Hasbro Children's Hospital 2023 Heroes Ball
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The Hasbro Children's Hospital Heroes Ball 2023 Auction Highlights

Live Auction

The live auction is an exciting part of the Hasbro Children’s Hospital Heroes Ball. From travel excursions to exciting sports experiences, you’ll be a hero when you bid on the superior selection of auction items secured by our committee and donors. Many of these experiences can be shared with friends, so consider putting together a group bid to maximize your bidding power.

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Wine and Dine At-Home Experience for 10

Bring the luxury of fine dining to the intimacy and comfort of your home. Chef Champe Speidel, seven-time semifinalist for a James Beard Foundation Award, Best Chef: Northeast, and chef/owner of Persimmon, will bring his talents and culinary vision to your kitchen for a private dinner for 10. This one-of-a-kind experience includes a four-course meal paired with wines by a sommelier. No matter the occasion, this is sure to be a memorable event!

Date to be mutually agreeable with Chef Champe Speidel. Must be used by August 30, 2024.

Courtesy of Persimmon


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New England Through
the Seasons

The best time to visit New England is anytime! Capture the magic of the changing seasons through the beauty and charm of some of the most beloved destinations in the region.

Fall in love with New Hampshire with a stay at the White Mountain Hotel and Resort. Your two-night stay for two includes breakfast each morning at the Ledges Restaurant, one three-course dinner, and a round of golf for two with a golf cart.

As the weather starts to chill, cozy up in a refinished early 1800’s barn in Huntington, Vermont. Enjoy three nights for up to 8 guests in this charming home outfitted with four bedrooms, six beds, and two baths.

Follow your trip up north with a visit to a local iconic seaside resort. Perched high on the bluffs of Watch Hill, the Ocean House Hotel is the first and only AAA Five Diamond and Forbes Five-Star hotel in Rhode Island. Enjoy a one-night stay in a deluxe room at this luxurious hotel and breakfast for two at The Bistro.

Finally, take a chance to slow down and savor the finer things in life at the Castle Hill Inn in Newport. This one-night stay for two in a standard room includes afternoon tea, a six-course tasting menu, and a gourmet breakfast.

After these getaways there’s no doubt you will have a deeper appreciation of New England through the seasons!

White Mountain Hotel and Resort- blackout dates include October 1, 2023 – October 29, 2023. Not valid holidays, vacation periods or Christmas week. Expires August 31, 2024. / Castle Hill Inn- Tasting menu not available Tuesdays and Wednesdays. Valid any Sunday-Thursday, excluding holidays and dates in July and August, valid until December 15, 2024. Beverages are not included with dinner. / Happy Hollow Barn- Based on availability between October 1, 2024, and May 20, 2025. / Ocean House Hotel- Valid November through April, based on availability, excludes holidays and blackout dates. Letter must be presented upon arrival, no copies accepted and not valid without letter. Offer expires December 30, 2024.

Courtesy of White Mountain Hotel and Resort, Castle Hill Inn, Mary and Austin Ganzenmuller, and Ocean House Collection featuring Ocean House Hotel & Weekapaug Inn


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Boston Bruins
Luxury Suite for 12

If you’re a Boston Bruins fan, there’s nothing quite like being at the game, but it’s especially unforgettable from a private luxury suite at TD Garden! This winter you and 11 guests will have exclusive use of Citizens’ luxury suite where you’ll feel as if you’re in the thick of the action and, at the same time, secluded from the crowds. Revel in your private world of upscale ambiance, comfort, and service—complete with exclusive entrance, food and non-alcoholic beverages, HD TVs, private restroom and living room, and access to The Sports Museum. In addition, one parking pass to the TD Garden North Garage will be provided to ensure a smooth arrival for you and your guests. This Boston Bruins experience is a hat trick above the rest!

Game date during the 2023-2024 regular season to be determined. Game is nonexchangeable and tickets are nontransferable.

Courtesy of Citizens


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Hawaiian Adventure

Aloha! Your adventure begins on the sun-drenched beaches of Waikiki. As you settle in, begin your group excursion with a visit to Pearl Harbor followed by a city tour of Honolulu, highlighting the historic Iolani Palace.

Next, board your flight to the volcanic “Big Island” of Hawaii and leave cosmopolitan O’ahu behind. Upon arrival, pause at the iridescent mist of Rainbow Falls before exploring Hilo. Tour the volcanoes and the iconic black sand beaches then enjoy ample time for perusing shops and sampling local eats.

Following your time spent in Kona, head to “Valley Isle” of Maui. Visit the stunning Iao Valley and view the 2,000-foot-high Iao Needle. Travel through sugarcane fields to the resort area of Ka’anapali and arrive at your deluxe beachfront hotel. With some time to explore on your own, there is no limit to the adventures you can have! Complete this vacation of a lifetime with a traditional Polynesian luau featuring endless tropical drinks and a delectable feast.

This adventure includes:

  • 10-day, 9-night guided travel for two within O’ahu, Big Island and Maui.
  • Nine breakfast meals and four dinners with the group.
  • Visit Waikiki Beach, Pearl Harbor, Iolani Place, and Hawai’I Volcanoes National Park.
  • Savor a Polynesian luau featuring tropical drinks and a sumptuous feast.
  • Create your own lei as part of a cultural demo on the Big Island.
  • Remember Pearl Harbor as you visit the USS Arizona Memorial.
  • Tour Bay View Farm and learn about their coffee bean harvest before tasting the local brew.

