The Miriam Hospital Gala & Auction

Auction Highlights

Presented by Professional Auctioneer Harry Santa-Olalla

Whether it’s travel, sports, or culinary experiences, the live auction is always an exciting part of The Miriam Hospital Gala & Auction. Many of these experiences can be shared with friends, so consider putting together a group to maximize your bidding power. We are truly grateful to our committee and donors for securing and providing amazing items for the auction, including:

The Miriam Hospital Gala & Auction’s online auction is NOW open for bidding and will remain open until Wednesday, May 3 at noon. New auction items will be added regularly, so please check back often and start placing your bids!

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Two Floor Seats to Taylor Swift
at Gillette in May

No luck with Ticketmaster? Shake it off! We have your tickets to the hottest show this year – two floor seats in section A7 to Taylor Swift at Gillette Stadium on Sunday, May 21st. A 12-time GRAMMY Award winner, Swift is the first and only woman solo artist to win the GRAMMY for Album of The Year thrice for her solo recordings.

Grab your cardigan and a best friend as true Swifties cannot miss this show, and you will be up close to all the action. No need to calm down as you sing, dance, and see sparks fly for the nearly three-hour set of this Eras Tour performance. Before the concert, enjoy dinner and drinks using a $250 Patriot Place gift certificate. Concert tickets are digital and will be e-transferred to the winner.

Courtesy of Butler & Sons Plumbing and Heating and Marianne and Alan Litwin


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Welcome to South Beach!

From the trendy nightlife of South Beach, the eye candy of the Art Deco District, the bustle of Calle Ocho, and the energy of Little Havana, Miami truly offers something for everyone. Enjoy a mix of international sophistication, vibrant sights, sounds and flavors, outdoor adventures in lush landscapes, pristine beaches, and picture-perfect weather. Soak in South Beach during a 3-night stay for 4 at the Novotell Miami Brickell Hotel in a comfortable standard king room. The hotel is conveniently located in Downtown Miami and features stunning views, on-site dining, and a rooftop pool. Enjoy dinner at Barton G. The Restaurant – Miami Beach with a $200 gift card. Explore Miami during a private half-day tour with your own chauffeur in a classic convertible. Your itinerary may be customized to your own personal preference, but plan for a coffee break in Little Havana as well as souvenir photo stops at landmarks such as the Versace Mansion, Coconut Grove, Millionaire’s Row, and more. There is so much to see and do! Booking and concierge service available during the duration of the trip. Blackout dates: Thanksgiving, Christmas, and New Year’s weeks. Must reserve travel dates within two years or an extension fee may apply.


Al Forno

Dinner for 8 at Al Forno with Transportation

Enjoy a delectable private dining experience for 8 at the incredible Al Forno Restaurant. Since the doors to Al Forno opened over 40 years ago, chef-owners Johanne Killeen & and the late George Germon have brought simple renditions of food rooted in the various regions of Italy to guests’ tables. Dishes are re-crafted to highlight the locally sourced products from New England’s farms and waters, cooked in blazing hot ovens, and on grills over hardwood charcoal fires. Johanne Killeen, Rhode Island’s only James Beard award winning chef, acclaimed author, and chef-owner of Al Forno Restaurant, will prepare a sumptuous meal for you and 7 guests in the restaurant’s private dining room. No need to worry about parking, as transportation is included so your group can truly relax and have fun on this night out. Package to be scheduled on a mutually agreeable date and must be on a Tuesday, Wednesday, or Thursday. Gratuities not included.

Courtesy of Al Forno Restaurant and Experience Rhode Island


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Watch What Happens Live with Andy Cohen
in New York City for Two

Calling all Bravo fans! Travel to the city that never sleeps for a fun and exciting getaway. You and a guest will enjoy two nights at a 4-star hotel in New York City. Head to the Bravo Clubhouse in SoHo as you attend a taping of Watch What Happens Live with Andy Cohen. Bravo’s late-night, interactive talk show features guests from the world of entertainment, pop culture, and politics. Hosted by Andy Cohen, the series includes lively debates on everything from fashion to the latest on “Bravolebrities.” From Real Housewives to SNL stars, to Andy’s friends like John Mayer and Kelly Ripa, you never know who is going to join Andy in the Clubhouse. All guests must be at least 21 years old and provide proof of vaccination.

