100% of your generous donation directly supports our mission:
"To sing so that LGBTQ+ people can live their truth through quality music experiences that inspire audiences, open minds, change hearts, and affirm our common humanity."
For a donation of $100, receive one raffle ticket for a chance to win:
Up to a four-night stay at Alexander's Guest House in beautiful Key West, FL. Enjoy two delicious meals at Mangia Mangia and Louie's Backyard with a $100 gift certificate for each. Enjoy your favorite cocktail at Key West's most popular nightclub LaTeDa with a dinner or bar tab of $75. Enjoy the beautiful sites of Key West during the day, including two tickets the the Butterfly Museum. A basket with assorted Key West memorabilia will also be sent to the winner.
(Some restrictions apply. For complete entry information and raffle rules please visit Raffle Rules)
Join your hosts, Jeff and Brian of Brand g Vacations on your choice of one of three amazing river cruise packages. That's right, the highest bidder will have the option of choosing one of the following adventures of a lifetime! All three trips are LGBTQ+, all-inclusive, full ship charters.
Option 1 - Paris, Normandy & the Seine River (May 12-19, 2021) - Your seven- night adventure starts and ends in Paris, combining what is probably the most romantic city in the world with a fascinating journey into the past of the Impressionist masters. Follow the footsteps of Van Gogh, Cezanne and Gauguin on this tour along the winding Seine River into Normandy (without a doubt one of the most beautiful regions of France), then up to Le Havre on the rugged Atlantic coast.
Option 2 - Prague & Danube River Cruise (August 16-25, 2021) - An all-inclusive, seven-night deluxe Danube riverboat cruise featuring two pre-cruise nights in Prague. Your cruise journeys from picturesque Passau to Melk, Vienna and Bratislava. It then culminates in the vibrant Hungarian city of Budapest, one of Europe's hottest destinations.
Option 3 - Bucharest to Budapest River Cruise (Sept 4-13, 2021) - An all-inclusive, seven-night deluxe Lower Danube riverboat cruise featuring two pre-cruise nights in Bucharest. You will be pampered by a crew of 40 in an atmosphere of total relaxation. The itinerary includes four countries (Romania, Serbia, Bulgaria and Hungary) that were hidden behind the Iron Curtain for decades.
All three programs include: seven-night river cruises in a category B1 stateroom on an Amadeus Cruise Line 5-Star river boat including daily touring, all meals and all-inclusive beverages. The Seine River program is a 7-night cruise-only program, while the other two options include two pre-cruise hotel nights. See our website for specific program inclusions.
The winning bidder(s) will be responsible for paying port charges of $175 per person as well as pre-paid gratuities ranging from $160 - 170 per person (dependent on program chosen). Guests will also be responsible for obtaining their own flights to and from the program.
Brand g is acclaimed as one of the most luxurious and first-class travel organizations that cater exclusively to LGBTQ+ travelers and their friends. To check out the details of these cruises, please visit their website:
Note: If Brand g is not able to operate the winner's chosen trip due to the pandemic they will work with the winner to schedule a trip of comparable value to be scheduled no later than the end of 2022.
Enjoy a Luxury RV adventure from one of three locations: Las Vegas, NV, Bozeman, MT or Denver, CO. The winning bidder will pick up and return an amazing RV from Blacksford RVs. Enjoy six nights use of a well-appointed luxury RV (sleeps 2-5 people). The RV includes everything from bedding to kitchen gear, camp chairs, blankets, etc. Package includes complimentary admission to national parks in the area! Winner is encouraged to book their campsite or other reservation sites early! Explore some of our nation's most beautiful landscapes by day and the splendor of Las Vegas, Denver, or the mountain towns of Montana by night. Insurance is included, supplemental charge of $10/day is not. $1500 damage deposit is extra, but it will be refunded if vehicle is returned undamaged. For more information, visit their website: https://www.blacksford.com/las-vegas-rv-rentals
NOTE: Rentals from the Las Vegas site are year-round. Rentals from the Bozeman and Denver sites are available Memorial Day through October 31st only.
What could be more wonderful than gathering seven of your dearest friends and family members together for a sumptuous, seven-course gourmet dinner? The chef and host's reputation for delivering unforgettable dining experiences has made this one of the most sought after auction items we offer each year. This dinner will be served in your home, where you will indulge in the chef's five-star cuisine. .Winner must live within a 30-mile radius of Fort Lauderdale, FL. Must be used by 12/31/2024.
