Live Auction Items

16th Annual Heart of Doernbecher Live Auction Packages



This package is a golf enthusiast's dream!  Grab a few friends and head to beautiful Augusta, Georgia to watch your favorite golfers compete at the world's most prestigious golf tournament - The Masters!  Enjoy true southern hospitality as a VIP at the Double Eagle Club, a country club-like experience adjacent to Augusta National Golf Club.  Daily membership at the Double Eagle Club includes elegant meals and top-shelf cocktails, a margarita bar and ice cream parlor, valet parking, PGA professional golf instruction with private indoor golf simulator and swing analysis technology, spacious outdoor deck facing Augusta National Golf Course, putting green, cigar roller, business center, first class wait staff and concierge service, and cell phone and luggage check.  After your exciting day on the green, sleep in luxury in a gorgeous private residence in one of Augusta's finest communities.

This exclusive, once-in-a-lifetime package includes: four badges to the Masters Tournament on Saturday, April 11 and Sunday, April 12, 2015; four Double Eagle Club hospitality facility membership passes for Saturday, April 11 and Sunday, April 12, 2015; three nights' accommodation for four on Friday, April 10 through Sunday, April 12, 2015.  Accommodations are in shared, fully-furnished private residences located close to Augusta National in communities such as Jones Creek, Hunters Ridge, West Lake, Rhodes Hill and Riverchase.

Restrictions:  Badges for the Masters Tournament are valid only Saturday, April 11 and Sunday, April 12, 2015 and cannot be changed.  Hospitality in the Double Eagle Club is valid only Saturday, April 11 and Sunday, April 12, 2015.  Accommodations are valid Friday, April 10, Saturday, April 11 and Sunday, April 12, 2015.

Donors: Susie and Terry Porter; Charley and Rebecca Besser



Attention all fashionistas!  Here is your chance to get up close and personal with the world of fashion.  You and three friends will have the opportunity to enjoy a behind-the-scenes tour of Vogue and the famous Vogue closet.  From there, you will experience the bright lights of a Mercedes Benz New York Fashion Week runway show.  After all the excitement, whet your appetite by dining with former New York Times Food Critic Bryan Miller at a hot New York City restaurant picked by Bryan where you'll savor a delectable meal and get the experience of what it's like to be a food critic.  Get a good night's rest at Hotel Renaissance 57 because the next day you'll be get an exclusive tour of some of world's finest art, jewelry and collectible at the famed auction house Sotheby's.

This package, fit for any fashion, art and food lover includes a tour for four at Vogue, including a visit to the Vogue closet; four tickets to a Vogue New York Fashion Week runway show; dinner at restaurant of Bryan's choice for four with Bryan Miller; a tour of Sotheby's; two rooms for three nights at Hotel Renaissance 57.

Restrictions:  Valid for New York Fashion Week during a TBD timeframe in February 2015.

Donors: Karen and Rick Durrett; Sylvana and Adam Durrett; Gerry Frank; Jordan Schnitzer; Marriott Hotels



Ever wonder what it would be like to be a medical professional?  Well here's your chance!  With this buy-in package, six lucky people will have the opportunity to experience a Day in the Life at Doernbecher.  Your day will begin with pediatric grand rounds where you will learn about pediatric topics, research or a challenging clinical case.  From there, you're off to a visit to the Doernbecher Emergency Department where you will get to experience a hands-on simulation in the Emergency Department with Dr. David Spiro.  After that, you'll head to the Pediatric Intensive Care Unit, to assist Dr. Dana Braner with diagnosis and determine a course of treatment for a simulated patient.  Take a tour of our operating rooms with Doernbecher Surgeon -in-Chief, Dr. Ken Azarow before watching brain surgery performed live by Dr. Lissa Baird via video-conference technology with Dr. Nate Selden explaining the surgery.  Enjoy lunch with Doernbecher Physician-in-Chief Dr. Stacy Nicholson and Doernbecher VP Women & Children's Services Jodi Coombs.  They'll share about the vision of where pediatrics is going at Doernbecher and about the business of running a hospital.  After lunch, throw on your lab coat and take a tour of one of our research labs with Dr. Monika Davare.  Up next, tour the Doernbecher Neonatal Care Center with Drs. Bob Schelonka and JoDee Anderson.  End your day with appetizers, cocktails and good conversation with some of the faculty you worked with during your Day at Doernbecher.

Restrictions:  Date is scheduled for Thursday, October 2, 2014. Schedule is subject to change.  Winning bidders must get HIPAA certified prior to said date.

Donors: Doernbecher Children's Hospital



Relax and escape to gorgeous Orcas Island!  You and several friends will enjoy a one-week stay in a beautiful private residence on Orcas Island.  Located in the Eastsound on a dead-end, private road, this 3-bedroom home boasts unrestricted views of the water, wildlife and the best sunsets ever!   Featuring many amenities including a fully equipped kitchen, this house can comfortably sleep eight in beds and an additional four guests can sleep on provided deluxe airbeds.  Enjoy your week in Orcas Island relaxing or taking advantage of the many activities the island has to offer – from kayaking, golfing, biking, riding horses, zip lining, whale watching – there is something for everyone.  Don't forget to stop by Sazio di Notte to enjoy a delicious Italian dinner made with some of the freshest local ingredients. 

