Fall Silent Auction

Welcome to our 2023 Fall Silent Auction!

Interested participants may make a bid by emailing bethLockard@deafcanPA.org between November 11– December 7th with the number of the item of interest and amount of the bid. The last bids will be accepted at 9 p.m. Thursday, December 7th.  Bidders will be contacted if another bidder tops their bid. If bidding is hot, texting can be used later.
Please let others know of this Auction! Shop for birthdays and holiday gifts or treat yourself! DeafCAN! appreciates your support!
  1. Wild Birds Unlimited: 2 lb. Wild Bird seed, 1.4 lb. Hot Pepper squirrel-shaped birdfeed for cylinder feeder, “Save the Song Birds” tote bag , and hobby guide (value $110; starting bid $65)
  2. Hills Seafood (Exton, Glen Mills, & Newtown Square) $100 gift card, two wine glasses, and organic wine (L’Auratae Vero Sicilia 2020 Catarratto Pinot Grigio). (Value $114; starting bid $65)
  3. Hands Up Productions (www.handsupproductions.com): two tickets to ASL interpreted theater for the 2023 –24 season. One guest must be deaf. (value $100-$150; starting bid $75)
  4. Longwood Gardens (Kennett Square) (www.longwoodgardens.org): two complimentary guest tickets expiring February 2, 2025. (not valid for specially ticketed events such as fireworks or Wine & Jazz Festival; every weekend during A Longwood Christmas; or December 25—January 3). (value $50; starting bid $35)
  5. Red gift basket: with two large “Be Kind” ASL mugs, 12 oz. Costa Rica Tarrazu coffee, 12 oz. City room BKG coffee (toasted nut and cocoa), and 1 oz. medium roast Kanaloa coffee beans. (value $45; starting bid $20)
  6. “Home of the Brave”: framed 19“ x 19” Native American sand painting, and rust knitted pattern scarf by Karen Leslie Henry, (acrylic yarn, machine wash & dry) (value $143; starting bid $75)
  7. Vintage tea pot, three sets of 8 tea bags (Green Pomegranate Tea, Chai Tea, and Irish Breakfast), five pack of 4 oz. butters (Pumpkin Spice Peanut Butter, Cinnamon Almond Butter, Honey Roasted Peanut Butter, Dark Chocolate Almond Butter, and Butterscotch Peanut Butter), and book “Ritz Book of Afternoon Tea” by Helen Simpson. (value $60; starting bid $30)
  8. Norman Rockwell plates: set of 12 gold-rimmed Saturday Evening Post series by Danbury Mint. (value $200; starting bid $80)
  9. “Emmett Kelly: “The Greatest Clowns of the Circus” numbered collector plate by Ray Weaver, 1982 (value $30; starting bid $10)
  10. Phillies Rhys Hoskins autographed cap and photo card with stats (value $175; starting bid $70)
  11. Signed painting “Love Hands“ by nationally known Deaf artist Nancy Rourke, 16” x 20” acrylic painting (value $150; starting bid $75)
  12. “Sunrise” framed & matted 16” x 20” signed watercolor painting by local Delaware County artist, Fran Van Allen. (value $350; starting bid $125)
  13. Brown bobble triangle crocheted shawl by Karen Leslie-Henry (cotton/merino blend yarn) and two large handmade pottery mugs (value $118; starting bid $65)
  14. Vintage collectible heavy painted milk can by local Philadelphia artist Joseph Varsanyi: covered bridge scenes; converted to a reclaimed wood round table. (value $150; starting bid $60) The artist is Joseph F. Varsanyi Sr. His obituary is found in the Inquirer, go to this link: https://www.inquirer.com/philly/obituaries/20120817_Joseph_F__Varsanyi_Sr___91__autowoker__soldier__artist.html
  15. Starbucks ASL “Connecting” mug by Deaf artist Yiqiao Wang with 16 oz. ground Christmas Blend coffee, and 16 oz. blue vacuum insulated tumbler (value $56; starting bid $35)
  16. Bulova hinged picture frame and clock (worth $25, starting bid $10)
  17. Black and gray knitted rectangle shawl by Karen Leslie-Henry (acrylic yarn, machine wash & dry), two snowflake glass candle holders with white candles (value $75; starting bid $35)
  18. Vintage rocker (100+ years old) with mother-of-pearl inlaid beige needlepointed seat (Best offer!)
  19. Brown, beige, charcoal, and gray colored crocheted shawlette (acrylic yarn, machine wash & dry), by Karen Leslie-Henry with Starbucks 24 oz. clear travel mug, 16 oz. whole bean organic Yukon Blend coffee with notes of wild herbs & Allspice, and 16 oz. whole bean organic Café Verona coffee with notes of dark cocoa & caramelized sugar (value $119; starting value $60)
  20. Autographed photo of Eagles Cornerback #29 Avonte Maddox (value $45)

Dinner and a Scary Movie!

