• All your senses, engaged.

    Cutting-edge performance, technology, and luxury – with the comfort of a midsized SAV. Meet the BMW iX: the new electric standard.Performance

    Sustainable from start to finish.

    BMW is driven by responsibility. Built at BMW’s Dingolfing plant using 100% renewable energy, the BMW iX uses game-changing sustainable materials, including olive-leaf tanned leathers, FSC (Forest Stewardship Council) certified wood, and floor mats made from ECONYL© (regenerated nylon made from ocean waste).

    Aerodynamic vitality.

    The most aerodynamic SAV built by BMW, the iX slices out a drag coefficient of just 0.25 Cd. And with the battery module positioned for a low center of gravity, you’re in for exceptional handling you can feel.
    • 2022 iX xDrive50 (22II)
    • Sport
    • Phytonic Blue Metallic
    • 22" Aero Bi-color Wheels, Style 1020 with Performance Non Run-flat Tires
    • Range up to 315 mi3
    • Oyster Perforated SensaTec
    • Titanium Bronze Trim
    • Dynamic Handling Package
    • Luxury Package
    • Premium Package
    • Front ventilated seats
    • Radiant Heating Package
    • Active Driving Assistant Pro
    • Passenger Lumbar Delete
    • Flexible Fast Charger
    • NEMA 14-50 Adapter
    • 2 years of complimentary 30-min charging sessions with Electrify America
    To review the full vehicle summary, please click here. Value: $96,645
    Generously donated by BMW and the Southern California BMW Dealers
    Featuring 53 cabins, the gracious and intimate National Geographic Orion takes travelers to little-known waters and isles in the South Pacific, Australia, and Indonesia to experience each location's natural and cultural wonders up close. With her high ice-class rating, National Geographic Orion is strong enough to explore the polar regions, yet her elevated maneuverability allows for navigation of inshore waters, secluded bays, and sinuous rivers—practically anywhere accessible by sea. At the helm of National Geographic Orion is an expert crew, capable of handling intricate operations that large cruise ships could never attempt. The ship features modern navigational equipment and technological abilities that allow her to navigate safely, even in uncharted waters​. She currently holds the distinction of having sailed further south than any other vessel in the Lindblad Expeditions-National Geographic fleet. National Geographic Orion offers guests a spirited, almost clubby environment onboard. Of her many amenities and features, the most appealing is her outdoor deck space, which beckons in the balmy reaches of the South Pacific and beyond and offers a range of panoramic views of the region’s rich avian and marine life. Explore lost civilizations amid paradisiacal, seldom-seen isles Sailing in the wake of early Polynesian navigators, this Tahiti expedition strikes to the farthest reaches of Oceania. From remote and enigmatic Easter Island to the historically significant Pitcairn Islands through the “low islands” of the Tuamotu Archipelago to Tahiti, you’ll visit islands that are virtually inaccessible and untouched. The voyage begins in one of the most isolated landfalls of Polynesia: Easter Island. See the legendary moai statues up close and hear the leading theories on what happened to the people who created them from top experts. Walk the length of untouched tropical beaches, meet the descendants of H.M.S. Bounty mutineers, and drift dive or snorkel through an atoll pass. DAY 1: U.S. / Papeete, French Polynesia Depart in the late afternoon for Tahiti and arrive late in the evening on the same day. Check into a hotel room and spend the evening at your leisure. DAY 2: Papeete / Embark This morning enjoy breakfast at your leisure and spend some time exploring the resort while adjusting to island time. Meet your fellow travelers  for lunch and then join us for a tour of Tahiti before embarking the ship in the late afternoon. DAY 3: Makatea An uplifted coral atoll, the island of Makatea is one of the most unique landforms in the Pacific. Spend the day exploring limestone caves and grottos with your expedition team and local guides, or search for endemic fruit doves and myriad seabirds, then snorkel among colorful fish on the nearby reef. DAY 4-8: At Sea / Tuamotu Archipelago Today we begin our exploration of the “Dangerous Archipelago,” in Fakarava, one of the largest atolls in French Polynesia and part of a UNESCO Biosphere Reserve. Explore the protected reefs or ride the current into the lagoon on a world-famous drift snorkel. From here, your Captain and Expedition Leader will determine our next spot for exploration. In true expedition mode, we will visit some of the Tuamotus’ most remote islands, taking the opportunity to explore them by land and by sea. Navigate reefs and islets as we make our way east and explore one of French Polynesia’s many uninhabited atolls such as Tahanea. DAY 9: Mangareva Spend a day at sea scanning the horizon with our naturalists or relaxing on deck with a good book. We then arrive at Mangareva, the largest of the Gambier Islands, with its interesting history and beautiful lagoon.  enture underwater to snorkel, meet islanders to learn about their culture and the missionaries who made their home here, or go on a hike with our naturalists. DAY 10-13: Pitcairn Islands / At Sea We begin our exploration at the famed Pitcairn Island. Many of the mutineers of the legendary H.M.S. Bounty made their home here in the late 18th century, and about 50 of their descendants still live here today. Meet the residents and hear a few words of the unusual Pitkern dialect—a combination of English “sailor speak” and Polynesian phrases. Visit the gravesite of the last surviving Bounty mutineer, John Adams, and see the Bounty’s anchor, which was salvaged in 1957. We continue to the UNESCO World Heritage site of Henderson Island, an uplifted atoll that is uninhabited and virtually untouched by humans. Discover the island’s four endemic bird species, rich flora and fauna, and fascinating geology. At  Ducie Atoll, spend time spotting frigatebirds and boobies or snorkeling among spectacular reefs. Diving is available for guests on the National Geographic Orion. DAY 14-15: At Sea As we voyage east toward Easter Island, head up no the Bridge to watch for wildlife and observe expert navigation at work as our skilled Captain and officers sail these historic waters. There’ll also be time to enjoy a  massage in the wellness center, workout in the gym, and browse in the library. Each day our naturalists offer talks that add depth to your experience. DAY 16-19: Easter Island, Chile / Disembark / Santiago / U.S. Arrive at Easter Island where you will check into the Hangaroa Eco Village & Spa (or similar) for two nights. Explore volcanic calderas, jagged lava fields, and sweeping grasslands to discover the colossal moai statues, the astonishing legacy of a long-lost culture. Join archaeologists to examine these statues and discuss their meaning and creation; visit burial sites, quarries, and intricately carved ceremonial altars. Join our charter flight to Santiago, Chile for immediate connection to your overnight international flight home.
    Restrictions that Apply: Prize valid for one Category 1 cabin for two persons, for departure on April 16, 2023. Departure date is based on availability by Lindblad Expeditions and subject to holiday and other blackouts. Cabin booking and confirmation cannot be made until 90 days prior to sailing. If guest is unable to travel on specified date, departure will be convertible to a standard Galápagos trip on any available departure pending cabin availability 90 days in advance. Donation does not include air transportation, baggage/accident/cancellation insurance, extensions, passport, visa, immigration fees, meals not indicated, travel protection plan, items of personal nature, alcoholic beverages, and laundry. Gratuities to ship’s crew at traveler’s discretion.
    Value: $43,380.00 Generously donated by Lindblad Expeditions
  • Experience in the pristine East Indonesian Archipelago with an unforgettable 8-day/ 7-night cruise for 2 people (in a CAT II Suite on a double occupancy basis only) on board the Aqua Blu which sails through 3 different East Indonesian destinations: Bali - Komodo National ParkSpice Islands and Raja Ampat. The itineraries rotate based on the seasons. The journey includes all meals while on board, beverages (non-alcoholic, house wine and national beer), all excursions, laundry, and use of equipment where appropriate. Each of the 15 individually-designed suites aboard the Aqua Blu is an oasis on the vast East Indonesian seas. Conceptualized with modern luxury and ultimate comfort in mind by renowned Dutch yacht designer Cor D. Rover, these private sanctuaries lend a luxurious sense of home to every journey on the Aqua Blu cruise ship. Sun deck: With an elevated vantage point, the Sun Deck offers spectacular 360-degree views wherever you sail in the picturesque East Indonesia region. Equipped with a barbecue, outdoor seating with umbrellas and wraparound lounge sofas, this is the perfect location for sunrise yoga, evening grill party or night stargazing. Jacuzzi and Lounge Daybeds: Few things are more enjoyable in the tropics than cooling off in Aqua Blu’s jacuzzi, which is flanked by plush daybeds for sunbathing and perhaps even a snooze after a diving or snorkeling session! Spa and exercise area: Make wellness a priority at Aqua Blu’s onboard spa and outdoor exercise area. Indulge in Balinese massage and aromatherapy from our onboard therapist or work up a sweat in the outdoor exercise area. Take your massage outdoors, if you wish. Private speedboat: Aqua Blu boasts two Alson Flash private speedboats used for daily excursions to nearby islands, each with a capacity of 16 passengers. One tender with a capacity of eight divers is used exclusively for diving activities. Watersports equipment: Aqua Blu carries a comprehensive suite of top-of-the-line, non-motorized watersports equipment, including diving and snorkeling gear, kayaks and stand-up paddleboards.

