MPAEF Online Auction - It's For The Kids!
Our annual Spring Auction will take place all online between March 10-15, 2021. No need to buy a ticket or book a sitter -- everyone has full access to all auction items!
Great Donations Make Great Auctions: We are still accepting last minute donations to this year's auction. If you are ready to submit an item, party or some other creative, COVID friendly idea: CLICK HERE to fill out a short form
CLICK HERE to view the 2021 Auction Rules & Guidelines: Everything you need to know about placing a bid, winning bidder notifications, auction item sales terms, and how to pick-up items you've won.
MPAEF Fund-a-Need: Supporting Your Child's Mental Health Our $50,000 Fund-a-Need goal will go directly to programs and training so all teachers and staff can support all K-8 students' in their emotional intelligence education and well-being. CLICK HERE to learn more about this initiative.
Ready to support this year's Fund-A-Need? For every $250 donation you make, your name will be entered into a special drawing for two (2) airline tickets valued at $2,500! CLICK HERE to learn more about this special opportunity.
Thank You Wish List Sponsors! MPAEF would like to thank all the members of our community who generously sponsored items from this year's Auction Wish List: Anonymous, Paige & Tony Arata, the Baskin family, the Beim family, Melissa & Justin Benkis, Katherine Bicer, the Brundage family, the Bullard family, Katherine & JB Cherry, Nancy & Nick Cherry, the Connaghan family, the Chu family, the Crowe family, Ricky Flores, Dulcy Freeman, Jamie & Bryson Gardner, the Gibbs family, Robin & Russ Glass, the Henry family, the Jagtiani family, the Janzen family, Karishma & Amit Kumar, the Kurpius family, Maria & Jake Lehmkuhl, the Loverro family, the Low Ah Kee family, Francie & John Maletis, Kelley McGrath & Bruce Edwards, Jake & Katya Mizrahi, Azadeh Rasmussen, the Salmon family, Sarah & David Thayer, the Waibel family, the Woodall family, and the Zienka family.
Thank You Business & Realtor Partner Auction Category Sponsors! MPAEF is grateful to these Business & Realtor partners for sponsoring these auction categories:
- Home Category - Sponsored by Compass
- Adventures & Travel Category - Sponsored by Mary & Brent Gullixson, Compass
- Kids Camp & Care Category - Sponsored by Jill Hessler Plastic Surgery
- Kids Activities Category - Sponsored by L&P Aesthetics
- Food & Wine Category - Sponsored by Coldwell Banker Realty
- Sports Category - Sponsored by Tom LeMieux, LeMieux Associates
Thank You Auction Co-Chairs & Volunteers! MPAEF is grateful to our amazing team of parent volunteers supporting this year's event:
- Maria Lehmkuhl, Auction Co-Chair
- Laura Low Ah Kee, Auction Co-Chair
- Cristina Gibbs, Auction Co-Chair
- Meagan Carabetta, Graphic Design Volunteer
- Jenny Brundage, Auction Solicitations Volunteer
Click here to go to the IRS website to read Rules on Tax Deduction of Charitable Auctions. In a nutshell, if you pay more than the fair market value of an item, the difference may be tax deductible. Few of our auction items end up being eligible for tax deduction.