: Westword

About Westword: is Denver's leading source of news, criticism, event coverage and general screwing around. It's just like the paper, only you probably shouldn't line your bird cage with it.

Item for Bidding: Dinner and Drinks in downtown Denver with Westword Editor Patty Calhoun

Value: $100

Starting Bid: $29


Name of OrganizationMy Make Studio

About My Make Studio: At My Make Studio, they take all of the difficulty and intimidation out of the prepping, baking and cleaning and leave the DIY fun of decorating to you! 

Item for Bidding: Certificate to Decorate A Dozen Cupcakes at My Make Studio

Value: $60
Starting Bid: $18

Name of Organization: Adams Mystery Playhouse

About Adams Mystery Playhouse: Voted BEST Mystery Dinner Theater in Denver — THREE Years in a row! Adams Mystery Playhouse is Colorado's PREMIER Mystery Dinner Theatre and full time "Mystery Mansion"! Mysteries are performed for the public most Friday and Saturday nights year-round!

Item for Bidding: Gift Certificate for Dinner and Theatre for Two

Value: $84
Starting Bid: $25


Name of OrganizationWild Women Wine

About Wild Women Wine: Wild Women Wine is downtown Denver’s own local winery, offering locally-produced wine by the tasting flight, glass, or bottle; personalized bottle labeling for special occasions; a full tasting room available for reservation; and the opportunity to meet with their vintner and design your own batch of wine.

Item for Bidding: 10-Person Wine Tasting Party

Value: $100
Starting Bid: $30


Name of Organization: Rio Grande Mexican RestaurantComedy Works

About Rio Grande Mexican Restaurant: Built on the simple promise of providing that little bit of sanctuary, the Rio offers made-from-scratch, authentic, wholesome Mexican food and an atmosphere that makes you forget why you needed a place to escape in the first place. 

Item for Bidding: $25 Gift Certificate to Rio Grande + 2 Tickets to Comedy Works

Value: $65
Starting Bid: $19

Name of Organization: Illegal Pete's

About Illegal Pete's: It’s our desire to make each Illegal Pete’s location the kind of place where you can go to celebrate more with other humans. And most importantly we celebrate every human’s need for tasty food, stiff drinks and good times.

Item for Bidding: Dinner Date with founder Peter Turner at Illegal Pete's

Value: $100

Starting Bid: $29

Name of Organization: Interstate Kitchen and BarComedy Works

About Interstate Kitchen and Bar: In the heart of the Santa Fe Arts District, Interstate Kitchen & Bar is perfect for those who value scratch-made food and craft libations at an amazing price. Steeped in American tradition, the menu provides familiar comfort food classics with some modern flair and always the greatest attention to detail.

Item for Bidding: $25 Gift Certificate to Interstate + 2 Tickets to Comedy Works

Value: $65
Starting Bid: $19

Name of Organization: Popculture Classroom

About Popculture Classroom: The driving power behind PCC stems from our personal experiences with the positive influence of comics and other pop culture media in our own lives. We envision individuals transformed by the educational power of popular culture who create diverse, inclusive and engaged communities.

Items for Bidding #1: 2 Single Day Denver Comic Con Passes + 2 PC T-Shirts

Value: $150

Starting Bid: $49

Items for Bidding #2: 2 Three-Day Denver Comic Con Passes + 2 PC T-Shirts

Value: $210

Starting Bid: $69

Name of OrganizationComedy Works

About Comedy Works: Since 1981, Comedy Works has Denver's premier destination for the very best in stand-up comedy, offering famed comedians along with up-and-comers in an intimate basement space.

Item for Bidding #1: Five Admit Two Tickets (Ten Tickets)

Value: $200
Starting Bid: $60

Item for Bidding #2: Admit Two Ticket

Value: $40
Starting Bid: $12

Item for Bidding #3: Admit Two Ticket

Value: $40
Starting Bid: $12

Item for Bidding #4: Admit Two Ticket

Value: $40
Starting Bid: $12

Name of Organization: City O'City

About City O'City: We serve all needs to all people. we've got breakfast, lunch, dinner, late night, patio, specialty coffee, and a craft beer, wine and cocktail bar. Eclectic and repurposed decor, fun and friendly staff.

Item for Bidding: Dinner Date with City O'City founder Dan Landes

Value: $100

Starting Bid: $29

Name of Organization: Denver Museum of Nature & Science

About Denver Museum of Nature and Science: The Denver Museum of Nature & Science envisions an empowered community that loves, understands, and protects our natural world.