    Ship Specifications:

    • Year Built: 1968 as British Naval Explorer HMS Beagle
    • Year Converted: 2006
    • Year Refurbished: 2019
    • Year Operational: 2019 (Inaugural voyage November 2019)
    • Cabins: 15 suites across 4 decks in 3 different suite categories
    • Ports of Embarkation: Bali, Labuan Bajo, Maumere, Ambon, Sorong
    • Vessel’s Registry: Indonesia
    • Type of Vessel: Ocean-and-sea Expedition Yacht
    • Length: 198 feet / 60 meters
    • Beam: 37’ 05” / 11.4 meters
    • Draft: 13 feet / 4.2 meters
    • Cruising Speed: 10-12 knots
    • Electricity: 220V and 110V
    • Engines: 4 x 660hp Lister Blackstone
    • Generators: 2 x Volvo Penta 225kW, 1 x Volvo Penta 80kW (backup)
    • Stabilizers: Quantum Zero Speed
    • Safety: ISM Compliant/RINA Class/SOLAS Certified
    Find out more about the Aqua Blu here. Restrictions:
    • Non-Transferable
    • Valid for all departures from October 22, 2022, to October 21, 2023, with exception of dates between December 10, 2022, to January 14, 2023.
    • Subject to availability at time of booking.
    • Air tickets, guide and crew gratuities and boutique purchases are not included.
    • No date changes or cancellations are permitted, in which case the certificate will be no longer valid.
    • Not valid for Aqua's themed departures.

    Generously donated by Aqua Expeditions

  • A Lifetime Adventure to Southern Africa - An incredible experience for two, to enjoy a five stop itinerary to South Africa and Botswana.

