2001 LA SCCC Silent Auction: Overview

LA SCCC Silent Auction

All funds raised go to the Louisiana State Combined Charitable Campaign!  #GiveHOPELA

Thank you for generously supporting charities statewide!

Place Your Bid

Bidding will take place online only.  Each gift basket has a unique link to place a bid.  Click on the Bid Here button to place your bid.  Please place bids in increments of $5.  For instance if the starting bid is $20.00, you might bid $25 or $30, but not $22.

Check Back Frequently

Each gift basket has a spreadsheet displaying the current highest bid and bidding history.  Click the Current Highest Bid button to see if you are still in the lead.  If you really want that basket, you may need to complete the form available at the Bid Here button multiple times.

Bidding closes at 2:00 PM on Tuesday November 15th.  Highest bidder wins.


Winners will be contacted via email.  Payments will be accepted via Paypal to Laurie Blandino: paypal.me/LaurieBlandino.  Laurie will write one check to the LA SCCC according to their instructions for special events such as this silent auction.

Upon confirmation of payment from Paypal, Laurie will deliver your basket to your office.  If you get your payment in on Tuesday by 3:30 PM, the basket will be delivered Tuesday.

Questions? Let us know: Laurie (Laurie.Blandino@laregents.edu) or Elizabeth (Elizabeth.Kelly@laregents.edu)

Item #1: Benji's Bounty

Research & Sponsored Initiatives has assembled a carefully selected cornucopia of dog care supplies, all in a beautifully woven basket, including:

  • a plush throw
  • large bath towel
  • a variety of treats with an accompanying dog themed cookie jar
  • travel bowl
  • picture frame
  • two squeaky toys
  • doggie wipes
  • cleaning spray
  • a box of biodegradable dropping bags

Starting bid $60.00


RSI basket



Item #3: Developing Charcuterie Talent Basket

The Comms Team asks, who doesn't like fancy food organized into a Schmorgusbord of fun? This "cheesy" basket includes:

  • Wooden cheese board 
  • A bottle of wine
  • Milk chocolate covered pretzels 
  • Local honey 
  • Olives
  • Shelf stable Cheese 
  • Candied pecans
  • Dried Cranberries 
  • Small toasts
  • Wafer crackers 
  • Local fig preserves
  • Local Blackberry pepper jelly

Starting bid $30.00

charcuterie basket



Item #5: Cozy Evening With Cats

This basket from Academic Affairs and Innovation will include everything you need for a cozy evening. If you find your coziness or cattitude lacking, you can use the included Target Gift Card to correct the situation. *Live cat not included.

  • Throw
  • Mug
  • Candle
  • Various warm beverages
  • $50 Target gift card

Starting bid $60.00



Item #2: Holiday Cheer

The Commissioner's office wants your holiday season to be extra special with this bountiful basket of cheer!

  • Felt candy cane advent calendar
  • Decorative wooden door hanger
  • Christmas emory boards and tissues
  • Christmas socks (2 pairs)
  • Christmas wreath wall hanger craft
  • Set of 3 jumbo sized gift bags
  • Ornament candles (set of 2)
  • Christmas penguin cookie jar
  • Cinnamon wax melts (set of 2)
  • Christmas puzzles (2)
  • Hot chocolate mix
  • Christmas moose stuffed animal
  • Santa candy holder
  • Kissing crystal ornament
  • Set of ornaments
  • Box of Christmas cards (2)
  • Christmas scented candle

Starting bid $50.00



Item #4: Curl Up And Warm Up

The LOUIS Curl Up and Warm Up basket is here to take the chill out of cold winter nights:

  • Kindle paperwhite with cover
  • Ultra-plush printed throw
  • Knotty Vines Cabernet Sauvignon
  • Premium vodka
  • Ginger beer
  • Hot cocoa mix 
  • Shatterproof stemless wine glass
  • Bottle opener refrigerator magnet
  • White Barn scented candle
  • Rechargeable book light
  • Two books – Luncheon at the Café Ridiculous and Raj: The Making and Unmaking of British India
  • Waughsome Farms local honey with honey dipper
  • 3 tins of Harney & Sons Fine Teas – Winter White Earl Grey, Pomegranate Oolong, and Honey Cinnamon Sunset
  • $15 Starbucks gift card

Starting Bid $90.00