The SARAH Foundation is pleased to announce the 2017 SARAH Gala will be held on
Thursday, May 4th at The Woodwinds in Branford, CT in celebration of SARAH's 60th
Anniversary - "Yesterday-Today-Tomorrow 1957-2017!"
The SARAH Gala Co-Chairs are
SARAH supporters, Kristen Eveland, Erin McCallum and Wendi Little. In honor of SARAH's
60th Anniversary, the Yale Whiffenpoofs will be performing at the 2017 SARAH Gala and the
Diamond Sponsorship will include a personal serenade at your table!
Tickets to the SARAH Gala are $125 and may be purchased online or you may call the Foundation office at 203-453-6531
2017 LIVE AUCTION ITEMS
Catered Thimble Island Cruise
Sail off into the sunset on the Sea Mist and Thimble Islands Cruises for a two hour, evening cruise for thirty (30) people complete with a wine tasting courtesy of Shoreline Wine Merchants of Guilford. The tasting includes an introduction on Wine Tasting 101, along with tasting approximately 6-8 wines personally selected by Tony Pinto. With over 35 years in the wine industry, we will provide a truly informative tasting. We will provide the wine, wine glasses, a narrative discussion on each wine along with an opportunity to purchase the wines at wholesale bottle cost. Also, included is a $300 gift card to purchase food and appetizers from your vendor or choice. (The cruise and the wine tasting are to be scheduled at a mutually agreeable day and time.)
Donated by SARAH Foundation Board of Directors
Starting Bid: $800
Farm to Table Dinner and Hayride for 8
An intimate group gathering for eight in one of the Shoreline's most beautiful natural settings. Your table, set with linens and china, will overlook the pond in one of Bishop's own orchards. The meal will be an experience of amazing culinary delights created by La Cuisine's expert culinary team. This four-course extravaganza will feature seasonal local ingredients - many harvested right from Bishop's fields. Wine will be served with the meal. Your experience will be staffed by a family member from both Bishop's and La Cuisine, who will guide you through their history of farm and food. This experience MUST be used in the peak farming months of June, July or August 2017 and is non-transferable.
Donated by Bishop's Orchard Farm Market and Winery & LaCuisine
Starting Bid: $700
One week October vacation in West Dover, Vermont
A one week stay during the month of October 2017 in a beautiful brand new, timber frame, 2,500 square foot home located in Bears Crossing Development, West Dover, Vermont - only 1.5 miles from Mount Snow and a 10 minute drive to Wilmington, VT. Book your week for leaf-peeping season – take a chair lift ride to the top of Mount Snow for the beautiful views. And, the first weekend is the Mount Snow Oktoberfest! There are many hiking trails, restaurants, bars and shops. There is also a community center with a swimming pool in the area. The open floor plan home has a gourmet kitchen, four (4) bedrooms that sleep 8-10 with two (2) full baths, has a stone fireplace, deck with gas fire table and washer/dryer. Availability is based on mutual agreement with the home owners. (Children are welcome; pets may be considered.)
Donated by Barry and Carolyn Wolff
Starting Bid: $1,200
Big Green Pizza Truck
A pizza party for up to fifty (50) for that next party! It is pizza baked on the pizza truck
and served buffet style throughout the duration of your party. Made-to-order pizza
options are available upon request. Two (2) staff persons are present throughout the
party and Pandora music is available to be streamed. The Big Green Pizza Truck
provides: pizza, salad, cappuccino, espresso, gelato and all paper products. The host is
responsible for additional beverages, tables and seating. Gratuity is optional and the
party date is determined by availability in cooperation with Big Green Pizza Truck. This
package also includes a $200 gift certificate to the Madison Wine Exchange.
Donated by SARAH Inc. Board of Directors
Starting Bid: $800
Five (5) nights at Yellowstone Club, Big Sky, Montana
A five (5) night stay for eight (8) people, June through September 2017 only, at the Yellowstone Club in Big Sky, Montana. This exclusive outdoor summer vacation package at the members-only club allows you to enjoy golf, fishing, white water rafting, water sports, horseback riding, tennis, biking and hiking in the beautiful Rocky Mountains. Availability is based on mutual agreement with the owners.
Donated by Kristen and Johan Eveland
Starting Bid: $1,200
Shore PublishingMedia Sponsor for the 2017 SARAH Gala
Photos from our 2016 Event