    The first stop is Cape Town where you will recover from the international flight at the V&A Waterfront Hotel in the heart of the city, with the magnificent Table Mountain as your backdrop. From there you will take a three-hour road trip up the Cape coast to spend two nights at the newly built, highly acclaimed Lekker Water Lodge situated right on the coast in the wild De Hoop nature reserve. There you will enjoy local culinary delights and walks along the rugged beaches on the coast and absorb the wonder of the Southern African Indian Ocean and all it has to offer. You will then travel further up the coast to Jeffreys Bay, home of the world famous wave "Supertubes". You will stay for two nights at the amazing "African Perfection" guest house overlooking the renowned break. There you can surf and watch whales and dolphins in this magnificent bay and enjoy this iconic beach town. It will then be time to leave the coast and head two hours north into the bush to enjoy an amazing safari experience at the exclusive Hillsnek Safari Camp situated above the Bushman's river on the Amakhala private game reserve in the Eastern Cape. Here you will enjoy another lifetime experience getting up close and personal with a wide variety of South Africa's small wildlife species. Hillsnek Safari team are very involved with Rhino conservation and you will be offered a one on one experience with the armed anti-poaching unit to learn about the efforts that go into protecting these magnificent beasts. More wildlife awaits you in Botswana as you fly north to enjoy three nights at the newly established Dukes Camp in the heart of the spectacular Okavango Delta. You will stay in luxurious Safari tents situated under a canopy of Ebony and Leadwood trees. This area is home to the world's largest population of African Elephant and boasts spectacular viewing of a vast variety of African wildlife. Note- Travel dates are based on availability. The donors of this trip recommend that you add on to this package with couple of extra nights in Cape Town and an a second stop at one of the Natural Selection Botswana lodges. Any travel assistance, information, internal flight and or ground transportation assistance is available through the very experienced, knowledgeable people at Safari Curated. They will also brief you in detail on the trip and lodges in the package as well as transport options. LEKKERWATER BEACH LODGE Located little more than three hours' drive from Cape Town - and a convenient diversion for travelers exploring South Africa's scenic Garden Route - Lekkerwater enjoys an enviable position perched between land and sea atop the ancient dunes of De Hoop. This remarkable coastal reserve is particularly famous for offering some of the world's best land-based whale watching. Southern Right whales migrate here from Antarctica to calve and breed in the warm seas offshore. Since 1985 these waters have been designated as a Marine Protected Area, and sea life has flourished. Here we offer a new kind of luxury with seven intimate and individual off-grid guest rooms . The indulgence of wide open spaces, peacefulness and privacy, gorgeous sea views, the smell of the ocean, barefoot beach walks and incredible sunsets. AFRICAN PERFECTION African Perfection is located in the town of Jefferey's Bay and is the epitome of beachfront living. This beautifully appointed guest house commands the most enviable views over arguably the best right hand point break, the world-famous surf spot, Supertubes. From the sweeping views you have direct access to kilometers of pristine waves and beach. With nothing between you and the ocean, it's seaside bliss, and the African Perfection suites have views to prove it. Additional Notes:
    • Travel dates are based on availability.
    • The donors of this trip recommend that you add on to this package with couple of extra nights in Cape Town and a second stop at one of the Natural Selection Botswana lodges.
    • Any travel assistance, information, internal flight and or ground transportation assistance is available through the very experienced, knowledgeable people at Safari Curated. They will also brief you in detail on the trip and lodges in the package as well as transport options.
    Value: $18,000 Graciously donated by: Natural Selection Travel Hillsnek Safaris African Perfection Safari Curators Vissla
  • Mized Media, Oilbar, Crystallina & Resin on Wood, 2022 Dimensions: 20 x 2 in About the artist: Polish Canadian artist James Verbicky was born in 1973 and lived the majority of his early life in British Columbia before immigrating to the United States in the early 2000s. He struggled with legal status for many years before finally being awarded the ‘Extraordinary Ability’ Green card due to his extensive involvement with a wide range of museums, galleries, publications, nonprofit organizations, and philanthropic endeavors. In 2008, his work was selected for a 110 year-old juried exhibition at the Musée du Louvre with the Société Nationale des Beaux-Arts.

    Shortly after his exhibition in Paris and finding inspiration and materials in the form of vintage magazines among the vendors along the Seine, Verbicky created the Media Paintings. These complex and sculptural mixed media artworks became vessels for communicating about a society oversaturated by media and allowed Verbicky, as a visual language manipulator, to move beyond deconstruction alone create his own new, abstract visual language. By utilizing  and reconstructing rare historical content, including both obsolete and persisting brands and advertisements, as well as vintage graphics, Verbicky has built an enormous oeuvre of densely layered and unique compositions that ensnare the viewer by engaging the natural human proclivity to find order in chaos, to sort and assign meaning as a way to navigate the world. In this process, he reminds the viewer that they are constantly being influenced.

    In 2014, Verbicky reexamined paint on canvas with the ERA and Bhavanga series, transcending the barriers of paper collage with bands of hand-painted canvas, enamel script, classical imagery from esoteric texts and heightened textures using crystallina and concrete. In 2019, Verbicky launched the BRAINSCAN series, which he calls Alternative Portraiture. Massive abstract artworks that seek to define and interpret both the physical organ of the brain while using color and form to depict the more elusive states of human consciousness, BRAINSCAN shows us what our thoughts look like while operating under the influence of narcotics, chemicals, and emotional states. Also in 2019, Verbicky launched the Peace Portal series after the flagship piece was auctioned by the Chairman of the Board of the Louvre, Becca Cason Thrash, with all funds to support the restoration of Cathédrale Notre-Dame de Paris after the devastating fire caused severe damage to the iconic structure. “In this small way I can repay Paris for the inspiration she has given me and my work.”

    In 2020, Verbicky expanded his work further still into the realm of installation art with his creation ‘What is Reality’. Transforming a 1966 decommissioned military vehicle into a controversial art piece painted with symbols, graphics and the names of hundreds of gods spanning across all cultures, Verbicky illegally installed his piece in front of the Los Angeles City Hall building at the height of the social unrest as protestors faced off against the National Guard. A commentary on the chaotic nature of 2020 and the search for meaning, normalcy, and answers in the face of a world turned upside down, ‘What is Reality’ asks the same questions we are asking ourselves during this tumultuous time, whilst simultaneously advancing themes that Verbicky has tackled for years: how is the world shaping our views, and what do you see when you look inside yourself?

    Verbicky collaborates frequently with philanthropic organizations, using his artwork to contribute to nonprofits like the Waterkeeper Alliance and the Art of Elysium. He has been the focus of international exhibitions ranging from Berlin to Bangkok, Beirut to New York City, Boston, Washington D.C., and Los Angeles. His pieces have been auctioned by Sothebys & Christie’s, and are counted in thousands of important private, public, celebrity and museum collections in countries all over the world.

    Verbicky works and lives with his wife and three children in Southern California.

