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Item Silent Item Description Bid Donated by


Whole White Oak Whiskey Barrel Whiskey Connoisseur? Love Farmhouse Décor? This authentic, fully assembled, freshly emptied with Removable Top can be used for Storage, Display, Décor, Cooler, and More!


S & S Landscaping


Ebert Fine Art Portrait Studio $700 Portrait Certificates - Deluxe Family Portrait Session & $350 Portrait Credit

Ebert Studio


Ebert Studio Oak Park, IL


Photo Icelandic lighthouse - frame 16x20 - photo 10x15 signed - Alan Ball photographer

Icelandic Lighthouse


Alan Ball


Wine accessory basket Includes wine accessories, pink moscato and other drink goodies


Happy Hour , Dave and Peggy Anderson


Terry Bradshaw signed football

Terry Bradshaw Football


Bill and Sandra Moss


Italian Lovers Basket Assorted Gourmet Olive Oil Basket including $100 gift certificate to Paisano’s on Broadway in Richmond Il

Italian Lovers Basket


Paisanos Olive Tap


Make your Pasta Night- Copper Colander, pasta and $100 Gift certificate to Paisano's


Paisanos Olive Tap


18 inch American Girl doll with red hair, blue eyes, light skin. Includes a wig brush and blanket

American Girl Doll


Warren & Sue Schumacher Family


Foursome with cart at Fox Lake Country Club -Challenge yourself on Vern Thelen’s home course. Enjoy a round of golf at the beautiful Fox Lake country close to the home where the Thelen family grew up and spent many hours looking for golf balls

Fox Lake golf course


Fox Lake Country Club

Fox Lake Country Club Joe Ptrungaro


Beauty Basket Electric ToothBrush and accessories to pamper yourself. $85 Gift Certificate to Jandee Salon. Basket includes beauty items


Karen Izzo


Boulder Ridge Country Club - 4 players with cart ( Lake in the Hills)


Dan Shepherd


Whiskey and Drink basket

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Happy Hour , Dave and Peggy Anderson


NAPA Basket- tool organizer bag, retractable hose reel and NAPA kids truck

Napa Kid's Truck




Madagascar Family Play $100 gift certificate for Madagascar family play at Marriott Lincolnshire Theatre. (Redeemable for up to 6 people) Or for another Play of your choice. Madagascar movie included.


Friends of the Foundation


TaylorMade SX32 Spider Putter: Being able to finish with a solid putt is a must in your golf game. Get some help with a TaylorMade SX32 Spider Putter

Spider Putter


Pro Circle Golf

Pro Circle Golf Gary Shastal


Local brew/booze gift- - Bottle of North Shore Gin and gift card for a North Shore Distillery behind the scenes tour of the distillery in Lake Bluff. Also includes a $50 gift card to Half Day Brewing Co. in Lincolnshire.


Peggy & Dan Volpe


4 tickets to Cubs vs Mariners game. Located in Section 108 Row 2. September 3, 2019 7:05pm, parking included

Cubs Mariners


Burris Equipment


Start a family tradition! Cut down your own Christmas tree at Richardson Christmas Tree Farm in Spring Grove IL.

Richardson’s Tree Farm (Ryan Richardson)


Richardson's Tree Farm


TopGolf 3 month VIP membership and marketing items + extra added items

TopGolf VIP


TopGolf Naperville

added items Carolyn Weaver


When Life gives you lemons, you make lemonade and add some Vodka basket

Lemon Vodka Basket


Friends of the Foundation


Bears Tickets Bears vs Detroit Lions Nov 10, 2019, section 428 Row 30 seats 16,17,18,19 southwest corner of stadium.

Bears vs Lions


Matt Thelen Family & Pat Mayette Family


Pink Ladies golf basket with golf items and wine


Becky's Warriors


Cubs vs Pirates September 15th 1:20 pm 4 tickets

Cubs vs Pirates


Tredroc Tire


Alexa Echo Show:Package includes Alexa Show and Alexa compatible light bulbs

Alexa Echo


Friends of the Foundation


Sweets Basket - Lovin Oven and Sweets Basket $25 gift card to Lovin Oven. Basket includes homemade sweets!


