Last Auction Hero
The last person to donate wins!
Win a bucket list adventure! Prepare yourself for this exciting chance to win a dream travel experience! Our auctioneer, Chad Carvey, takes you on a wild, zany, thrilling ride with Last Auction Hero. So hop on, buckle up, and start your engines! The last person to donate wins the title and their choice of these three fabulous trips: Private Retreat in Bali for 6 OR Costa Rica All-Inclusive for 4 OR Gourmet Tuscan Holiday for 4.
The crown and a choice of 1 of 3 fabulous trips will go to the last person who donates during the Last Auction Hero at the Starlight Gala on Friday March 22nd.
SO TO WIN... It is not who donates most, BUT WHO DONATES last!
Donate as many times as you want, but remember each and every time you donate you are adding to your total amount owed.
The LAST PERSON to donate Wins!
All donations are tax-deductible and eligible for corporate matching!
The Last Auction Hero will choose one of these fabulous trips:
5-night all-inclusive stay for a family of four in a Junior Suite Tropical View at the Dreams Las Mareas Costa Rica
Spend your days relaxing by your private pool or at the world-class, biggest Beach Club in East Asia; you and your group will leave the paradise of Bali with memories to last a lifetime.
Your trip for up to six includes:
7-night accommodations for six people*
Roundtrip airport transfers from DPS – Denpasar
Concierge service to assist you in planning this exciting experience
Estimated Retail Value up to $8,600.00
Bali, also known as the most famous island in Indonesia. is home to breathtaking mountain scenery, beautiful beaches, unparalleled hospitality, vibrant culture, and the biggest Beach Club in East Asia. Enjoy everything Bali offers in a comfortable private, three-bedroom, three-bathroom villa. Steps away from Seminyak Beach and next to the famous W Hotel, surrounded by incredible restaurants & bars! Luxe living quarters, daily breakfast, private pool (pool fence is available for hire for young children), and a personal villa staff during your stay; everything is on hand to ensure an incredible stay.
*The villa pictured is an example of the accommodations guests may stay in. All villas are subject to availability, and may vary according to the guests' dates. All villas used are of equal or higher value than the villa displayed in the photos. Stays must be booked from Saturday to Saturday.
TERMS AND CONDITIONS: Reservations subject to availability. No blackouts. Fees for Concierge & Booking services included. Room upgrades and other options are available at the time of booking at a charity rate and are based on availability. Package must be used within one stay. Packages cannot be combined. There are no refunds for nights that go unused/redeemed. Fees will apply if the package is extended. The purchaser has 24 months to travel from the date of the charity event where purchased. All sales are final.
Costa Rica Getaway
5 night all-inclusive stay for four at Dreams Las Mareas - Costa Rica
Tranquil Beaches and Tropical Charm in Costa Rica for six days and five nights in a Junior Suite for 2 adults & 2 children
Your trip for up to four includes:
5-night stay* for a family of four** in a Junior Suite Tropical View at the Dreams Las Mareas Costa Rica
All-inclusive dining throughout your stay***
All-inclusive room service
Concierge service to assist in planning this exciting experience
Estimated Retail Value up to $7,900.00
The blue waters and tropical sands of Costa Rica await with a five-night all-inclusive getaway for your family of four at the Dreams Las Mareas resort. Enjoy an emerald hideaway on Playa El Jobo surrounded by lush landscape with ample opportunities for excitement and adventure.
Dreams Las Mareas is an all-inclusive, family-friendly resort with world-class amenities and activities for all ages. Boasting picturesque views of the region’s natural wonders, you might even catch a glimpse of monkeys swinging high in the Guanacaste trees. Whether you spend your days relaxing by the pool, hiking, or white water rafting, Costa Rica is truly the place to immerse yourself in the nature and wildlife surrounding you. In addition to the blissful surroundings, you will enjoy all-inclusive dining at nearly two dozen restaurants and bars, with access to room service too.
Let the Dreams Las Mareas introduce you to the laid-back lifestyle of Costa Rica; it will be your new favorite getaway for years to come.
*Airfare and airport transfers are not included. Your trip must be booked by December 1, 2024 with travel to be completed by December 21, 2025. A minimum of 60-days booking notice is required. Reservation date requests are subject to availability. Blackout dates include the weeks of: March Break, Thanksgiving, Christmas, and New Years. We are unable to process any packages sold or purchased by clients that hold an active vacation ownership membership with UVC (AM Resorts). A maximum of 2 packages per person can be booked at one time.
**This accommodates two adults, and two children 12 years or younger at the time of travel. An $8 USD per night Resort Fee applies; to be paid by the guest directly to the resort at the time of booking. Resort and Environmental Fees (TBD) are not included and are to be paid by the guest directly to the resort upon check-out. Room type/name may vary between the times of purchase and travel dates.
***This includes food, alcoholic beverages, and non-alcoholic beverages. Premium alcohol not included.
5 nights for four in Cortona, Italy
Enjoy a Taste of Tuscany in Cortona, Italy for Six Days & FIve Nights at a Private Villa for Up to Four People
Your trip for up to four people includes:
5-night accommodations for up to four guests in a luxury apartment in Cortona*
Daily breakfast prepared for up to four guests
Private tour for up to four guests to learn the tradition of cheese making, including a tasting**
Private cocktail class for up to four guests with a professional mixologist**
Tasting for up to four guests at a local winery with a private on-site lunch**
Concierge service to assist you in planning this exciting experience
Estimated Retail Value up to $5,950.00
Enjoy an alternative culinary experience in the Etruscan town of Cortona. The village’s magical charm and historic details set the perfect backdrop for a couple, or small family, to immerse themselves in the local culture.
Stay in a luxury apartment right in the heart of the historic center, a short stroll from the main square, and enjoy all that this quaint town has to offer. Spice things up with a private cocktail class where a professional barman will teach you the secrets of mixology, learn how to make traditional cheeses in a typical Tuscan farmhouse, and visit a local winery for a tasting and private lunch. A wonderful and very unique getaway that is truly different from typical commercial tourism!
*The apartment pictured is an example of the accommodations guests may stay in. All apartments are subject to availability, and may vary according to the guests' dates. All apartments used are of equal or higher value than the apartment displayed in the photos.
**All scheduling for activities is subject to availability.
Auction Terms and Conditions
If you bid over the fair-market price of an item, the excess payment may be tax-deductible. Consult your tax advisor for details. Please pay special attention to all conditions, restrictions and expiration dates on items and services. In general, all services, tickets, gift certificates, etc, must be used within one year of the auction and take place at a mutually agree- able time between donor and purchaser, except where noted. All articles are sold “AS IS.” SCEF makes no independent investigation of the value or quality of any of the goods or services offered, and is not responsible or liable for the correct descriptions or authenticity of any item. Please read the item descriptions and restrictions carefully. All sales are final. If you have a question about an item that you’ve won, contact Christopher Kashap at email@example.com.
As an IRS-certified charitable organization, SCEF relies on community donations of goods and services for the Virtual Starlight Gala auction. Those goods and services come from the donors, and not from SCEF. If you are the winning bidder on any auction item, you assume all of the risk associated with the good or service auctioned. In addition, because SCEF is not the provider of any goods or services auctioned at Virtual Starlight Gala, you agree not to sue SCEF, or to try to hold SCEF in any way responsible, for any consequences of your winning bid, whether related to the good or service or the provider of the good or service. SCEF could not afford to continue to fund our schools without this agreement from you.