Live Auction 2018

Find your perfect auction package


Donated by JW Marriott Austin and North Italia Downtown

Prepare to be pampered and renewed with friends or family at Austin’s JW Marriott. Soak up the sun poolside, go to the spa, and then indulge in dinner later that evening. After a peaceful slumber in well-appointed rooms, toast your refreshing staycation over mimosas and breakfast.

  • 6 Spa Treatments
  • 3 Rooms/3 Couples
  • Private Poolside Cabana
  • Bottle Service
  • Breakfast
  • Dinner at North Italia

JW Marriott: Expires 9/29/19. Please arrange desired date with contact provided in the winner's package.  Advanced reservations required. Subject to Availability. North Italia: Tax and 20% Gratuity included in $800. (Anything in excess will be charged based on consumption.) Not valid with any other offers. Includes dinner for a maximum of 8 people, valid at Downtown location only.


Donated by The Line Hotel DC, Del Frisco's Grille, Sway and A Tour de Force

Experience D.C. like never before. This trip for 4 people includes accommodations at The Line Hotel, located in a former historic church in the heart of the trendy Adams Morgan neighborhood. The pièce de résistance is a private, customizable, guided tour of D.C. with a driver and luxury transportation! Before you leave, enjoy dinner at Sway in Austin where a D.C. insider will join you to share recommendations and trip tips.

  • 3 Nights in 2 Rooms at The Line Hotel
  • Private, Customizable 4-Hour Guided Tour of DC for 4 including Luxury Transportation and Driver
  • Dinner for 4 at Del Frisco’s
  • Dinner at Sway in Austin with a guest D.C. Insider

Contact Development at 512-225-9594 or to arrange The Line Hotel, private tour with Tour de Force, and Dinner at Sway in Austin with guest D.C. Insider. The Line Hotel: Expires July 15, 2019. Your reservation must be established prior to arrival. The certificate is not redeemable for cash and cannot be used in conjunction with any other promotions. A Tour de Force: The time and date of the tour is required to be arranged 3 weeks in advance, and the exact date is subject to availability. The busiest tourist season is Spring, which could cause delays and extra lines. The least crowded time is late summer through October. The tour should be used within a year of the date of the Auction.  Del Frisco's Grille:  Offer Expires 9/29/19. Dinner at Sway with D.C. Insider: Subject to availability of all parties and expires 9/29/19.

Donated by Tiffany & Co. Austin and San Antonio, JW Marriott San Antonio Hill Country Resort & Spa, Big as Texas Limousine Service, Whim Hospitality and Grape Wine Company of San Antonio

Holly Golightly famously once said of Tiffany & Co., “Nothing bad can ever happen here.” This will hold true in not one but two Tiffany & Co. boutiques, creating a truly memorable experience. Show off your new Tiffany necklace as you present each of your 7 guests a new bracelet as a keepsake of your adventure.

  • Breakfast at Tiffany & Co. Austin
  • Private Cocktail Party with Passed Hors d'oeuvres & Wine at Tiffany & Co. San Antonio
  • Mercedes Sprinter 24 Hours
  • 4 Rooms at the JW Marriott San Antonio Hill Country Resort & Spa
  • Tiffany & Co. Jewelry:
    • 1 - T Smile Pendant in 18kt Rose Gold & Pavé Diamonds
    • 7 – T Smile Bracelets in Sterling Silver

Contact Development at 512-225-9594 or development@texasadvocacyproject to schedule your adventure. All items subject to availability and expire on September 29, 2019. Cannot be redeemed during month of December or on Holidays.


Donated by Hyatt Regency Sonoma Wine Country, Hyatt Regency San Francisco Airport, Andaz Napa, Southwest Airlines, Napa Valley Wine Train, Ivy Bela, Castello di Amorosa, Amizetta Estate, Deerfield Ranch Winery and Raymond Vineyards

Escape to wine country for 6 nights with your friends! Visit vineyards with views of majestic oaks, an authentically-styled 13th century Tuscan castle, and a ridge top overlooking Sonoma Mountain. Take a ride and enjoy a gourmet meal on the vintage Napa Wine Train. But don’t rush home, the last leg of your stay is in San Francisco with enough time to recuperate and create your own itinerary in the City by the Bay before you return home.

