United Way Findraisers in Guelph


Joining us at our 75th Anniversary Gala – As Time Goes By?

You’ll want to check out these AMAZING auction items that will be up for grabs that night!

Live Auction

Package #1

Looking for an experience of a lifetime!  You won’t want to miss this exclusive trip for two to Great Exuma, Bahamas!


January 21 – 28, 2016

Ocean View Room at the Augusta Bay Resort – one of only a few ’boutique’ style properties in the area

Airfare for 2 people with Air Canada (with complimentary seat selection)

Breakfast daily


A half-day excursion for one of the most unique experiences – Swimming With Pigs!   Experience swimming with one of the Exumas biggest mysteries – wild pigs!  Guests will also experience blow holes, blue holes, sandbars, snorkelling, celebrity homes, iguanas and stingrays.  Your guide will show you the most beautiful beaches and waters in the Exumas.

Watch the video here!


Donated by 10724_Routes_Food_Service_CMYK  & Expedia CruiseShipCentres Guelph


Live Auction #2

Feel the excitement, smell the burning rubber and hear the rumble of the engines like few have ever experienced – right from pit row of a 2016 NASCAR Race!

This is a once in a lifetime opportunity!  Your experience will include participation as a member of the pit crew in one of Matthew Scannell’s 2016 NASCAR races

  • Learn how to change a tire and refuel a race car like a professional pit crew member.
  • Wear your own pit crew uniform and actively participate during the practice and qualifying sessions.
  • And…to wrap it all up, your participation will be televised nationally on TSN & RDS after the live event takes place

Your nerves will be tested when drivers are asked to start their engines for the race as you become part of the strategy and execution that makes a winning team!

The perfect gift for a car enthusiast or the impossible-to-buy for!

Donated by: Matthew Scannell & His Pit Crew


Live Auction #3

Up, Up & Away!

Whether its a special occasion or just a fun night out, this is an experience you don’t want to miss!

Package Includes:

  • Private Flight for Two People in a Cessna 172 Aircraft – Flight departs from Region of Waterloo International Airport and Flies to Niagara Falls, including a scenic trip over the Falls!
  • Chef’s Tasting Menu & Wine Pairing for Two at backhouse Restaurant in Niagara-On-The-Lake
  • Men’s & Women’s Outfit selection at Sussman’s of Arthur (Value: $600.00)
  • Transportation from Airport to Restaurant & Back
  • Bottle of Champagne

*Flight will be dependent on weather conditions and may have to be rescheduled

Donated by:

backhouse Restaurant &



Keep checking back for more great packages!


Silent Auction

Over 50 great silent auction items to bid on, including:

Beautify Your Home! – includes a 2-hour consultation with Paul Brydges (Landscape Architect), 14 Yards of Top Soil (Delivered) & $500 towards flowers & plants at (Valued at $1200!)

Learn to Play! – includes 1 year of music lessons at CMA Music (Value $930!)

Casino Express Fun Bus! – includes a 12-person day trip to an Ontario casino of your choice (Fallsview, Casino Niagara, Casino Rama or Caesars Windsor) and Buffet!

PLUS – Autographed Pointshoes from Elena Lobsanova (Principal Ballerina with the National Ballet of Canada), Toronto Symphony tickets, Athletic Memberships, Dining & Dancing certificates!  There is something for everyone!