Item for Bidding: Four General Admission Passes

Value: $60
Starting Bid: $18

Name of Organization: The Molly Brown House Museum

About The Molly Brown House Museum: Enjoy 4 Tickets to the home of the “Unsinkable Molly Brown”! Visit Margaret Brown’s opulent 1889 home, designed by architect William Lang. You’ll hear the fascinating tales of Molly Brown’s incredible life, from instant mining-town wealth, to labor reform and the stages of New York.

Item for Bidding: 4 Tickets

Value: $44
Starting Bid: $12


Name of Organization: Su Teatro Cultural and Performing Arts Center

About Su Teatro: Su Teatro’s mission is to promote, produce, develop and preserve the cultural arts, heritage, and traditions of the Chicano/Latino community; to advance mutual respect for other cultures; and to establish avenues where all cultures may come together.

Item for Bidding: Two Flex-Passes

Value: $288
Starting Bid: $95

Name of Organization: The Dinner Detective

About The Dinner Detective: America's largest interactive comedy murder mystery dinner show!  Solve a hilarious crime while you feast on a fantastic dinner.  Just beware!  The killer is hiding somewhere in the room, and you may find yourself as a Prime Suspect!

Item for Bidding: 1 Ticket of General Admission

Value: $67

Starting Bid: $22

Name of Organization: Swallow Hill Music

About Swallow Hill Music: As a home for individuals and families who want to learn about, listen to and perform music, we invite everyone to connect and experience music in their own way. Swallow Hill Music hosts exceptional musical experiences throughout the community, focusing on the presentation of world-class artists who enrich the local arts scene and range from noteworthy local performers to up-and-coming and seasoned national and international acts.

Item for Bidding: One Year Family Membership

Value: $65

Starting Bid: $21

Name of Organization: Pepsi Center

About the Pepsi Center Tours: Come to Pepsi Center for your All Access VIP Tour!  See where the Denver Nuggets, Colorado Avalanche, and Colorado Mammoth call home, plus have backstage access to where the big names in music have performed!  Learn about how we convert from hockey ice to basketball court and how we successfully host over 250 different events each year.  

Item for Bidding: 4 Tour Passes

Value: $40

Starting Bid: $13

Name of Organization: Opera Colorado

About Opera Colorado: Great cities need great art, and for more than three decades, Opera Colorado has brought world-class performing arts to Colorado audiences.

Item for BiddingTwo vouchers for Price Class III tickets to either the May 8th or May 11th 2018 7:30pm performance of Falstaff.

Value: $170

Starting Bid: $56

Name of Organization: Jonny of the Flobots, Jamie Laurie.

About Jamie Laurie: Past Independent Voices Award Show winner, Jamie Laurie is a talented musican that blends hip hop, metal and rock to achieve a new music engagement. "If you are thinking, you are winning". 

Item for Bidding: Spanish Karaoke or Rhthym Writing Session with Jamie. 

Value: $100

Starting Bid: $29

Name of Organization: Denver Escape Room

About Denver Escape Room: A physical adventure game where participants are placed into a room and have to use teamwork along with elements of the room to solve a series of puzzles, find clues, and escape the room within a set time limit. Each room is themed and has a unique storyline that engages the players through their environment.

Item for Bidding: ‚Äč6 Tickets

Value: $173

Starting Bid: $57

For Foodies!

Name of OrganizationNOOCH Vegan Market

About NOOCH Vegan Market: NOOCH Vegan Market is a small vegan specialty store that believes animals have the right to be free from human use.

Items for Bidding: $20 Gift Certificate, Vegan Strawberry Gummies and Vegan French Toast Mix

Value: $36

Starting Bid: $11

Name of Organization: Rocky Mountain Soda Company

About Rocky Mountain Soda Company: We make the highest quality, most unique soda in the World. It just happens to also be All Natural, non GMO, Gluten Free, Kosher, and Vegan. We custom craft each of our flavors in small batches and package every bottle by hand the day it is made. The end result of our efforts is realized in every sip you take. We thank you for the opportunity to present our soda for your drinking pleasure. We hope you enjoy them as much as we do... Cheers!