Courtesy of Watch What Happens Live with Andy Cohen and The Bazar/Aparo Family


Richard Jenkins

Lunch for Four with Richard Jenkins and a Show at Trinity Repertory

Gather three of your friends for an incredible lunch at Bellini Providence with actor Richard Jenkins. Jenkins, who began his career in theater at Trinity Repertory Company, has worked steadily in film and television since the 1980s. He is well known for his portrayal of deceased patriarch Nathaniel Fisher on the HBO funeral drama series Six Feet Under. Other notable roles in film include Burn After Reading, Step Brothers, The Cabin in the Woods, The Last Shift, and he recently portrayed the father of notorious serial killer Jeffrey Dahmer in Netflix’s limited series Dahmer – Monster: The Jeffrey Dahmer Story. Jenkins was nominated for the Academy Award for Best Actor for the drama film The Visitor and was nominated for the Academy Award, Golden Globe, and Screen Actors Guild Award for his performance in the fantasy drama film The Shape of Water in 2017.

In the spirit of where it all began, you and three guests will enjoy a show for four at Trinity Rep with drinks at Clementine Cocktail Bar, before or after the show. Lunch with Richard Jenkins to be scheduled on a mutually agreeable date before December 1, 2023. Trinity Rep tickets to be scheduled on a mutually agreeable date.

Courtesy of Richard Jenkins, Michael J. Sweeney, and Clementine Cocktail Bar


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Cocktail Party for 25 at
Matunuck Oyster Bar

The ultimate cocktail party in one of the most beautiful locations in Rhode Island! Gather 25 friends for an incredible evening at Matunuck Oyster Bar for cocktails and hors d’oeuvres on the rooftop deck. Overlooking Potter Pond, where their very own Matunuck Oysters are grown, you will be treated to beautiful sunsets and water views. In addition, many of the herbs and vegetables found in their delicious meals are grown in the organic vegetable farm on the north end of Potter Pond. This is the perfect gathering opportunity for friends and family, or any upcoming celebration in your life. Cocktail party to be scheduled on a mutually agreeable date, and not available on Memorial Day or 4th of July weekends.

Courtesy of Matunuck Oyster Bar


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Ultimate New England
Sports Fan Package

The players may look a little different, but Boston remains Title Town and nothing starts the conversation like talking sports. Can’t decide who to cheer for? How about these three:

New England Patriots Luxury Suite for Four. Nothing beats Sundays in the Fall and you will enjoy 4 luxury box seats to see the Patriots at Gillette Stadium during the 2023/24 season. A parking pass and food and beverage are included. Game date based on availability and selection by IGT.

Courtesy of IGT

Boston Celtics VIP Experience for Two. Get ready for the ultimate Boston Celtics experience! Cheer on the green team from two owner’s seats (sixth row, center court) for a mutually agreeable Boston Celtics game in the 2023-2024 season. Enjoy a pre-game dinner with team co-owner Steve Lewinstein in the owner’s dining room at TD Garden. Spend time in the exclusive Putnam Club and mingle with owners, legends, and VIPs. Subject to any COVID-19 restrictions in effect at the time of the game.

Courtesy of Diana and Stephen Lewinstein

A Red Sox Grand Slam Fan Experience for Four. It’s not often you get a chance to be on the field and in the broadcast booth at historic Fenway Park. You and 3 guests will get to be on the field for pre-game batting practice and then visit the media greats in the broadcast booth. After all that excitement, enjoy the game from 4 premium seats. So good, so good, SO GOOD!! Game date to be mutually agreed upon. Blackout dates are May 14, June 18, and August 27.

Courtesy of Will Flemming

Boston Bruins Game for Four. It has been a record-breaking season for the Bruins who finished the regular season with an NHL-record 65 wins. Cheer on the B’s with 4 Loge tickets to a mutually agreeable game during the 2023-24 season.

Courtesy of TD Bank


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One Week Stay in Stratton Mountain, Vermont in Fall 2023 or March 2024

Relax during a week-long getaway on beautiful Stratton Mountain, VT in a four-bedroom, four-bathroom house with hot tub and air conditioning. The house is conveniently located within walking distance to Stratton Mountain Village and has access to the fitness center and spa. Other seasonal activities include golf, hiking, paddling, mountain biking, tennis, dinning, and shopping at the Manchester designer outlets is just 30 minutes away. When you head to town, you will be in style wearing a stunning White + Warren Cashmere Travel Wrap. This must-have scarf doubles as a chic evening wrap or cozy blanket. Prefer to stay in and curl up on the couch? Stay warm with a gorgeous White + Warren Color Block Blanket. There is plenty to do and see in Vermont! To be scheduled on a mutually agreed upon week in the Fall 2023 or a week in March 2024.

Courtesy of Angela Grenander Raufi, MD and White + Warren