Silent Auction

Silent Auction starts from 6PM to 8:30PM.

When you join us on July 2nd for a wonderful night of celebration, make sure to take home something special from our silent auction. Over 50 items, with values ranging from $50 to $2,000, are up for bid! All proceeds will go to benefit our service programs! See the list of auction items below for more info.

Our heartfelt thanks to all our wonderful sponsors and donors for their generous donation of these items!

 

Silent Auction Items

 

#1. “Party Goodies” – Add one dozen delicious red velvet cupcakes from Kung Fu Cupcakes in Springfield, VA to your party dessert menu and $50 worth of balloons from Cre8ive Chris to decorate the scene. These goodies will compliment a party for any occasion. Value: $65.

 


 

#2. “Upscale Shopping Spree” - Take a day off and head to Bloomingdales to check out their selection of designer clothes, handbags, shoes, jewelry, home furnishings, cosmetics, and accessories for women, men and kids and pay for your purchases with a $100 Gift Card. Value: $100.

 


 

#3. “Pamper Yourself” - Look and feel your best on your special day with a manicure and pedicure by Elegant Nail Salon in Bethesda, MD.

 

#4. "Bridal Package" - Bridal Package includes bridal consultation, bridal make-up and hair, all provided by top-notch cosmetologists at Beautiful Bridal Services located in Arlington, Virginia. Services performed at bridal venue. Value: $300.

 


 

#5a. “Travel By Southwest I” - Fly Southwest airlines with one ticket voucher good for travel from anywhere that Southwest flies. Enjoy worry-free airline travel, no Black-out Dates, and no fuel and tax surcharges! No surprises ...."Bags Fly Free"- of course.” Estimated Value: $500




 

#5b. “Travel By Southwest II” - Fly Southwest airlines with one ticket voucher good for travel from anywhere that Southwest flies. Enjoy worry-free airline travel, no Black-out Dates, and no fuel and tax surcharges! No surprises ...."Bags Fly Free"- of course.” Estimated Value: $500




#6. “Photo Shoot” - Capture your special event or momentous occasion with a photo package from the DC area award-winning professional photography studio, Glamour Photo in Falls Church, VA. The package is good for a family or an individual. After the shoot, take the family to dinner using a $50 Gift Card from Viet Taste Restaurant conveniently located in Falls Church, VA. Value: $450.

 


 

#7. “Cultural Package” - Galerie Brigitte, in collaboration with the World Bank Institutional Art Program and the Asia Society Washington Center present Hon Viet: Transcending Traditions, an Exhibition of Fine Vietnamese Contemporary Art featuring an array of masterpieces by Do Duy Tuan, Nguyen Lam, Ho Huu Thu and Le Vuong. This popular book explores contemporary Vietnamese art and comes with a set of accompanying note-cards. Included is a $50 gift card for Viet Taste Vietnamese restaurant, which offers you a taste of authentic Vietnamese cuisine. It is located in Northern Virginia’s colorful Eden Center, locally known as “little Vietnam.” Value: $125.



 

 

#8. “Teeth Whitening I” - NiteWhite is recommended for patients who prefer the convenience of whitening while they sleep. This system has been clinically proven to reduce sensitivity, rebuild enamel, add luster and reduce fade back, Courtesy of Dr. Kristina Nguyen of McLean, VA. Value: $399.


 

#9. “Teeth Whitening II” - NiteWhite is recommended for patients who prefer the convenience of whitening while they sleep. This system has been clinically proven to reduce sensitivity, rebuild enamel, add luster and reduce fade back, Courtesy of Dr. Kristina Nguyen of McLean, VA. Value: $399




#10. “Teeth Whitening III” - The ZOOM chair-side whitening system is a safe, effective and fast way to brighten your teeth in a single office visit. It can be done in the office during one visit of an hour or two with Dr. Tuan N. Vu of Alexandria, VA. Value: $499.



