Samaritan House is proud to announce an exciting selection of Exclusive Experiences for the
Live Auction at the Main Event:

Producer for the Day

Producer for the Day with the Sarah and Vinnie Morning Show on Alice @97.3

Have you ever wondered what it’s like to be part of a morning radio show team…or stay in a 5-star suite at a posh hotel and dine at an exclusive San Francisco restaurant? NOW’S YOUR CHANCE! Don’t miss this amazing opportunity to meet popular Bay Area radio personalities Sarah & Vinnie and the rest of the top-rated morning team at Alice Radio! Also included in this once-in-a-lifetime experience is a one night stay in an Executive Suite at the luxurious Four Seasons San Francisco plus a $150 gift certificate to the exclusive Waterbar restaurant on the Embarcadero.  Want to find out more about this once in a lifetime experience? Click here!

Ultimate Fan Package

Ultimate Fan

Back by popular demand, this year’s Ultimate Fan Package is sure to hit it out of the park for Bay Area sport aficionados. Get exclusive access to watch a San Jose Sharks live telecast alongside Emmy Award winning Sharks television broadcaster Randy Hahn. Then recap the excitement by sitting in on-air with the “Sports Leader” in radio, Fitz and Brooks from KNBR, catching the latest scores and highlights. Get up-close and personal with the San Francisco Giants during batting practice and then stay to watch the game.  Are you a sports aficionado? Click here to find out more about this Ultimate Fan package!

Michelin Chef Dinner with Tomas Casillas

Michelin Chef Dinner in Beautiful Hillsborough Home

Throw the dinner party of your dreams! Invite up to twelve of your nearest and dearest for a decadent culinary experience in a luxurious private Hillsborough home. Dream up a gourmet menu with a private chef Tomas Casillas and your servers for the evening will be Samaritan House board members, so you don’t need to lift a finger. Just enjoy!   For more information on this decadent culinary experience, click here!

Custom Courture from Prodigy Designer

Custom Couture from Prodigy Designer

Need a cocktail dress or gown for a special evening? Would your daughter love a one-of-a-kind dress for winter formal? Ashlyn So, a local 10 year old fashion designer, will create a custom piece for you. She is mentored by Project Runway Season 12 runner up Alexandria von Bromssen and her line has garnered praise from the fashion industry’s elite and even earned her a spot at the 2017 New York Fashion Week.  The experience includes fittings, hair and makeup by Beth McCarthy Boutique, and a fashion shoot with Lionel Tan Photography.  Interested in creating the dress of your dreams for yourself or that special someone? Click here for more info!!

The Congressional Experience

Lunch on the Hill

Travel to Washington DC’s Capitol Hill, and experience a behind-the-scenes look at the Halls of Congress, one of our nation’s most beautiful buildings, not available on any public tour. Your tour guide, who is none other than Congresswoman Jackie Speier, will take you on a walk through Statuary Hall, special conference rooms, exhibits and secret hallways only accessible to members.   Ready to meet Congresswoman Jackie Speier and experience a behind-the-scenes look at the Halls of Congress? Click here!!!

Pendant by Kerns

Gold Pendant

This gold, heart-shaped, cross-hatched pendant interlaced with diamonds exudes charm and decadence. This divine piece, created exclusively for this event by Burlingame’s own Kern’s Fine Jewelry, is the ideal way to show love to the one who takes your breath away.  Click here to find out more about this divine piece!  

Bespoke Suit

Bespoke Suit

Gentleman, treat yourself to custom luxury! Created by none other than the Four Seasons Silicon Valley’s resident bespoke tailor, Devan Vincent, your new suit will look so good, you’ll never want to take it off. First, you’ll enjoy a personalized style consultation with Devan at his Burlingame showroom to uncover your style and taste. Next, he will construct a one-of-a kind three-piece suit just for you. Finish off your look with a gorgeous pair of shiny new cufflinks. Click here to find out more about this one-of-a-kind three-piece suit!

Choose your own adventure


Perfect Tropical Escape – Winner’s Choice

This package is the ultimate for the tropical beach lover. Enjoy a 4-night stay in lively Playa del Carmen, quintessential hotspot Los Cabos, romantic oasis Costa Rica or eco-tourist’s dream Belize. You pick where, the rest will be taken care of! Each residence accommodates 4 – perfect for a family, just the girls/guys or couples getaway. To see what this Perfect Tropical Escape package includes, click here!

PROXY BIDDING AVAILABLE- Can’t make the event, but interested in some of these fabulous live auction items? No worries, we will assign a proxy bidder to you for the evening. Simply give us a call to pre-register with your credit card information, tell us the items you are interested in and what your maximum bid is for each item. We will do the bidding for you!

For more information on how to request a proxy bidder, please call Noemy Mena-Miles at 650-931-6216 today.




This year’s Main Event — Home Of The Biggest Heart On Earth highlights Samaritan House’s extensive network of community supporters and our neighbors in need who come to us for help. Every person, whether they are able to provide support or receive support, is an important part of the fabric of our vibrant community.

What makes up the big heart of our community? You! Along with more than 3,200 volunteers, hundreds of religious and civic organizations, schools, hospitals, businesses, grocers, foundations, local government and community partner agencies, and thousands of individual donors, come together to make the San Mateo County community a place we all call home. When you or someone you know finds themselves in need of support during difficult times, you have peace of mind that the Samaritan House community is going to be there for you!

Each member of the Samaritan House community contributes towards serving more than 12,000 women, children and men living in poverty who come to us for help. They access comprehensive wrap-around services to help meet their basic needs and move their families towards stability and opportunity. Services include: food, shelter, homelessness prevention, housing services, healthcare, clothing for children and backpacks filled with school supplies, financial counseling, and much more, all free of charge!

Please raise your bid number and give as generously as you can! Your support today will transform lives tomorrow by ensuring that our San Mateo County neighbors in need live healthy, fulfilling lives.

“com·mu·ni·ty: kəˈmyo͞onədē/ noun – a feeling of fellowship with others, as a result of sharing common attitudes, interests, and goals.”