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Save Saturday, Nov. 2, for Annual Kennedy Auction!

 

Planning has already been underway for the 32nd Annual Auction, which is Kennedy’s oldest and most important fundraiser of the year. It takes place on Saturday, Nov. 2 this year.

We hope for a great outcome and the important financial boost it brings to the school’s fiscal health and viability. To ensure the Auction’s success, we ask the Kennedy Community to donate, solicit or financially underwrite, to the best of their family’s ability, items which can be offered at either the Live or Silent Auction being held.

Attendance is also a great way to provide financial support to the school while purchasing useful items and gifts at a reasonable price. Students can also offer assistance and receive credit towards their service hours.

For the Kennedy Community, the Auction offers a wonderful night out with dinner, an opportunity to socialize and a chance to support a most valuable gift to your child – a Catholic education.

Please take a moment to view the items on our 2013 Wish List below,  and then use the Item Donation Form 2013 to pledge the gift of a good or service, or it’s underwriting.

Thank you in advance for your help with Auction 2013!

[toggle title=”Wish List of Prizes Sought”]Here is a list of items which have done well at past auctions and continue to be popular. Please use this list as a helpful guide when you are thinking of donations for the Auction. Your participation is what is important. Since this is Kennedy’s oldest and most important fundraiser of the year, we rely on our Kennedy Community to solicit, donate, and/or financially underwrite any of these items which are used in both the Live and Silent Auctions.

Technology: such as iPods, 3DS, iPads, PlayStation 3, WiiU, Bluetooth, Kindles, gift cards to iTunes, GameStop, Best Buy, Barnes and Noble

Restaurants: gift certificates to favorite restaurants, bakeries or specialty shops. Kennedy Catholic is a regional high school with great restaurants in the Hudson Valley and Fairfield County regions. Fabulous food is always worth the trip!

Gift Baskets: spirits and liquors, unique glassware, lottery/scratch off tickets, luxury bath and beauty, specialty foods, Christmas items for baskets, items for a baby shower basket, items such as lovely soaps and candles for a basket which the committee can assemble, items for an art basket, sports package, books, technology and learning items

Sports: sports equipment, horseback riding lessons, skydiving instruction, tickets to major sporting events, gym memberships, snowboarding lessons, personal trainers/lifestyle consultants, golfing foursomes, golf gear

Home and Health: unique items for the home, gift certificates for spa services, specialty home appliance such as espresso/coffee makers, gift cards to malls, boutiques and major department stores. Christmas themes are also very popular

Hearth and Home: gift certificates to the local nursery, lawn care services, house cleaning, design consultations, home energy evaluations, home heating certificates, personal chef for an evening, hand crafted furniture, unique home accessories such as rugs or throw pillows

Fashion Items: unique jewelry and boutique accessories, hand crafted pieces including wraps and scarves

Tickets and Getaways: tickets to shows, concerts or the opera. Broadway gift cards, spa weekends, time share getaways, donation of a seashore vacation rental, theme park tickets

Make it Your Own: Do you own a business? Do you have a special family tradition to share? Would you consider donating a service or family day trip, such as cutting a Christmas tree or a special museum or adventure? Consider pairing with other parents to create a theme basket with items you would love receiving.

Friday, October 18th is the deadline for prize donations (sending them in earlier is so helpful!) Saturday, November 2nd is the date for the Auction “Attend, Shop, and Support Catholic Education”

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Auction Reservations & Underwriting
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