Lovin Oven Cakery


Foursome White Deer Run with cart

White Deer Run


White Deer Run Golf


Filled Yeti Cooler

Yeti Cooler


5 Corners Truck & Auto- Tom Thelen Family


$3000 Gift Certificate for one Fourteen Inch commissioned canvas fine art portrait for individual or family

Sanders portrait


Sanders Portraits Highland Park, IL


Bonnies Gift Card and Pasta Bowl $30 gift card to Bonnie Chic Boutique in Grayslake with Pasta entertaining bowl


Bonnie's Chic Boutique


Notre Dame Football 2 Tickets —Notre Dame vs Virginia Tech including Parking pass to the Joyce Lot. Section 106; row 19; seats 39-40. To keep your Irish Luck alive included is a $30 gift certificate to Paddy’s on the Square in Long Grove,IL.


Chet & Maria Etling


Basket of Flavored Vodka You'll be saying-Da Da Das gut wotka-as you relax at home

Flavored Vodkas Martini Glasses


Barb Miller
glasses by Julie Tholen


Need a gift for Valentine’s Day, Birthday, Anniversary, Christmas, just because, gift for yourself ☺ There are many reasons why this 14kt white gold diamond necklace with 14 round brilliant cut diamonds all G-H color and SI1in clarity of .14cts.

Diamond Necklace


Rolland Jewelers


TopGolf $200 gift card, 6 TopGolf Mugs, 6 TopGolf Koozies

Mug and gift card


Ann Kroupa


Framed, signed, photo by Kevin O'Donnell

Milky Way Farm Tractor


Kevin O'Donnell & Pete Thelen


Smack your lips to a delicious 10" chocolate cake from Nothing Bundt Cake


Peggy Miles


Mega Party! - corn maze & Bonfire party for 8-10 people

Richardson’s Adventure Farm (Ryan Richardson)


Richardson's Adventure Farm


Kids variety package. Those little ones will be busy with Puzzles, Games, Remote Control Car and craft kits along with outdoor chairs and garden tools.

Kids Variety Auction Item


Friends of the Foundation


Enjoy one of your favorite bands under the stars at Ravinia Festival in Highland Park IL. Package includes $100 gift certificate to be used at Ravinia, a travel Ravinia table and a cooler with picnic accessories.

Ravinia certificates


Steve and Diana Thelen


This quilt is perfect for any baby in your life. A beautiful handmade quilt of animals and cute patterns. It is 48" wide and 51" high all made with love. Donated and made by Isabelle Donnelly.

Baby Quilt


Isabelle Donnelly


Spirit Sampler Basket

spirits basket


Chet & Maria Etling


White Sox vs Twins 29-Aug-2019 at 1:10pm + parking. 4 Tickets Box 136 Row 27 Seats 9, 10, 11, 12

White Sox Game


Chicago White Sox


Mitch Trubisky signed football Bears

Bears Mitch Trubisky football


Bill and Sandi Moss

Live Auction—Pay by Check, Cash, PayPal, or Credit Card

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Diana’s Apple Pie. Made with her Grandma’s secret crust recipe, our granny’s special filling recipe and Diana’s undisclosed ingredient.



Diana Thelen


Sunset Helicopter Ride. An hour-long helicopter ride for 3 during sunset over the Chicago Skyline. Take off from Kenosha airport or Schaumburg. Location and time can be flexible. Comes with $100 towards your evening dinner.

Chicago Skyline


Mike Ruggles


Gift Certificate for a 5 hour chartered fishing excursion on Lake Michigan. Leaves from Kenosha, Wisconsin. Up to 6 people to fish. Certificate good for balance of the 2019 season (until Oct) and for all of 2020 season (May to Oct) With a bag full of goodies included

Reel Nauti Charters extras included


Debbie Thelen


Holy Cow! The division Race is on for all you baseball fans!
Enjoy this fun filled weekend getaway in the Windy City. Package includes two bleacher tickets to Cubs vs. Brewers for both Saturday, August 31 and Sunday, September 1 games. Plus stay 1 or 2 nights at Joe and Diane May’s beautiful condo that sleeps six and is located 2.3 miles from Wrigley Field

Cubs vs Brewers


Joe and Diane May


Bears vs Chargers -Oct 27, 2019, noon kick off Section 142 Row 3 Seats 14-17. On the aisle. Including attending tailgate in premium lot donated by Joe and Diane May—Includes premium parking

Bears vs Chargers


Thelen Sand & Gravel

Tailgate by Joe and Diane May


Ultimate Travel Package. Need a break from your summer break? Get away using the Ultimate Travel Package. Includes two $250 American Airlines vouchers and why not get new luggage as well! This Samsonite Luggage includes a built in USB, TSA approved lock to secure your belongings and hard-shell for durability.

Travel Package


Friends of the Foundation


7 nights - 2 bed 2 bath condo Pointe Estero Ft Myers FL - subject to availability must be used by oct 2020

Point Estero Condos


Thelen Sand & Gravel