On March 22, from 7-11 pm, join me for a fundraising party showcasing the generosity of the community supporting Samaritans through my marathon - the generosity of all of you!!
Where: Joe Sent Me at 849 Main Street, Waltham.
Why? Help raise money to support Samaritans suicide prevention and grief support services!
Raffle items: You can buy tickets from me in advance, winners do not have to be present when we pick the winning tickets at approximately 9:45pm)
- $25 gift card to Coyote Impressions (Support this donor!)
- $25 gift card to Taza Chocolate (source of my post-long-run recovery Mexican hot chocolate Cacao Puro!)
- $50 gift card to J.R. Burke Salon (my tresses-whisperers) (Support this donor!!)
- $50 gift card to Marathon Sports (Support this donor!)
- Mystery novels signed by local (and famous!) authors!
- Hand knit baby blanket - donated by John Gillis and Kathleen Kelly!
Bidding ends at 10pm. I will help with proxy bidding if you cannot be there/cannot stay. For items under my control (batches of truffles, for example, if losing bidders will match the winning bid we may be able to work something out!)
- JUST ADDED: chocolate raspberry cheesecake courtesy of Ron and Patty Moore (winner must be present otherwise this sucker's going down!)
- Oral B Braun Professional electric toothbrush - donated by Dr. David G. and Maryellen Wyman! ($125 value)
- In-Home private yoga class donated by Jennifer Parker ($100 value) Great for everyone from marathon runners to couch-jockeys...
- SoulCollage® workshop for up to five people. Valued at $375! See http://soulcollage.com
for details about this creative and self-reflective card making process! Donated by Jen Navarro!
- One-hour long massage from Chris Hansen Juliani founder/owner of Boston Chair Massage at her Arlington office! (Value $100)
- (rumor: designer bag by Very Local Designer)
- (rumor: hour-long family/pet photo shoot from Very Local Up and Coming photographer)
- Two dozen handmade cookie dough truffles (Value: $30)
- Hand knit socks by yours truly - priceless ;-)
- Companionship on a long run, bike or swim (or all three) at your pace and distance with yours-truly! - priceless!
On-site Chair Massage! Chris Hansen Juliani founder/owner of Boston Chair Massage will be at our fundraising event offering chair massages for donations to the Samaritans. Also see her Silent Auction donation of an hour massage at her Arlington office for the auction!
Donations to Samaritans welcome, as is all the moral support you can muster - this is a marathon after all!