Join us on Friday, October 13th for a delicious lasagna dinner followed by a screening of Forget Me Not. Follow the link below for more information. Forget Me Not is rated PG-13, and will be captioned. Synopsis of the movie below!

Dinner and a Scary Movie!

Forget Me Not explores the conflicts facing a family who wins the lottery and escapes to a cabin. While at the cabin, they are unexpectedly introduced to a mysterious stranger. Who is the stranger and what does he want? Join the family as they go on a suspense-filled journey into their past!

Spring 2023 Silent Auction – NEW ITEMS ADDED

Welcome to our Spring 2023 Silent Auction!

Interested participants may make a bid by emailing bethLockard@deafcanPA.org between April 3–23 with the number of the item of interest and amount of the bid. The last bids will be accepted at 7 p.m. April 23.  Bidders will be contacted if another bidder tops their bid. If bidding is hot, texting can be used later.   Some of these items may be on display at the Deaf Expo April 15.
Please let others know of this Auction!  DeafCAN! appreciates your support!

1. Bartenura 2018 Moscato Italian wine (.375 ml), two wine glasses, and a $30 gift card for La Verona restaurant https://laveronapa.com (worth $82; starting bid $50).

2. Brighton “Enchanted Garden” bracelet and earrings (worth $126; starting bid $60).

3. Three M.J. Hummel Little Companions Collectible 8” plates. “Hello Down There,” “Stormy Weather,” “Apple Tree Boy & Girl” by The Danbury Mint (worth $30; starting bid $15).

4. Gold-look metallic container of beer, two beer glasses, sunglasses, a glass holder, and $50 in gift cards to Yard House restaurant www.yardhouse.com/home (worth $65; starting bid $40).

5. Starbucks ASL mug, teal colored recycled recycle stainless steel 16 oz. travel mug, and a 16 lb. bag of Blonde Expresso Roast coffee (worth $50; starting bid $25). View a video about this line of Starbucks products here!

6. Vintage pink flowered teapot, three boxes of tea (Green Passion Fruit, Earl Grey, and Scottish Breakfast), pink LOL mug, and a jar of local Chester County honey (worth $50; starting bid $20).

7. Set of 12 gold rimmed The Norman Rockwell Fine China Plate Collection limited edition Gorham Fine China from The Danbury Mint (worth $200; starting bid $80).

8. Renowned Deaf artist Nancy O’Rourke silk ASL “Friends” tie and ASL ABC mug www.nancyrourke.com (store) (worth $86; starting bid $55).

9. Two Longwood Gardens tickets expiring August 20, 2024 (not valid for specially ticketed events such as Fireworks or Wine & Jazz Festival, every Friday through Sunday during A Longwood Christmas or during December 25—January 3) www.longwoodgardens.org (worth $50; starting bid $30).

10. Bellagio Chianti wine, two wine glasses, and a $50 gift card to Maggiano’s Little Italy restaurant www.maggianos.com (worth $68; starting bid $40).

11. Framed 13’ x 13” handstitched “Friendship is a Priceless Treasure” wall hanging (worth $50; starting bid $30).

12. FOUR Phillies tickets for Wednesday, April 26, at 6:40 p.m. against Seattle Mariners. Seats are Section 137, Row 35, Seats 1—4 (worth $190; starting bid $100).

13. Framed 15” x 15.5“ original Intaglio “Annunciation” wall hanging by renowned Philadelphia artist, Naomi Charles Limont (1929—2010) The art is pencil signed, titled, numbered, and dated 1976. Her work has been featured in solo shows, invitational exhibitions, and is part of the permanent collections of the Philadelphia Museum of Art, PA Academy of Fine Arts, Yale University, and Rutgers University. Ms. Limont is listed as a notable artist, painter, printmaker, and educator by Marqui’s Who’s Who (worth $100+; starting bid $60).

14. Wire egg basket lined with a dark blue dish towel and filled with gourmet goodies: A 17.6 oz. bag of Falco Pappardelle pasta made in Italy, a 24 oz. jar of Rao’s homemade Marinara sauce, a 2 oz. jar of Aglio & Peperoncino Sazonador Pasta seasoning, a wooden cutting board with handle made in India, a white ceramic mug and an 8.8 oz. bag of Kimbo aroma gold 100% Arabica medium dark roast coffee, an 8.8 oz. bag of Dolce Nero Viva Cappuccino dark chocolate praline candy with cappuccino flavored cream, and two white blue and white striped dish towels. (worth $152; starting bid, $60)