The Miriam Hospital Gala - A Night of Champions

Auction Highlights

Presented by Professional Auctioneer Harry Santa-Olalla

The Miriam Hospital Gala & Auction’s online auction is NOW open for bidding and will remain open until Wednesday, May 15 at noon. New auction items will be added regularly, so please check back often and start placing your bids now!

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 bid to maximize your bidding power. Can't attend The Miriam Gala & Auction in person? No problem! Place a proxy bid on any live auction item by contacting Shannon Tuttle at or 401-444-4675.

We are truly grateful to our committee and donors for securing and providing amazing items for the auction, including:


Boston Bruins Luxury Box for 12

If you are a Boston Bruins fan, there is nothing quite like being at the game, but it is especially unforgettable from a private luxury suite at TD Garden! This winter, you and eleven guests will have exclusive use of Citizens’ luxury suite for a 2024-2025 regular season Boston Bruins game where you will feel as if you are 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. This Boston Bruins experience is a hat trick above the rest! Game date to be determined by donor (typically around New Year holiday). Tickets are nontransferable.

Courtesy of Citizens


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Private Villa in Palm Springs for 4!

Villa Palmas offers a luxurious and private retreat in the heart of Palm Springs, perfect for four guests seeking relaxation and adventure. Nestled against the backdrop of majestic mountains, this two-bedroom, 2.5-bath villa boasts spacious accommodations and stunning views.

Upon arrival, guests are greeted by a gated driveway and covered parking, ensuring convenience and security throughout their stay. The villa's interior features an expansive dining and kitchen area, ideal for entertaining or enjoying meals with loved ones. The kitchen is fully stocked with modern appliances and amenities for cooking delicious meals during your stay.

Step outside to discover the ultimate outdoor entertainment area, complete with a jacuzzi, pool, and outdoor shower. Relax in style on the al fresco dining table with a built-in grill and sink, perfect for enjoying meals amidst the beauty of the surrounding landscape. In the evenings, gather around the fire pit, complete with a cozy, oversized couch, and immerse yourself in the mesmerizing starry sky above.

Villa Palmas provides the perfect base for exploring nearby attractions, including the breathtaking Joshua Tree National Park and the vibrant downtown Palm Springs. Whether you are seeking outdoor adventure or simply unwinding in luxury, this villa offers everything you need for an unforgettable retreat in Palm Springs.

Courtesy of Howard and Nancy Safran


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One Week Stay in Stratton Mountain, Vermont for 8!

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, skiing, dinning, and shopping at the Manchester designer outlets is just 30 minutes away. There is plenty to do and see in Vermont! To be scheduled on a mutually agreed upon week (Monday through Sunday) between May and November 2024 or mid-March 2025. 

Courtesy of Alexander Raufi, Tatiana Raufi, and Angela Grenander Raufi


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The Ultimate New England Sports Package

If your game plan is anything but attending the New England Patriots this season, are you even a New Englander?! With a fresh start on the bench, we are lacing up our cleats for an all-star experience. Enjoy 4 luxury suite tickets to a 2024-2025 regular season New England Patriots game with one VIP parking pass included. Game date to be determined by donor once the schedule is released.

Courtesy of IGT

Get ready for the ultimate Boston Red Sox fan experience with 4 premium seats, pre-game batting practice and a visit to the broadcast booth for a regular season 2024 Boston Red Sox home game. Game date to be mutually agreed upon.

Courtesy of William Flemming

Get ready for the ultimate Boston Celtics experience! Cheer on the green team from 2 owner’s seats (sixth row, center court) for a mutually agreeable Boston Celtics game in the 2024-2025 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

Score big with 4 prime seats to catch the action live at a 2024-2025 regular season Boston Bruins home game! Located in Loge 8, Row 21, Seats 6-9, these tickets guarantee an unforgettable experience for you and your companions. Don't miss out on this opportunity to witness the excitement of the Bruins in action from fantastic seats. Game date to be mutually agreed upon once the 2024-2025 schedule is released.