Item for Bidding: 12 Case of Soda Sampler

Value: $20

Starting Bid: $6

Name of Organization: Joe Maxx Coffee Company

About Joe Maxx Coffee Company: Joe Maxx Coffee Co. Denver is a recent addition to the community, located in the Santa Fe Arts District within a stone’s throw of the Open Media Foundation. Come in and try their unique creations like “Spiked Coffee” and “Kolache Latte” as well as made-from-scratch pastries.But the best foundation of all their caffeinated creations come from their incredible beans! Try this 5 pound of whole bean house blend coffee and get a taste of local flavor!

Item for Bidding: 5 pounds of whole bean House Blend coffee

Value: $75
Starting Bid: $24

Name of Organization: Women’s Bean Project

About Women's Bean Project: The mission of Women's Bean Project is to change women's lives by providing stepping stones to self-sufficiency through social enterprise. Women's Bean Project employs chronically unemployed and impoverished women through transitional employment and helps them earn the job readiness, interpersonal and life skills to create a new future - for themselves, their families, our community and our economy.

Item for Bidding: Sampler Gift Basket – Includes Ten Bean Soup Mix, Split Pea Soup Mix, Firehouse Chili Mix, Golden Cornbread Mix, Cream Scone Mix, Raspberry Tea Mix, Garlic Spice Blend, BBQ Spice Blend, Green Chili Spice Blend, Jelly Beans, and Rainbow Popcorn w/Himalayan Salt & Black Pepper.

Value: $59
Starting Bid: $18

Name of Organization: Chiptole Mexican Grill

About Chipotle Mexican Grill: Chipotle continues to offer a focused menu of burritos, tacos, burrito bowls (a burrito without the tortilla) and salads made from fresh, high-quality raw ingredients, prepared using classic cooking methods and served in a distinctive atmosphere. Through our vision of Food with Integrity, Chipotle is seeking better food not only from using fresh ingredients, but ingredients that are sustainably grown and naturally raised with respect for the animals, the land, and the farmers who produce the food.

Item for Bidding: 8 Free Burritos/Salads/Burrito Bowls/Tacos

Value: $56
Starting Bid: $16

Name of Organization: Voodoo Doughnut

About Voodoo Doughnut: Voodoo Doughnuts creates both traditional and unique doughnut concoctions that have gained worldwide recognition. 

Item for Bidding: A Voodoo Dozen (13 doughnuts)

Value: $16.75
Starting Bid: $5

Name of Organization: Root Down

About Root Down: Root Down aims to connect the neighborhood to a dining experience in the same way ingredients are connected to food. We consume clean energy and are powered 100% by wind energy and we have 4,000-square-feet of garden in the middle of the city where we grow 20% of our own seasonal vegetables.

Item for Bidding: $100 Gift Certificate

Starting Bid: $29

Name of Organization: Mouthfuls

About Mouthfuls: Mouthfuls is very locally minded and carries more products from Colorado companies than any other pet supply store in the state. We specialize in nutrition and joke that we’re Denver’s diarrhea specialists. We’re also a community gathering space with a patio behind the store where neighbors gather to socialize with their dogs.

Item for Bidding: $25 Gift Certificate and Dog Treats

Starting Bid: $9

Name of Organization: Sweet Action Ice Cream

About Sweet Action: Sweet Action Ice Cream is made by hand with fresh, natural Colorado dairy and the finest ingredients.

Item for Bidding: $20 Gift Certificate

Starting Bid: $5

Name of Organization: Enstrom Toffee & Confectionary

About Enstrom Toffee & Confectionary: Throughout the last 50 years, Enstrom Candies has expanded their product line to include toffee popcorn, truffles and delicious gourmet chocolates. Thanks to Granddad Chet, they are celebrating over fifty years of a treasured family business; over fifty years of watching eyes light up and smiles appear when people taste the world’s finest almond toffee. 

Item for Bidding: A 2lb Box of Delicious Almond Toffee 

Value: $43.95
Starting Bid: $13

Name of Organization: Corvus Coffee Roasters

About Corvus Coffee Roasters: Artisanal coffee roastery & cafe offering espresso drinks & more in a stylish, industrial space.

Item for Bidding #1: Two 12oz Bags of Single Origin Coffee with 2 Free Drink Coupons

Value: $40
Starting Bid: $13

Item for Bidding #2: Two 12oz Bags of Single Origin Coffee with 2 Free Drink Coupons

Value: $40
Starting Bid: $13

Name of Organization: Denver Biscuit Company 

About Denver Biscuit Company: Biscuit-based breakfast & sandwich shop set up inside the warehouse-like Atomic Cowboy bar.

