LIFT USA: 2022 Auction
Treating yourself will supply funds to help educate, clothe, feed and house LIFT students.
Here is how this works:
LIVE AUCTION EXPERIENCES
Charleston: A Living Postcard of Southern Grandeur
3-night luxury stay for 2: Charleston enjoys a gentler way of life. This historic city is a friendly destination, offering clean beaches and stately restored homes from the 17th and 18th centuries. Best of all, the mild climate means you can enjoy most of the sights year-round.
Located in the heart of historic downtown Charleston, Charleston Place Hotel has is revered as the city’s iconic luxury hotel. A perennial Conde Nast Traveler and Travel + Leisure favorite, this landmark destination features new guest rooms, a rooftop pool, and Four Diamond dining.
5-night luxury stay in Athens and Mykonos for 2: Greece has unimaginable blue seas, gorgeous beaches, blue-domed Greek Orthodox churches, picturesque villages, and famous historical sites. Visitors have been lured to this ancient civilization for thousands of years and few cities rival Athens when it comes to historical importance. In Athens visit iconic landmarks enjoying private tours and the marketplaces. In Mykonos, experience a glorious 3-night stay in a deluxe sea view room in a 5-star haven of luxury hospitality high above Mykonos town yet just a short stroll from the stone steps of the historical harbor, leading down to Little Venice and the most picturesque part of Mykonos town.
Wine, Please: Sonoma, CA
3-night luxury stay for 2: Enjoy six consecutive hours of chauffeured luxury sedan service visiting three or more wineries. Savor the tastings and experience a winery tour. Of course, be certain to pamper yourself during your stay at the Fairmont Sonoma Mission Inn & Spa. People visit from all over the world to experience the California wine country.
Magnificent Lisbon and Algarve
5-night luxury stay for 2: An alluring combination of sunny skies, glorious architecture, deep-rooted traditions, and thoroughly modern flair have made Portugal a top destination for travelers. Famously built on seven hills, Lisbon’s terra-cotta-roofed homes, turreted castles and cathedrals, and gleaming white basilicas appear to tumble down the cobbled slopes towards the River Tagus. Algarve, the beautiful southern coastline of Portugal, is a region blessed with stunning beaches, picturesque fishing towns and a glorious climate, all of which combine to create the perfect holiday destination. Ah, and yes, the port—one must try the vinho do Porto, port wine after, or while, your private tour of Lisbon.
Five Days of Wonderful: Eagle Eye Ridge, Stunning Gorge View, Modern Home
5-night stay; home sleeps up to 10 guests: Relax for five days at this peaceful home nestled on a 18-acre tree farm in the Columbia River Gorge in the state of Washington about forty minutes from the Portland, Oregon airport. Built in 2020, the property is well appointed and designed for your dream vacation. Big comfy beds, spacious rooms, stylish design, a hot tub, oversized deck & views from every room make this home an oasis. Located near many of the gorge attractions, you will be close to waterfalls, hiking, biking, watersports, fishing, breweries, wineries, and more. If you prefer, stay at home and simply enjoy breathtaking views of the Columbia River, waterfalls, and mountains from the windows and doorstep. You will also be one hour from Mt. Hood, which has six ski areas where the views will take your breath away.
Unforgettable—LIFT in India
5-night stay; round trip airfare from Chicago to Trivandrum International Airport included: This is an opportunity for an exclusive, immersive, and unforgettable visit with LIFT students and LIFT founder, Father Jamels James. Food and accommodations will be provided during your LIFT in India stay. A private driver will meet you at the airport and to take you to LIFT where you will be greeted by the LIFT children. Meet people in the village and visit sites. See up front and in person how LIFT works to break systemic poverty and enhance lives.
The Hamptons is Waiting for You
One-week stay; home sleeps up to 10 guests: The Hamptons offers the perfect mix of oceanside locale, rural atmosphere, historic charm, and exclusivity–all within driving distance of New York City. Enjoy the sophisticated art scene, glorious beaches, fishing, boating, chic boutiques, beautiful vineyards, world-famous restaurants, apple picking in the fall, and plenty more! You will enjoy a classic clambake dinner, a half-day fishing excursion, and a tasting at a local winery. At the home, the fireplace, heated pool, and sauna await you.