Held at The Westin Bellevue March 5 at 6:00 p.m.
BELLEVUE, Wash.- (February 18, 2011) Olive Crest’s 11th Annual Gala Auction, “Feats of Wonder”, will bring many super heroes together to transform the lives of at-risk children through the healing power of family.
11th Annual Gala Auction
Saturday, March 5 at 6:00 p.m.
· Tickets are $150 per person, or $1,500 to reserve a table of 10
· The evening will feature two special drawings:
Best of Live Drawing, $150 per ticket (with a limit of one ticket per person). The winning ticket holder can choose one item from Best of Live auction collection. (Not to exceed the total amount of sales)
Opportunity Drawing, $25 per ticket (unlimited ticket purchase). The winning ticket holder wins an Apple iPad Wi Fi 326 GB HD.
· Registration and Silent Auction begin at 6:00 p.m.
· Dinner and the Live Auction begin at 7:30 p.m.
All proceeds from the “Feats of Wonder” Annual Gala Auction directly benefit Olive Crest’s mission of preventing child abuse, treating and educating at-risk children, and preserving the family.
Last year’s event raised $390,000. This year, Olive Crest hopes to raise even more funds to support its critical programs for at-risk children and families.
The evening will include a delicious dinner by The Westin Bellevue, and live and silent auctions where guests will have the opportunity to bid on premium items such as fine wine, vacation packages, and enticing gift baskets.
“The Annual Gala Auction usually draws around 400 guests and is our largest fundraiser of the year. We are so grateful to have so many super heroes eager to help our children and families,” says Toni Young, special events manager for Olive Crest. “We are expecting another wonderful year, especially with all of the generous wine donations we received from our “Grape Expectations” event in October.”
For those who cannot attend the event but wish to make a contribution, donations can be made online at any time, or mailed to Olive Crest, 515 116th Ave NE, Bellevue, WA 98004
Since 1973, Olive Crest has transformed the lives of over 50,000 abused, neglected, and at-risk children and their families. We work tirelessly to meet the individual needs of kids in crisis by providing safe homes, counseling, and education for both youth and parents. Our many innovative programs reflect our conviction that strengthening the family is one of the most powerful ways to help heal children. With unwavering compassion, the Olive Crest family maintains a lifelong commitment to the youth and families we serve even after they have graduated from our programs. Olive Crest serves nearly 1,000 children and families each day throughout California, Nevada, and the Pacific Northwest. For more information call 1-800-550-CHILD (2445) or visit www.olivecrest.org.