Gay pop/folk singer and songwriter Matt Alber will send you a verbal acknowledgement to celebrate a loved one's birthday, anniversary, or any other special occasion. He will also send the winner an extensive package of his music including:
Wind Sand Stars - Autographed Deluxe LP
Constant Crowd - Autographed CD
How High The Moon- Autographed CD
Also included is an Alberdrive, which includes 2GB of albums, music videos, live performances, sheet music, and a digital copy of the "meat" magazine out of London in which he is featured. Please visit his website www.mattalber.com to view his extensive work and biography. This is an amazing package for any Matt Alber fan!
Have you always wanted to understand the difference between a hurricane and a cyclone? What about the differences in a high or low weather system? Enjoy a one-hour Zoom call with local celebrity Steve MacLaughlin, who is a weatherman on NBC Channel 6 in South Florida and the host of our Gala fundraiser. Steve will be available to you and seven of your friends for an hour to field any weather-related questions. This is a special item that you do not want to miss! Dates must be arranged by 12/31/2021.
Enjoy a three-night stay at Fort Lauderdale's largest and finest gay men's spa/resort. The Grand Resort was selected by USA TODAY as one of the "10 Best Gay Resorts." This item entitles you and a guest to enjoy this amazing and luxurious destination known for its relaxing environment. In addition, relax with two massages from Fort Lauderdale's premier masseur, Joel Montgomery. As you stroll down the famous Wilton Drive for dinner, included are two gift certificates of $100 each to gay-owned restaurants Bona Italian and Rosies. Restrictions apply. The Grand Resort must be used by 2/28/2022.
"Party Like A Rock Star" Guitar Basket
The Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino in Hollywood is world-renowned for its deluxe accommodations, dining, and entertainment. Now you can live like a celebrity and enjoy deluxe accommodations for a one-night stay at the Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino and dinner for two at either Council Oak Steaks and Seafood, Cipresso (Italian) or Asian-inspired Kuro Restaurant ($150 max value). Rounding out this item is an authentic electric guitar plus assorted logo items ($200 value).
Experience being treated like the inner Diva that you know you are! First put on your new bracelet from Argenti Jewelers. And every diva wants head-to-toe-pampering! Start with a fabulous "coiffure" and receive a haircut and hair products from Daniel St. Germaine. Next, relax with a massage by Jerry Cohen Studios and then give yourself a day of beauty and indulgence with a body scrub and facial by Fort Lauderdale's Fabio Israel. An assortment of body lotions and beauty products are included valued at over $200. Hmm now.....what to wear?! After leaving the spa, why not call your voice teacher Manny Simone for one of the three voice lessons you have won. These can be virtual or in person. When you return home use your new products from Manscaped to make sure you are ready for that special person when they arrive. Don't forget to toast your new and rejuvenated self with the two special Pride-edition bottles of bubbly from Barefoot Wineries! Now don't you look and feel FABULOUS! This basket is donated by the 1st Tenor Section of GMCSF.
An assortment of fine wines for the connoisseur!
Accompanying this exquisite basket are various items for snacking as you enjoy your vintage wine. Also included are wine glasses and other beautiful items to adorn your home. This basket is donated by the 2nd Tenor Section of GMCSF.
Enjoy this custom basket containing an array of liquors and cordials for your enjoyment. In addition, it includes a variety of snacking food to share with family and friends. Also enjoy the accompanying serving items that will look wonderful in anyone's liquor cabinet. This basket is donated by the Baritone Section of GMCSF.
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This amazing basket contains a certificate for two pies every other month baked and delivered to you by Bass Section Administrator Gregg Bennett (total of 12 pies). You will have a wide variety of pies to choose from. The winner of this basket will contact Gregg to peruse his extensive array of fantastic pies. Also included are a Farberware stand mixer and other kitchen items to get you started on your journey to becoming your very own pastry chef. This basket is donated by the Bass Section of GMCSF. Winner must live within 25 miles of Fort Lauderdale due to travel restrictions.
"Colors of the Heart"
A unique painting (24x36) by artist Andy Pereira.
