Mothers Matter “Bid for a Cause” On-line Silent Auction

Mothers Matter “Bid for a Cause” On-line Silent Auction 2021-05-04T12:31:43+00:00

It’s Happening!

The Lauren Rose Albert Foundation is going virtual again!  After our successful 5K in October we’re going all out with an on-line silent auction on May 1st through May 16th at

Our Mothers Matter “Bid for a Cause” will include an eclectic selection of more than 50 auction items- from spectacular Gift Baskets to fun and fabulous one-of-a-kind offerings.   As example – Dinner for you and three guests prepared by “Chef” Senator Jim Beach at his Ocean City home.  Or how about a $500 Gift Certificate for the wonderful Westmont Diner.

All proceeds benefit the Lauren Rose Albert Foundation’s Mothers Matter programs for women facing difficult challenges.    

We wish to thank our donors whose generosity added so much to our auction offerings.  Thank you to:  Anatolia Arts & Crafts, Adrienne Dalessio of Red Sky Ranch, Stewart Rosenberg of Artist Pointe Wraps, Jini Errechetti of Image Explosion. Premier Arts & Framing, Westmont Diner, Café Aldo Lamberti, Desserts by Design, Salon Viola, Passariello’s Pizzeria & Italian Kitchen, The Pop Shop, DeBears Jewelry Store, Bistro DiMarino, Taylor’s Hair Salon, Scotland Run County Club, Westwood Country Club, Del Buono’s Bakery, Fat Jacks, Wegman’s, Costco and more.

We are so grateful to our good friend and President of the Gloucester County Women’s Club, Mary Schneider, for making this auction a reality.  We could not have done this without Mary’s help.  Thank you dear friend!

Join the fun, excitement and for a good cause!

Beach Fest Extraordinaire

Dinner for you and three of your guests specially prepared by “Chef” Jim Beach at his Ocean City home.  FYI  Jim’s specialty is pasta and seafood but if seafood is not your thing – how about steaks on the grill?   Jim loves to cook and his culinary skills are well-known.  Win this bid and you and your guests will enjoy memorable evening of good food and great company.  Linda and Jim look forward to welcoming you to their home.

This winning bid also includes a $25 gift certificate to Hoy’s when you’re Down the Shore.

We are so grateful to Jim and Linda Beach for their hospitality and loving support.

For That Special Occasion

Birthday?  Anniversary?  Need some suggestions?   How about a lovely dinner at Bistro De Marina Restaurant in either Collingswood, Marlton or Sewell or Ristorante Fieni’s in Voorhees? If it’s a BYOB there are three different wines to choose from.  How about the gift?  You’ll have some nice choices at DeBears Jewelry Store in Sewell.

In addition to the wine, this auction offering includes a $50 Gift Certificate to DeBears Jewelry Store and $50 Bistro De Marina Restaurant Gift Card and a $50 Gift Card for Ristorante Fieni’s .

Thank you to DeBears Jewelery Store, Bistro DeMarina and Ristorante Fieni’s for these generous donations.   

($200 Estimated Market Value)

The Joy of Horseback Riding

Here’s a bucket list item! OR special opportunity to introduce a youngster to the joy of horseback riding. This bid includes a horseback riding lesson at the bucolic Red Sky Ranch in Columbus and for after the ride we’ve included three gift certificates to Passariello’s Pizzareria & Italian Kitchen in Haddonfield, Moorestown, and Voorhees.

Thank you to Adrienne Dalessio of the Red Sky Ranch and Enrico Crucitti of Passariello’s for the very special auction item.

A Study in Red & Black

We started out with a Noble Vines 337  Cabernet Savignon and a Carinivor Cabernet.  Added the wine glasses – Reidel of course and went all red and black from there to complete a power basket just for you.

(Menu brand wine thermometer, Kate Aspen Corkscrew, a Vinrella and a bright assortment of toiletries.

($130 Estimated Market Value)

Westmont Diner

This fabulous auction item is one of four $500 gift certificates for the Westmont Diner on Cuthbert Boulevard in Westmont. This very popular diner is a top favorite in the area and is these gift certificates are sure to be an auction hit.

We are so grateful to Westmont Diner owner Chris Prentzas for his generous donation. Thank You, Chris!

A Wrapaholic’s Heaven!

You will be able to Wrap to your heart’s content with over 4,000 Square Feet of beautiful, high quality wrapping paper.  Each of these 20 rolls of 2021’s most popular designs retails for $20.  Donated by Stewart Rosenberg of Artist Pointe Wraps, this package comes with complementary ribbons and bows.   A huge Thank You to our good friend Stewart Rosenberg! 

($400 Estimated Market Value)

Nevertheless She Persisted

PERSIST with your bidding and RBG will be yours!

Uniquely Unicorn

This dream basket includes all things unicorn!

Includes: Unicorn Pillow, String lights, Sign, Beanie Babies, USB drive, Hair Accessory, Folder, Bag, Ornament, Soaps, “Goo”, Bath Bombs and a Uncorn Tote. Plus the MORE!

A Blend of Fashion & Function

This attractive handbag doubles as an insulated wine carrier with its own spout.  Take it for a test run with this Pinot Grigiot Barefoot on Tap.  This creative auction item also includes “wine ” socks, a corkscrew, and handy handbag hanger.

(Estimated Market Value $65)