 

#11. “Set of 3 Embroidered Art” - Made in the Vietnamese tradition, this set of 3 embroidered pieces of art remind us of the beauty and innocence of childhood. They are hand-made, finely detailed and are sure to gather plenty of compliments when hanging in your home. Value: $120.


 

#12. “Steelers Art” - For the sports fan in your family, this Steelers Print is perfect for your game room or office and is sure to spark some conversation! Value: $135.


 


 

#13. “Redskins Art” - For the sports fan in your family, this Redskins Print is perfect for your game room or office and is sure to spark some conversation! Value: $135.

 


 

#14. “Rustic Ceiling Decoration” - This unusual fixture is made of polished chrome and would be a striking addition to your home. Value: $300.

 


 

#15. “Cherry Tree” - This unique light fixture will add a dazzling touch to your back yard or living space. This 6,921-piece tree is made of LED lights and creates a luminescent white cherry tree. Value: $500.

 


 

#16. “Vu Hoi Calligraphy Plate” - This hand-painted, inspirational plate by local artist Vu Hoi is the perfect way to add an uplifting and traditional touch of Vietnam to your living space. The artist uses paint and brush to give new life and meaning to words; his style is free-flowing and full of imagination. The plate reads, “Vision isn’t enough, it must be combined with venture. It is not enough to stare up at the steps; we must step up the stairs.” Value: $150.

 


 

#17. “Lacquer Tiger Plate” - The art of lacquer painting was imported to Vietnam from China centuries ago. This meticulous and time-consuming process has resulted in an intricately detailed black and gold decorative wall plate. Using lacquer harvested from trees in Vietnam, the artist has depicted a striking gold tiger. This durable piece can last for generations and would make a perfect addition to your collection. Value: $200.

 


 

#18. “Embroidered Calla Lilies” - This beautiful hand-made painting depicts a simplistic and elegant scene of calla lilies. Painstakingly embroidered with silk strands from a local Vietnamese art gallery, this still-life piece will be a lovely addition to your home collection. Value: $50.

 



#19. “Embroidered Peacocks” - This beautiful hand-made painting depicts a vibrant landscape with intricately detailed peacocks taking center stage. Painstakingly embroidered with silk strands from a local Vietnamese art gallery, this colorful piece will be the focal point of your home collection. Value: $50.

 



 

#20. “Embroidered Yellow Lilies” - This beautiful hand-made painting depicts a bright still life scene of yellow lilies. Painstakingly embroidered with silk strands from a local Vietnamese art gallery, this piece will be a lovely addition to your home collection. Value: $50.

 


 

#21. “Embroidered Bird of Paradise” - This beautiful hand-made painting is a colorful still life with birds of paradise. Painstakingly embroidered with silk strands from a local Vietnamese art gallery, this piece will be a lovely addition to your home collection. It is paired with a $50 gift card from Pho Deluxe in Northern Virginia, an authentic and unpretentious place to find delicious pho and other Vietnamese dishes. Value: $100.

 


 

#22. “Diamond Tanzanite Bracelet” - Show that lovely lady in your life just how special she is…or treat yourself! This delicate bracelet features blue-toned diamonds interwoven with leaves of tanzanite set in sterling silver. Value: $350.

 


 

#23. “Vietnamese Decorative Basket Collection” - Bring a touch of Vietnam to your home or office with this collection of hand-woven items. These are authentic Vietnamese fishing and storage baskets and a bamboo hat, which is traditionally worn by farmers. The collection includes a $50 gift card to the Four Sisters, a family-run restaurant that serves distinctive Vietnamese “home-style” dishes in Northern Virginia. Value: $100.

 


 

#24. “Blue Porcelain Ceramic Set from Bat Trang” - These three porcelain pieces are from Bat Trang in Vietnam, a 700-year old village renowned for producing beautiful ceramics. The pieces were made using 15th-century techniques: kiln-fired by a mixture of coal powder, wood, and water; hand-poured molds; and hand-painted motifs based on traditional Vietnamese designs. Take some lovely emblems of Vietnamese history home with you today! Value: $200.

