Ray of Hope Super Auction & Raffle

Luxuriate in a magnificent cashmere and fox trimmed cape, created by Furs by PK. This beautiful cape comes in four colors: brown, grey, black and beige. Cold weather will be here before you know it!
Opening bid $950.


Come aboard as you and your five guests spend a day at sea on the 41- foot Kavanah. Enjoy a restful sail to a site recommended by Nina and John Woldin, the owners who graciously donated this special experience. The day will feature a gourmet brunch that is sure to delight you and your guests.


Darryl Hughto, "Tar Baby", 1980.
Value: $2,000"

You can own a piece of art by an artist whose work has been exhibited in the Metropolitan Museum of Art!
Darryl Hughto (American 1943 -) made his initial reputation as an abstract painter showing in New York City during the seventies. He brings both the eye and techniques of a highly talented abstractionist. His large scale acrylic landscapes in particular speak forcefully about his roots in Abstract Formalism. The work of Darryl Hughto is held in the permanent collections of many important museums and other prestigious public and private collections, including the Guggenheim Museum and Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York and the Museums of Fine Arts in Boston and Houston. Solo exhibitions include the Salander O'Reilly Galleries, Lincoln Center Gallery and Tibor de Nagy Gallery in New York and his work is in public collections that include the Contemporary Art Museum, Houston, TX, the Denver Museum of Fine Art, Denver, CO, the Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, New York, NY and the Gardner Museum, Boston, MA.

Monumental Heavy English Sheffield Silver Hot Liquid Urn, English, Early 20th Century.
Value: $2,000



It’s time to let go and have a great time at Havana Central Restaurant and Bar. Jeremy Merrin and Linda Blum have donated dinner for ten at their wonderful, authentic restaurant. Come taste the delectable food and enjoy the ambiance. You and your guests are guaranteed to have the “time of your life!”


Sterling Affair, one of New York’s premier catering companies will prepare a private gourmet dinner for eight guests in your home. Savor wonderful food while entertaining your guests for the evening.

  • Striking original air brushed portrait of a young woman
  • Peter Paul and Mary’s 5oth anniversary book and Puff the Magic Dragon book autographed by Peter Yarrow
  • Four multi-colored Tahrir Scarves
  • One hour private chess class for up to 10 people by Grand Master
  • Two season passes to the wonderful Music Talks, intimate salon-style concerts donated by Elad Kabilio
  • Spending money! Purchase a 50/50 raffle ticket.  Half of the proceeds will support ELEM's critical programs and half the pot goes to the winner!

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