This is a land only certificate. Valid for travel through December 31, 2024.

Courtesy of Collette


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Off to the Races—Kentucky Derby 150th Anniversary

Don’t stall any longer! Pull out all the stops and don your grandest hat and finest attire while sipping mint juleps at the 150th running of the most prestigious American horse race and the first jewel in the Triple Crown—The Kentucky Derby.

Catch all the action stretching from the starting gate to the round of the final turn from the grandstand. You and a guest will enjoy 2nd or 3rd floor grandstand tickets to the 2024 Kentucky Oaks on Friday, May 3, and 2nd or 3rd floor grandstand tickets to the 2024 Kentucky Derby the next day with an elevated view of the First Turn of the track.

Included with your grandstand tickets is a VIP Fast Access Pass that will allow for faster and more secured access into Churchill Downs. Indulge in all the flavors of the Kentucky Derby with in-track concessions, including access to unlimited traditional options, unique small vendors and premium alcoholic and non-alcoholic beverages. Round trip ground transfers between your hotel and both events to make your transport to and from stress free and comfortable. Finally, your package includes a three-night stay (check-in Thursday, May 2; check out Sunday, May 5) in a standard guest room at select hotel accommodations in Louisville, Kentucky.

Don’t miss your chance to experience “The Most Exciting Two Minutes in Sports.” Place your bets and go home a winner!

All purchases are non-refundable. Packages cannot be resold. Ground transportation is not included unless where specified.


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New England Patriots
Luxury Suite for 8

Calling all New England Patriots fans – don’t miss this unbelievable opportunity to watch your beloved home team and SIX-TIME Super Bowl Champs play at Gillette Stadium from the comfort of a luxury suite.

This game day experience includes 8 tickets to the suite on Sunday, September 17, 2023, as the New England Patriots take on the Miami Dolphins at home. Access to in-suite food and beverage options, premium amenities, and two VIP parking passes are just some of the first-class features included.

Tickets and passes are nonrefundable and nontransferable.

Courtesy of Bally’s Twin River Lincoln Casino Resort and IGT Global Solutions Corporation


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Escape to the Coast of Mexico

Experience luxury and relaxation in paradise! You will find tropical, modern comfort with an authentic and friendly environment at Casa de Sofia.

Retreat to the western coast of Mexico at Casa de Sofia in Manzanillo with this seven-night stay (Saturday to Saturday) in a private, luxury 5,000 square foot vacation home. Built in 2011 by renowned architect Joaquin Torres, the house features four king-size suites and 4.5 baths, sleeping eight guests. Each room is air conditioned and has Wi-Fi.

During the day, you can find yourself seated poolside in your private pool area, with a panoramic view of the ocean and palm tree lined mountainside. By night, enjoy dinner in the open-air dining room.

Casa de Sofia boasts all the luxury and ease of a full staff along with the intimacy of a private villa, tucked away in a gated community and complete with breathtaking ocean views. The complex features 24-hour security, a full staff, including chef, house manager, and maid service, private beach and pool house with ocean views from each room. The house is located near tennis and golf courts and is only 25 minutes from the Manzanillo airport.

Valid for two years and all stays are 8 days, 7 nights (Saturday-Saturday) with no blackout dates.

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Private Dinner for 10 at Glen Manor House

For more than 100 years, Russell Morin Catering & Events has created magical events as one of Southern New England's premier caterers. Experience their exceptional food, flawless presentation, and impeccable service while taking in the beauty of the Glen Manor House at an exclusive dinner for 10. Nestled on the banks of the Sakonnet River in Portsmouth, RI, amidst beautifully tendered gardens, Glen Manor House is the ideal place to create a dinner party your guests will never forget. The evening includes passed champagne, a seasonal four-course meal, and dinner wine. The table will be set to elevate and compliment the evening with elegant linen, china, glassware, and flatware. All you need to do is invite your guests and enjoy an exquisite meal!

To be used on a mutually agreed upon Monday – Thursday in 2023. Pranzi event rentals expire August 19, 2024, and items are based on availability.

Courtesy of Russell Morin Catering & Events and Pranzi Tents & Events

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The Late Show with Stephen Colbert VIP Experience

As the king of late-night television, Stephen Colbert brings his signature satire and comedy to The Late Show with Stephen Colbert where he talks with an eclectic mix of guests about what is new and relevant in the world of politics, entertainment, business, music, technology and more. Featuring bandleader Louis Cato and “THE LATE SHOW band”, the Peabody Award-winning and Emmy Award-nominated show is broadcast from the historic Ed Sullivan Theater in New York City.

You and a guest will enjoy VIP tickets to a live taping of The Late Show with Stephen Colbert. Included is a two-night standard room stay at a nearby hotel and a $500 gift certificate to dine at Marea. An award-winning culinary institution that anchors Central Park South, Marea’s exquisite coastal Italian cuisine and unmatched service set the stage for an experience like no other.

Tickets must be used by August 30, 2024. Hotel accommodations will be organized once the taping date is confirmed. Must be 18 years of age or older, or 16 years of age or older if attending with a parent or legal guardian. Tickets cannot be resold and are not transferable.

Courtesy of WPRI TV Channel 12 Fox Providence