 


 

#25. “Green Porcelain Ceramic Set from Bat Trang” - These three porcelain pieces are from Bat Trang in Vietnam, a 700-year old village renowned for producing beautiful ceramics. The pieces were made using 15th-century techniques: kiln-fired by a mixture of coal powder, wood, and water; hand-poured molds; and hand-painted motifs based on traditional Vietnamese designs. Take some lovely emblems of Vietnamese history home with you today! Value: $200.

 


 

#26. “Bat Trang Limepots” - Traditionally used to store powdered lime – one of the ingredients used for betel chewing – the limepot has evolved from reflecting that Vietnamese ancestral custom to being regarded as a cultural and spiritual object. The limepot held a very intimate place in every household in Vietnam; families honored and venerated it as if it were a god or a spiritual guardian and often referred to it with highly respectful names, such as “ông chủ” (the master of the owner of the house). These limepots are from Bat Trang in Vietnam, a 700-year old village renowned for producing beautiful ceramics. Take these home and proudly display them today! Value: $200.

 


 

#27. “Let’s Get Fit I!” - Is it finally time to commit to your physical health? You can start with this one-month membership from Sport & Health Club. With multiple locations around the National Capital region, this membership includes consultations with a personal trainer and full use of the Sport & Health Club facilities. Value: $300.

 


 

#28. “Let’s Get Fit II!” - Is it finally time to commit to your physical health? You can start with this one-month membership from Sport & Health Club. With multiple locations around the National Capital region, this membership includes consultations with a personal trainer and full use of the Sport & Health Club facilities. Value: $300.



 

#29. “Microsoft’s Windows 7 & Office 2010” - Tired of Vista’s quirks? Does that new college student in your life need an updated laptop? Then we have the software for you! Package includes Windows 7 Home Premium and Office Home and Student 2010 which features Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and OneNote. Value: $300.



 

#30. “Gold & Amethyst Necklace” - Wrap some sparkle around your neck with this elegant pendant necklace. A six-petaled flower of deep purple amethysts hangs from an 18 carat gold chain. Value: $500.


 


#31. “Woman in Repose” - This serene fine art piece will make a lovely addition to your art collection. The simplistic scene depicts a white-clad woman and her folded limbs at the center; the negative space in ochre hues surrounding her increase the feeling of serenity. Value: $500.

 


 

#32. “Contemplative Woman” - The deep greens and golds define this piece, as a wistful woman gazes off in the distance. Sure to be a conversation starter in your home! Value: $300.

 


 

#33. “Embroidered Ha Noi Scene” - This beautiful hand-made painting depicts a temple in the historic city of Ha Noi. Painstakingly embroidered with silk strands from a local Vietnamese art gallery, this piece will be a lovely addition to your home collection. Value: $300.

 


 

#34. “Lotus Photograph” - Local DC photographer captures the vibrant hues of a lotus flower in full bloom. Value: $50.

 


 

#35. “Local DC Scenes” - A local photographer trains his unique eye on two typical Washington, D.C. scenes: the cherry blossoms surrounding the Jefferson Memorial and the Washington Monument. Both capture the changing beauty of the local seasons. Value: $50.

 


 

#36 “Weekend Get-Away to D.C” - Come back to DC to see all the sights you couldn’t get to during your first visit! Enjoy a two-night stay at the exquisite Capital Hilton Hotel in Washington D.C. On your first night use a $50 gift certificate and dine at Viet Royale Restaurant located in Northern Virginia’s popular Eden Center, an area commonly known as “little Vietnam; and, on your second night, venture to nearby Bethesda and dine at the Green PaPaYa using the $50 gift certificate included in package. Value: $500

 


 