  • 2 Nights at Hyatt Regency Sonoma Wine Country
  • 2 Nights at Andaz Napa by Hyatt
  • 2 Nights at Hyatt Regency SFO
  • 4 Tickets Aboard Napa Valley Wine Train
  • Wine Tastings at: Castello di Amarosa, Amizetta Estate, Deerfield Ranch & Raymond Vineyards
  • Roundtrip Airfare for 4

Contact Development at 512-225-9594 or to schedule your hotel stays and Southwest Airlines flights. Southwest Airlines: Travel valid on Southwest operated, published and scheduled service only in the U.S. E-passes cannot be exchanged, extended, reissued or redeemed online. The date of travel may not occur after the expiration date. Expires 9/19/2019. Andaz Napa: Expires 8/29/19. Valid Sunday - Thursday. Subject to availability and blackout dates. Guest is responsible for incidental charges. Hyatt Regency Sonoma Wine Country: See winner’s packet for restrictions. Hyatt Regency San Francisco Airport: Expires September 25, 2019. Two Night Stays in a One Bedroom Suite with Breakfast for Two and Complimentary Self-Parking. Alcohol, incidentals and gratuity not included. Room and tax only. See complete restrictions in winner’s packet. Napa Valley Wine Train: To redeem call 800-427-4124. Reservations are subject to availability. Expires 7/29/19. Deerfield Ranch Winery: Contact to redeem. Castello di Amorosa Napa Valley: Call in advance for availability and reservations, 707-967-6272. Amizetta Estate: Expires 9/7/20. Raymond Vineyards: Reservation required and subject to date availability, contact Felisa Wieser at or Tasting Room Manager Bill Farmer at

Donated by America & Dr. James Strader

Spend a week with the whole gang in the lap of luxury in Cabo San Lucas. Your vacation includes so many luxe amenities you will not want to leave this resort.  At low tide, walk to the famous Lover’s Arch and Land’s End Beach.  Don’t forget the sunscreen!

  • 7 Nights in a Luxury Beach Penthouse at Grand Solmar Land’s End Resort in Cabo
  • 4 Bedrooms (2 Master Suites), 5 Bathrooms, Sleeps 14
  • Private Pool, Hot Tub & Outdoor Fireplace
  • Walk to Famous Lover’s Arch / Land’s End Beach
  • Private Chef for 1 Day
  • Boat Excursion for ½ Day

Penthouse: Subject to availability, contact or 512-225-9594 to book, expires 9/29/19. Boat Excursion: Subject to availability. Contact to schedule.

Donated by iHeartMedia, The Hard Truth, Dulce Vita Tequila and Primizie Catering

Looking to throw an amazing party this year for friends or employees? Be the host of an exclusive 3-hour VIP party with live music for 30 guests at iHeartMedia’s in-house studio on South Congress Ave. Your guests will be groovin’ to a performance by The Hard Truth whose songs combine Americana, roots rock, & folk influences. The group, under the creative direction of producer Gordy Quist, and with the help of The Band of Heathens in studio, has recorded 3 full length albums. You and one guest will continue your music experience with the biggest names in country music at the iHeart Country Festival in Austin in May. 

  • 3-Hour VIP Party for 30 at iHeartMedia’s In-House Studio on South Congress
  • Live Music by The Hard Truth
  • Catering by Primizie
  • Dulce Vida Tequila Bar
  • 2 Tickets to iHeartCountry Music Festival , Sat. May 4, 2019
  • 2 Artist Meet & Greet Passes

Contact Development at 512-225-9594 or development@texasadvocacyproject to schedule your custom concert & cocktail party. All items subject to availability and expire on September 29, 2019. Cannot be redeemed during month of December or on Holidays. Primizie Catering:  includes 5 passed hors d’oeuvres and 2 passed desserts per guest, along with 2 servers and 1 bartender. iHeartCountry Festival tickets and passes will be shipped to winner in 2019.