Package includes: One week stay in Orcas Island home, gift certificate for dinner for two at Sazio di Notte, zip line experience for two at Zip San Juan, two bike rentals from Wildlife Bicycles, 18 holes of golf for two at Orcas Island Golf Club, three hour boating excursion for four people with Kruger Escapes, kayak tour with lunch for two people with Outdoor Odysseys Kayak, a trail ride for two with Trail Rides at Turtlehead Farms and a welcome fruit/vegetable basket from Maple Ridge Farms.

Restrictions:  Date of stay to be mutually agreed upon, expires April 26, 2015.  No smoking on property.  Zip line experience takes place at Friday Harbor location.  Carts not included with golf experience.    Kayak tour leaves from Friday Harbor.  Trail ride valid July-August 2014 and subject to availability.

Donors: Terry & Debbie Grover; Sazio di Notte; Zip San Juan; Orcas Island Golf Club; Kruger Escapes; Wildlife Cycles, Outdoor Odysseys Kayak; Trail Rides at Turtlehead Farms; Maple Ridge Farms



Escape to Silcox Hut, Oregon's highest hotel room!  Located one mile above Timberline Lodge, Silcox Hut is the perfect place to host your next family reunion or corporate retreat, or just get away with 23 of your closest friends and family.  Wrap up in a cozy Pendleton blanket, pour a glass of delicious Jacob Williams wine and relax with the beautiful views.  Outfit yourself before your stay with a gift card to Columbia Sportswear.  

This package includes one night lodging for up to 24 people at Silcox Hut on Mt. Hood. It also includes dinner, a continental breakfast, and transportation to and from the lodge. Jacob Williams Winery will donate 18 bottles of wine to pair with your dinner.  Also included is a Pendleton Blanket and a $250 gift card to Columbia Sportswear.

Restrictions: Date to be mutually agreed upon.  Valid Sunday-Thursday nights and cannot be used during holiday periods.  Expires April 30, 2015.

Donors: Sally and Jeff Kohnstamm; Timberline Lodge; Jacob Williams Winery; Pendleton Woolen Mills; Columbia Sportswear



This package is total touchdown!  Grab three friends and head up to Seattle for the weekend to watch the Seahawks in action from an on-field suite at CenturyLink Field.  Begin your weekend by checking in to your two-night, two-bedroom stay at Hotel Max located in downtown Seattle.  You pre-game day festivities include sampling the menu of local, sustainable, real food at Local 360; grabbing a show at the famed Crocodile and taking in the views from the Space Needle.  Next up, Game Day!  From your suite, located behind the end-zone, you'll feel like you're in the game playing alongside Russell Wilson.  Commemorate your trip with autographed Seattle Seahawks merchandise.  Before you head home the next morning, be sure to stop by Top Pot Donuts to pick up a dozen delicious donuts that are said to rival VooDoo Donuts.

Package includes: four tickets in an on-field suite at Seahawks game at CenturyLink Field; gift certificate to Local 360; two rooms for two nights at Hotel Max; tickets to a show at the Crocodile Café; gift certificates for the Space Needle and Top Pot Donuts.

Restrictions: NFL schedule not released until 4/17/14 – winning bidder will have choice between two TBD games. 

Donors: Jim Mendenhall; Janice & Bryn Torkelson; Hotel Max; Local 360; Crocodile; Eric Meier; Top Pot Donuts



You and seven friends will enjoy a Portland Winterhawks game like never before!   Before each of you take a ride on the Fanboni, watch the players and their opponents warm up on the ice from the team bench where you'll get an opportunity to chat with the coaching staff.   Enjoy the first period as the guest of WinterhawksPresident Doug Piper in the President's Moda Center Suite.  After the first period, move down to your premium-reserved seats and enjoy the rest of the game close to the action.  At the conclusion of the game, your group will be escorted down to the Winterhawks Media Room at ice level for a chance to meet the players, get autographs and photos and special Winterhawks souvenirs to take home.

Restrictions: Date to be mutually agreed upon during the 2014/15 season.

Donors: Portland Winterhawks



Make a Doernbecher patient's day and send them to enjoy a Portland Winterhawks game from a luxury suite at the Moda Center.  11 lucky patients and their parents will have the opportunity to forget about being a patient and have some fun!

Donors: Metro Metals Northwest



Grab a friend and head north to beautiful Sitka, Alaska and enjoy a three-day fishing adventure.   Once you arrive in Sitka, courtesy of Alaska Airlines, take a complimentary shuttle to Islandview Resort and Charters where you will stay for the next four nights.  You'll enjoy three full days of salmon and halibut fishing aboard Legasea's 30-foot walk-around vessel.  The fully guided saltwater fishing charter includes deckhand service on board daily, along with all necessary bait, gear and tackle. Raingear, boots, and custom fish processing are also provided. Breakfast is included each day of fishing and on your day of departure, as well as lunch and non-alcoholic beverages on the boat, and appetizers after a long day of fishing. On your last night, enjoy a barbeque dinner and get a good night's rest before taking the trip back home.

Restrictions:  Date to be mutually agreed upon in 2015.  Trip expires 9/30/2015.  Travel on Alaska Airlines must be booked by April 26, 2015 and used within 320 days of booking.

Donors: IslandView Resort & Charters, LLC; Legasea Charters; Alaska Airlines