TC Food Bank’s Holiday Online Auction

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 Krista Garofalo with the Anna and Elsa dolls from the hit classic, Frozen that are available for bid

Celebrate the holidays and the spirit of giving back to the community through Treasure Coast Food Bank’s Holiday Online Auction. It takes place December 3-13th and features items for everyone on your gift list.

The auction includes excursion tickets for trips as varied as Disney World and San Francisco. There’s a stay-cation featuring a night at The Driftwood Resort in Vero Beach, entertainment, jewelry, and art.

This is the second year that Treasure Coast Food Bank has held an online auction, which provides a way for people to give back to the community while shopping for holiday gifts.

“Participating in our Holiday Online Auction is a way to purchase a gift for a loved one and at the same time give a gift of nutritious meals to children, seniors, and families who don’t always have enough to eat,” said Judith Cruz, President and CEO of Treasure Coast Food Bank.  “People loved being able to shop online knowing their winning bids were helping their community as well. And I want to extend a personal thank you to all the supporters who have donated items for our auction.”

Here’s a sample of items up for bid:

Vacation for 2 to San Francisco – $1,000 flight voucher, 2-night hotel accommodations, and an exclusive VIP tour of the famous San Francisco Aquarium at the Bay

Disney World – 4 Disney World Park Hopper tickets to the most magical place on earth

Teavana Tea Cruising Bicycle – 26-inch Lady’s Beach Cruiser bicycle

Vero Beach Stay-cation – one night’s stay at the historic Driftwood Resort on Vero Beach and $50 gift card to The Driftwood’s restaurant, Waldo’s

Theatre tickets – 2 tickets to the world-famous Billy Elliott at the Riverside Theatre along with a $50 gift card to Citrus Grill House in Vero Beach

Original art – A vibrant painting of flowers by artist Lisa Jill Allison

Diamond ring – Elegant teardrop-shaped diamond ring with white and yellow diamonds on white-gold band

Private wine class – A private sip and learn for up to 20 people from Total Wine & More

Toys – Anna and Elsa dolls from the hit movie, Frozen

The auction opens at 8 a.m. on Friday, Dec. 3 and runs through noon on Monday, Dec. 13th.  All proceeds benefit Treasure Coast Food Bank. Register in advance to participate at


Treasure Coast Food Bank is the only food bank and largest hunger relief organization on Florida’s Treasure Coast, providing the community each year with millions of meals valued at more than $50 million through robust programs and in partnership with 400 charitable organizations in Indian River, St. Lucie, Martin, and Okeechobee counties. In addition to emergency food distribution, Treasure Coast Food Bank operates a full roster of direct service programs that not only solve the immediate problem of hunger, but help individuals and families gain long-term food security, better health outcomes, and self-sufficiency. Treasure Coast Food Bank is a member of Feeding America, the nationwide network of 200 food banks that leads the fight against hunger in the United States. For more information on Treasure Coast Food Bank, call 772.489.3034, log on to, visit our Facebook page at, or follow us on Twitter at

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