Our Silver Paws Gala is our biggest fundraiser of the year, allowing us to provide senior dogs and cats with the second chances they so deserve. The silent auction, live auction, raffles, and wine pull are all 100% donated by animal lovers like you!
SILVER PAWS GALA WISH LIST
*Gift cards and bottles of wine valued $20 or more are ALWAYS needed!*
- SPORTS MEMORABILIA & TICKETS
- Box Seat, base line or bleacher tickets to Chicago sports teams. Parking passes are always a plus!
- Tickets to College Sporting events (Notre Dame and the Big Ten are very popular)
- Signed Jerseys, Balls, Caps or Pictures
- Rounds of Golf on local and out-state private or public courses
- UNIQUE LIFE EXPERIENCES:
- Dream Jobs (i.e. spend the day with a sports agent, local chef)
- Chef of local restaurant cooks for someone in their home
- Private Tours/Behind the Scenes at local or national museums, zoos, TV studios, theatre, opera, Symphony Hall, 4 Star restaurants, wineries, historic landmarks, concerts, sports venues, etc.
- FAMILY AND/OR CHILDREN THEMED ITEMS AND CERTIFICATES:
- Parties: businesses or individuals that specialize in kid’s parties, cakes, decorations, music, etc.
- At Home Fun: backyard BBQ hosted by restaurant, musicians to play at your home, video game truck comes to your home, etc.
- Home Electronics: Alexa, iPad, iPod, iPodtouch, Xbox, Wii, laptops
- Toys, Books, Bicycles and Electronics
- Vacation Homes or Condos located near water, snow or other interesting destinations are highly desirable
- Ski resort within driving distance of Chicago
- Hotel or Resort (Local, national or international destinations)
- Trips: bike tours (domestic or international), cruises (river, lake or
- Domestic or International Airline Tickets or giftcards
- ENTERTAINMENT AND DINING
- Restaurant Certificates (There are so many great options. If you enjoy the restaurant so will we!)
- Tickets or Season Passes to: local theater, opera, Chicago Symphony, museums, concerts or zoo.
- Services that enhance your in home entertaining: personal chef, musician, equipment (i.e. bar ware, dinner service, linens etc.)
If you have an item to donate or have a question about donating, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org or call 847.529.2025.
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PICK UP OF DONATED ITEMS IS AVAILABLE IN THE CHICAGO AREA!Thank you for making a difference for senior pets in need! Click here for all the event info!