#37. “A Taste of Vietnam” - A great gift for any “Foodie”. Sample the many tastes of the different regions of Vietnam. This package includes 3 Gift Certificates to dine at three different restaurants- 1) $50 gift card from Viet Royale, a popular Vietnamese restaurant located in the heart of Northern Virginia’s Vietnamese community center; 2) $50 gift card from Pho Deluxe in Northern Virginia, an authentic and unpretentious place to find delicious pho and other Vietnamese dishes; and 3) $50 gift card from Present, an upscale and elegant Vietnamese restaurant located in Northern Virginia. Value: $150

 


 

#38. “Baby Shower Centerpiece” – “Diaper Art”- the perfect centerpiece for any baby shower. Take home this adorable hand-made Centipede-shaped centerpiece uniquely crafted from baby diapers, baby booties, and baby bonnets; and, filled with all kinds of useful baby items. Totally irresistible! Value: $50.



 

#39. “The All-In-One Solution Guitar”- The Yamaha C40 Gig-Maker guitar package is an affordable, all-in-one solution to guitarists seeking a high quality instrument with multiple accessories. Backed by a limited lifetime warranty, this classical guitar package includes a variety of components. Why spend hours shopping for individual pieces? Just grab this package that is sure to fit your budget and needs, and use your valuable time to begin playing guitar. Value: $250


 



#40. “Designer Ao Dai Fabric”- Take home this beautiful fabric used to make traditional long Vietnamese dress. Value: $250



 

#41. “Designer Sterling Silver Bracelet”- This lovely sterling silver bracelet by Ralph Lauren will compliment any outfit. Value: $38



 

#42. “Mother of Pearl Set”- The perfect gift for that diva who knows the right way to accessorize any outfit. With this sterling silver mother of pearl ensemble, she will accentuate her neckline with a bold yet sophisticated necklace and matching earrings. A beautiful sterling silver ring set with a large mother of pearl stone will complete the look. Value: $130



 

#43. “Stunning Gemstone Necklace”- This stunning necklace made of a beautiful mix of green and gray coral gemstones is not just an accessory, it’s the outfit. It is bold and confident and will instantly transform any plain casual outfit into a stylish show-stopper. Don’t let this eye-catching piece get away. “Simply fabulous”! Value: $75



 

#44. “Earring and Ring Set”- You will find many occasions to wear this adorably feminine earring and ring set. Made of sterling silver, ivory gemstones shaped into beautiful flowers, these earrings will dangle beautifully from anyone’s ears. The matching sterling silver pinky ring is accentuated by a beautiful pearl stone set in the middle of the pewter designed flower leaves. Value: $95



 

#45. “Three for One Necklaces”- You will have the right necklace for any occasion if you purchase this item. Three attractive sterling silver necklaces, each with a different design yet very simplistic. Value: $80

 


 

#46. “Amber Necklace”- This feminine necklace made of sterling silver and amber gemstones will compliment your neckline and will give a soft sexy touch to your look. Value: $50

 


 

#47. “Charm Necklace Set”- Made of sterling silver, this charm necklace with matching earrings and ring will make the perfect gift for anyone who loves jewelry. Its size makes it a perfect gift for a pre-teen age girl up to an adult. It’s versatile and complimentary to any outfit. Value: $85



 

#48. “Knowledge is Wisdom”- This lovely photograph will compliment any room in your home or office. Value: $50


 

 

#49. “Mural Print”- This is a print of a mural painted on the wall of our Delaware Valley Branch. The design was inspired by a local young art student named John Antes. Mr. Antes designed the patterns and the students of Delaware Valley’s youth program brought his vision to life. Each student collaborated and painted the mural. It’s inspiring and a beautiful work of art. Read the artist’s autobiography inserted in the back of the print. Value: $50


 

 

#50. “A Taste of Vietnam II” - A great gift for any “Foodie”. Sample the many tastes of the different regions of Vietnam. This package includes 2 gift certificates to dine at two different restaurants- 1) $50 gift card from the Green PaPaYa located in nearby Bethesda, MD; and 3) $50 gift card from Present, an upscale and elegant Vietnamese restaurant located in Northern Virginia. Value: $50

 


 

 

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