Item for Bidding: $25 Gift Certificate

Starting Bid: $6

Name of Organization: City Pop Popcorn

About City Pop: City Pop proudly offers gourmet popcorn in over 70 flavors - popped fresh in their store. They also provide over 1,000 selections of bulk and packaged candy for snacks, gifts, candy buffets, and special events. City Pop has been in business since 2013 and is located just off the 16th Street Pedestrian Mall in Downtown, Denver and at The Streets at Southglenn in Centennial, CO.     

Item for Bidding: A 2-Gallon Popcorn Tin Filled with 3 Flavors: Chocolate Drizzle, Cornfetti, and Sea Salt Caramel

Value: $31.50
Starting Bid: $9

Name of Organization: The Molecule Effect

About The Molecule Effect: We are locally owned and operated and we like to do things a bit different. To us it’s about the mixture of hand selected items based on quality, integrity and all around deliciousness. We blend this with a great staff and the right amount of things we love like art, and our local culture. Add to this our desire of building community and in that great chemistry is created - that’s “The Molecule Effect.”

Items for Bidding: Two $10 Coffee Cards and a Stainless Steel POLAR Coffee Tumbler

Value: $38
Starting Bid: $13

Name of Organization: Vesta Dipping Grill

About Vesta Dipping Grill: At Vesta, we serve bold, sexy food from a menu that embraces seasonal, fresh ingredients. Vesta’s dining room hums with energy from the guests who are drawn in by the menu of flavorful, ingredient-driven small plates and shareable, fire-grilled meats and vegetables served alongside Vesta’s signature sauces.

Item for Bidding: $50 Gift Certificate

Starting Bid: $16

Theater, Film,and the Arts

Name of Organization: The Clocktower Cabaret 

About The Clocktower Cabaret: Music, burlesque, comedy, drag, circus, dance… all performed in an intimate, vintage setting. A full bar and kitchen offers sumptuous cocktails and tasty treats delivered with warm, friendly service. It’s the perfect spot for a group night out, a classy downtown date, or a celebration of any kind.  

Item for Bidding: Two Tickets to any Clocktower Cabaret Shows

Value: $70
Starting Bid: $23

Name of Organization: The Bovine Metropolis Theatre

About Bovine Metropolis Theatre: Improv Your Night! Laugh! See the funniest shows on stage in Denver.  Laugh until your face hurts with different shows happening 5-6 nights a week. You’ll leave with a smile that lasts ’til next time. Moo.

Item for Bidding: 4 Tickets to Any Show

Value: $40

Starting Bid: $9

Name of Organization: International Film Series

About IFS: Established in 1941, the International Film Series is Boulder's first art-house series. Since its opening, we have been able to bring award-winning filmmakers to CU Boulder's campus such as Werner Herzog and Albert Maysles.  Whether debuting a premiere film or screening a restored 35mm print of some classic title that hasn't been on the big screen in decades, the IFS plays host to an eclectic mix of genres and filmmakers with the goal of providing variety and affordable cinema to the Boulder population.

Item for Bidding #1: Four Passes (valid for any show)

Value: $32

Starting Bid: $10

Item for Bidding #2: Two Passes (valid for any show)

Value: $16

Starting Bid: $5

Item for Bidding #3: Two Passes (valid for any show)

Value: $16

Starting Bid: $5

Item for Bidding #4: Two Passes (valid for any show)

Value: $16

Starting Bid: $5


Name of Organization: Stories on Stage

About Stories on Stage: Stories on Stage is an award-winning literary performing arts organization. We present great works of literature on stage – performed by professional actors.

Item for Bidding: Four Tickets 

Value: $112
Starting Bid: $34

Name of Organization: Clyfford Still Museum

About Clyfford Still Museum: The Mission of the Clyfford Still Museum is to advance the understanding and appreciation of Clyfford Still’s art and legacy through the presentation, research, interpretation, preservation, and stewardship of its unique collections.

Item for Bidding: Four Tickets

Value: $40
Starting Bid: $12

Name of Organization: Curious Theatre Company

About Curious Theare: Curious Theatre Company is a nonprofit, local and national award winning theatre that brings the best new theatre to Denver, producing thought-provoking plays designed to challenge ideas, stir emotions, and leave audiences thinking and talking for days.

Item for Bidding: Two Tickets to Any Season 16/17 Performance

Value: $88
Starting Bid: $26

Name of Organization: KGNU Community Radio

About KGNU Community Radio: 

KGNU is the independent, non-commercial, community radio station for Boulder, Denver and beyond. KGNU broadcasts a diverse mix of music, news and information 24 hours a day. KGNU has six full-time staff-members and more than 230 volunteers who program and administer the station, on-air and off-air and has provided alternative news and music radio programming to Boulder and beyond since May 22st 1978.

