Support a Golden Ball

Make our Auction the Best – Donate Classy Items Today!

Each auction item donation generates funds that make a huge difference for a rescued golden retriever in need! Your donation can range from spectacular to an individual gift card … all donations add to our goal and are greatly appreciated!

Silent Auction

Here are a few ideas:

Gift Cards – For restaurants, clothing and home goods stores, pet stores, pharmacies, auto fuel, etc.

Sports Tickets and Memorabilia – The Cubs – Sox City Series tickets, World Champion Cubs, Blackhawks, Bears and Bulls. Sports hero photos, baseballs, etc.

Theater Tickets and Concerts – Hamilton tickets, other shows, symphony tickets, Ravinia performances

Entertainment – amusement parks, botanic garden, arboretum, architectural tours, boat trips, Navy Pier ferris wheel, comedy shows, movies

Art Objects – statues, stained glass windows, vases, paintings and quilts

Electronics, Cameras – iPads, computers, headphones, gaming software

Local Travel – Use of your summer home, condo or cabin

Wine and Jewelry – Donations of wine and popular jewelry like Pandora

Certificates – Photography, restaurants

Dog Items – gift baskets, dog beds, leashes, car seat covers

Please avoid items with individual sizes such as clothing. To donate, complete the donation form.

Buy Tickets, Sponsorships, or Advertise Your Business

  • It’s not too early to buy your individual ticket at $140 or save $25 per ticket by organizing a group of ten (table of 10 at $1,150).
  • Check out the many sponsorship levels ($100 to $4,000). Some come with tickets and Program Book ads. See if your company will sponsor.
  • Buy an ad to memorialize your dog or advertise your business.

Check out the Golden Ball website for more information.