Courtesy of The Blood Family


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Dinner for 10 at Glen Manor

As one of Southern New England's premier caterers, Russell Morin Catering has been creating magical events for more than 100 years! This is your chance to experience their exceptional food, flawless presentation, and impeccable service in a stunning setting with an exclusive dinner experience for 10! You and your guests will have an incredible evening at Glen Manor House in Portsmouth, RI. Nestled on the banks of the Sakonnet River 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 4-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 have to do is invite your guests and enjoy an exquisite meal! One dinner reception for 10 at Glen Manor House to be used Monday - Thursday in 2024. To be scheduled on a mutually agreeable date.

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


The Miriam Gala & Auction Rolling Stones package

Stones Hackney Diamonds Tour '24

The Rolling Stones, an emblem of rock n’ roll longevity and innovation, have captivated audiences since their formation in 1962. Spearheaded by the charismatic duo of Mick Jagger and Keith Richards, the band has delivered a slew of timeless hits like “Start Me Up” “Satisfaction” and “Gimme Shelter” Known for their electrifying performances, the Stones have toured the globe, setting records with their high-energy shows.

You can’t always get what you want, but on Thursday, May 30 you and three guests will get to enjoy The Rolling Stones at Gillette Stadium in Club Level seats as they take the stage at 7:30 p.m. complete with one parking pass.

Courtesy of David and Belle Rampone


Stephen Coe auction package

CHOPPED! A Private Dining Experience with Chef Stephen Coe

Experience the culinary mastery of Chef Stephen Coe, a nationally recognized and award-winning chef renowned for his exceptional talents in the kitchen. Up to eight will enjoy a truly unforgettable dining experience in the winning bidder’s home with a meal paired with cocktails and wine.

In 2020, Chef Coe took home bragging rights and the grand prize winnings when he participated on “Chopped: Beat Bobby Flay”, a five-part Food Network series in which he beat out two competitors and advanced to the final round against Bobby Flay himself who humbly said “I don’t want a rematch” after the judges crowned Coe the winner. A mutually determined date based on Chef Stephen Coe’s availability.

Courtesy of Chef Stephen Coe


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Under the Tuscan Sun for 8!

Enjoy a one-week stay for 8 in a countryside villa with a private driver, wine tour, cooking class, dinner, and daily breakfast. This Experience Includes:

  • 7-night stay in a private villa for up to 8 people in Tuscany (Cortona, Italy)
  • Private cooking class and dinner
  • Tour and tasting at 2 wineries
  • Daily chef-prepared breakfast
  • Daily maid service
  • Booking & concierge service

Enjoy a 7-night stay up to eight people in a 4-bedroom villa nestled amongst the olive trees in the serene countryside, including daily chef-prepared breakfast. Accommodations are a short minute drive away from the charming hill town of Cortona and the recently restored property is ideal for guests who are searching for privacy and tranquility.

This charming Tuscan villa has maintained many of its authentic original features without compromising modern comfort. Amenities include daily cleaning and midweek cleaning and towel/linen change, utilities and a final cleaning.

Relax by a private swimming pool, with lounge chairs set in a green and spacious garden. A stone pizza oven and barbecue area will make your stay even more enjoyable by sharing fun al-fresco dinner with your family and friends outdoors!

Enjoy a private cooking class at your villa and learn how to prepare a hearty Tuscan meal, followed by dinner where you’ll enjoy the fruits of your labor.  You will embark on a full day wine tour and lunch with transportation provided. Spend the afternoon sipping and learning about winemaking!

This package is for a Saturday-Saturday stay for up to eight people; upgrades to a larger villa may be available for a fee if you wish to bring additional guests. Transfers to and from the airport are not included. Travel must be completed within two years from the date of purchase. Reservations are subject to availability and must be booked a minimum of 60 days prior to travel. Ground transportation is the responsibility of the winner unless otherwise stated. Certificates cannot be replaced if lost, stolen or destroyed. Purchases through charity fundraisers are non-refundable and packages cannot be resold.