Want to Donate?

Any donation to our live or silent auctions is welcome and greatly appreciated! If you’d like to contribute towards a themed basket for the silent auction, please use Sign Up Genius link below for some requested/suggested items. If you’d like more ideas of what kinds of items are popular, you can view the list below or visit our Pinterest page of ideas.

Contact Brooke Chaney, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.or 402-873-6154 if you have a donation or any questions.

Thank you for your support of the Lourdes Event! It isn’t possible without you!



Any item is appreciated for our live or silent auction!  Below are some ideas of popular auction items.  

Popular Items for the Live Auction include 

  • Trips & getaways.Family vacations, girls trips, golf outings, etc.Share your timeshare with us!
  • Tickets to sporting events and concerts.
  • One of a kind dining experiences.Themed dinners, in home chef experiences, group dinners, etc.
  • Designer purses, bags, wallets, jewelry.
  • Autographed sporting equipment
  • Date Night Packages: tickets to a show, dinner, hotel stay, etc.
  • Home & Garden services

Lourdes Event Silent Auction Donation Ideas

Find a great deal or unique item-we’d love to have it as a silent auction item.

Family Fun Passes

  • Passes to the zoo, bowling, movie theatre passes, aquatic center, etc.

Dress Up Trunk/Closet

  • Collect some dress up costumes, hats, scarves, play jewelry, Halloween costumes, and accessories to make or buy a fun dress up trunk or closet to store it all in.


  • Stock a bar cart with liquor, cocktail recipe books, ice bucket and bar accessories.

Dinner in an Instant

  • Instant Pot & cookbooks!

Lego Lovers

  • Lego table or Lego storage and Lego sets

Backyard Birds

  • Birdbath, bird feeders, bird watchers book.

Kids Camp Kit

  • Kids tent with sleeping bag, lantern, flash light, camp cookware, card games, etc.

Smart Home

  • Technology for your home is smarter than ever! Wifi enabled thermostat, lightbulbs, door locks, coffee pots, garage doors and more can all be controlled from your phone.
  • New to all this?  Check out options & ideas,

Technology Items

  • GoPro, Apple watch, fitbit, iPad, laptops, etc.

Art & Home Décor

Themed Gift Basket Ideas

  Donate a fun gift basket or go in with friends to put together a gift basket for our silent auction.

DIY Science Kit for Kids

  • Science experiment books for kids and all the supplies they’ll need to be little scientists, science kits and activities.

Junior Chef

  • Kids Cookbooks, apron, cooking supplies, and mixes.

Family Movie Night

  • Popcorn popper, popcorn supplies, movies & candy.

First Communion Gift Basket

  • Bible, rosary, prayer book, book of saints, devotional books, etc.

As Seen On TV Basket

  • Grab a few of those “As Seen on TV” products that promise to make life better! J

Pokémon Go!

  • Pokémon cards, Pokémon stuffed animal or toys.

Welcome Baby Gift Basket

  • Receiving blankets, toys, sleepers, new baby items.

Car Care Basket

  • Fill a bucket, tire/wheel cleaner, air freshener, car wash detergent, car wipes, upholstery cleaner, car wash gift certificates, oil change, car detailing.

Go Fish!

  • Fishing poles, net, tackle, etc.

Art Basket

  • Art easel with paints, paper, paint brushes, clay, glitter, play doh, glue, pipe cleaners and fun items to get the creative juices flowing!

Date Night

  • Gift cards to area restaurants, sporting events, comedy clubs, music and theatre performance, movies, etc.

Nerf Basket

  • Nerf guns, darts, footballs, etc. are a big hit!

Beach Bag

  • Beach bag with sunscreen, towels, sand pails/toys, beach ball, goggles.

Beer Bucket

  • Cooler or drink container filled with micro-beers, bottle opener, yeti beer koozie/holder, etc.

American Girl Basket

  • American Girl doll, books, clothes or accessories.

Summer Fun Basket

  • Kids version –Kids’ lawn chairs with outdoor summer fun games (sidewalk chalk, bubbles, sand and water toys/activities).
  • Family version-Yard games for the whole family (corn hole, kan jam, outdoor jenga, etc.)

Dog Lovers Basket

  • Dog bed, grooming or vet visit gift certificate, toys & treats for man’s best friend.

Family Game Night Basket

  • Grab some “new classic” board games & card games to create a neat family game night gift basket!

Gardeners Basket

  • Gardening gloves and tools, plants, flower pots, etc.

Favorite Cocktail Basket

  • Moscow Mule-Copper mugs, ginger beer, vodka & limes make a great Moscow Mule
  • Bloody Mary Basket-mix, vodka, pickled accoutrements
  • Crown & Coke, etc.

Beginner Reader Basket

  • Flash cards, beginner reader books.

Get Your Hands on a Good Book

  • Fill a bag or cute bookshelf with classic children’s books or a classic children’s book series

The Force is Strong with this Basket

  • Items for the Star Wars lover.