    Value: $18,000 Generously donated by James Verbicky
  • As you arrive amid the lush and rolling hills of historic Franklin, Tennessee, you find yourself breathing more deeply, feeling more at ease. It’s as though you’ve been transported to a simpler time, when the pace of life was more mindful, more deliberate. A vast expanse of farmland—325 acres—surrounds you, with greenhouses on one side, and rows of heritage crops, orchards, and gardens on the other. On the winding road that leads here, you begin to understand the purpose of this place, for you are already immersed in the journey of the land and those who came before us. The perfect blend of old and new, tradition and innovation, it’s the evolution of Southern hospitality—a setting just outside of Nashville designed around the connections we crave in a world that too often rushes past the things that matter most. A working farm. An inviting inn. Dining and spa experiences that honor the cycles of nature and incorporate its bounty. This is Southall, and something special is always growing. This package includes:
    • A five (5) night stay in a Hillside Cottage for two people and daily breakfast between January 1st 2023 - December 31st 2023
    • Two 60-min signature treatments at The Spa at Southall.
    • A dinner for two at signature restaurant, Mary Amelia.
    • A private honeybee apiary tour and honey tasting.
    • A private tour and whiskey tasting at Leiper’s Fork Distillery.
    • Guests must be 21+ of age to check-in
    • Reservations subject to availability
    • Blackout dates may apply
    Value: $14,000 Generously donated by Southall Farm & Inn and Hidden Doorways Travel  
  • Deeply influenced by his remarkable fourteen year sailing voyage around the world, this Nautical Sphere sculpture captures the artist’s journey at sea, and the privilege of experiencing the ocean, with its stunning display of marine life, in its most beautiful, powerful and natural form. Neville meticulously designs and transcribes his expressions, using traditional scrimshawing techniques, onto a truly unique canvas - antique glass fishing floats, handmade spheres formed over one hundred years ago. But the mass production of plastic would eventually replace these floats, forever changing our world, and with it, the delicate balance of our oceans and its valuable marine life. This remarkable piece of art and sculpture measures 9.5” in diameter. Air bubbles suspended inside the heavy glass have been integrated into the hand-etched design, and in exquisite detail, sea creatures can be discovered floating amongst flowing latitudes that circle the sphere - patterns formed when the molten orb was hand blown over a century ago. This Nautical Sphere reflects the beauty and spectrum of ocean colors, with the delicate refraction of light through changing depths of glass, and the shifting shadows cast from the artist’s scrimshawed design. Artist Bio: Neville Hockley was born in Southampton, England, and has lived most of his life by the sea. He is a graduate from the prestigious Parsons School of Design in New York City and also holds a degree from Portsmouth College of Art and Design in the UK. In 1997 Neville founded i&D, a New York design studio, and grew his business into a multiple International Davy Award Winning agency. He is the author of Dream Time, a story published by Vanguard Press that chronicles his first ocean voyage from Australia to Italy. In 2007 Neville and his wife, Catherine, set sail from New York to explore the world on their thirty-eight foot cutter-rig sloop, Dream Time. For a remarkable fourteen years, sailing over 50,000 nautical miles across all four hemispheres, Neville continued to develop his carvings and unique scrimshaw designs. Neville’s life at sea and his creative diversity have been featured in dozens of magazines around the world. When Neville is not sailing, he can be found working from his seaside studio in Long Beach, New York.   Value: $12,500 Generously donated by Neville Hockley
  • The Twig Collection Imagine a winter tree, stripped of its leaves, its branches standing strong in the face of a storm. Take that strength and form it into the shape of a bangle around one’s wrist and become adorned with the strength of nature. It is raw. It is refined. It is inspired by the earth and the shapes of strength that embellish it. The Twig Collection is the universal Tree of Life. The K. Brunini Twig Collection comes from the volcanic hillside towns of Mt. Etna, and Lanzarote in the Canaries. It comes from the archipelago of La Maddalena, Istanbul, Jerusalem, New York, and La Jolla. It comes from our backyard fantasies. It is poetic driftwood either lost or found at sea. K. Brunini Jewels’ inspiration is rooted in natural forms forged into precious metal, and enhanced by diamonds, pearls, and gemstones. About Katey Katey has received the Women’s Jewelry Association Award of Excellence in Design, the American Gem Trade Association’s Editors’ Choice Spectrum Award, the International Pearl Design Competition Award, the MarCom Platinum Award for website design, and many other honors.  In addition, the San Diego City of Hope named her their Ambassador of Hope.  Katey’s jewelry has been featured in the San Diego Museum of Natural History, Carnegie Museum, the Gemological Institute of America’s Permanent Collection, the Headley-Whitney Museum (Smithsonian adjunct), as well as Art Basel Miami.
    • Large K Brunini diamond and pearl torque cuff from the Twig Collection.
    • Sterling silver in brushed twig shape.
    • 0.5 Ct diamonds
    • Naturally 14mmwhite South Sea cultured pearl ends.
    • Split opening eases dress.
    • Slip-on style.
    Value: $8,780 Generously donated by K. Brunini Jewels
  • Go on an epic life-changing expedition to watch gray whales in Baja California for five (5) days and four (4) nights. Guests will depart from San Diego and travel to the world-renowned San Ignacio Lagoon by private air charter where activities include up-close encounters with gray whales. There will also be opportunities for bird watching, kayaking in the mangroves and exploring the desert, beaches, tide pools and wetlands. Baja Discovery’s low-impact safari-style tent camp, accessible only by boat, is ideally situated on a low bluff overlooking the lagoon. You can even hear whales breathing at night as you star gaze or relax in your tent. Select the open trip date of your choice in 2020 or 2021.
    • Choice between the following expedition departure dates:
      • February 18-22, 2023
      • February 22-26, 2023
      • March 18-22, 2023
      • March 22-26, 2023
    • Later or earlier dates based on availability.
    Value: $7,190.00 Generously donated by Baja Discovery  
  • Enjoy an exclusive -and luxurious- three-course lunch or dinner for six (6) with wine service & champagne at the iconic Rainbow Room. Rainbow Room is known for legendary occasions. Graced by presidents, dignitaries, and the brightest stars in entertainment, events held here have defined what it means to celebrate in New York City. And you can add yours to the list! Located Sixty-five stories above Midtown Manhattan, the Private Dining Room offers personalized attention and walls of windows with striking views to the south and west of New York City. The Rainbow Rooms offers seasonal, locally sourced, always unique––the menus we offer will delight every palate and enhance every moment. Restrictions:
    • Valid: January 2023-November 2023
    • Booked Within four-week timeframe
    • Subject to Availability
    • Not Applicable on Saturday Evenings
    Value: $6,750 Generously donated by The Rainbow Room
  • Acrylic, pigment and Ink on canvas. This piece makes mart of Margaret’s series of emotionally charged Coastal abstract artworks. She uses powerful brushstrokes, as she does in all her paintings in order to create an impression. The image is reminiscent of a memory of a beach wedding and watching bouquet floral petals floating on the surface of slow moving tide from the edge of a seawall.

    Acrylic, pastel and pigments on canvas.

