2019 Annual Fundraiser: A Harvest Jamboree

Event Date: 
2:00pm to 5:00pm

Annual Fundraiser: A Harvest Jamboree

Saturday, October 12th
2:00 - 5:00 PM
240 Page Street

At Unity San Francisco, we celebrate and connect to inspire and transform ourselves and our world.  Celebration is an important part of spiritual growth and personal fulfillment.  It connects us as a community and anchors our blessings and gratitude for all that we abundantly receive.  So, join us for our annual fundraising event: a Harvest Jamboree!

Our annual fundraiser will be an afternoon event with fabulous food, fun, and a lively auction.

This is not a Unity-only party, so feel free to bring your family, kids, friends, and neighbors.

 

Ticketing

There are a limited number of $30 tickets available on a first-come, first-serve basis.  Purchase by clicking here: 

Regular price tickets are $75.  Purchase by clicking here: 

 

Auction Items

There will be both a live auction that will take place during the Jamboree, and a silent auction, which will take place through Sunday, November 10th.

Live Auction Items

#1: San Francisco Opera Presents: Humperdinck's Hansel and Gretel
Value:
Priceless
Opening Bid: $100

Two tickets for the final rehearsal of Engelbert Humperdinck's classic opera, Hansel and Gretel, on November 12th, 2019.  This event is not open to the general public!

Donated by Allen Klein

 

#2: Dorian Decorative Art Glass Bowl
Value: $150
Opening Bid: 
$75

Not your ordinary gift shop!  Featuring contemporary crafts, ethnic arts, and home decor displayed with a museum aesthetic.

Donated by Richard Portugall and Michael Miller

 

#3: Workshop with Martha Creek, Facilitator and Integrator of "The Work"
Value: $1,700
Opening Bid: $500

Based on "A Mind at Home with Itself" and "Loving What Is" by Byron Katie, you will join a powerful group, committed to self realization.  This ten-month program, taking place from January - September of 2020, is designed to provide you with an immersion and integration of "The Work."

Includes:

  • 4 nights of lodging and meals in retreat in Loretto, KY (June 24 - 28) (Double occupancy / shared baths / no smoking campus)
  • 9 monthly TeleClasses (60 mins and recorded)
  • 6 monthly personal phone sessions with Martha (45 min each)
  • 9 monthly small group sessions (60 mins)

Donated by Martha Creek

 

#4: A 3-Night Stay in Upper West Side Manhattan
Value: $250 per night
Opening Bid: $300

Apartment in a prewar building with a doorman, one bedroom with a queen-size bed

Donated by Rev. Ken Daigle and JD Schramm

 

 

#5: Hacienda del Mar in Baja
Value: $5,000
Opening Bid: $1,500

One week in a 4-star apartment in a full-service, five-star resort, part of the Sheraton Hotel.  Access to 5 restaurants and several pools situated on the Sea of Cortez.

Donated by Carole Dolighan

 

#6: Byron Katie's 9-day "The School for the Work" at Ojai Valley Inn in Ojai, CA
Value: $3,545
Opening Bid: $1,000

Providing a safe, loving, and supportive environment that meets you right where you are without pressure or prejudice, Byron Katie's School for the Work isn't for learning - it's for unlearning.  You'll spend nine days questioning the fear-based stories you've innocently clung to all your life.  While immersed in inquiry, you'll be free to explore life from an entirely new perspective that waits just beyond your story.  Lead by Byron Katie herself, participants and staff support one another as they are guided through a fascinating inward journey, free from the noise and distraction of everyday life.

This package includes tuition only.

Donated by Byron Katie

 

#7: Galway House in the Woods
Value: $1,500
Opening Bid: $500

A 7-day vacation in a posh, three-bedroom house in the middle of the woods in County Galway.  A great base for Galway City in the lovely West of Ireland.

Sleeps 6: The house has three bedrooms, two with queen-sized beds and one bunk room with a cot.

It has a luxury bathroom with both a bath and a shower, and another separate toilet downstairs.

Donated by Anne McNamara

 

 

 

 

Silent Auction Items

#1: Palm Springs in February
Value: $600

Opening Bid: $300

A 5-night stay in a one-bedroom, downtown apartment resort with pool view during Modernism Week from February 16th - 21st, 2020.

Donated by Susan Ives

 

 

#2: The Union Street Experience
Opening Bid: $500

Union Street is one of San Francisco's coolest shopping streets, full of independent and quirky stores.  We have brought the best of them all to this amazing experience:

City Famous Nail Spa: Get a mani-pedi
Jo Malone: Create a scent in one of the world's most special perfume stores
Sweaty Betty: Get ready to sweat with a key piece of workout wear
See Eyewear: Pick out some cool shades
The Brixton: Have a meal in a trendy gastropub
Tibeten - Golden Lotus: Get wrapped up with a cashmere shawl
Gio Gelati: Indulge in some of the finest ice cream in the world

Donated by Union Street shop owners

 

 

#3: Jo Malone Girlfriends Party
Value: $400
Opening Bid: $200

Jo Malone is one of the world's most distinctive perfumeries.  From the start, Jo Malone London has been rooted in British culture and design and has looked to traditional British flowers and fruits, very often, for inspiration.  Think bluebells, peonies, blackberry, and English pear.

Jo Malone on Union Street will host your party of 12 people for a champagne reception, complete with canapes, arm massages, and 20% off of all purchases.

Donated by Jo Malone on Union Street

 

 

 

#4: Create Your Own Italian Gelato
Opening Bid: $400

Bring a party of 8 to create your own gelato, a type of Italian ice cream.  Create your own special flavor under the instruction of fourth-generation master ice cream makers.

Traditional Italian recipes meet impeccable California ingredients.  Tried and true Italian methods and recipes, molded by four decades of gelato-making wisdom, brought to you personally for your own tasty creation.

 

 

 

 

#5: Fitness SF
Value: $500
Opening Bid: $100

A three-month membership to any location of Fitness SF.  Includes two private sessions with a personal trainer.

 

 

 

 

#6: For the book lovers
Value: $110
Opening Bid: 
$50

Six autographed Allen Klein-authored books!