Explore South Africa! You and a guest will spend six days and six nights at your choice of three venues: Zulu Nyala Game Lodge, Heritage Safari Lodge, or Hemingway-style Tented Safari Camp. This package includes two game-viewing activities each day, as well as access to a personal ranger to assist you with daily activities. Nestled between the wilderness reserves of Mkuze, Hluhluwe, St. Lucia, and Sodwana Bay, this lush stretch of paradise is home to a wide variety of game from the majestic elephants to rhino, buffalo, hippo, giraffe, the secretive leopard and cheetah, and the shy Nyala antelope that are endemic to the region. This safari excursion includes tasty meals of gourmet breakfasts and buffet dinners. This is an adventure unlike any other! Valid through May 9, 2017. Package does not include airfare, transfers, side trips, drinks, telephone calls, laundry or gratuity. Donor: Zulu Nyala.
The perfect item for the DIY-er in your life. The 20-drawer, 67” workstation is loaded with Stanley Black & Decker and DeWalt hand and power tools that are great for measuring, assembling, cutting and clamping. This impressive workstation measures over 30,500 cubic inches and has a large top drawer for socket storage and a tubular lock for added security. The drawers have aluminum drawer pulls and ball bearing track slides with 125 lbs. capacity. Delivery is included. Purchase this dream of a toolbox, and you can take on any project that comes your way. Donor: Stanley Black & Decker.
Enjoy the world’s most awarded Scotch whisky in the comfort of your home. Made with extraordinary care and attention, each Glenfiddich Single Malt is a work of perfection, renowned worldwide for its quality and consistency. The Glenfiddich Private Scotch Tasting Experience will feature expressions of the finest Glenfiddich has to offer with the William Grant & Sons' Ambassador, David Laird, who will lead the tasting and take you through the exceptional story of the brand’s heritage. Experience valid through May 20, 2016, in CT or NYC Metro areas only. Donor: William Grant & Sons.
Be the lucky people to win a one-week stay in Ireland and wake up each morning in a spacious three-bedroom home that sits in the serene countryside of County Clare with breathtaking views all around. Steeped in thousands of years of history and magical lore, Ireland is a place rich in tradition waiting for you to discover it. Take a peaceful drive through the rolling hills to visit some of Ireland's most notable sites, including the Cliffs of Moher, the Poulnabrone dolmen burial site which dates back to 3800 BC, the world-famous Lahinch Golf Course, and much, much more! The lucky winners of this incredible vacation will also receive a $2,000 airline credit. It's what dreams are made of. Just follow the rainbow to your pot of gold. Vacation to be made at a mutually-agreeable time. Valid through May 9, 2016. Donors: Dr. Pauline Olsen and Friends of Alex Chrysoulakis.
Create your very own wine! Choose from a variety of Californian grapes, and then delight in the process of making your own wine! You and your friends will have the opportunity to pour the grapes into the crusher and press them; rack the wine; then bottle, cork, and label your very own wine! Over the course of a year, you will be involved in every step of the wine-making process, and each time you visit, you and your friends will be treated to a complimentary tasting. Afterwards, take home your 280 bottles of wine to share and enjoy for years to come! Experience valid through May 9, 2016. Donors: The Crush Club Wine Making Experience and Jennifer W. Pennoyer, MD, LLC.
Come and relax for one-week at Villa Noche, a stunning villa in San Juan del Sur, Nicaragua. This luxurious three-bedroom home sleeps six guests. Soak up the sun on the ocean beach right outside your door or lounge along your own private swimming pool; either way, Travis Knight’s home is the perfect place to renew your energy and savor the good life. To enhance your stay, this package also includes daily maid service, prepared meals, and a fishing boat (complete with your own captain!). Valid through May, 2016. Donor: Travis Knight.
Helping another person during their time of need is one of the greatest gifts anyone can give to another. People throughout our community need your help. This “Feed the Hungry” package is one way you can give back. Your contribution will make it possible for a soup kitchen, homeless shelter, or women’s/ men’s shelter to receive a delicious pasta and meatball dinner, complete with bread and salad. This healthy meal will be delivered directly to a facility of your choice in the Hartford or New Haven County areas. Help make a difference for someone in need! Donor: Linda Wright.