Item for Bidding: One $60 Year Long Membership, a reusable KGNU tote bag, and two infant KGNU t-shirts.

Value: $75
Starting Bid: $24

Name of Organization: Alamo Drafthouse

About Alamo Drafthouse: Cold beer, hot movies, and delicious snacks and meals; The Alamo Drafthouse is dinner, drinks, movies and events, all under one roof. 

Item for Bidding: Two Tickets + $20 in Food and Beverages

Value: $45
Starting Bid: $13

Name of Organization: Denver Film Society

About Denver Film Society: The Denver Film Society is a mission based organization bringing you Denver's best indie film programming at their year-round home, the Sie FilmCenter, as well as the Denver Film Festival, FilmOnTheRocks and more.

Item for Bidding: Two Denver Film Society Cinephile Memberships

Value: $160
Starting Bid: $53

Name of Organization: AEG

About AEG: AEG is the premiere live show venue holder. Please contact AEG no later than 2 weeks prior to the show for tickets.

Item for Bidding: Two Tickets to any show at the Bluebird, Gothic or Ogden Theaters.

Value: $100
Starting Bid: $33

Name of Organization: Denver Open Media

About DOM: Denver Open Media is a project of the Open Media Foundation.  It strives to put the power of media in the hands of the people by providing the tools and education members need to create the change they wish to see in their community.

Item for Bidding #1: Equipment Access Membership

Value: $500

Starting Bid: $150

Item for Bidding #2: Basic Membership

Value: $100

Starting Bid: $30

Item for Bidding #3: Combo Deal! $500 Film School + Equipment Access

Value: $750

Starting Bid: $250

Name of Organization: Museo De Las Americas

About Museo De Las Americas: Museo De Las Americas educates our community about the diversity of Latino Americano art and culture from ancient to contemporary through innovative exhibitions and programs. With the Latino population growing exponentially in Denver and wider communities, Museo plays an important role in building pride in the Latino community’s heritage and promoting understanding among cultures. 

Item for Bidding #1: One Individual Jicama-Level Membership

Value: $30
Starting Bid: $9

Item for Bidding #2: One Dual Sandia-Level Membership

Value: $50
Starting Bid: $16

Name of Organization: Wonderbound

About Wonderbound: Wonderbound is an American dance company that lives at the convergence of tradition and innovation, vulnerability and courage, and intimacy and openness. Under the leadership of husband-and-wife team Garrett Ammon and Dawn Fay, Wonderbound is committed to the development and sharing of collaborative artistic experiences. 

Item for Bidding: Two Tickets to Wonderbound’s Aphrodites Switchboard

Value: $75
Starting Bid: $25

Name of Organization: National Western Stock Show and Rodeo

About National Western Stock Show and Rodeo: The National Western Stock Show, established in 1906, is the premier livestock, rodeo, and horse show in the nation, serving agricultural producers and consumers throughout the world.  A 501(c)(3) charitable organization providing education in agriculture, including college and graduate level scholarships in agriculture and veterinary medicine for practice in rural areas.

Item for Bidding: 4 tickets to Show Rodeo and Horse Show

Value: $92
Starting Bid: $30

Decor, Crafts, and Hobbies

Name of Organization: Sound Town

About Sound Town: At Sound Town, we trade gear, sell on consignment and provide service to Musicians & DJ’s. We stock Colorado’s largest inventory of new & used sound system equipment, music gear, and lighting gear. For sale or rent at great prices.

Item for Bidding: BTS™ 5.35 Bluetooth Speaker and a PVi 100 Microphone

Value: $160

Starting Bid: $52

Name of Organization: Fancy Tiger Crafts

About Fancy Tiger Crafts: Fancy Tiger Crafts is a revolutionary shop in Denver, Colorado that specializes in craft supplies and classes for the modern crafter. Owners Jaime Jennings and Amber Corcoran's vision is to inspire people to reach their crafting potential through modern and sustainable supplies and quality instruction.

Item for Bidding: Two Stitchin' Kits: Flossie the Kitty and Lloyd the Emotional Rainbow

Value: $14

Starting Bid: $5

Name of Organization: DemocracyNow!

