FORT PIERCE — Celebrate the holidays and the spirit of giving back to the community through Treasure Coast Food Bank’s Holiday Online Auction. It takes place Dec. 3-13 and features items for everyone on your gift list.
The auction includes excursion tickets for trips as varied as Disney World and San Francisco. There’s a stay-cation featuring a night at The Driftwood Resort in Vero Beach, entertainment, jewelry and art.
This is the second year that Treasure Coast Food Bank has held an online auction, which provides a way for people to give back to the community while shopping for holiday gifts.
“Participating in our Holiday Online Auction is a way to purchase a gift for a loved one and at the same time give a gift of nutritious meals to children, seniors and families who don’t always have enough to eat,” said Judith Cruz, President and CEO of Treasure Coast Food Bank. “People loved being able to shop online knowing their winning bids were helping their community as well. And I want to extend a personal thank you to all the supporters who have donated items for our auction.”
Here’s a sample of items up for bid:
Vacation for two to San Francisco - $1,000 flight voucher, two-night hotel accommodations, and an exclusive VIP tour of the famous San Francisco Aquarium at the Bay.
Disney World – four Disney World Park Hopper tickets to the most magical place on earth.
Teavana Tea Cruising Bicycle – 26-inch Lady’s Beach Cruiser bicycle.
Vero Beach Stay-cation – One night’s stay at the historic Driftwood Resort on Vero Beach and $50 gift card to The Driftwood’s restaurant, Waldo’s.
Theatre tickets – Two tickets to the world-famous Billy Elliott at the Riverside Theatre along with a $50 gift card to Citrus Grill House in Vero Beach.
Original art – A vibrant painting of flowers by artist Lisa Jill Allison.
Diamond ring – Elegant teardrop-shaped diamond ring with white and yellow diamonds on white-gold band.
Private wine class – A private sip and learn for up to 20 people from Total Wine & More.
Toys - Anna and Elsa dolls from the hit movie, "Frozen."
The auction opens at 8 a.m. on Friday, Dec. 3 and runs through noon on Monday, Dec. 13. All proceeds benefit Treasure Coast Food Bank. Register in advance to participate at stophunger.org/holidayauction.