Bid for Good: CYNY Associate Board Fundraiser Items

Need a little retail therapy in your life but looking for a real reason to splurge?

The CYNY Associate Board Silent Auction – part of the CYNY Associate Board Benefit – is your answer!

The following items are just a few out of 24 items available for bidding online, and all proceeds go to help City Year’s mission of ending the dropout crisis. All of these items would also make great gifts, and your idealistic buddies will appreciate the 2-for-1 value — not only do they get the item, they know your money went to keep students in under-served neighborhoods stay on track to graduate.

See an item you like? Click here to go to the auction page and put in your bid. You can also check out the rest of the items.  Auction closes in one week!

  • Premiere Yankees Tickets – Leading Bid* $1,500.00
    Prove that you are New York’s biggest sports fan at the Yankees game on Saturday, July 23rd at 1:05PM with these incredible tickets! While sitting second row, you will be as close to the field as you can be without actually playing in the game — right next to the dugout, on the homeplate side! To top off this experience, enjoy access to the Legend’s Club and feast on the all-you-can-eat sushi, carving station, ice cream sundae station and full menu with waiter service to your seats. This item is a true Yankee fan’s dream!
  • Equinox Fitness Club Membership – Leading Bid $1,400.00
    Enjoy a one year, all-access pass to the world renowned Equinox Fitness Club! Take group classes, sign up for martial arts or use their top of the line facilities to work with a personal trainer.
  •  Palmetto Bluff Golf Vacation Package – Opening Bid $800.00
    The Inn at Palmetto Bluff is situated in the picturesque South Carolina Lowcountry along the beautiful May River. Escape with a loved-one to a lagoon view cottage and be pampered by the beauty and decadence of the unique architecture, the delectable cuisine and the relaxing spa. This package features a night of exquisite dining with a three-course meal at the River House Dining Room and exclusive privileges at the May River Golf Club, an 18-hole Jack Nicklaus signature course. The Inn boasts other fun activities like inshore and deep-sea fishing tours, hiking and biking along historic trails and miles of uninterrupted canoeing and kayaking. Discover the coastal salt marches, where hundreds of species of indigenous wildlife reside and encounter armadillo, white-tailed deer, snowy egrets and bottle-nosed dolphins in their natural habitat. This 20,000-acre paradise is just waiting to enrich your soul and energize your spirit.
  • Personal Stylist Session with Allison Berlin – Opening Bid $140.00
    Forbes, O Magazine, Women’s Health, and Time Out New York have all recognized the sylists at Fashion Made Simple to be the best that the city has to offer! Get the fashion consultation of a lifetime from stylist Allison Berlin. During this two hour consultation, Allison can help you learn how to accentuate what you’ve got and to hide what you wish you didn’t!
  • Dawn’s Dish Private Chef Experience – Opening Bid $250.00
    Join Dawn Tyson-Silvera, a professional chef with 15+ years of experience in the food industry, from food operations manager to baker, chef, restaurateur, and cookbook author, for an intimate dining experience. Dawn will take you to the grocery store and help you pick out ingredients for your meal. She will then prepare an authentic feast for you and 5 friends in the comfort of your own home. Please note, the winning bidder is responsible for the cost of food; Dawn will provide the food preparation, the service, and her signature flare and style. 

*Leading and Opening Bids at time of publication. Live bid prices can be viewed on the auction site here