About Democracy Now!: We provide our audience with access to people and perspectives rarely heard in the U.S.corporate-sponsored media, including independent and international journalists, ordinary people from around the world who are directly affected by U.S. foreign policy, grassroots leaders and peace activists, artists, academics and independent analysts.

Item for Bidding: Autographed copy of "Democracy Now!" by Amy Goodman with David Goodman and Denis Moynihan.

Value: $31

Starting Bid: $8

Name of Organization: Lowbrow Art Store

About Lowbrow: Forged in the flames of Hades and brought to Earth on the back of a winged unicorn, Lowbrow is a beautiful art store fever dream made manifest on this plane to feature the works of local artists and provide you with glitter, graffiti supplies, coloring books, collectible art toys, scented markers, and every other art supply you can think of that is great.

Item for Bidding: $20 Gift Certificate 

Starting Bid: $6

Name of Organization: Bowie Ties

About Mouthfuls: Professional attire for your furry beast.

Item for Bidding: 3 Dog Bow-Ties in Small, Medium and Large

Value: $42

Starting Bid: $13

Name of Organization: Ceramics in the City

About Ceramics in the City: Ceramics in the City is a bright studio with paint-your-own-pottery, glass-fusing & other crafts for individuals or groups. If you are looking for something fun and unique to do, or if you want to host a party, Ceramics in the City is your studio. 

Item for Bidding: $20 Gift Certificate (+ an additional $5 credit when you return the original packaging!)

Starting Bid: $6

Name of Organization: Wish Gifts

About Wish Gifts: wish gifts is an independent, well-traveled gift shop owned by Denver native Lisa Figlino. Lisa hand-selects every piece of wish gifts with the hope that your gifts will be celebrated and remembered.

Item for Bidding: "Girls Night Out" Party of 25 People with tasty treats, beverages and gifts for your guests. 10% of sales go to the charity of your choice.

Value: $400
Starting Bid: $132

Name of Organization: Tattered Cover

About Tattered Cover: Locally-owned, indie bookstore with three large stores in metro-Denver, and four small commuter stores.

Item for Bidding: $20 Gift Certificate

Starting Bid: $6

Name of Organization: Urban Dogg

About Urban Dogg: Urban Dogg has two convenient locations in Capitol Hill and Uptown, and we can usually accommodate same-day grooming appointments every day of the week. They are locally owned, pay our staff livable wages far above industry standard and invest back in the community through financially supporting a myriad of non-profits and charities.

Item for Bidding #1: Gift Box containing $150 in product + $100 gift certificate

Value: $250

Starting Bid: $83

Item for Bidding #2: Gift Box containing $150 in product + $100 gift certificate

Value: $250

Starting Bid: $83

Beauty and Fashion

Name of Organization: Global Girlfriend

About Global Girlfriend: Global Girlfriend is a fair-trade boutique offering a line of trend-setting, women-made, eco-friendly products including stylish apparel, accessories and gifts with one purpose -- helping women in need help themselves. Global Girlfriend passionately believes that economic opportunity for women holds the promise for real change in the world; because when women have an income, they reinvest in themselves and in their children's health, education and nutrition, building stronger families and communities over time.

Item for Bidding #1: Three Handwoven Textile Scarves and Four Necklaces

Value: $118
Starting Bid: $39

Name of Organization: SOL (Store of Lingerie)

About Store of Lingerie: SOL specializes in bra fittings and is known for its exceptional service and exquisite collection of fine lingerie.  SOL’s collection includes bras, panties, ropes, pajamas, and loungewear.  Co-owner Cindy Johnson is a nationally recognized bra expert and has appeared several times on the TODAY show.

Item for Bidding: $50 Gift Certficate

Starting Bid: $15

Name of Organization: Indy Ink

About Indy Ink: IndyInk is a screen printing company that has been printing in Denver for 13 years.  Their retail boutique is located on S. Broadway that carries both men’s and women’s fashion with a sneaker shop in the basement below.  They carry many local brands, American made cut & sew products, and many bigger brands that cannot be found elsewhere in Denver. 

Item for Bidding #1: Small, Black T-shirt with IndyInk Logo

Value: $24
Starting Bid: $7

Item for Bidding #2: Medium, Black T-shirt with IndyInk Logo

Value: $16
Starting Bid: $5

Item for Bidding #3: Medium, Black T-shirt with IndyInk Logo

Value: $16
Starting Bid: $5

Item for Bidding #4: Medium, Black T-shirt with IndyInk Logo

Value: $16
Starting Bid: $5

Item for Bidding #5: Large, Black T-Shirt with IndyInk Logo

Value: $16
Starting Bid: $5

Item for Bidding #6: Large, Black T-shirt with IndyInk Logo

Value: $16

Starting Bid: $5

Item for Bidding #7: X-Large, Black T-shirt with IndyInk Logo

Value: $16

Starting Bid: $5

Learning New Things!