These rainbow hearts signify the love of our LGBTQ+ community. This one-of-a-kind painting was commissioned for this auction and donated by the artist, Andy Pereira. Andy is a highly-regarded South Florida artist, currently showing work in private contemporary art groups in New York, LA, Stockholm, Sweden, Germany, Spain and Malta. The original painting is 24x36 and is an acrylic mix on canvas. Painting will be sent framed and signed by the artist.
Enjoy "An Evening in Italy", a unique four-hour cooking class for six people from acclaimed local chef and caterer, Ray Willey. Dishes you will prepare include a three-cheese ravioli and Fettuccini Alfredo from scratch along with scrumptious side dishes. Cooking ingredients and two bottles of wine will be included.
You and a friend will be treated to a wonderful lunch by the Mayor of Fort Lauderdale, Dean Trantalis! As a proud member of our LGBT+ community, Dean has committed his life to public service and is a shining example of leadership in South Florida.
Dates of availability will be arranged by the mayor's office.
Must be redeemed by September 30, 2021.
Awarded "Song of the Year" by the Grammys and music award programs across the globe, Adele's "Hello" is undoubtedly one of her most iconic and ground-breaking releases. Now you can own a piece of history when you win this personally- signed copy of the sheet music of this great hit. Beautifully mounted and framed, this valuable item will be a central focus for display.
No band in history has shaped contemporary music in the way that the Beatles have. Their music swept the globe to accolades and awards that continue even to today. The winner of this item receives a copy of the Beatles most iconic album "Abbey Road," with the album cover personally signed by Paul McCartney and Ringo Starr! Beautifully mounted and framed, this valuable item will be be a central focus for display.
Enjoy a week-long vacation at the Sunset Cove Resort timeshare in Marco Island, Florida. The lucky winner plus up to 5 guests can share this exquisitely beautiful three-bedroom condo.. Also included are all of the resort amenities such as:
- Complimentary beach shuttles
- Pool with reduced seating
- Complimentary bicycles
- Personalized concierge services
- Picnic and promenade areas with grills
Enjoy ocean breezes, wonderful views, and friendly staff while you relax in this luxurious resort.
Owner's week is Saturday-Saturday at the beginning of July.
Dates must be arranged with the owner of the timeshare by June 1st, 2021.
Beautiful Sculpture in Blue/Grey High Fired Clay
This 7"x12"x7" sculpture is named "Untitled, Number 3" and was created in 2019 by Fort Lauderdale artist Tin Ly. Tin has been working as a visual artist in South Florida for the last 40 years. His works have appeared in galleries throughout the United States and Hong Kong and are included in the permanent collections of museums such as the Museum of Modern Art-Fort Lauderdale, the Art and Culture Center of Hollywood, and Boca Museum of Art.
For all of you who are interested in our local beer-making scene, this item is for you! Take a grand VIP tour at Funky Buddah Brewery for up to 10 people. (COVID restrictions apply at the time of the tour.) Tour the brewhouse and learn about their Funky history, unconventional beers, and eccentric brewing techniques, all of which have made them South Florida's largest brewery. Enjoy tasty beer samples along the way in a commemorative Funky Buddha Brewery glass. After your tour, use a $50 gift card to sample some of Funky Buddha beers and munch on their appetizers. Expiration date of this item is 12/31/2021.
Treat your guests to a Virtual Tupperware Party from the acclaimed star of "Dixie's Tupperware Party," one of the longest-running off Broadway tours in history! You won't believe how much mischief one can get into when you allow Dixie Longate into your living room (virtually of course)! And she will introduce you to items that you had no idea could be used as a kitchen accessory! Get your friends together for an evening of creative food storage solutions that will have you laughing till your face aches while filling your cupboards with the latest and greatest of the iconic plastic products. A fantastic gift bag of Tupperware items will be awarded to the winner as well.
This is a very special chance for you to own a piece of custom art from a renowned artist! Dylan Gillespie, an specialist in the medium of oil paint. Dylan will custom paint a portrait from a photograph that you submit. It can be an individual portrait of yourself, and painting of your house, or favorite landscape. The painting will be 18" x 24".
Dylan's subjects include landscape, still-life, and portraiture. Believing that the beauty of the natural world cannot be matched by what is created through imagination, Dylan works primarily from life.