50th Annual Auction – It’s a Golden Year!

Our Lady of Guadalupe School Auction & Dinner is the largest fundraiser of the year, making it among the most significant contributors to the school’s operating budget. The Auction is sponsored and supported by the Parent Organization, OLG Parish, School Commission, parents, students, staff, and our surrounding community and businesses. Click here for more details on how our auction runs!

Save the Date:  March 5th, 2022 our Golden 50th!


Planning for our 50th auction in March of 2022 is underway!   For questions on attending the auction, making donations, and sponsorships contact the Auction team at (206) 935-0651 or e-mail us.

Want to see what our last auction had?

March 6th, 2021:   OLG Auction Program & Catalog

There are a few Glassybabies still available!

OLG Midnight Rocker

Inquire at school office!

and

Our 2021 Fund A Need update:

Parish Hall & School Bathrooms… The updates are underway!   We’ve raised over $35,000 in direct Fund-A-Need donations!  That’s our highest auction total in years, but with additional support we can make this project come to completion even quicker!  We have met with contractors and the planning team to pick colors and styles and outline our timeline… our hope is to have all things completed by the end of July so our school is ready for full re-opening this Fall with all bathroom’s completed!

Here are some more notes and fun from our 2021 Auction
An Evening at Sea

How to Donate

How to Donate – Parent, Business, and Community Donors

Thank you for your contribution to the 49th Annual OLG Auction, “An Evening at Sea with OLG.” Our Lady of Guadalupe Catholic School is dedicated to fostering Gospel values, inspiring academic excellence, and developing service and leadership in our students. Without your support – as parents, parishioners, and community partners – we’d be unable to raise the money necessary to continue our mission.

Parents:

We’re asking all OLG families who can make their required $200 donation in cash this year to do so here. Thanks to the many families who have already made their donations in cash. Our early liquidity is allowing us to procure and put together a slew of new items and experiences for our Auctions! 

Families wishing to facilitate corporate sponsorships or business donations, or donate tangible items or experiences are required to reach out to Development Director Rebecca Arcarese to begin that process.

Business and Community Donors:

We invite you to make an in-kind contribution of an item, service, or cash donation.   Sponsorship Levels are available as well!

Your donation will help fund new curriculum and instructional materials to enrich our students’ academic experiences, provide the technology to enable ALL students to remotely access a full and stimulating education, ensure necessary COVID-19 updates to all classrooms in preparation for in-person classes, and further integrate technology into our classrooms.

In return for your support through the donation of a gift card, tangible item, or a cash contribution we’ll recognize your donation in the Auction Catalog and throughout our social media platforms.

Please fill out our online donation form or e-mail Procurement Chair Clare Moffat by Feb. 1, 2020.  We can arrange safe pick-up and drop-off for all items. We appreciate that many individuals and organizations are currently encountering financial challenges and, as such, we thank you for taking the time to consider donating to our school in these extraordinary times.

Our Lady of Guadalupe is a non-profit 501(c)(3) organization. Our Tax ID is #91-0725901. All donations are tax-deductible to the extent of the law.

Registration options

Please pick ONE of the registration options:

  1. Free registration means you can bid anytime beginning Feb. 22 and you will be watching the March 6, 7pm Live Auction on your own device.**
  2. Red Carpet VIP Zoom Party! For $20, you’ll receive a Zoom link for March 6, 2021, at 6 p.m. You’ll log in to the Zoom party where we’ll stream the live event for you and you can watch with all of us together in a virtual room! Includes one online registration to shop the silent auction starting on February 22! 

*Additional guests who may be watching the Zoom with you at your location will need to do the FREE registration to get their own access to shop!*

**Only one Zoom registration is necessary per household. Each additional member of the household wishing to bid separately should get their own unique URL by completing the FREE registration.**

Red Carpet Zoom Party

What is the Red Carpet Party?

On March 6 at 6 p.m., the Red Carpet VIP registrants will “gather” virtually in a Zoom room for fun, games, visiting, and more hosted by OLG teachers! At 7 p.m. the LIVE AUCTION will be played directly into the Red Carpet Party Zoom! No need to go find another link... simply stay with your friends in the zoom room and enjoy the live auction together.