Name of Organization: Cherry Creek Dance

About Cherry Creek Dance: Since opening in 1994, Cherry Creek Dance has experienced some great performances at events such as a Denver Broncos Halftime, the Cherry Creek Arts Festival and Disneyland's Magic Music Days just to name a few. Cherry Creek Dance is located in the heart of Cherry Creek North. 

Item for Bidding: Gift Certificate for One Class Per Week for One Month (New students only. Does not include $25 registration fee)

Value: $70
Starting Bid: $21

Name of Organization: Underwater Phantaseas

About Underwater Phantaseas: We have the highest rating given to a PADI training facility. Our heated indoor pool on site allows us to take as much time as needed to work on your diving skills without rushing through the course due to time constraints. The pool is maintained at a very warm temperature for your enjoyment and comfort.

Item for Bidding: 2 Passes to Scuba School! Open Water Class & Pool Training is the first step in an “Open Water” SCUBA certification. To obtain the “Open Water” SCUBA certification, the student must participate in the Class & Pool training as well as complete four Open Water checkout dives. Student must purchase materials to participate, approx. cost is $152.36

Value: $360
Starting Bid: $119

Name of Organization: Voodoo Comedy Playhouse

About Voodoo Comedy Playhouse: The Voodoo Comedy Playhouse is a dedicated comedy and improv theater and bar located in Denver, Colorado. Our mission is threefold: to provide high-quality and diverse show offerings that exemplify the amazing Colorado comedy and improv communities; to offer professional-grade comedy and improv classes and workshops that enhance the skills and visibility of our performers; and to open our doors to the Colorado comedy and improv communities as a unique all-inclusive gathering space where all types of performers can grow and flourish.

Item for Bidding: Level 1 Improv Class Series

Value: $180
Starting Bid: $62

Name of Organization: Canvas and Cocktails

About Canvas and Cocktails: Since March of 2009, Canvas and Cocktails has been offering mixing wine and art to produce a whole lot of fun.  Come take their themed classes or take hold of your own masterpiece in their open paint sessions.They have two locations- one on Clayton Street in Cherry Creek North and one at SouthGlenn in Centennial.

Item for Bidding: Gift Certificate for One Class

Value: $40
Starting Value: $16

Name of Organization: Bella Calla

About Bella Calla: Bella Calla offers innovative, artistic floral design to the weddings, events, homes, and offices of Denver and Boulder. We bring you the freshest and most hard-to-find flowers at affordable prices. Every detail will be perfect, each element intrinsically reflective of you. 

Item for Bidding: Certificate for Two for a Build Your Own Terrarium Class (includes wine and cheese!)

Value: $110
Starting Bid: $33

Name of Organization: Cook Street School of Culinary Arts

About Cook Street: With an accelerated professional training program, Cook Street School of Culinary Arts offers a unique opportunity for the mature student seeking intensive study in food and wine. Recreational classes, offered year-round, invite food and wine enthusiasts and amateur cooks alike to expand their abilities and creativity in a fun, hands-on environment!

Item for Bidding: 1 Recreational Cooking Class

Value: $99
Starting Bid: $29

Spa and Wellness

Name of Organization: A New Spirit Wellness Center and Spa

About A New Spirit Wellness Center and Spa: Welcome to A New Spirit…We are one of Denver’s premier holistic healing centers emphasizing alternative and traditional healing for the Body, Mind and Spirit. We are always bringing in new services and technologies to the spa because we believe technology is our friend!

Item for Bidding: Floatation Therapy and Infrared Sauna 

Value: $65
Starting Bid: $21

Name of Organization: Resonate Reiki and Sound Healing

About Resonate Reiki and Sound Healing: Reiki is a gentle, positive energetic modality that works on physical, mental, emotional, and spiritual levels. For millennia, Sound has been used as a tool for healing by ancient cultures such as the Aboriginal people of Australia, the Egyptians and the Greeks. Reiki, used in conjunction with the vibrations of instruments such as tuning forks, Paiste planetary gongs, frame and ocean drums, crystal/Tibetan singing bowls, rattles, tingshas and chimes, supports shifts of consciousness and transformation through a relaxed brain state.

