PURPOSE OF THE AUCTION
To send thousands of underprivileged children from Ukraine & other East European countries to summer camps.

BENEFICIARIES
Children from orphanages, foster homes, street kids, gypsy villages; children with special needs and those from desperately poor families.

DID YOU KNOW
From 2010-2016 over 50,000 children have attended summer camps thanks to the generosity of people attending our AUCTIONS!
Since our first Spring Summer Camp Auction in 2003, people like YOU have helped us raise over $1,000,000 – all used for sending underprivileged children to camps in Eastern Europe.

WHAT YOU CAN EXPECT

  • Participate and bid on a variety of auction items (Silent & Live)
  • Experience the best Ukrainian dinner from our spectacular Ukrainian caterer
  • Watch a painting transform before your eyes during the evening from Lewis Lavoie
  • Be wowed by the amazing and talented – Suzriya Ukrainian dancers
  • Be inspired by a photo-video presentation of HART’s work
  • Make a $35 donation and receive a key at the Treasure Chest booth and have the opportunity to win the Grand Prize
  • Purchase a range of Ukrainian crafts, souvenirs and summer camp t-shirts from the Hart Store
  • Get your professional photo taken at the photo booth by a professional photographer
  • Keep the buzz on and sip on a delicious gourmet coffee

YOU HAVE THE OPPORTUNITY TO

  • Win a door prize
  • Sponsor a child
  • Donate to the summer camp program and send a child to camp

   

DONATION & SPONSOR OPPORTUNITIES

We are always looking for auction items. If you or you know someone who may be interested in donating an item to our annual auction please contact us. Any items donated to the auction may be eligible for a tax receipt. Any items purchased for the auction will be eligible for a tax receipt providing we receive the purchase receipt. In return for a donation we can offer public recognition in the auction program, auction signage and on our website.

AUCTION ITEM IDEAS

  • 1 week in a timeshare
  • Airline tickets
  • Travel items (Luggage set, slippers, mask, pillow, cosmetic bag, headphones)
  • Birthday party favors
  • Birthday party Magician, Entertainment
  • Camping package (tent, sleeping bag, fire starter, utensils, head lamp, bug spray)
  • Car racing experience
  • Chocolate/Easter gift baskets
  • Coffee gift cards- Starbucks, Second Cup, Good Earth, Euphoria, etc.
  • Cooking lesson from award-winning local chef and dinner to follow
  • Cruise/Private boat cruises
  • Date/Couples night out- popcorn, movie tickets, dinner
  • Game store certificate
  • Golf tournament/package
  • Gondola ride in Banff
  • Helicopter ride
  • Hockey – 8 week beginner lessons
  • Indigo/Chapters gift certificate
  • Italian gift basket (pizza maker, pasta, spices, olives, crackers, wine etc)
  • Kayak or White water rafting adventure
  • Local sports radio show experience
  • Lulu lemon clothing or gift certificate
  • Massage/Facial/Spa gift certificates
  • Meet NHL player experience
  • Music or Singing lessons
  • News room tour and lunch with anchor
  • Outdoor Paintball/Capture the flag
  • Photo shoot (including hair/makeup)
  • Relax and unwind gift basket (robe, towels, candles, soap, throw blanket)
  • Restaurant or Retail store gift certificates
  • Skateboarding lessons & equipment
  • Ski/snowboarding lessons/lift tickets
  • Spin classes
  • Stampede tickets (roundup, grandstand, rodeo, chucks, concerts, packages)
  • Summertime backyard fun (games, slip n slide, super soakers)

WHERE
Calgary- Centre Street Church (3900 – 2nd St NE)
Edmonton- Ukrainian Youth Complex (153 Ave & 97 Street)
California- Chaparrel Country Club, Palm Desert