Summer is a magical time when the days are long, the air is warm, and memories of a lifetime are made.
Give your family the gift of a magical summer vacation at the lake. Sue Peipher and Bill Dettering's house is a perfect base. This is a family home featuring 4 bedrooms (sleeps 10), 3.5 bedrooms and boasts a fully equipped kitchen, hot tub, video library, foosball table, ping pong table, Wii, and an outdoor deck. Set within the Tahoe Donner Community, it literally has something for everyone. What will you and your family discover (or rediscover) this summer?
Get back to nature on over 35 miles of private trails and fire service roads for you to explore by hiking, biking or horseback riding. Or go to the beach at Beach Club Marina on Donner Lake, your private club with a sandy beach for digging and swimming. Maybe take a lesson on paddle boards or wind surfing! Want to spend some time relaxing indoors? The Northwoods Clubhouse makes it easy to reconnect as a family, with archery, bocce ball, movies, trivia, bingo, and more! The community this house is located in also boasts 3 swimming pools, tennis, golf, and bicycle rentals! Or you can get fit at the state-of-the-art fitness facility.
Make this summer amazing at this amazing home. Available between April 19th-November 22nd. Mutually agreed upon date. Email Sue Peipher at firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.
Graciously donated by Sue Peiper and Bill Dettering.
See San Francisco from the air in your own private plane ride. You will be flown by an experienced commercial pilot or flight instructor in a Cessna C172 Skyhawk. You and a friend, or you and two children, will be flown over the sites of San Francisco (including PHS) and the bay. In your 1 hour long flight, the lucky person in the front can also receive flight instruction on the basics of airplanes and operating in the SF Bay Area airspace. Enjoy the beautiful view of San Francisco from the clouds.
Seats Available: Pilot+2 or pilot+3 if two are children
Weight Limit: 2 or 3 people cannot weigh collectively more than 490 pounds.
Age Limit: None. Kid friendly, however children under age of 15 must be accompanied by a parent or guardian and have no behavioral issues.
Up to 1 hour of flight time. Please redeem by October 30th, 2014.
Graciously donated by San Carlos Flight Center.
Get away for a night with the one you love in the City you love.
Plan a romantic evening out at the newest spot in the bustling South of Market neighborhood. This package includes dinner for 2 at Cavalier, the latest creation from acclaimed restaurateur Anna Weinberg. Menu options at Cavalier include: Deviled Crab and Bay Shrimp, Wild Mushroom Pie, and Ale Brined Birshire Pork Loin. All with wine pairings. For dessert, choose between the hazelnut tart of the double crusted crumble.
After dinner, roll right upstairs to your hotel room at HotelZetta, located on the same site. A boutique hotel that earned 4 1/2 Stars from Trip Advisor, Zetta combines a "high level of sophistication and service in a fresh, sustainable, vibrant setting."
This package includes a one night stay in Deluxe accommodations at Hotel Zetta in San Francisco, and a $200 gift certificate for the Cavalier. Blackout dates apply. Please contact in-house reservations to redeem at 415-543-5885 or Greg Bell at 415-321-5121 or email@example.com.
Generously donated by: The Cavalier and Hotel Zetta.
Pick seasonal fruit and make jam at the Sinskey's house in Napa - Mutually Agreed Upon Date.
Take a day trip with friends to the orchard at the Sinskey House in Napa, during the height of the summer fruit season. After collecting an assortment of peaches, berries, and plums, sit down for lunch and enjoy the heat, breeze and vistas. After lunch, your group will turn to mashing and canning. Everyone will go home with 4 jars and an only in California experience. Package includes, orchard visit, jam-making lesson, lunch with wine, and jam to take home for 12.
This is a live auction item, so make sure to get a group together to bid!
Graciously donated by Maria Helm Sinskey, the Mattiasson Family and Roberta Wahl.
Glam and Tam, PHS-style hike with lunch and wine (or juice) on Mount Tam - Saturday April 26th for 12 people
Get some friends or a couple of families together (12 person maxiumum) and take a hike up Mount Tam with Todd Ditto and Colt Deese where you will learn about horticulture, ecosystems, and meterologic micro-climates..and then reward yourself with a well deserved lunch and refreshments.
A table will be waiting for you, with lunch brought in from Farmshop, a Farm to Table restaurant in Larkspur. Awarded 3 stars from the SF Chronicle and run by 2 veterans of the French Laundry, Farmshop is refined but soulful, not unlike PHS. Bring a group of friends and enjoy!
Graciously donated by Farmshop Marin, Todd Ditto and Colt Deese.
Come join us at the most incredible pig roast ever. Gather round the pool under the star filled sky at the Sinskey's Napa home. Sway to live music while you stuff yourself with delicious food all to be washed down with the wines of Robert Sinskey Vineyard. Linens, flowers, and a cool breeze make this evening complete. An incredible experience, and a wonderful night in Napa Valley! With the Sinskeys moving on to high school, this will be your last chance to experience this signature event!
Valid one year from Auction date. Mutually agreed upon date.
Graciously donated by the Sinskey family and the Robert Sinskey Vineyards.
Whether you're celebrating something special or just looking for an evening away from the progeny, you deserve a night on the town!
First, enjoy the Chef's Menu with wine pairings for 2 at Restaurant Michael Mina. With numerous awards under its belt, including Restaurant of the Year 2011 by Esquire Magazine, Michael Mina offers contemporary seafood and refined American cuisine uniquely prepared using seasonal products and produce. With wines for the meal will be selected by Wine Director Rajat Parr, you can't go wrong!
Then enjoy a night's stay in the 'Wonderful' room at the nearby W Hotel. This luxury hotel is located in the heart of SoMA and has panoramic views of the Bay Bridge and the city skyline. It will certainly be a night to remember!
Graciously donated by: W Hotel Group and Michael Mina's.
Symbolically show your support for PHS and its mission (while making full use of the IRS tax code).
1918, is, of course, the year PHS was founded. What better way to recognize this unique school than with a donation of, say, $1,918? Your reward is indeed sweet, a signature dessert created by Mona Abdallah. Mona, a current 1st Grade Parent, is a former pastry chef and graduate of The Institute of Culinary Education in New York. Mona has worked at Blue Hill in New York and at Quince and Boulette 2019s Larder in San Francisco.
Generously donated by Mona Abdalleh.
New basketball and cross country uniforms have been funded at our last two Auctions, and now it’s Futsols turn! Help outfit our incredible futsol team, and allow them to showcase their PHS uniforms at every match they go to!
Follies. What a wonderful time of year. As a community we gather to celebrate the talents of our children. One of a kind songs, hilarious skits, and children beaming on state are all reasons why Follies is a highlight of the year.
A lot goes into supplying a great memory for our performers, and that is why we need your help! We need set designs to create a realistic experience, a videographer so that we can record this amazing night and have a history of it, and costumes so that our kids can fully _____________ during this magical night. Raise your paddles to fund follies production!
Please raise your paddle for $250. We need 20 paddles raised to fully fund..