    Finished with a glaze of UV varnish to protect against sunlight and dust damage.

    Gallery Wrapped, with painted sides.

    Dimensions: 36 x 36 x 1.5″   About Margatret Juul
    “Tumbling underneath waves amid effervescent sea tones, my compositions are fresh and original expressions of the colors and patterns of water in motion. Captured in visual art as an unwavering hold on my spirit — with fluidity, intuition, and reflective volatility. I incorporate irregular shapes which move around the canvas, reminiscent of the brilliant marine hues that convey water in 19th-century Japanese woodblock prints.  Close inspection reveals rough, textured surfaces from the thick application of medium on linen- including oil, acrylic, ink and oil pastel, reiterating the earthly and organic nature of my subject. As a multifaceted artist, with a focus on painting, illustration, interior and textile design for more than two decades, I have cultivated an extensive list of devoted supporters. My work displays prominently in a wide variety of settings—from celebrity homes and corporate lobbies to commercial and hospitality sites internationally. A native of New York, but long-time resident in Florida, I have exhibited internationally from San Diego to Boston and London to Beijing. Some notable exhibitions are Iraq Museum, Art Basel, Swiss Art, Affordable Art Fair Manhattan, Foosaner Art Museum and a collaboration with Yoko Ono. My work is represented worldwide through renowned galleries and print vendors. With an education in Fine Art and Interior Design, I have dedicated my career to the visual arts through painting, custom commissions, and designing textiles full time. I am always looking for custom commission and freelance projects”
    Value: $5,200 Generously donated by Margaret Juul  
  • Welcome to the jungle! This 6-night all-inclusive stay for two at Sweet Songs Jungle Lodge in a premier Treehouse can't be beat! Not only will you stay in the newest rooms on property, this package also includes a sunset horseback ride and $300 resort credit for items like additional tours or spa credit. The Macal River is just steps away with the best beach around, where guests can swim, relax, and enjoy unlimited use of tubes and canoes. The grounds are set on 20 acres of lush tropical vegetation. Adjacent to the resort is the 45 acre Belize Botanic Gardens. The Gardens connect to an additional 37 acres of tropical broad-leaf forest, where you'll find an extensive system of hiking trails, which continues on to destinations beyond the property, including the Maya archaeological site Xunantunich. Don’t forget about the Treehouse bar, where guests can eat, drink, and if they’re lucky, visit with the neighborhood toucans or kinkajous.

    The Premier Treehouses are perfectly located for privacy and the best jungle views. These luxurious rooms are adults only. You’ll feel like you’re walking into another world when you step onto the suspension bridge taking you to your treetop hideaway. The Premier Treehouses include amazing outdoor amenities, including a suspended outdoor day bed with jungle views and an outdoor bathtub. Of course, the interior is just as amazing. Indulge in a king bed, hardwood floors, a full private bathroom with indoor shower, and air-conditioning. The package includes a 6-night accommodation in a premier treehouse for two, roundtrip transfer from BZE, the all-inclusive package, $300 resort credit, and a sunset horseback ride for two.

    The all-inclusive package includes three meals per day, local alcoholic and non-alcoholic beverages, hiking trail access, exclusive use of river tubes, canoes, and bikes. International airfare to BZE Philip S. W. Goldson International Airport, additional excursions, SCUBA diving, fishing, and premium alcohol are not included in the package. Winner has free rein over the calendar except Easter, Thanksgiving, Christmas, and New Year’s weeks. Winner must stay within one year of the auction date.

    Generously donated by Sweet Songs Jungle Lodge, a Muy'Ono Resort

  • Looking for a healthy boost in your life? Let local fitness specialist Kurt Weber take your body to the next level! Whether you’re a beginner focused on building healthy habits and learning how to workout safely, or a long-time weekend warrior looking to spice up your routine, Kurt will tailor a program specific to your goals. This program includes twenty four (24) 60-minute 1-on-1 personal training sessions located at RPI, a world-class private training facility near Hoag Hospital (no membership required), detailed muscle analysis, and personalized diet recommendations based on your body type. Kurt has been personal training in the OC area working primarily with high-performers of all ages for over 15 years, and is his 5thyear donating to Oceana. His education includes a B.S. in Exercise Science and M.S. in Kinesiolgy &Performance Enhancement. His approach to health and fitness is about building a long-term healthy relationship with the body, the diet, and the mind. He understands the lifestyle challenges we face daily and excels in helping clients get the most out of their training!  

    “I started my training program with Kurt after Oceana in 2019 and I’m still training with him almost 3 years later!  The gym is impeccably clean with the amazing equipment and a great atmosphere!”

