Auction Items:

Take a look at all of the amazing gifts people have donated to fulfill Ashton's passion for education in our local community!  Yes, people GAVE these treasures out of the goodness of their hearts!

We'll auction these items, using the process laid out at this link: Silent Auction Process.  We hope you look forward to this fun and high-energy evening as much as we do!

Richard Petty Driving Experience:

The "Experience of a Lifetime" for a NASCAR fan!  Can you handle 30 laps of white-knuckled, heart-pounding speed in a 600HP NASCAR?  See for details.  (Minimum bid: $400)


Contemporary Coffee Table:

A beautifully hand-crafted coffee table (Minimum bid: $250)

Kid's Rocking Biplane:

Let your child's imagination fly as they soar on this one-of-a-kind rocking biplane!  Artwork by Deborah Manoll  (Minimum bid: $350)

2019 version almost complete!

Relax on an island off the coast of Maine:

Spend a week in a cottage on an island off the coast of Maine.  Choose to come up when the leaves are changing, or perhaps in the spring when the wildlife is reemerging.


More to come:

Stay tuned, as they used to say, there are more treasures coming!

Hand-made Quilt:

A quilt with a surprise theme, crafted especially for the Hope Gala by Wendy & Jerry Zagenczyk.

Join in the fun of the raffle all evening long! 

Raffle tickets are:


1 ticket @ $2

3 tickets @ $5

7 tickets @$10

15 tickets @ $20

100 tickets @ $100

Each raffle item will have an associated jar; the winning tickets will be drawn from those you contribute in the item's jar.  Drawings will happen several times throughout the night, and at the end all non-winning raffle tickets will be combined and drawn for the table center pieces.


A sampling of the raffle baskets includes:

More to come!

More to come!