1. Get Ready to Rock with Fleetwood Mac
fans can sway to the sounds of Stevie Nicks’ signature crooning during
the March 7 concert by music legend Fleetwood Mac! These Rock and Roll
Music Hall of Famers shaped the blues boom and take a place in history
as one of the best-selling bands of all time. Now you can enjoy 4 seats
with a prime view from the Royal Box, not available to the public! Let us add a special
element to this Saturday evening affair with dinner at one of
Charlotte’s best restaurants, Blue Restaurant. When you’re ready to call
it a night you can kick back at The Westin Charlotte with two complimentary
rooms. That’s a “Landslide” win!
Restrictions: For this concert only.
Donor: Dixon Hughes Goodman, Blue Restaurant, Westin
2. A Valentine’s Catch
Show your beau that love is in the air this
Valentine’s Day! Let the champagne and wine flow, then dine on fine
oysters from Clean Catch…but don’t worry about a reservation on Cupid’s
holiday because this evening for sweeties will be brought to your home
for up to 20 guests of your choosing. So pop the bubbly then head to a
Pops performance at the Charlotte Symphony as they play timeless love
songs to top off a romantic evening for the books.
Restrictions: For Valentines Day performance only.
Donor: Charlotte Symphony, Clean Catch
3. Tee for 2 Pinehurst
more for your “fore!” The grass is always greener on the other side of
the fence…unless you are swinging golf clubs at Pinehurst, site of the
2014 US Open. Now, you do not have to be a champion to play this
championship golf course! Spend 3 days and 2 nights with Deluxe
Accommodations for 2 at Pinehurst, the site of more championships than
any other course in the country. Practice your swing with 3 rounds of
golf for 2, including green fees, cart, and practice range. One of these
rounds will be played on course No. 2, consistently ranked among the
Restrictions: Date to be mutually agreed upon. Expires in November, 2015.
Donor: Pinehurst Resort
4. Fête à la Fig Tree
perfect party is equal parts delicious food, wine, music, a view, and a
room full of friends. Executive Chef Greg Zanitsch of the acclaimed Fig
Tree Restaurant, voted #1 restaurant in Charlotte, will prepare a
custom 3-course dinner for 12 at the rooftop space at The Vue. Let us
pair wines to your meal and even provide tables, linens and chairs for
your soiree. Enjoy a delectable dinner with a private acoustic
performance by Jody Edwards & Co. This local talent has a soulful
guitar style influenced by Eric Clapton, Pink Floyd and Toto. This is a
night to remember!
Restrictions: Mutually agreed upon date with all vendors. Not redeemable in December. Expires November, 2015.
Donor: Fig Tree, The Vue, Jody Edwards & Co., Party Reflections, Harris Teeter
5. Carolina Quail Hunt
and 2 friends will saddle up and steep yourself in the rich southern
tradition of quail hunting on horseback on Bob Barnhill’s private
reserve in Eastern North Carolina. With equipment, the aid of a good
bird dog, cleaning and packaging of your quail provided, you will be
set for the day. A prepared lunch is included, so there is time to kick
back and revel in your adventure.
Must book in advance for a mutually agreed upon date between November
2014– February 2015. Hunt can take place on horseback or motorized
Donor: Bob & Penny Barnhill
6. Bon Appétit with JDRF CEO & Top Researcher
your appetite and join JDRF at Charlotte Country Club this February to
learn first-hand about the investments, progress, and future of type 1
diabetes research. As we work to achieve a world without T1D, this
exclusive dinner is only available to 20 couples who will have the
opportunity to speak directly with JDRF's CEO, Derek Rapp. Your research
update will come directly from MIT's Arturo Vegas, PhD, one of JDRF’s
leading researchers in encapsulation. You don’t want to miss this
occasion to learn about the future in T1D treatments!
Restrictions: For February 26th only.
Value: $1,000 a couple
7. The Buzz is Back
is where the basketball court meets the board room! Score a 3-pointer
and Shadow Fred Whitfield, President and COO of Hornets Sports and
Entertainment for 4 hours on a game day. For the true diehard Hornets
fans, your behind-the-scenes access includes pre-game and post-game
activities with a player meet 'n greet. You'll get a personal
experience, then you can invite 3 others to enjoy the game with you.
