Saturday, March 16, 2019 | 5:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Computer History Museum in Mountain View
All proceeds will go toward strengthening the Faculty Enhancement Endowment Fund

Ticket sales open on January 22, 2019
$175 per ticket by February 15, 2019, and $200 per ticket thereafter

Pinewood's Benefit Auction is a celebratory, community-wide event that supports initiatives that directly impact our students; anyone interested in engaging further with the school is encouraged to participate. Our Benefit Auction presents a range of opportunities for involvement and support such as: becoming an individual sponsor, securing corporate sponsorships, donating auction items, volunteering, and more.

Item Donations

Examples of What You Can Donate

  • ACCESS: to people, places, and things only available through the Pinewood community, including authors, celebrities, politicians, corporate personalities, art or car collections, private clubs, etc.
  • ENTERTAINMENT AND AMUSEMENT: Theater vouchers, concert tickets, Broadway tickets, Disneyland/Great America/Six Flags tickets
  • SPORTS: Tickets or boxes/suites to Warriors, Giants, A's, 49ers, Earthquakes, Sharks, Raiders, Berkeley, Stanford, etc.; Sports memorabilia; Gym memberships; Fitness classes
  • TECHNOLOGY: Products from Apple, Android, Google, game systems, Bose, etc.; Laptops and tablets; Speakers and headphones
  • DINING: Restaurant Gift Cards; Chef's Table experience; Private chef for a night; Cooking class
  • GETAWAYS: Vacation homes; Weekend getaways in San Francisco, Palm Springs, San Diego, etc; Airline tickets/points; Hotel stays
  • WINE: donate your personal favorite, collectible, vintage, and/or large format bottle(s)
  • PARTY: Host a party at your home or somewhere else for parents, kids, or entire families such as a luau, movie night, wine tasting, gourmet dinner party, BBQ, puppy party, etc.
  • Thinking of something else? Run your idea by the Auction Chair Sheila Banning at scobbasheila@gmail.com

Some Items That Have Already Been Donated

  • St. Helena Vacation Home
  • VIP Warriors Playoff Package (includes tickets, dinner and transportation)
  • Five (5) Koi Fish
  • Giants Box
  • Sail on the Bay
  • Cooper-Garrod Estate Vineyards Tour & Tasting
  • Pasatiempo Golf Club Outing
  • San Jose Sharks Tickets
  • Dining at Sundance Steakhouse, Zola, Gravity Bar, Palo Alto Creamery, etc.
  • Sprinkles Cupcakes
  • 49er Surprise
  • San Francisco Symphony Experience with Mr. Santhanam
  • Amazon Echo Dot
  • Passes at Yoga Source and Being Yoga
  • Donatello Hotel Stay
  • Ice Skating Lessons

Sponsorship Opportunities

Stan Lee $10,000

You make everything happen in the Marvel Universe - but you're not afraid to show up and play a personal role. Only three premiere sponsorships available at this level!

The Stan Lee includes:

  • Title sponsorship and your choice between Avengers, Guardians of the Galaxy, or X-Men as the theme of one of the following:
    • Welcome Drink Lounge
    • FX/Cosplay (performance with special effects and professional actors)
    • Bid Paddles
  • Premier, complimentary seating for 10 guests, champagne on the table, custom centerpiece, and custom bid paddles
  • Full page advertisement in the auction catalogue
  • Primary listing on the Save the Date, invitation, and auction website (if submitted before release/launch)
  • Primary advertisement on BidPal handheld auction device during event
  • Primary recognition at the event, including name or company logo on signage and all printed materials
  • VIP check-in

Heroes and Villains $5,000

You have the means, the power, and the will to save the world - or to destroy it. Ordinary humans gaze upon you with awe. In addition to choosing your table's character theme, Heroes and Villains includes:

  • Prominent, complimentary seating for 10 guests, custom centerpiece, and custom bid paddles
  • Full-page advertisement in the auction catalogue
  • Prominent listing on the Save the Date, invitation, and auction website
  • Advertisement on BidPal handheld auction device during event
  • Prominent recognition at the event, including name or company logo on signage and all printed materials
  • VIP check-in

Mutants and Aliens $2,000

You are not like other people, and you sensed that long ago. Whether unusual powers or intergalactic origins set you apart, you rise above the doubters. The Mutants and Aliens experience includes:

  • Two VIP tickets with preferred seating and custom bid paddles
  • Listing on auction website
  • Distinctive recognition at the event, including name or company logo on signage and all printed materials
  • VIP check-in
  • Powerful artifact (souvenir)

Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. $500

You may not have superpowers, but you have mad skills! You are fearless, dedicated, and loyal - relentless in the pursuit of your duties. We salute the Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. with:

  • One VIP Ticket
  • Listing on auction website
  • Recognition at the event, including name or company logo on signage and all printed materials
  • Custom bid paddle
  • VIP check-in

Faculty + Staff Ticket Sponsor

  • On or Before February 15, 2019 $175
  • After February 15, 2019 $200

Catalogue Ad Space

  • $500 for 1 full page in the catalogue (8.5” x 5.5”)
  • $250 for ½ page in the catalogue (4.25” x 5.5”)

MARVELous Sponsors and Donors

Contact

Diana Rocacorba
Associate Director of Development