    -Karen Jaffe

    Value: $5,000 Generously donated by WeberStrength  
  • The Surf at Kandui", 60 x 24. Palm fronds and acrylic on gallery canvas. Custom framed in white floater frame. This stunning piece was inspired by the emerald green waters of Indonesia. Kandui is one of the most wave-rich locations on planet earth, steps from the jungle in the Mentawai Islands. Artist Bio: Kelly Hanna is a mixed-media artist based in Palm Springs, California. After seventeen years of art direction and graphic design she yearned for a new challenge, eventually finding it through creating multi-dimensional artworks that are “inspired by nature's gifts.” Kelly has developed a signature style of painting that leaves the viewer mesmerized and curious. Using natural textures such as palm fronds, bark and seeds, her work feels alive. She’s always been fascinated by the wonders of Mother Nature and it shows through in every piece she creates. Kelly’s work has been featured at West Elm Pop-Up Shops, The Beverly Hills Art Show, Desert Arts Festival and in Voyage LA magazine. Her work is held in collections across the United States, from Beverly Hills to Cape Cod. Value$5,000 Generously donated by Kelly Hanna Studio
  • This beautiful one-of-a-kind vintage sequin upcycled and hand stitched duster is made from sequins have been sourced form different sequin jackets and dresses that have been reworked and whip (hand) stitched together. Value $4,250 Generously donated by Katharine Story
  • Don't miss the once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to witness The Clippers and the Sacramento Kings play head to head on December 3, 2022 This unique opportunity to seat on floor seats, right behind the Clipper’s bench, includes preferred parking, all you can eat and drink (including alcohol), concierge service at your seat, and access to the floor seat private club. The Clippers and the Sacramento Kings have played 221 games in the regular season with 102 victories for the Clippers and 119 for the Kings.   Value: $4,000 Generously donated by Kasia Michaels Style
    Named NIZUC Resort & Spa The #4 Best Hotels in Eastern Mexico 2016 Named NIZUC Resort & Spa The #3 Top Resorts in Eastern Mexico Readers' Choice Awards 2017
    Top 10 Resort Hotels in Mexico 2017 Tropical Getaway 2016 Best Bed 2016
    Named NIZUC SPA by ESPA, one of the Best Luxury Spas in Mexico in 2017  Named NIZUC Spa by ESPA, Hotel Spa of the Year: North & South America-2018
    Nizuc Resort & Spa is a dreamy beach escape. The waterfront resort takes full advantage of its Caribbean Ocean views throughout its rooms and lush grounds, which pay contemporary homage to Cancun’s Mayan history. The overall feel of the Cancun hotel is one of relaxed elegance, with high ceilings and straight lines set with the organic touches of rock, wood and tile. Dramatic up-lighting gives exterior stone walls a monumental look. Open architecture allows views and ocean breeze to flow throughout. Fire or water features create a dramatic and soothing balance in the open spaces with views of the ocean or surrounding mangroves. Floor-to-ceiling windows, terraces and balconies in each room ensure all guests enjoy the fresh air and vistas of the Caribbean jungle or ocean Experience modern Mexican luxury redefined at the Yucatan Peninsula’s most exclusive destination, NIZUC Resort & Spa. This package includes:
    • Three (3) nights/ four (4) days in a Ocean View Deluxe suite for 2 people
    • Valid until October 22, 2023.
    • Not valid during blackout dates (Holidays, Christmas season, New Year, etc).
    • Nontransferable, non-refundable, non-redeemable for cash or used as a credit or partially full, and cannot be used in conjunction with other promotions.
    • If lost, not replaceable or refundable
    • Incidentals are not included (food, beverages, spa - products and treatments, transportation, tours, etc.)
    Value: $4,000.00 Generously donated by NIZUC Resort & Spa
  • Speak for our collective efforts to protect the ocean and marine biodiversity. Different species of goldfish gather in a swirl around a central focal point, each of them possessing a unique trait and color. With all of these elements coming together in a delicate balance, the underlying message artists are conveying here is that with diversity and teamwork beauty and harmony can be achieved on a magnificent scale. The Collection: Prosperity, Ubiquitous Design Concept: This limited design within the “Prosperity Ubiquitous” collection is perhaps one of LIULI studio’s most powerful statements on harmony. In “Harmonious Beauty,” different species of goldfish gather in a swirl around a central focal point, each of them possessing a unique trait or color, with one of them cleverly carved in negative relief. The subjects add to a balance that is at once asymmetrical yet harmonious. All the while, the composition subtly alludes to the balance of a yin-yang shape. With all of these elements coming together in a delicate balance, the underlying message artists are conveying here is that with diversity and collective effort, beauty and harmony can be achieved on a magnificent scale. Two hearts as one, Roaming the vast land. Harmonious beauty, Across the ages, Inextinguishable, Fortune everlasting.
    • Size: 16.34"L x 15.35"D x 6.89"H inches
    • Material: Crystal Glass
    • Technique: Pate de Verre
    • Limited Edition: 328 pieces (Worldwide)
    Value: $3,980.00 Generously Donated by LIULI South Coast Plaza  
  • An Exclusive Collaboration between Kimberly M. Wang Photography & Serrato & Co. Most people don’t enjoy having their portrait taken. “I look terrible in photos!” and “I never look like ME!” are common complaints. So, running in the opposite direction of the camera is the option lots of folks choose. And yet, Professional Portraits and Imagery that convey your spirit, your strength, beauty and brilliance, are one of the most powerful ways to document and celebrate you and your accomplishments, and create a lasting visual archive that you and your family will value for generations. The key to creating authentic imagery that you’ll be proud to share is proper preparation, attuned to your needs, goals, and aesthetic, and a team that takes the time to understand who you are and where you’re headed. For this exclusive Oceana Sea Change offer, two accomplished creatives—Portrait, Branding, and Editorial Photographer Kimberly M. Wang, and Marketing, Public Relations, and Design Expert, Gabriel Serrato Buelna of Serrato+Co.—are teaming up to offer a luxurious Portrait and Visual Storytelling Experience that’s ideal for Small Business Owners, Executives, Entrepreneurs, Couples, High School Seniors, or anyone ready to honor themselves and make some magic happen! All of the questions and uncertainties that cause anxiety during portrait sessions will be addressed by Kimberly and Gabriel prior and during your session including: what to wear,  how to do your hair and makeup, where to shoot, how to pose, what to focus on to tell your story in a colorful way, how to style your space, and how to share your story with your audience in a compelling manner. So whether you’re aiming to grow your business, elevate your personal branding, or simply eager to capture you and your loved ones for posterity in a contemporary, editorial style, this one-of-a-kind Experience is the perfect fit! Your Portrait and Visual Storytelling Experience includes: With Kimberly:
    • A Discovery Call to learn more about your dreams and goals
    • In-Person Wardrobe Styling and Concept Planning Session
    • Professional Hair and Makeup Styling for One Person
    • The Option to Add Two Friends, Loved Ones or Colleagues to your Session
    • A minimum of 2 Hours of Shooting Time
    • A Private, Guided Post-Shoot Ordering Appointment
    • Retouching and Color Grading of Your Selected Portrait Collection
    • Complimentary Wall Art Design Services
    • A $900 Image Credit covering Two Portraits of your choice, plus their corresponding high resolution JPEGS and Desktop Matted Print.
