Perfect for a big family or group of friends, this stunning waterfront lake house will make a wonderful setting for your three-night getaway. The property is situated right on Lake Goodwin, just 40 minutes north of Seattle. The main house accommodates 13 guests, nestled among lush trees with 100 feet of private waterfront. A separate loft-style guesthouse is perched above and accommodates an additional 6 guests with big windows and views of the lake.
Come to El Gaucho, one of Seattle’s premiere fine dining establishments, for an exhilarating evening of Poker – complete with fine cocktails and exquisite hors d’oeuvres – to support Upaya’s mission of creating dignified jobs for the poor. Bidding for tickets to this event will start at $50, and the 16 highest bidders will receive exclusive invitations to this unique Poker Tournament experience, hosted by Poker aficionados Byron Crawford and Jason Evans. All levels of experience are welcome; the hosts will explain the rules of the game and ensure a fun and competitive evening for all.
Fair market value: $100 per participant
Oregon Wine Getaway
Mid-century elegance in darling McMinnville, the heart of the Willamette Valley. Enjoy a three-night stay in this newly renovated home with all the modern luxuries of a boutique hotel with the charm you’d expect from an Airbnb. Featuring a gourmet stainless steel kitchen, Chardonnay vines in the backyard, and eco-friendly mattresses & linens. Walk to downtown McMinnville where you will be treated to a tasting at the historic winery and tasting room at Elizabeth Chambers Cellar.
Enjoy a fun-filled, vibrant evening of Bhangra dance and music with wine and gourmet fusion dinner specially crafted by Sharmila Rathinam! You’ll put on your dancing shoes for an hour of lessons with a Bhangra instructor from Rhythms of India dance school. This unforgettable evening of exclusive food and dance will give you a glimpse into Punjabi culture through the dance art-form.
Bhangra is an upbeat dance form originating in Punjab, India, typically performed in Indian weddings and festivals. Set to a fusion of western and traditional music, you are guaranteed to have a great time no matter your dancing experience!
This item is for 8 people and will be hosted by Sharmila Rathinam. Date will be agreed upon by both parties.
Fair market value: $675
Exclusive Style and Art
Gather a group of girlfriends for a style party with Armoire, followed by a private docent tour of the Seattle Art Museum! Your evening will begin at The Riveter, where Armoire will style you for your night out. Your group will meet with your own Armoire stylist to receive personalized styling tips and try on a selection of pieces curated for each woman.
You’ll receive a one-month membership to Armoire’s style subscription service and walk out in your chosen outfit for the night. Your friends will also have the opportunity to sign up for Armoire with an exclusive discount. Next, you’ll head to SAM for a private tour, led by a knowledgeable guide who can provide an insider’s view of the museum’s exhibits. Your guide will highlight themes and diverse perspectives on the artwork on view.
Date will be agreed upon by all parties and must be set at least three weeks in advance and during SAM’s regular business hours.
Upaya Social Ventures is a registered 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization.
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