1. Field of Dreams
Give your kids a unique Oakland A’s VIP experience, with pregame festivities and up close views of the players! Watch batting practice from behind home plate, change out third base during an inning break and join Stomper for a ride around the field while the fans cheer. With four field-level tickets to the game, you’ll have an optimal view of your kids’ “best day ever”- and the A’s photographer will document everything!
Donated by: Oakland A’s
2. Need for Speed
Grab 11 friends and rev up some fun! Renowned for his collection of rare and exotic vehicles, Dennis Varni will personally transport you to the exclusive La Rinconada Country Club in Los Gatos in a surprise vehicle. Your party will enjoy a gourmet lunch with a club member before heading to Dennis’ nearby home. Experience the veritable museum of classic American and foreign roadsters, hot rods, and more!
Donated by: Dr. Kathy Hull and Mr. Bill Gisvold
3. Mountains and Prairies
Get adventurous in Montana! Enjoy all inclusive activities from ATV excursions, to fly fishing and horseback riding - the sweeping plains and mountain ranges are your playground. Experience luxurious accommodations for four nights at the Ranches at Belt Creek, and world-class dining featuring local ingredients and game from the property.
Donated by: The Ranches at Belt Creek
4. Bucket List Vacation
Craft your dream vacation! From the turquoise waters of Turks & Caicos to magical Lake Como, choose from a selection of the world’s most coveted vacation spots Quintess Collections has to offer. Simply show up to your tailored vacation where the fridge is stocked with your favorites, your families’ excursions are planned out, and any obscure request you make becomes reality — thanks to the included concierge!
Donated by: Dr. Peter Sun and Mrs. Mindy Sun
5. African Adventure of a Lifetime
Breathe in the mist of Victoria Falls and interact with Bushmen during your 10-day Botswana and Zambia adventure. Fly into Johannesburg, where a Travel Beyond Representative will greet you and get you situated. With transfers within Africa, luxurious tent accommodations, gourmet meals, and twice-daily safaris included, you’ll experience the ultimate combination of relaxation and adventure. Take a bush walk or a canoe trip, or relax in the pool while watching hippos, elephants and buffalo watering at the lagoon just steps away. If you’re lucky, you may see large herds of zebras or a wildebeest stampede!
Check out the full itinerary here. Valid for travel between November 1, 2019 through April 30, 2020.
Black-out dates are the following: December 10, 2019 – January 15, 2020
Donated by: Travel Beyond
6. Party in a Box
An instant backyard BBQ party for 24! Devour four-course family-style food catered by Food Network TV contestant, Chef Braggs of Bragging Ryt’s Catering. You’ll be having the time of your life with your friends while you drink cocktails mixed by your personal On the Rocks bartender using top shelf liquors from the instant bar, all while DJ Paul Sembrano from Wild 94.9 spins your favorite mixes. Get your fun on!
Donated by: Chef Braggs, On the Rocks, Henry Wine Company, Wine Warehouse, DJ Paul Sembrano
7. Pacific Paradise
If you enjoy a truly luxurious beach vacation, then we’ve got the trip for you! Boasting some of the best snorkeling, scuba diving, fishing, and surfing in the world, Punta Mita is an oasis of white sand beaches and turquoise waters. During your seven night stay in a stunning three-bedroom villa at the world-class Four Seasons Resort, you’ll be spoiled with ocean views, painted sky sunsets and your own private plunge pool. Paradise is waiting! Subject to availability in May, June, September or October 2020.
Donated by: Michael and Michelle Berolzheimer
8. Phan-tastic Dinner Party
Have a world-famous chef in YOUR kitchen! Chat with acclaimed Chef Charles Phan as he creates an unforgettable four-course dinner for you and 11 friends. You will be wowed with farm-fresh, locally sourced ingredients that are transformed into exquisite bites through his Vietnamese time-honored cooking techniques. Brides on Hartz will plan and execute your party from invitation to break down, and with rentals included you won’t have to lift a finger!
Donated by: Chef Charles Phan and The Slanted Door, Brides on Hartz
9.What Happens in Vegas…
Embrace the energy as nine-time Grammy Award-winner, Golden Globe Award-winner and Academy Award-winner superstar, Lady Gaga takes the stage! Get yourself to the Park MGM Theater at the Park MGM Las Vegas for Lady Gaga Enigma on Wednesday, November 6th to witness the ultimate in entertainment.
Donated by: Dave and Maya Smith
10: The Magical World of Disney and Pixar
Level up your family to VIP! Get an exclusive two-hour Pixar tour in Emeryville before you hop onto flight to Orlando. Continue your VIP journey at Disney World, where you will be accompanied by a private guide. More than ensuring your wait times for rides are 5-10 minutes max, they will eliminate the hassle of maps, fast passes, and show times, so you can actually enjoy your vacation and your kids! They’ll even watch your kids while you go on Space Mountain and Avatar. It’s the best of all worlds!
Donated by: Phil and Emilie Shoebottom, Alec and Libby Dafferner, World Class VIP Tours
11. Majestic Maui
Arrive into Kahului with four round trip Southwest flights and experience the best of both worlds with this package: the spectacular water slides at Grand Wailea for three nights and the serenity of the Four Seasons Wailea for two nights. Start the day at a petting zoo for quality family fun at the beautiful Maui Animal Farm. Come back to your resort for poolside lounging while The Nanny Connection watches your kids for six hours. This will be your best vacation yet.
Donated by: Four Seasons Wailea, Grand Wailea, Maui Animal Farm, Southwest, The Nanny Connection
THANK YOU TO OUR PLATINUM SPONSORS
Tania Celante, Hannah Kim, and Audrey Mao
CHG 2019 Spring Gala Co-Chairs