    • Option to Purchase more Images Separately.
    With Gabriel:
    • One hour marketing consult focusing on your Personal Branding or Business needs prior to shoot.
    • Artistic Direction and Camera-Ready Styling of your selected spaces for your Session.
    • On-site assistance to insure the images are beyond your expectations.
    • Coordination with client, photographer, and makeup artist prior to event.
    • Scouting of location(s) or finding the perfect spot in your own home to complete or compliment "your personal brand."
    • Purchase of florals or possible other items needed to assistance in the styling but not surpassing $100.00.
    • Scheduling for your Session and Discovery Call must be completed by November 16th.
    • This offer is not transferable, unless approved by Kimberly & Gabriel, and may not be combined with other offers. There is no cash value.
    • Hair and Makeup Services for Additional People are available for a separate fee.
    • Additional Portraits/Images (beyond the Two included) are available for a separate fee.
    About Kimberly: Kimberly M. Wang is a Portrait and Brand Storytelling Photographer and veteran Television Director/Producer (including Martha Stewart, ESPN, PBS, MTV, Food Network) who specializes in imagery that reveals the essence of you and elevates your endeavors. Kimberly’s work has appeared in Vogue, Le Monde, The New York Times and she has photographed some of the world’s most accomplished leaders and creatives including Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg; the renowned photographer and artist William Wegman; multi-Grammy Award winners Wynton Marsalis, Dee Dee Bridgewater, and mezzo-soprano Joyce DiDonato; Contemporary Artist Alexis Rockman whose work has been featured at The Smithsonian Institute and focuses on the effects of Climate Change; Ane Crabtree, the award winning costume designer for Hulu’s The Handmaids Tale and choreographer and MacArthur genius Elizabeth Streb. | @eardogfoto About Gabriel: Serrato+Co. was founded in 2009 by Southern California native Gabriel E. Serrato-Buelna to fill a need in a crowded market of average PR agencies. Serrato-Buelna brings passion, insight, integrity and foresight to every project that he leads or supports. A world-traveler and trend-spotter, Serrato-Buelna continually creates synergies for clients with some of the world’s leading brands, which goes above and beyond the typical publicist “pitch-and-place” philosophy. In addition, he has the panache to bring together the best possible creative team, based upon the project or client’s needs, so that they are taken care of in ways unimaginable, including coverage across all media platforms. Serrato-Buelna’s hands-on approach to doing business, competitiveness, interest in the world, genuine curiosity about human-nature and desire for a high-level of achievement creates a unique partnership relationship that clients find indispensable. | @serratoandco Value: $3,750 Generously donated by: Kimberly M. Wang & Serrato+Co.
  • Canada Goose and Oceana have come together to offer an exclusive, private shopping experience for two at the brand's South Coast Plaza store. Canada Goose, a lifestyle brand founded in 1957 in a small warehouse in Toronto, creates collections informed by the rugged demands of the Arctic and ensures that a legacy of functionality is embedded in every product from parkas and rainwear to apparel and accessories. Enjoy the Canada Goose store to yourself with a Brand Ambassador who will guide you through the collections to select a complimentary style of your choice. The Gift Experience Includes:
    • A two-hour private appointment at Canada Goose South Coast Plaza
    • Gear test the product in the brand’s only Snow Room in the United States; an innovative, retail experience which replicates various weather conditions including a daily snowstorm with temperatures reaching as low as -10°F
    • Complimentary his and hers jackets with a retail value of up to $2,500.00
    • 2 Complimentary Canada Goose Caps
    • A copy of Canada Goose: Greatness is Out There, the brand’s 60th Anniversary book
    Restrictions:: To be redeemed before December 31, 2022 Value: $3,500 Generously Donated by Canada Goose South Coast Plaza
  • Beautiful and classic optical white bag crafted from grained leather in a structured silhouette, the signature handbag is adorned by a Medusa plaque at the front. The versatile style can be carried in-hand or worn crossbody using the interchangeable chain and leather shoulder straps.
    • La Medusa plaque
    • Top handle
    • Detachable and adjustable leather shoulder strap
    • Detachable chain shoulder strap
    • Magnetic button closure
    • Zipped internal pocket
    • Outer fabric: 100% Leather
    • Lining: 100% Leather
    • Made in Italy
    Generously Donated by Versace South Coast Plaza Value $2,825
  • Step into our Grade-II listed Victorian building and discover old world charm, beautiful rich furnishings, exquisite original arts and outstanding cuisine. Instantly recognizable for our striking red-and-white brick façade, The Milestone is a true London landmark. Just a short stroll from the legendary Royal Albert Hall, as well as Notting Hill and Knightsbridge, our leafy surroundings are perfect for a beautiful picnic in the park. Each guest room at The Milestone is a work of art – a grand statement of colour and style – adorned with fine fabrics, fresh flowers, antique furnishings and rare artworks. You will enjoy two nights at a Junior Suite with breakfast and a Champagne afternoon for two. Value: $2,800 Restrictions:
    • Specific dates subject to availability
    Generously donated by The Milestone
  • Featuring a contemporary aesthetic, this gold-plated brass necklace features a of colorful rhinestones interspersed with the DG logo, perfect for giving your looks a lot of personality.  
    • Dolce&Gabbana necklace
    • Brass and glass crystals
    • Adjustable length
    • Lobster clasp
    • Made in Italy
    • Butterfly backs
    • Nickel-free and hypoallergenic materials
    • Engraved logo
    • Made in Italy
    • External composition: 70% Brass 30% Glass
    Value: $2,670 Generously donated by Dolce & Gabbana South Coast Plaza
  • Over a decade ago, Moroccanoil set out to create the proper canvas for all hair care and hairstyling. Our signature product, Moroccanoil Treatment, has now served as the perfect foundation for hair for millions of people around the world for over a decade. Complete with both styling and conditioning benefits, this award-winning formula infused with argan oil creates long-lasting smoothness, increases manageability, speeds up blow-dry time and boosts shine. Memorable and exotic, the signature Moroccanoil scent is an iconic juxtaposition of notes that transport the senses, conjuring images of a relaxing beach-side vacation, and the feeling of indulging in a luxurious spa. A highly-regarded and truly distinctive fragrance: spicy amber aromas merge with sweet florals, capping the sensorial journey with a soothing experience to remember. Enjoy the #1 haircare oil in the US along with Moroccanoil exciting body and hair treatments and tools. Find out more about Moroccanoil's sustainability and its support of Oceana here HAIR
    • Moroccanoil Treatment Original x5
    • Moroccanoil Treatment Light x5
    • Mending Infusion x1
    • Blow-Dry Concentrate x1
    • Glimmer Shine x1
    • Power Performance Ionic Hair Dryer x1
    • Smart Styling Infrared Hair Dryer x1
    • Perfectly Polished Titanium Flat Iron x1
    • Everlasting Curl Titanium Curling Iron x1
    • Smooth Style Ceramic Heated Brush x1
    • Brumes du Maroc Hair & Body Fragrance Mist x1
    • Dry Body Oil x2
    • Body Soufflé x6
    • Body Butter x6
    • Pure Argan Oil x5
    • Shimmering Body Oil x5
    Value: $2,624 Generously donated by Moroccanoil
  • With Vitamin A, style & sustainability are inseparable.