Donated by Stella McCartney, Prim Botanicals, Bottina NYC and The Pierre - A Taj Hotel

Revel in a private shopping appointment at Stella McCartney’s flagship store on Madison Ave. where you will be fitted to select your World of Stella merchandise. At The Pierre - A Taj Hotel, relax in your City View King Room with a lovely basket of all-natural beauty products, then savor dinner at Bottino.

  • Stella McCartney Madison Ave. Private Shopping Experience, including: Adidas workout gear, sunglasses, swimwear & pajamas
  • Stella McCartney Burgundy Alter-Python Falabella Box Shoulder Bag
  • 2 Nights at The Pierre, A Taj Hotel
  • Prim Botanicals Package – 8 products featured in Vogue and InStyle
  • Dinner at Bottino NYC for 2
  • Roundtrip Airfare for 2

Private Shopping: Contact Max Orloff to coordinate Madison Ave shopping at 212.627.1583 or Expires 12/31/19. The Pierre, A Taj Hotel: City, state and occupancy taxes included. Incidentals (i.e. food, beverage, telephone) will be charged accordingly. Valid between the months of September 29, 2018 through September 9, 2019, subject to availability and blackout dates as follows: December 1 - 14, & 31, 2018, January 1, 2019, May 1 - 30, 2019. Certificate cannot be combined with any other offer and the nights must be utilized consecutively. Please contact 212-940-8150 or email: to book. Non-transferable and not-redeemable for cash. Please present original certificate at check-in. Includes room and tax only. Bottino: Reservations required 212-206-6766 or  Includes dinner for two guests with two glasses of prosecco/house wine. Cash gratuities appreciated. Present certificate to the host when being seated. Special events and holiday menus excluded. Prim Botanicals: includes products and access to complimentary consulting via phone with Co-Founder Stefanie Walmsley, 929-888-PRIM. Round Trip Airfare to New York City metro: Tickets are coach class. Airline not specified. Not to exceed $800 value for both tickets. To redeem contact Development at 512-225-9594 or


Donated by America & Dr. James Strader, BLU Party ATX & 4 Leaf Limo

F1 in Austin:  This is the ultimate experience for an F1 fan: 4 Seats in the VIP area (turn 15) for the only F1 held in the United States: The Formula 1 Pirelli United States Grand Prix! These tickets are good for the entire weekend − Friday, Saturday and Sunday. Includes the practice runs, qualifying runs, final race, plus VIP upgraded access to 2 concerts. Your evenings will be filled with 3 amazing events. On Friday night, you will be driven in style in a 1937 Cadillac to your VIP Table at the illustrious BluParty ATX, where you’ll mingle with drivers, the global elite and celebrities! On Saturday night, experience Bruno Mars in concert and on Sunday night, Britney Spears.

2 Day Driving Weekend for 4:  Two day race car training and driving experience at a national event with pro race drivers including Phil Giebler (Indianapolis 500 Rookie of the Year 2007) amongst others. Day One:  Each participant will learn techniques in lead-follow lapping session with pro drivers.  Includes barbecue meal on the track.   Day Two:  More driving with a pro and graduate to driving solo in your own race car, with the finale of a wheel-to-wheel sprint race.  Go behind the scenes with the racing team at an actual race weekend!  Includes car usage, drivers, trainer/coaching, tires, track rentals and opportunity to hang with the crew.

Company Logo on a Race Car:  12”x 12” sponsorship decal of your company logo on a car for 1 racing season!  Includes videography and photo opportunity for you with your logo.