*You will need a separate phone or tablet to use for bidding.*

Red Carpet Party also includes one online registration to shop the silent auction starting on February 22! 

Dress to Impress on Auction Night

“Virtual” doesn't mean missing out on the fun! Dress up or find your best nautical pajamas. Share photos with us on social media at #OLGatSea.

Don’t know what to wear on Auction Night? We’ve got you covered…visit our Auction Fashion Pinterest board to draw inspiration from our favorite nautical-inspired looks!

Food for Purchase

Cure Cocktail is supplying all our food and drink options for the night! You can pick up at OLG on March 6 between 2 and 4 p.m., or you can choose to have them delivered directly to you! Cure delivers to West Seattle, Burien, and Normandy Park.

*If you choose delivery, Cure may deliver on Friday, March 5 to make sure all deliveries are made by 6 p.m. on March 6.*

Nautical Cocktail Ideas

Making your own cocktails ?  Here are some ideas....

Nautical Cocktail Recipes

Anchors Away

¼ cup Gin
2 TBSP Sweet vermouth
2 TBSP Cointreau
2 TBSP Blood orange juice
Soda water

Orange wedge

Sprig of rosemary

Fill shaker with ice and pour in gin, vermouth, Cointreau, and blood orange juice. Shake well and strain into an ice-filled glass. Top up with soda water. Garnish with an orange wedge and sprig of rosemary.


Bright ‘n’ Windy

¼ cup Gin
Ginger beer
Ice
Lime wedge

Fill a glass with ice. Pour the gin in. Squeeze juice from the lime wedge into the glass and drop it on afterwards. Top up with ginger beer and stir.


Cape Codder

1/2 ounces Vodka

Cranberry juice, to top

Lime wedge

Add the vodka into a highball glass over ice. Top with cranberry juice and stir until chilled. Squeeze a lime wedge over the glass and drop it into the drink.


Fog Horn

¼ cup Gin
2 TBSP Lime juice
Ginger ale

Fill a glass with ice and pour the gin and lime juice over. Stir well before topping up with ginger beer. Mix gently before garnishing with a lime.


Maritime Martini

¼ cup Vodka
2 TBSP Dry gin
1 TSP Blue curaçao
2 TSP Vermouth
Lime twist

Fill a shaker with ice and pour all the ingredients in. Stir well and strain into a chilled Martini glass. Garnish with a twist of lime and enjoy. 


Perfect Storm

2 ounces Spiced rum

1/2 ounce Lime juice, freshly squeezed

2 dashes Angostura bitters

Ginger beer, to top

Lime wedge

Add all the ingredients, except ginger beer, to a highball or rocks glass filled with ice. Garnish with a lime wedge. Top with ginger beer.


The Salty Dog

¼ cup Gin
½ cup Grapefruit juice
Salt
Grapefruit wedge

Coat the rim of the glass with salt. Fill the glass with ice and pour in the gin and juice. Stir well before garnishing with a wedge of grapefruit.


Sea Breeze

1 1/2 ounces Vodka

3 ounces Cranberry juice

1 1/2 ounces Grapefruit juice

Lime wedge

Add all the ingredients into a highball glass with ice and stir. Garnish with a lime wedge.


Seersucker

2 ounces Flor de Caña White Rum

1/2 ounce Cinnamon bark syrup

1 ounce Lemon juice

Strawberry

In a shaker, muddle the strawberry. Add the remaining ingredients and fill with ice. Shake, and strain into a pilsner glass filled with crushed ice. Garnish with an additional strawberry.


Recipes and photos  courtesy of the UK’s Craft Gin Club and Liquor.com:

https://www.craftginclub.co.uk/ginnedmagazine/2017/10/5/5-nautical-themed-cocktails-that-will-float-your-boat?rq=nautical

https://www.liquor.com/recipes/cape-codder/

https://www.liquor.com/recipes/the-perfect-storm/

https://www.liquor.com/recipes/sea-breeze/

https://www.liquor.com/recipes/the-seersucker/

 

Hilary Reeves, Auction Chair

Clare Moffat, Procurement Chair