Item for Bidding: $60 Gift Certificate

Starting Bid: $19

Name of Organization: CorePower Yoga

About CorePower Yoga: CorePower Yoga strives to increase awareness and widespread adoption of yoga by making yoga accessible to everyone through a variety of yoga styles for beginners and more advanced yoga students, and class times to meet any schedule.

Item for Bidding: Certificate for a Month of UNLIMITED Yoga

Value: $200
Starting Bid: $60

Name of Organization: Manna Pilates

About Manna Pilates: At MANNA Pilates,  we believe that form and quality of movement is key to transforming your body.  Individual attention is of utmost importance.  Because of this, we focus on private and duet Pilates equipment-based sessions. Sessions can be corrective, preventative, rehabilitative, and used for athletic conditioning.

Item for Bidding: 3 Private Sessions

Value: $240
Starting Bid: $79

Adventures & Outdoors

Name of Organization: Denver Bouldering Club

About Denver Bouldering Club: The DBC offers members 24/7 access to the training tools and community support that will energize your workout for improved fitness and more rewarding climbing.

Item for Bidding: 5-Punch Pass

Value: $58
Starting Bid: $19

Name of Organization: Denver Botanic Gardens

About Denver Botanic Gardens: The mission of Denver Botanic Gardens is to connect people with plants, especially plants from the Rocky Mountain region and similar regions around the world, providing delight and enlightenment to everyone.

Item for Bidding: One-Year Friends & Family Membership

Value: $90
Starting Bid: $29

Name of Organization: Denver Zoo

About Denver Zoo: The Denver Zoo is the leader in animal care and visitor experience.  We are passionate about our  commitment to excellence in support of our mission:  To secure a better world for animals through human understanding.

Item for Bidding: Family Four-pack of General Admission Tickets

Value: $68
Starting Bid: $22

Name of Organization: Butterfly Pavilion

About Butterfly Pavilion: Butterfly Pavilion is home to over 5,000 animals! Embark on an adventure to the realm of Rosie, their famous tarantula. Step to Water’s Edge to be immersed in an underwater world full of sea creatures. Explore the tropical rainforest where 1,600 butterflies rule the sky! End your journey in the gardens and nature trail where you’re sure to see critters of all kinds. 

Item for Bidding: Four Passes

Value: $44
Starting Bid: $14

Name of Organization: Pikes Peak Cog Railway

About Pikes Peak Cog Railway: Since 1891, the Pikes Peak Cog Railway has been taking thousands of people to the 14,115 ft summit of Pikes Peak. Come explore America's Mountain in comfort and style as you take a guided tour to the summit and back. If you want an educational trip that is fun for the whole family, the Cog Railway is the way to go! 

Item for Bidding: Two Roundtrip Passes

Value: $80
Starting Bid: $26

Name of Organization: PGA Tour Superstore

About PGA Superstore: Whether you're a beginner or an expert, you can find the perfect set of clubs, apparel & more to fit your game at PGA TOUR Superstore. We're your one-stop golf store for great deals on all your golfing needs, from bags to gloves, clubs to sunglasses. 

Item for Bidding: One Player's Plus Club Membership to PGA Superstore

Value: $150
Starting Bid: $49

Name of Organization: Progresh

About Progresh: Indoor training center for skiing, snowboarding, BMX, skateboarding, parkour & tumbling. Come fly through the air, test your balance, or learn a new skill. We love to surprise people with their abilities they never knew they had. We strive for an exciting angle on trying new tricks, skills, and elements.

Item for Bidding3 Airbag Introductory Sessions for Two

Value: $210

Starting Bid: $69

Name of Organization: Arapahoe Basin

About Arapahoe Basin: Arapahoe Basin is an alpine ski area in the Rocky Mountains of the United States, in the White River National Forest of Colorado, in operation since 1946.

Item for Bidding: Two One-Day Lift Tickets for the 2017-2018 Season

Value: $180

Starting Bid: $59

Name of Organization: ScooTours Denver

About ScooTours Denver: Motorized Vespa style scooter rental service and guided sightseeing scooter tours across from the Colorado Convention Center in Denver, Colorado. ScooTours Denver Scooter Rental provides everything you need including scooter riding lessons, gas, liability insurance and suggestions of where to explore on our motor scooter.

Item for Bidding: One Free Rental or Tour

Value: $104.27

Starting Bid: $34