    It is all about feeling good, looking good, and doing good. From design to production, distribution, and charitable partnerships - Vitamin A is the sustainable choice.

    You can feel good about what you’re wearing. Vitamin A designs its collections using recycled and plant-based materials. Whatever the most sustainable fabric option is, you’re swimming in it, all of Vitamin A's bikinis, bodysuits and loungewear are designed to last while giving you the most flawless fit.

    Don't miss this opportunity to get the gift that always fits. You will receive five (5) $500 digital gift cards. Learn more about Vitamin A's suitability platform and its partnership with Oceana here. Value $2,500 Generously donated by Vitamin A
  • $2,500 Gift Certificate to LuxSecond Snob About LuxSecond Snob: LuxSecondS nob offers Brand new and pre-loved luxury designer handbags and fine jewelry to it's clients in the vicinity of Newport Beach CA. is a one-stop online shopping destination for new and pre-loved authentic luxury designer handbags and fine jewelry. We carry the most discerning, reputable and prestigious consignment and Brand new inventories. All items are put through a multi-point white glove inspection for the highest quality and authenticity. Value: $2,500.00 Generously donated by: LuxSecond Snob by Suzie Kim
  • Enjoy a $2,500 gift certificate towards Mark Pomerantz luxury tailored clothing, suits, sport coats, shirts, pants, and casual wear. Inspired by intrinsic quality and value, Pomerantz believes that a garment is defined by its finish and that the inside is as important as the outside. Every detail is engineered to fulfill his sartorial vision: a flawless intersection of functional design and aesthetic form.
    Tailoring in the House of Mark Pomerantz is a sublimely distinct experience. It is intrinsically linked from the origin of its concept, to the artisanship of its creation, to the feeling bestowed while wearing it—imparting a power, style, and comfort that is unmatched. With the concept of creating a masculine physique that draws the eye up and out to a broad shoulder, the signature Mark Pomerantz silhouette is set off by its high collar, elongated lapel line, and soft cutaway. Purposeful in aesthetic and intentional in detail, the passion behind Mark Pomerantz tailoring has one purpose… to make you fall in love with your clothing.
    Value: $2,500.00
    Generously donated by Mark Pomerantz
  • South Coast Plaza is one of the most prestigious shopping destinations in the world. With more than 250 boutiques and restaurants, this luxury shopping destination has one of the largest concentrations of high-fashion retailers, rivaling the trend-setting shopping meccas of Fifth Avenue in New York and Bond Street in London, as well as Avenue Montaigne in Paris and Ginza in Tokyo. It is an especially popular stop among travelers seeking designer names, upscale boutiques, and world-renowned cuisine. Enjoy a $2,500 gift certificate to spend at any of the Plaza’s luxurious boutiques and restaurants, Segerstrom Center for the Arts, South Coast Repertory, The Westin South Coast Plaza and South Coast Plaza Village. Value: $2,500.00 Generously donated by South Coast Plaza
  • Make your bed an oasis of luxurious comfort and delicate design with the Lozenge Lace sheet set. The top sheet in this set is crafted in cotton sateen jacquard and features a macrame border of intricately interlaced patterned lace on three sides.
    The minimalism and delicacy of the Lozenge Lace sheet set create a feeling that combines stylish symmetry with refined luxury. The sheets themselves are sumptuously soft and silky for a peaceful night's sleep. The Lozenge Lace sheet set harmonizes perfectly with standard and square shams in the same collection; duvet covers are also available. Pure extra long staple cotton. Made in Italy.
    • In centimeters: Top Sheet (270x320), 2 King Shams (53x94), Fitted Bottom Sheet (200x205, Depth 46)
    • In inches: Top Sheet (106x126), 2 King Shams (21x37), Fitted Bottom Sheet (79x81, Depth 18)
    Generously donated by: Frette South Coast Plaza
  • Book a private half-day photo session with an award-winning photographer for promotional, personal, family, or pet portraiture. Photographer Mark Maryanovich images stand out with a unique quality that captures the raw essence of his subjects. He has captured an impressive variety of artists including Chris Cornell, Bob Rock, and Randy Bachman. His clients include Sony Music and Monster Energy Drink, while his work has been published in Rolling Stone and Billboard magazines. Maryanovich has received two Canadian Country Music Awards for Album Design of the Year, and because of his work in this genre, the Annenberg Space for Photography selected him to be part of their slideshow exhibition “Country: Portraits of an American Sound.” He had the honor of providing the book cover image for Randy Bachman’s autobiography Vinyl Tap Stories, and the author photo for Robert Lacey’s Model Woman: Eileen Ford and the Business of Beauty. Maryanovich has also been recognized as a finalist by the prestigious Photo Review magazine competition and in the Images from a Glass Eye International Juried Photography Show, as well as worthy of mention in the American Icon Art Competition.
    • Session Fee (Half Day: 4 Hour Maximum)
    • Unlimited use of photo(s) from the shoot provided in web-ready format
    • A personalized mobile app for viewing and sharing
    • $150.00 toward the purchase of one 24×36 framed print
    • Session can be used for promotional, personal, family or pet portraiture within the Greater Los Angeles area
    • No cash value
    • Expires October 22, 2022
    Value: $2,100 Generously donated by Mark Maryanovich Photography      
  • A soft and enveloping cashmere blanket with a delicate fringe. Made using a technique called "frisson" whereby a comb made of vegetable fibers is stroked through the fabric to fluff the material, brighten the color, and create a super fine finish.
    • Color: Navy
    • Loro Piana logo embroidered in same color with ton sur ton technique
    • Dimensions: 200 x 150 cm
    • Composition: 100% cashmere
    • Made in Italy
    Value: $1,960 Generously donated by Loro Piana South Coast Plaza

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