Raffle and Silent Auction Items

Posted by MASO on May 21, 2012 at 4:00 PM

Below is a list of our raffle items and silent auction items for our upcoming fundraising event on June 14, 2012 in Quincy, MA. You do not have to be present to participate. Authorizations for bidding and raffle ticket purchases can be made in advance.  Please contact us for details. Items include the following:



  • #1 - Oil Painting titled "North River" by local artist Katherine Bennett. The painting measures 11 by 14 inches unframed, and about 16 by 20 inches framed. (Value $400).  Bio:  Katherine Bennett is a single mother of four who grew up in a family of painters, but shelved her early passion for paintingto raise young children and build a life. She currently writes the column"Changing Lanes" for the Hingham Journal in addition to acceptingfreelance work. Her love of oil painting was reignited as a means of healing from trauma. Thememories are in the past, but the gift of having painting as a means ofexpression remains. Currently, Katherine studies with William St George (of StGeorge Gallery, Boston) and accepts commissions for both portraits andlandscapes. She can be reached at [email protected]  

Starting bid: $150.00  ~ TO BID REMOTELY, Please click here.

RAFFLE ITEMS - Ticket prices are as $5.00 each or three (3) for $10.00 OR ten (10) for $20.00. Absentee raffle purchases, please list item in which you want your raffles to go to. Those who are present, may place their purchased tickets in the bucket of your choice. 

  • Raffle Item #1 - Ticket to Ride by South Shore native and local DonHussey (Value $18.95) - In this unflinchingly honest memoir, military man,public school teacher, successful entrepreneur and candidate for the U.S.Congress Don Hussey describes in rich detail how he outwitted the odds to bringhome his “ticket to ride.”  For everyobstacle, he found a solution and moved on…until one day in 1965 when he wasstopped cold in his tracks, confronted by the one accident of fate that no onecould ever be prepared for. How he responded to it is the triumph overadversity that has come to define him.  website.

  • Raffle Item #2 – Kinerase Skin Care package by MedSpaNew England, LLC.  Kinerase Skin Cleanser, Anti-aging samplings, and travel bag. (Value $50)  Kinease® is a science-based cosmetic product that helps skin look and feel smoother, younger and healthier. Kinerase is made with the synthetic plant growth factor, N6-furfuryladenine, which has been shown to slow the changes that naturally occur in the cell-aging process in plants. Kinerase helps to diminish the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles and, at the same time, provides superior moisturization for all skin types. Kinerase is available in cream or lotion formulations and is both non-comedogenic (so Kinerase won't clog your pores) and hypoallergenic (so Kinerase is unlikely to cause an allergic reaction). Website

  • Raffle Item #3 - One Half hour reiki session with Laura Healing With Spirit and Two FREE Yoga Classes at Open Doors - Reiki is a Japanese hands-on healing modality that is natural non-invasive and promotes healing. It is primarily used for stress reduction and relaxation, but is all effective in relieving pain, depression, and panic disorders.  Reiki is also assists in promoting the healing of fractures as well as alleviating many other physical and emotional challenges.  For more information, please visit her website. (Value $35)  The Open Doors approach to the practice of yoga is built around health on many levels. We understand that people experience changes throughout their lives and that yoga is one vehicle that can drive change down a positive path. Open Doors remains a solid organization which continues with the original vision of its founder, established nearly twenty years ago. Website.  

  • Raffle Item #4 - 30 minute reading with with Laura Healing With Spirit.  Readings can be either tarot card readings or mediumship readings.  For more information, please visit her website. (Value $45)

  • Raffle Item #5 - $25 Gift Card to the Clam Box - Located on Wallaston Beach in Quincy, the Clam Box has been a local favorite since 1968. They are a casual restaurant where you can eat in or take out.  Enjoy their famous clams, large selection of seafood, chicken, steak tips, burgers, hot dogs and more! Beer and wine also available for dine in patrons. Website

  • Raffle Item #6 - 40 Minute life reading by Rev. Rita Berkowitz - (value $140) - Rita has impressed large audiences throughout the world. She is the author of "Empowering Your Life With Angels" and co-author of "The Complete Idiot's Guide to Communicating with Spirits".  The Life reading - Collaborating between your guides and hers, Rita will use the tarot to format a reading about your past, present, and future life. Website

  • Raffle Item #7 - $25 Gift Card to The Fours Restaurant.  - The Four's Restaurant and Sports Bar has been a Boston Tradition since 1976. One of the country's first sports pubs, The Four's is known for fine food and great service. Voted the #1 Sports Bar by Sports Illustrated. With locations in Boston, Norwell and Quincy. Website


  • Raffle Item #8 - Sea Inspired soaps and Lotions by Back Porch Soap, Co.  Value $50 - Back Porch Soap Co. was founded in 1998 by Marla Bosworth, retail and beauty industry expert and analyst. She is a Massachusetts resident who is inspired daily by life in and around Duxbury Bay, Cape Cod and anywhere her travels take her.  About Marla's products: every bath and body product on our website is handmade by Back Porch Soap Co.. They use the finest ingredients sourced from all over the world. They import shea butter from Ghana, West Africa; essential oils from Indonesia and Bulgaria; and their gift sets use natural, sustainable, packaging solutions that supports small businesses in Thailand. All of their products are completely vegan ~ and they do not test on animals - and they use organic ingredients when available. Website


  • Raffle Item #9 - Two FREE Psychic Readings at Open Doors - Open Doors began as a small metaphysical book & gift store and learning in 1992, located in Braintree, MA. Founder Richard Lanza, was a practicing psychic, energy healer, and acupuncturist for many years and sought to create a center where individuals could find a safe and comfortable haven to explore non-traditional pathways for personal growth and transformation. The center sold holistic products, as well as offering free energy healing sessions, intuitive readings, drumming circles, and Kundalini yoga classes. Website

  • Raffle Item #10 -  Tastefully Simple Gourmet Food Basket (Value $114.99) - Bountiful Beer Bread Mix-value pack; Garlic Garlic; Onion Onion; Seasoned Salt; Balsamic & Basil Dipping Oil; Essential 4 Recipe Booklet; Bring the Party (Sunny Strawberry Margarita Mix - add water & tequila & freeze; Giddy Up Guacamole Mix; & rimming sugar); Italian Garlic Bread Seasoning;  Bayou Bourbon Glaze;  29 Minute Citrus Marinade;  Honey Apple Grill Sauce & Garden Veggie Dip Mix.


Categories: Massachusetts

Post a Comment


Oops, you forgot something.


The words you entered did not match the given text. Please try again.

Already a member? Sign In