Date and game to be mutually agreed upon with donor. Contact to
schedule by December 31, 2014. Expires January 31, 2015.
8. Feed Your Passion with Executive Chef, from Bentley’s on 27
table is ready! Skip the line and be remembered as the host with the
most when one of Charlotte’s most acclaimed restaurants is brought into
your own home. Open your doors for Chef Marty of Bentley’s on 27, and he
will prepare an exquisite meal for a party of 10 and pair your wine to
whet your palate. Maybe it’s the company, maybe it’s the superb food, or
maybe it’s the comfort of your home that will make this an evening that
will never be forgotten.
Restrictions: Date to be mutually agreed upon with donor. Not available Friday, Saturday, or Sunday.
Donor: Bentley’s on 27
9. “The Truthful Path” by Heidi Kirschner
painter Heidi Kirschner creates beautiful and inspiring oil paintings
that render sky, earth, plants and water in soothing impasto
abstractions. This original 60” x 48” oil painting, "The Truthful Path,"
will light up a wall with soothing tones as it displays how the effects
of light in a natural environment can form a symphony of color.
Kirschner has studied in New York and has galleries all along the east
coast. She now resides in Charlotte and has a studio in Dilworth.
Restrictions: This painting only. Painting will be delivered and then installed by Heidi Kirschner.
Donor: Heidi Kirschner
10. Take Me Out To The Ball Game
the crowd goes wild! Watch The Boston Red Sox start a season of glory
during their 2015 opening home stand at Fenway Park on Saturday, April
18. These seats at the coveted Green Monster are almost impossible to
get, and this outfield experience is a view any baseball lover must
have! The game takes place during Boston Marathon weekend, so JDRF will
give you a home base in Beantown during one of the most celebrated
weekends all year - The Charles Hotel is a luxurious hotel, with each
guestroom offering panoramic views of historic Harvard Square, Cambridge
or Boston. Take it all in and try to catch a fly ball!
Restrictions: For April 18th game only.
Donor: Bank of America
11. Week in McCall, Idaho
in the beauty of the northwest for a week as you stay in this beautiful
house, plotted on 5 acres of land in McCall, Idaho. Round up 12 friends
and family for this house with 4 bedrooms and loft, 4 bathrooms, 3
living rooms, custom kitchen with a professional range, and indoor rec
room and gym. This resort town is located 2 hours north of Boise, and
prides itself as an all-season tourist destination for outdoor
recreation. McCall is known for its Winter Carnival, extended winters,
and the highest average snowfall in the state. With proximity to the
beautiful Payette Lake, 3 ski resorts and a national forest, there's
something for everyone to do here.
Restrictions: Dates to be mutually agreeable (excludes July 1 - Labor Day), and rental does not include a $300 cleaning fee.
Donor: Katie Charles
12. Train with Panther’s Running Back Jonathan Stewart
Panthers Running Back Jonathan Stewart proves each game why he's our
top scoring player of all time! Wrangle 8 Panthers fans and join #28 for
an NFL workout at Charlotte’s very own D-1 Sports Training facility,
which is owned by Steve Smith and known as “The Place for the Athlete.”
After a workout fit for a pro player, join Jonathan for a catered lunch
from Dean & Deluca and talk football over your meal! The exclusive
facility is used by 200 professional athletes and elite members but the
lucky winner and 1 other person will receive a year-long membership!
Restrictions: Training to take place in off season. Gym Membership good through 2015.
Donor: Jonathan Stewart, D1 Gym
13. How About You Country Fans
your cowboy boots together and make a wish! The country fan who wins
this package will enjoy 2 tickets to the coveted 2015 Country Music
Awards in Nashville,TN with 2 After Party Passes. Get ready to rub
elbows with the biggest stars in country music! As a life-long memento
of this night to remember, take home a guitar signed by 2013 CMA winner,
North Carolina native, and true friend of JDRF, Eric Church!
Restrictions: November 2015 date to be determined.
Donor: Eric Church
Don't miss your chance to win an Ippolita 18K Gold Jewelry Set valued at approximately $10,000.
The set includes a 18K Gold Necklace, Ring, and Bracelet with Mother of Pearl and Clear Quartz.
Tickets are $100 each.
Donated by Windsor Jewelers
Item may not be exchanged or returned
Ring may be sized to fit