  • 4 VIP Seats at Turn 15, Formula 1 Grand Prix Weekend: Oct 19-21, 2018 (Fri, Sat & Sun)
  • Includes Practice & Qualifying Runs, Final Race & Parking Passes
  • VIP Concert Access:  Bruno Mars (Sat) & Britney Spears (Sun)
  • BLU Party ATX, VIP Table for 4, for Fri Oct 19th
  • Vintage 1937 Cadillac Transportation for Friday Night
  • 2 Day Driving Weekend with Pro Drivers including Phil Giebler
  • Company Logo on a Race Car

Formula 1 seats, concerts, parking passes: Contact Development at 512-225-9594 or to arrange. BLU Party ATX: Email Ginger Leigh at and tickets will be accessible at Will Call. Venue is Moonfire Lounge, on 10/19/18, 9pm - 2am. Includes 1 bottle of champagne and 1 bottle of spirits and expedited entry. 4 Leaf Limo: Gratuity for driver not included. Transportation for 4 people, 9pm to 2am, on 10/19/18. Contact Mike at 4 Leaf Limos by 10/12/18 with your requested pick-up time and location, 512-809-8730 or  2 Day Driving Weekend:  NOT Included: Transportation to and from the race location for you and your car. Expires:  9/29/19.  Contact to plan.


Donated by Patrick & Judy Cantilo, Moonshine Patio Bar & Grill and Big As Texas Limousine Service

Calling all Longhorn fans! This is the ultimate UT Football Game experience in a luxury suite with spectacular views of the field and world class amenities. Choose 1 of 3 games for this season. The Suite is stocked with a full bar and food beginning 1½ hours before the game time and throughout the game.

  • 6 Seats in a Luxury Suite
  • 3 Possible 2018 Games:  OCT 13 (SAT) UT v. BAYLOR or NOV 3 (SAT) UT v. WEST VIRGINIA or NOV 17 (SAT) UT v. IOWA STATE
  • Fully Stocked with Full Bar & Food Before & During Game
  • Mercedes Sprinter Transportation for 8 Hours
  • Football autographed by Coach Tom Herman
  • Brunch for 6 at Moonshine Patio Bar & Grill

UT Football Suite #844: Because of competing demand, winning bidder must select the game of his/her choice promptly after the auction. Contact Patrick Cantilo ( or 512-415-9611) or Judy Cantilo (512-757-9787) to schedule. Full names of all attendees required for UT security. See winner’s packet for all security rules including the clear bag policy. Includes 1 parking pass at Manor Garage. Big As Texas Limousine Service: Only valid on your game day selection, contact Angela at 512-909-3355 to schedule. Moonshine Patio Bar & Grill:  Sunday Brunch hours 9am - 2pm, gratuity not included, no cash value, no cash back, Expires 9/29/19. 


Donated by Alison & Mike Hellmund

You and 3 guests will relish in record setting dove hunting in Cordoba, Argentina, “The Dove Shooting Capital of the World”. Enjoy first-class accommodations at the Posta del Norte Lodge, offering “white glove” service, hospitality, and delicious Argentinean cuisine including juicy steaks and Malbec wines. The ranch offers access to 150,000 acres of shooting fields with Argentina’s best dove hunting. The lodge - featuring a beautiful cross between authentic old world charm and modern living - is perfect for family, business, or the buddy trip of a lifetime.

  • 4 days/3 nights in Cordoba, Argentina for 4
  • Posta del Norte Lodging - Spacious Double-Occupancy Rooms with Private Bathroom
  • Professionally Guided Hunts Each Day
  • All Gourmet Meals and Beverages
  • 24/7 Open Bar:  Beer, Wine, Local Liquors
  • All Field Transfers Between Lodge and Hunting
  • All Field Leasing Fees
  • Travel/Logistics Support

Restrictions: Subject to availability and mutually agreed upon date with winner and owner.  To book contact Malorie Crowell,, 817-253-7369,  Additional fees include: Airfare, hunting licenses @ $65 for each day you shoot - $260; shells currently @$13.75/box or current market rate when hunt is taken; gun rental currently $75/day - $225, or firearm import fee of $150/firearm; reception and round trip transfer from Cordoba International Airport if all members of the group are in the same van @$100/person, (if more than 1 van required, an additional $100 surcharge will be applied to the group), tips for your bird boy and lodge staff. This donation is for shooters only: Non-shooting guests cannot be substituted for shooting guests but are welcome at $225/person/night or $775/person for the 3 nights. This hunt expires on 9/29/19.